Looking to take the next step forward in your horn playing? Instructor Greg Mack has been teaching and playing the horn professionally for decades. A graduate of Drake University, Greg has been a member of the Des Moines Symphony and played for groups as diverse as Mannheim Steamroller, Tony Bennett and numerous touring shows including The King and I, Evita and Le Miserables. He formerly taught lessons at Jan Erickson Music Studios and privately. Greg has continued his own studies with Ellen Smith, 3rd horn, Minnesota Orchestra.Greg believes in building a strong foundation with the proper embouchure, air support and technique. “Too often we waste effort trying to fix notes when getting back to basics is what’s needed.” Regardless of your level of playing, Greg can tailor lessons to fit your needs. He can work in tandem with your band or orchestra instructor to help ensure that you’ve got your parts well prepared and ready to perform, or help prepare you for an audition, solo or ensemble work.