Music Lessons - Trumpet, Composition, Songwriting - Greg Weis

Music Lessons - Trumpet, Composition, Songwriting - Greg Weis

5.0 (5)
1 employee
12 years in business

About this pro

Trumpet, Composition, and Songwriting Lessons
All levels and all ages welcome
Classical, jazz, and pop

Willing to teach remotely, from your home, or in-studio.

About me:
10+ years of teaching experience
Doctor of Arts in Music - Jazz Performance @ University of Northern Colorado (ABD 2020)
Master of Music - Jazz Composition @ University of Northern Colorado (2017)
Bachelor of Music - Jazz Performance @ Missouri State University (2014)
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Helping students reach their goals! I'm often inspired by my students' progress.

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St. Louis, MO 63122
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5 Reviews


  • Conner Shaw

    Greg is an extremely knowledgeable and brilliant educator. He knows so much not only about jazz music, but also the craft and aesthetics of writing ensemble music. I thoroughly recommend him for any of jazz music.

  • Kelly Kelso

    If you are looking for a very well-rounded and thorough education on the trumpet, in composition, and in music overall, I would strongly encourage you to reach out to Greg. He was a great mentor to me during my undergraduate studies at the U of Northern Colorado and has been a continual source of inspiration in the five years that I have known him. As a private instructor he is punctual, creative, passionate, and highly knowledgeable. He can guide you or your student in learning a wide range of genres and styles and support their growth with the knowledge of theory, ear training, composition, and much more. His accomplishments are numerous, and his experience has made him into one of the best musicians I know.

  • Ted Davies

    He was a very thorough teacher; he made sure I knew what I was talking about/writing before I finished a song. Very knowledgeable about a lot of different aspects of music, and very enjoyable to work with.

  • Hannah Rodriguez

    I brought in a variety of original music to Greg, from pop songs to nonfunctional harmony/modal jazz pieces and I found that Greg met we where I was at in my lessons. He gave me a variety of options to add to or change my music and made sure I understood the theory of what he suggested. I never felt pressured or judged when writing anything and gained valuable and helpful perspective.

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What is your typical process for working with a new student?

I want to help students reach their personal goals. I can quickly identify a student's weaknesses and establish a plan to address them.

What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

DA in Music - Jazz Studies: University of Northern Colorado (ABD 2020)

MM in Jazz Composition: University of Northern Colorado (2017)

BA in Jazz Performance: Missouri State University (2014)

What types of students have you worked with?

All ages and levels. I've had students in grade school, high school, and college.