Ron Forte

(970) 217-9511  -  [email protected]

Instruments & Instruction Offered
  • Band Instruments (any levels, any age)
  • Guitar (beginner, any age)
  • Music Theory, Composition, Technology (Cakewalk Sonar (Recording & Sequencing), Band-In-A-Box (Songwriting & Improvisation), Finale (Notation), etc.) (any level, any age)

Lesson Rates

  • Private Lessons
    • $24.00 per half hour paid monthly
    • A 24 hour cancellation notice is required for students to be eligible for makeup lessons.
  • Group Lessons
    • 2 students - $18.00 per student per half hour paid monthly
    • 3 students - $16.00 per student per half hour paid monthly
    • 4 or more students - $14.00 per student per half hour paid monthly
    • Students must be present for group lessons. No make-ups are available.

Education & Experience

Masters Degree (Jazz Studies) - UNC, Greeley CO
Bachelors Degree (Music Education) - Berklee College of Music, Boston MA

Teacher (2004-present) - Colorado Contemporary Music College
Substitute Instrumental & Vocal Teacher (2002-2008)- Thompson School District, Loveland CO
Substitute Instrumental & Vocal Teacher (1997)- Poudre School District, Ft. Collins CO
Band Leader (1992-present) - Friends in Time & A Little Big Band
Lead Trumpet, Vocals (1986-1987) - Sea Escape (Crusie Ship)
Band Leader, Lead Trumpet, Vocals (1986) - Chandris Fantasy Cruises
Lead Trumpet, Vocals (1985-1986) - Costa Cruise Lines
Lead Trumpet, Vocals (1984) - Commodore Cruise