Midcoast School Of Music offers personalized lesson plans and one-on-one instruction with some of the finest musicians in New England, focusing on mechanics, theory, and performance. Below, you’ll see the instructors available for brass lessons and have a chance to learn more about them. For more information regarding available lesson times at our Portland campus, please click on the "Contact" button.
Alan King Sr is a graduate of Westbrook High School. He then studied Business and Music Education at the University of Southern Maine. Alan has performed with such names as Don Doane, The Portland Jazz Orchestra, the Alan King Band , Straight up, Instinct, and Rush. Also, The Guy Lombardo Orchestra, Gene Krupa Tribute Band, Luther “guitar” Johnson, Denis Diblasio, Don Rickles, and The Temptations. Alan also managed the Tony Boffa Music Agency, and played for 16 years in the Tony Boffa Band. Not only has Alan been aninstructor throughout So. Maine, but also in Port Charlotte, Florida, The University School For The Gifted and Talented, and The University Of Southern Maine. He has been an Adjudicator for So. Maine Music Festival, Maine State Jazz Competition, So. Maine Solo Ensemble Festival, So. Maine Honors Band Festivals, and Maine All State Music Festival. He has performed with bands, orchestras, choirs, quintets, and big bands too numerous to mention. Alan has also been a brass clinician throughout New England.