Courtney received her Bachelor of Music Education from the University of Oklahoma in Norman, Oklahoma, and is a current Master of Music student at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Courtney has performed with the University of Oklahoma Symphony Orchestra as well as the University of Oklahoma Jazz Bands, and has previously served as principal trumpet in the University of Oklahoma Wind Symphony. Courtney has taught through her own private trumpet studio and has experience in both virtual and live settings, specializing in teaching beginners as young as six years old. Her teaching style is interactive and is personalized to the individual student - she believes there is no “one size fits all” for students. As a music education specialist, Courtney is particularly passionate in assisting the next generation of young musicians to share her passion for performing.