Dr. Adam Bartczak teaches students of all ages- from elementary to adult. In addition to trombone, he teaches trumpet, tuba, French horn, baritone, euphonium, and alto horn. His teaching style emphasizes a balance between tradition and innovation and encourages students to have fun! Adam stresses the importance of being grounded in traditional techniques and styles but also being open to new ideas. He employs this approach in his teaching and tailor’s lessons to the students’ individual interests.
A Colorado native, educator, trombonist, and composer, Adam holds a bachelor’s degree in trombone performance from the University of Colorado, Boulder; a Masters in jazz composition from the New England Conservatory, Boston, Massachusetts; and a Doctor of Arts in Jazz Studies from the University of Northern Colorado.