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I have a BA in Music from St. Mary's College.  I play play trombone in the Community Women's Orchestra and The Walnut Creek Concert Band.  I have subbed in The Lafayette Big Band, played with Dirty Cello and The Klezmer Kats.  My main instrument is bass trombone.  I also play tenor trombone, trumpet, baritone and tuba.  I teach after school band for MUSE, grades 4 through 8, and am a band coach at Moreau High School.  I have taught Recorder at Kensington Elementary School.  I have been teaching privately for 10 years.

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With over 40 years of teaching experience, Doug has performed with many world famous artists, including Iron Butterfly, Eddie Money, The Coasters, Dizzy Gillespie, Vital Signs, and more. He is currently in 5 bands, including the Linda Imperial Band featuring David Freiberg of Jefferson Starship and Quicksilver Messenger Service.


Caesare Drachen is a trumpet performer and instructor that works in and around the Hayward area. He has studied music performance at CSU East Bay and currently plays with groups in the Bay Area.

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Castro Valley School of Music

3300 E. Castro Valley Blvd., Ste. A
Castro Valley, CA 94552

(510) 397-0721



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