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I offer lessons in:

  • Baritone Horn
  • French Horn
  • Improvisation
  • Basic Music Theory
  • Intermediate Music Theory
  • Beginning Piano
  • Classical Trombone
  • Jazz Trumpet
  • Classical Trumpet
  • Classical Tuba
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    Randy CasteelOffering private lessons in
    Utica, Michigan
    About MeContact Me
    My name is Randy Casteel I teach Trumpet, French Horn, Trombone, Baritone and Tuba. I also teach jazz improvisation/theory and classical theory. I am an active freelance player and teacher in the Metro Detroit area. I teach all levels in many styles of music (Commercial- Classical), college prep for auditions, etc.
    *Trumpet instructor and director of jazz studies at Macomb College
    *Bachelors & Masters degrees in Music Ed. attended U of Mich., U of Texas and Wayne State Univ.

    My Teaching Background
    40 yrs playing exp.
    35 teaching exp.
    Have toured with many groups- Bill Gaither Trio, Doc Severinsen, Marie Osmond, Barry Manilow, Regis Philben, Barbra Mandrell, Roy Clark, Lou Rawls, Temptations to name a few.
    I work in the Fox Theater, Masonic Temple and Fisher Theater orchestra, Macomb Symphony Orch. and Royal Oak Sym., Johnny Turdell Big Band, and many others. In addition I work in top 40 bands and brass ensembles as well as studio recordings for commercials, movie sound tracks, PBS Special, local and national artist.

    My Teaching Philosophy
    I will teach you to teach yourself by helping you understand the concepts and diagnose your own issues. I will lead to the answers and solutions; lessons will be fun and motivational and we will help you set and achieve your goals. I have many students that entered major universities around the country and are working musicians. My Middle and high schools students consistently earn 1st place ratings in state festival.

    Rates And Availability
    $23.00 per 1/2 hr.
    Mon.,Tues., Wed., Thurs.,Fri., Sat call for times
    I teach out of my store- Maomb Music Center (formerly Mr.C's Music Tooters) and Macomb College