UCF Music Department
John Almeida

John Almeida

  • Associate Professor

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John Almeida holds the Bachelor of Music in Performance from the University of Alabama and the Master of Music Education from Appalachian State University. Mr. Almeida has been a member of the Applied Brass faculty at the University of Central Florida since 1993 where he teaches trumpet and coaches the UCF Trumpet Ensemble, and the Colbourn Brass Quintet. During the summer months, Mr. Almeida teaches trumpet and coaches the Honors Brass Quintet at Cannon Music Camp at Appalachian State University.

His orchestral experience includes performing as Principal Trumpet of the Brevard (FL) Symphony Orchestra from 1993-2007 and Principal Trumpet of the Winter Park (FL) Bach Festival Orchestra from 1993-2002. In 2002, Mr. Almeida was one of two participants selected to perform in Adolph Herseth’s master class at the DePaul University Trumpet Symposium in Chicago, Illinois. He is a founding member of The Brass Works, a professional brass quintet and he is also the director of "Horns and Pipes", a professional large brass ensemble. Mr. Almeida has over thirty years experience in teaching applied trumpet to beginning and advanced trumpet players. John Almeida is both a general and instrumental advisor for the Pro Series™ Elite Practice System.

His students have gone on to receive music performance degrees from Appalachian State University, Indiana University, Rice University, Rutgers University, the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, and the Vandercook College of Music A number of Mr. Almeida’s students have been first place winners in the International Trumpet Guild Solo Jazz Competitions, members of the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, the United States Army Jazz Ambassadors, the United States Navy Band, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the Walt Disney All-American College Band, BLAST, and professional musicians in the Los Angeles movie and television music industry.

He remains active as an adjudicator for the Florida Bandmasters Association. Mr. Almeida has been a guest artist/clinician in Alabama, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Rhode Island, Virginia, Wyoming, Colorado, South Dakota, New York City, and Florida. John Almeida is a Yamaha Performing Artist, and he performs frequently as a soloist and is in demand as a trumpet clinician. Mr. Almeida's principal teachers include William Adam, Indiana University, Thomas Wholwender, 2nd Trumpet The Cleveland Orchestra, and Joe F. Phelps, Appalachian State University.

Education

  • M.M. in Music from Appalachian State University (1977)
  • B.M. in Trumpet Performance from University of Alabama (1975)

Courses

No courses found for Summer 2013.

Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
80794 MUE2460 Brass Techniques Face2Face Tu,Th 8:00AM - 8:50AM Available
No Description Available
91509 MUN3433 Brass Ensemble Face2Face W,F 11:30AM - 12:20PM Not Online
No Description Available
80506 MVB1211 Secondary Trumpet Face2Face M 11:30AM - 12:20PM Available
No Description Available
80509 MVB1411 Trumpet Ⅰ Face2Face M 11:30AM - 12:20PM Available
No Description Available
80514 MVB2421 Trumpet Ⅱ Face2Face M 11:30AM - 12:20PM Available
No Description Available
80519 MVB3431 Trumpet Ⅲ Face2Face M 11:30AM - 12:20PM Available
No Description Available
80870 MVB3431 Trumpet Ⅲ Face2Face M 11:30AM - 12:20PM Available
No Description Available
80524 MVB4441 Trumpet Ⅳ Face2Face M 11:30AM - 12:20PM Available
No Description Available
80529 MVB5451 Trumpet Ⅴ Face2Face M 11:30AM - 12:20PM Available
No Description Available
80998 MVB6461 Trumpet Ⅵ Face2Face M 11:30AM - 12:20PM Available
No Description Available
Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
10399 MVB1211 Secondary Trumpet Face2Face M 11:30AM - 12:20PM Not Online
No Description Available
10402 MVB1411 Trumpet Ⅰ Face2Face M 11:30AM - 12:20PM Not Online
No Description Available
10407 MVB2421 Trumpet Ⅱ Face2Face M 11:30AM - 12:20PM Not Online
No Description Available
10412 MVB3431 Trumpet Ⅲ Face2Face M 11:30AM - 12:20PM Not Online
No Description Available
10734 MVB3431 Trumpet Ⅲ Face2Face M 11:30AM - 12:20PM Not Online
No Description Available
10417 MVB4441 Trumpet Ⅳ Face2Face M 11:30AM - 12:20PM Not Online
No Description Available
10421 MVB5451 Trumpet Ⅴ Face2Face M 11:30AM - 12:20PM Not Online
No Description Available
10873 MVB6461 Trumpet Ⅵ Face2Face M 11:30AM - 12:20PM Not Online
No Description Available

No courses found for Summer 2014.

Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
80802 MUE2460 Brass Techniques Face2Face Tu,Th 8:00AM - 8:50AM Not Online
No Description Available
80524 MVB1211 Secondary Trumpet Face2Face M 11:30AM - 12:20PM Not Online
No Description Available
80527 MVB1411 Trumpet Ⅰ Face2Face M 11:30AM - 12:20PM Not Online
No Description Available
80532 MVB2421 Trumpet Ⅱ Face2Face M 11:30AM - 12:20PM Not Online
No Description Available
80537 MVB3431 Trumpet Ⅲ Face2Face M 11:30AM - 12:20PM Not Online
No Description Available
80869 MVB3431 Trumpet Ⅲ Face2Face M 11:30AM - 12:20PM Not Online
No Description Available
80542 MVB4441 Trumpet Ⅳ Face2Face M 11:30AM - 12:20PM Not Online
No Description Available
80547 MVB5451 Trumpet Ⅴ Face2Face M 11:30AM - 12:20PM Not Online
No Description Available
80992 MVB6461 Trumpet Ⅵ Face2Face M 11:30AM - 12:20PM Not Online
No Description Available

No courses found for Spring 2015.

Updated: Aug 11, 2014

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