||Clarinet, Saxophone, Piano, Music Theory
||Kids, Youth, Adults, Groups
||Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Professional clarinetist, performer, teacher and clinician with over 15 years of experience. Private lessons, group coaching, and masterclasses. Teaches clarinet (all levels), saxophone (beg-intermed), piano (beginning), and Music Theory.
Music Background & Credentials
Master of Music Degree in Performance from Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, and a Bachelor of Music Degree in Performance from Portland State University. Studied with James Campbell, Howard Klug, and Barbara Heilmair.
Performed with the Vancouver Symphony (WA), Newport Symphony, Oregon Mahler Festival, Bravo! Concerts Northwest, Portland Choir & Orchestra, and Indiana University Philharmonic.
Teaching & Other Details
My teaching encompasses good posture, breathing, air support, beauty of sound, rhythm/technique, articulation, dynamics, phrasing, stylistic concepts, and encouraging the student to expand their musical horizon and to discover their unique voice as an artist. I combine my experience with the methods garnered from all the teachers I have studied with, including the clarinet teaching traditions/methods attributed to Daniel Bonade, Robert Marcellus, Yehuda Gilad, Howard Klug, and many others.
I am flexible and can easily adapt to the students' schedules.
Preferred Teaching Place
I can teach at any music studio/store, at the students' place of residence, and online via Skype or Google.
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