Brass and Woodwind Teachers

Andrew Frankhouse

Available Mon., Wed., & Sat.

Aside from being an in-demand jazz saxophonist in the D.C. area, Andrew has extensive teaching experience; in 2010 he was hired to create a new 5-12th grade music program for the Innovation Academy Charter School in Tyngsboro, MA.

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Santo Buzzanca

Available Tues., Sat.

Big-brass enthusiast, tubist, and sousaphonist, Santo Buzzanca is no stranger to the D.C. music scene. Santo has played at the Kennedy Center, the Smithsonian Institute, Bohemian Caverns, the D.C. Convention Center, and any bar you can name.

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Jack Irby

Available Sundays

Jack is a native of Richmond, Virginia. At age 11, Jack picked up the saxophone for his middle school band and has not put it down since. He started off playing the alto saxophone; however, as he progressed as a musician, Jack was drawn to the music of baritone saxophone masters Pepper Adams, Harry Carney, and Gerry Mulligan. He quickly fell in love with the baritone saxophone's deep, rich tone and made it his primary instrument. Jack earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in both music and mathematics from the University of Virginia, where he cultivated his passion for jazz music under the artistic mentorship of saxophonist Jeff Decker, trumpeter John D'earth, and guitarist Mike Rosensky. In 2016, Jack earned a Master of Music degree, with a jazz studies concentration, from George Mason University.

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