Please call (608.829.1969) or email our education coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org for teacher availability. Lessons take place in private studios at Heid Music in Madison.
Brian K., Oboe
Brian Koenig is a composer, multi-instrumentalist and music instructor originally from Monroe, Wisconsin. He grew up playing oboe, piano and guitar while developing an interest in the creation and composition of music. Brian attended University of Wisconsin Whitewater where he received his Bachelor of Music degree with an emphasis on Theory and History and a minor in Arts Management. He recently received a Masters degree in Music Composition from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Lessons are tailored to the individual student with an emphasis on technique, musicality and personal enjoyment. Topics of theory, ear development and composition are also presented in conjunction with learning repertoire. With over 15 years of teaching and performing experience brought to each lesson, many of Brian’s students have gone on to play with successful bands and become teachers themselves. For more information, please visit his website.
Craig M., Woodwinds
Craig Mason attended the University of Wisconsin at Platteville, where he received a Comprehensive Music Education Degree (Vocal, Instrumental, and General). Craig also earned a Master’s Degree in Music Education at the University of Wisconsin at Madison. He has taught Band, Choir, theater, music theory, jazz, marching band, and chamber ensembles in public and private schools, as well as at the university, collegiate, and adult level.
Craig has received numerous awards for his teaching and his ensembles. He is also an adjudicator, composer, arranger, drill writer, conductor, and performer.
Many of his compositions and arrangements can be found at:
Specialties: Clinics, arranging, composing, teaching, consulting, private study, French Horn player, conducting, marching band drill writing, custom composing and arranging, Sibelius music software