Our Newest Instructor – Corey Wickline

Private Lessons, Trumpet

Corey Wickline is an active freelance trumpet performer and private trumpet teacher in San Diego, California.
Mr. Wickline received his Bachelor of Music (B.M.) Degree in Instrumental Performance from Point Loma Nazarene University in May 2017. Immediately following the completion of his degree, Mr. Wickline went on to pursue a Master of Music (M.M.) degree in Cincinnati, Ohio at the University of Cincinnati, College-Conservatory of Music (CCM). He received his M.M. in Trumpet Performance this past May from CCM and has returned to San Diego to teach and perform full time. Mr. Wickline can be found performing in many San Diego ensembles and groups all over town including the La Jolla Symphony, San Diego Musical Theatre, San Diego City Ballet, the La Jolla Brass, and more. Mr. Wickline is excited to expand his studio and help inspire musicians to be the best artists and people they possibly can be!

Our New Instructor – Ashton Faust

Repairs & Private Instructor – French Horn

As a North County native, Ashton Faust feels thrilled to be giving back to their hometown musical community. “Ash” has been playing the horn for 10 years, and enjoys freelancing in a variety of settings throughout Southern California. In 2019 they graduated from the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music with a Bachelor of Arts in French Horn Performance. Some highlights of Ashton’s musical endeavors include recording at Capitol Records, studying with the legendary Dale Clevenger at the Marrowstone Music Festival, and performing Mahler’s epic 2nd symphony with the UCLA Philharmonia. In the summer of 2018, Ashton had an internship with the Association of California Symphony Orchestras, an experience that compels them to advocate for inclusivity in classical music. Ash firmly believes that practicing music improves other facets of one’s life, because through this practice one learns to set goals, be diligent, and have patience.