Ashley Hale holds two Bachelor’s degrees from Oberlin College and Conservatory of Music in Trumpet Performance and in Economics. Hale plays all types of music and even created a major to incorporate both Classical and Jazz genres while in studying at Oberlin. She most recently graduated from the Yale School of Music with her Master’s Degree in Trumpet Performance and was selected as a Morse Post-Graduate Fellow where she taught on behalf of the Yale School of Music. Ashley Hale has studied with great teachers and performers including Roy Poper, Allan Dean, Eddie Henderson and Sean Jones. While she has had performance opportunities ranging from Carnegie Hall to South Korea, she also loves to teach! With nearly a decade of teaching experience, she continues to share the methods to facilitate trumpet playing with ease, and earnestly strives to make the next generation of players better than herself. Ashley Hale also teaches lessons at the Hopkins School and directs and performs with her church Choir and Orchestra.
Why I teach at NMS: It's a great place with passionate people and great students. I think the question is , why would you NOT teach at NMS???
Fun Fact: I'm pretty good at dancing... I also like to sing! Anything music, I love it. I also love the Spanish language and my favorite food is spaghetti.