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Tom Young Playing Trumpet From Side

Utah Trumpet Lessons

with Tom Young

Tom Young Sitting On Floor With Trumpet


Tom Young is a trumpet teacher, performer and studio musician who offers private lessons in trumpet fundamentals, jazz improvisation, music theory and audition prep. With over 15 years of teaching experience, Tom has developed a unique teaching style that is both enjoyable and growth oriented.

Tom grew up in New Canaan, Connecticut, a 1 hour train ride from  New York City.  While studying classical trumpet he was simultaneously mentored by two of the most prominent jazz artists active today - Harry Connick, Jr and Wynton Marsalis. He attended New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music in NYC for 1 year followed by 4 years of professional playing aboard multiple cruise lines. 40+ countries later he moved to Utah and in 2017 obtained his bachelors in music with an emphasis in commercial music from Snow College.


Tom regularly works as a bandleader, sideman and studio musician in Utah, Wyoming, Idaho and Nevada. With his vast performance experience and engaging personality, he is the perfect teacher for anyone looking to improve their trumpet playing, from beginner to professional.

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"Thanks for being a great teacher. I really enjoyed all of our time together. You taught me that playing music really is a joyful experience. You also really helped me a lot mentally his year with my embouchure change and my frustrations with that. Going to our lessons was like therapy for me. Thanks for everything" 

Andrew J

"Tom is a very talented musician and performer. Our son has improved immeasurably since he started taking lessons, especially learning improvisation and intermediate jazz concepts. Best of all, he likes lessons and looks forward to them and also practicing. Tom is easy to communicate with, super important! He relates well with kids and teenagers also. We'd recommend Tom for trumpet lessons and jazz improvisation."

Katrina M

"Tom has been an excellent teacher for my son. He is able to adapt each lesson to the needs of the student. My son really enjoys
going to his lessons. I have seen a lot of progress in the time he has taken lessons from Tom. We highly recommend him as a

Jen P

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