Trombone Lessons

Trombone lessons are available with Tim Coggins on Tuesdays or Francis Raciborski on Thursdays. Students of all levels and ages are welcome.

Tim Coggins, B.Mus (Jazz)

Tim is an experienced and successful teacher who is dedicated to his students and to the importance of jazz education. His lessons are individualised to suit a particular students needs and goals. This includes technique, repertoire, reading, theory, aural skills and general musicianship. While he specialises in Jazz he teaches traditional methods of playing and is able to take students through exams including ABRSM, AMEB and JWA.

Tim is also busy as a performer. He is a “side man” in many Sydney jazz bands, leads his own group the TC Sextet, and plays in big bands including Judy Bailey’s Jazz Connection and Jenna Cave’s Divergence Jazz Orchestra.

We recommend Tim as a teacher for students of all ages and levels. He can also take students through HSC music and audition preparation.


Francis Raciborski

Francis is bass trombonist in the Sydney Youth Jazz Orchestra and a freelance professional performer, specializing in classical and big band trombone. He is completing a degree in trombone at the Sydney Conservatorium of music. Francis is a skillful and organised teacher, dedicated to his students and is able help young players achieve remarkable results. Francis can prepare students for AMEB and other exams.

(+61) 2 9966 5468