John Rose is a professional, Milwaukee area, trumpet player and teacher. As an experienced private lesson instructor, John has taught successfully for more than 30 years. He works with beginners through advanced players. Students benefit from his extensive knowledge of established trumpet methods and repertoire. He designs materials tailored to individual students needs, including jazz improvisation.
Accomplished in both jazz and classical styles, John has performed with many of the big bands, theatrical groups, orchestras and chamber groups in Southeast Wisconsin. He has also performed with outstanding national acts such as Dianne Schuur, Joel Grey, Frankie Valli, The Temptations, The Spinners and The Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra. A Milwaukee native, John studied Applied Trumpet at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee as well as additional chamber music study at Tanglewood, with the prestigious Empire Brass Quintet. He has also worked in music publishing on editing and proofreading projects for the Hal Leonard Corporation.