Professional Instruction for the Aspiring Musician
Welcome to The Trombone Academy!
The Trombone Academy is a lesson studio that provides professional instruction in the most convenient way possible for you. I offer in-person lessons, as well as online lessons through Skype. I'd like to invite you to join my studio! I graduated with a Bachelor of Music degree from The Juilliard School, and a Master of Music degree from Manhattan School of Music. I have over a decade of professional performance and teaching experience. For my local Metro Atlanta students, I offer solo recital and chamber music ensemble opportunities in addition to private lessons. The best way to learn an instrument quickly is to study with someone who performs professionally. Come study with a conservatory trained trombonist!
Have you always wanted to take lessons, but could never find the time? Why not try online lessons? Over the past few years, advancements in technology have made it possible for online lessons to be consistently viable. These days, many people have the technology in their pockets to have high quality lessons at their fingertips! Using video call programs like Zoom or Skype allow for you to able to have music instruction over the internet at the convenience and comfort of your own home! All you need is a computer, laptop, tablet, or smartphone with a camera and microphone and you’re ready to go! My extensive knowledge of technology and my professional IT certification ensure that I can guide you in choosing the best way to set up your technology to get the most out of your online lessons. Contact me for more details and we can discuss what option is best for you.
In-Person or Online
In-person private lessons designed to help you reach your goals as fast as possible! Personalized private lessons are by far the best way to improve on your instrument. Come learn how to improve on your instrument and develop a passion for music! Come study with a conservatory trained professional!
Weekly lessons are held at Johns Creek Presbyterian Church, located in Johns Creek, GA. Contact me for more info.
(Please Note: During the 2020 pandemic, the In-Person option for lessons will not be available)
Online via Zoom or Skype
Live Video Lessons
With technology advancing so quickly in the last decade, having lessons online has become a viable method for those looking for high quality instruction and convenience. While there is no replacement for in-person lessons, some find online lessons to be the most practical due to their busy schedules. Come experience the benefits of private instruction while learning in the convenience of your home! A dedicated webcam and microphone are recommended for the best experience, but these days, the tech you have in your pocket will usually have the specifications needed to make this work. Zoom or Skype lessons can be done through your desktop, laptop, tablet, or phone! Ask me how you can configure the tech you currently own to get the most out of online lessons.
Audio & Video Submission
Record When It's Convenient For You!
With the audio and video submission option, you can send me a picture of the music you are working on along with a recording of yourself playing when it's convenient for you. You can record yourself using your webcam, tablet, or phone. I will carefully analyze your recording and send you a video response with exercises and instructions on how to improve what you are working on. Try it out! Contact me for more details.
Marc Boehm earned his Bachelor of Music degree in Trombone Performance from The Juilliard School in New York City. While at Juilliard, Mr. Boehm studied with Joseph Alessi, principal trombonist of the New York Philharmonic. During his undergraduate studies, Marc held a position with the orchestra Symphony in C, one of only a few professional training orchestras in the United States. While living in New York City, Marc also maintained an active freelance schedule, regularly performing with orchestras in Carnegie Hall, Alice Tully Hall, and Avery Fisher Hall (now David Geffen Hall). Additionally, Marc regularly performed in New Jersey and Philadelphia. After graduating, Marc went on to study at Manhattan School of Music under the direction of Dr. Per Brevig, former principal trombonist of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra. Marc earned his Master of Music degree with special distinction as an Outreach Graduation Award recipient for his work teaching trombone in New York City’s public-school system. Prior to his collegiate studies, Marc graduated from Interlochen Arts Academy, a world-class fine arts boarding school located in northwestern lower Michigan.
Mr. Boehm has performed with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Atlanta Ballet, Atlanta Opera, Savannah Philharmonic, Sarasota Orchestra (FL), Columbus Symphony Orchestra (GA), Johns Creek Symphony, Macon Symphony Orchestra, LaGrange Symphony, Albany Symphony Orchestra (GA), Carroll Symphony, Atlanta Lyric Theater, Georgia Symphony, Gwinnett Ballet Theatre Company, Gainesville Theatre Alliance, Georgia Brass Band, among others. Marc maintains an active freelance performance schedule throughout the southeast and also teaches privately. Marc is currently an Artist Affiliate Trombone Instructor at Emory University as well as an Adjunct Instructor of Music and Low Brass at Young Harris College. Beginning in 2020, Marc will be joining the brass faculty at LaGrange College. Additionally, Marc will also be joining the Atlanta Chamber Brass, a professional brass quintet based in the Atlanta area.
In addition to his collegiate work, Marc is also in high demand as a clinician, section coach, and private teacher in middle and high schools throughout metro Atlanta. Marc proudly served as a Teaching Artist for the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra during the 2012-2014 orchestral seasons. In addition, he served as Trombone Teaching Artist with the Atlanta Music Project from 2011-2016. During the summer months, Mr. Boehm is on Faculty at the Atlanta Chamber Music Festival, and the Atlanta Music Project's Summer Series. Mr. Boehm previously served as Principal Trombonist at the Crested Butte Music Festival in Crested Butte, CO. Many of his students have earned principal positions in Georgia's All-State Bands and Orchestras as well as other music camps and festivals. Marc has had students in his studio attend major university music schools as well as some of the country’s top music conservatories. Marc can be heard on the “From the Top” Radio Show on National Public Radio (2003), Live from Lincoln Center broadcasts with the Juilliard Orchestra on PBS, as well as on Joseph Alessi’s album, Return to Sorrento, featuring the Juilliard Trombone Choir. Marc is a proud member of the Atlanta Federation of Musicians Local 148-462.