Laura Alleman is a professional music teacher in the McKinney/Frisco/Little Elm Texas area. Mrs. Alleman got her start in music at the age of four on the piano. While she studied with many teachers over the years, her first and favorite was her father. At the age of 10 she began playing the trumpet in her school band. She spent her high school years at Newman Smith High School in Carrollton, Texas.
Mrs. Alleman graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor's Degree in Music Education from the University of North Texas, with an emphasis in Trumpet and Piano Pedagogy. While at UNT she participated in the Green Brigade Marching Band where she served as the Student Leadership Coordinator for 2 years. She also played in the Brass Band under the direction Dr Brian Bowman and in the Symphonic Band under the direction of Dennis Fisher. Her trumpet instructors included Dr Leonard Candelaria, Keith Johnson and Dr. Iskander Akhmadullin, and she studied piano with Dr Fred Kern and Dr Kathryn Fouse. During her time at UNT she began teaching private trumpet lessons in the Coppell ISD. Later, she also completed her student teaching requirements in Coppell with Scott Mason and Marty Nelson.
After graduation, Mrs Alleman served as Director of Bands for Gunn Junior High School in Arlington ISD for two years. After the birth of her first daughter, she left full time band directing and began teaching private lessons. She worked in the McKinney ISD for three years,and began teaching for Frisco ISD in 2008.
Mrs. Alleman has the philosophy that music should be accessible and fun, while enriching your life. She splits her instruction time between theory, technic, tone, and performance, which are the building blocks of musicianship. She inspires her students to strive for excellence while also striving to maintain a personal relationship with each student and family with which she works.
Mrs. Alleman holds an All-level Teaching Certificate for Music from the State of Texas, and has professional affiliations with the Texas Music Educators Association, National Foundation of High Schools, and the International Trumpet Guild.
If you are interested in beginning Trumpet instruction with Mrs Alleman, please fill out the information under the Registration tab.