Mr. Epstein

Mr. Epstein has been at classical since 2007 and teachs middle and high school bands and orchestra, and general music. Previously he taught for two years in New Britain. Prior to this he was the Brass and Marching Instructor for WestHill High School's Marching Band in Stamford CT for three years. Mr. Epstein is also the web designer for the school webpage (the one you're one!) and previously taught web design, world drumming, guitar, jazz band, and Typing.

With experience in; Orchestras, Symphonic Bands, Wind Ensembles, Jazz Combos, Big Bands, and Marching Band Mr. Epstein spends a lot of time involved in the playing and teaching of music. Some of Mr. Epstein's favorite jazz artists are; Buddy Rich, James Morrison, Count Basie, Arturo Sandoval, Frank Sinatra, and Bill Watrous.

Besides his love of music, Mr. Epstein is a fan of web design, paintball, and martial arts. He teaches martial arts after school during enrichment and holds a second degree black belt in karate and a first degree black belt in jujitsu! Mr. Epstein has an amazing wife and two adorable dogs: Lupin and Bear.

Epstd001@hartfordschools.org - Email!

EDUCATION:
Hartt School of Music - University of Hartfiord
B.M. - Music Education, Instrumental Emphasis

American Band College - Sam Houston State Univ.
M.M. - Instrumental Conducting

Central Connecticut State University
currently enrolled in Ed.D. - Educational Leadership doctoral program

TRUMPET INSTRUCTION:
Jay Lichtmann- Principle, Hartford Symphony
Richard Clymer-Principle, New Haven Symphony
Roger Murtha- Hartford Symphony
Lin Biviano- Berklee College of Music, Performing Artist
Tony Kadleck- Studio/Performing Artist