Jon Gauer is a Denver-based working musician who's equally at home in the symphony orchestra, jazz ensemble, brass quintet, or rock & roll band. His experience includes over a decade of professional performances and a discography of more than 20 studio albums.
Gauer studied at the University of North Texas (MM '15/BM '13), where he was a Graduate Teaching Fellow and a member of the One O'Clock Jazz Lab Band. His past teachers include Dr. James Robertson, Dr. Vern Kagarice, Tony Baker, and John Rojak.
Gauer has been teaching since 2013 and takes pride in his work as a lesson instructor. His educational philosophy is centered around the statement "anybody can learn to do anything" - any student with motivation and focus can become a skilled musician.
Gauer's qualifications include:
In-person lessons are available in Arvada and Conifer; remote lessons available anywhere in Colorado or the world. Email email@example.com for more information.
"Several of my students have made excellent progress with Jon as their lesson teacher. He is an incredible musician and I can vouch for his professionalism, rapport-building with students, and teaching skills."
-Alex Randolph, band director, Arvada, CO
"I 100% would recommend Gauer to anybody who's looking to improve as a musician. His instruction completely changed the way I play. "
-Charlotte, trombone student, age 16
"Jon is a good teacher, a great guy, and he makes the lesson days fun."
-Thomas, trumpet student, age 14