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Per Gade

Per Gade was born in Denmark (1944) and raised in Copenhagen by an artistic family whose descent can be traced to the composer bearing the same surname. He became the first trombone professor in Denmark!

Per Gade was interested in music and the other fine Arts in an early age. During his study at The Royal Academy of Music, his teacher Palmer Traulsen (soloist in the Royal Opera & Ballet) discovered his unique talent on trombone as well as teaching of all the brass instruments from trumpet to tuba, and on the highest possible level. Already then Per Gade gradually proved to be able to solve almost any embouchure problems for other bras players and to organize the fastest possible development for his own students on brass instruments.

MUSIC TRADITION ON THE TROMBONE AND OTHER BRASS INSTRUMENTS: Per Gade is representing a trombone tradition which goes back to some of the finest trombone players and teachers of the past, from Scandinavia (Thorkild Graae Jorgensen, Palmer Traulsen, Anton Hansen), from Germany (Paul Weschke, Robert Muller, Friedrich August Belcke, Karl Traugott Queisser), in France (Johannes Rochut), in England (Denis Wick), in USA, Chicago Symphony Orchestra (Jay Friedman and Arnold Jacobs) and in Russia (Vladislav Blazhevich).

Per Gade have had countless students on all the brass instruments. He have for a lifetime himself gradually studied all the famous methods and literature for brass instruments, all by the best and most famous brass players and teachers in the past, to compare systems, methods and results in developing great brass students on all instruments (trumpet, french horn, trombone, baritone horn / euphonium, tuba).

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To many..... from all over the world.
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See above in CV. I only give lessons for selected students!!! Motivation and direction is a must, as well as certain skills on the instrument combined with a hunger for development and addiction to be together with the instrument and practise several hours ever day! FEES: Well, I am very expensive. But they say one lesson from me is worth more that 20-20 lessons from other brass teachers, so......, in the end I am the cheapest teacher for you, because you will move very fast in your instrumental development, as long as you do what I tell you and practise at least 2 hours every day! Sorry: No free advices. I payed a fortune for my own education in music and in my world wide research work into all possible educational/instrumental/embouchure and breath systems for brass players, so..... just like the best doctors or lawyers.... if you want the best cure and development, then you have to pay the cost.

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