Trumpet Lessons

with David Apple

David Apple

Instruments: Trumpet
Days Available: Monday, Tuesday, & Wednesday

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Get to know David Apple:


David J. Apple, Trumpet Instructor and Director of Bands, Glenwood Middle School is the holder of the degrees Bachelor of Science in Music Education from Towson State University and Master of Music Education from Shenandoah University Conservatory of Music. Mr. Apple also has additional musical studies from Louisiana State University.

Mr. Apple principal trumpet teachers were: James West, Ray Moore, Wayne Cameron and Dr. Scott Nelson.

In addition to his position at Glenwood, Mr. Apple is a studio trumpet teacher, and has taught elementary and middle school music in public and private schools in Baltimore County. He has performed with various groups in the Baltimore – Washington Area including the Maryland Symphony Orchestra, Central Maryland Wind Ensemble, the Maryland Wind Symphony, Lyric Band of Hanover, PA, (as a conductor and member of the trumpet section) and Carroll Concert Band, and was principal trumpet of the Frederick Symphony Orchestra from 1986 to 1988.

Currently, Mr. Apple performs with the Cadorus Brass Quintet and is one of its founding members. Mr. Apple was also selected to be a member of the prestigious Epcot-Walt Disney World All-American College Marching Band for the opening of Epcot Center in October of 1982. Mr. Apple is an active adjudicator and clinician. He was a member of the Board of Directors of the Maryland Wind Symphony and is currently active with the Maryland Band Directors’ Association where he served four terms as All-State Junior Band Manager. Mr. Apple is also a member of the National Association for Music EducationThe International Trumpet Guild, the American Federation of MusiciansNational Band Association, and is an associate member of the National Association of College Wind and Percussion Instructors.

Mr. Apple is a Life Member of both the Alpha Phi Omega National Service Fraternity and the National Eagle Scout Association. In his spare time, when not teaching music, Mr. Apple teaches SCUBA Diving to all ages and explores our undersea world with the Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI), and the Professional Scuba Association, International (PSAI).