John Goldman

Canoga Park

John has been teaching music for 35 years.  He’s been a professional gigging musician and a band director for his entire career.  He’s taught at Turning Point School, Thatcher School, and the Getzen Company as a private instructor, orchestra director, and a jazz/rock band director.  He continues to direct bands in and around Santa Clarita.

John’s worked as a lead trumpet for Carnival Cruiselines and played for the Mormon Choir.  He’s been asked to play various events, including Jackson Brown’s Academy Awards Afterparty, and even performed with the Smashing Pumpkins.

John carries a Bachelor’s Degree from California State University, Northridge in Music Education.  He’s completed the Los Angeles Jazz Workshop, and played for the Los Angeles Junior Philharmonic Orchestra.