Trumpet, Trombone, French Horn, & Baritone Horn
Liam Shugrue is a professional trumpet player with experience performing in orchestras, wind ensembles, brass quintets, trumpet ensembles, big bands, musical theater pits, rock bands, jazz combos, marching bands, pep bands, church ensembles, and performing solo.
A proud lifelong citizen of Middletown, CT, he offers both a unique perspective and approach to teaching with a focus on independence and fluency. Using a 4-lesson cycle featuring scales with variations, classical etudes, and jazz repertoire, students develop the physical skills as well as the musical competence to be able to perform at the highest level.
Liam has played with professional ensembles such as the Nutmeg Symphony Orchestra and the Constitution Brass Quintet, and holds a Master of Music degree in Trumpet Performance from The Hartt School as well as a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music from Central Connecticut State University.
In addition to teaching at Middlesex Music Academy and performing professionally, Liam teaches violin for the Elizabeth Swaim Strings Program of Middletown Public Schools, and is the brass technician for the Middletown High School Marching Band.