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Popular Clarinet Teachers Near Elmwood Park

Mandolyn B.

Chicago, IL
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Corbin A.

Chicago, IL
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David W.

Chicago, IL
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Mandolyn B. Chicago, IL

I teach beginner clarinets lessons. An example would be a student in 4th or 5th grade just starting band, I can start with them and stay with them until they go to college. Adult students starting out can last many years with me as their teacher before moving onto the next 'intermediate' level.

About Mandolyn

Hello, thank you for visiting my site! I am currently a music teacher for Kindergarten-8th grade, teaching general music, concert band and choir, with the occasional school performance of a musical thrown in the mix. My education in music really took off when I attended a Performing Arts High School where I focused mainly on the clarinet, piano and bassoon. During this time I was very active in the High School solo competition scene and took away many state titles in music theory, clarinet and piano. After graduating I received my BFA€™ in Piano Performance from the University of MN-Duluth. While I was studying I was fortunate to have an inspirational conductor who handed instruments of all kinds out to me. This really held my love and appreciation for music and I learned a lot


King J. September 21, 2014
Piano · In home
Verified Student
Great teacher! She understood right away what i was looking for in order for my 5 year old to get better and have fun at the same time. Fantastic with kids, lots of patience and knows how to get kids excited about music!
Bryan R. September 5, 2014
Piano · In home
Verified Student
I wanted to put in a VERY HIGH review for Mandolyn. She was a great
teacher and really got me excited about learning the piano. I will greatly
miss working with her; however, I'm sure she will continue to excel at her
Corbin A. Chicago, IL

I have taught clarinet lessons for the past 10 years. I feel comfortable teaching all levels from beginner to professionals.

There is always something new to learn!

About Corbin

Chicago based freelance saxophonist Corbin A. is a dynamic youthful voice amongst the Second City music scene.  Originally from Decatur, IL, Corbin moved to Chicago in 2007 to attend DePaul University.  There he studied improvisation privately with Mark Colby, Bob Palmieri, Ron Perrillo, and Kelly Sill, as well as composition with Tom Matta.  These led to performances with Jeff Hamilton, Phil Woods, Tim Ries, Ira Sullivan, Jimmy Heath, John Fedchock, and Randy Brecker. After achieving his bachelor of music in 2011, Corbin was accepted to pursue a Master’s degree in Jazz Composition from DePaul. As a bandleader, Corbin just recorded his debut album “Accidently On Purpose” which released on January 1st 2013.  This group performs throughout the Chicago area in venues such as Andy’s Jazz ...


Felicia C. January 27, 2015
Saxophone · In studio
Verified Student
Great teacher, personable, patient, expert musician. I recommend for students of all ages. I already know other instruments and music theory but I can see his teaching skills would be great for a total beginner as well.
Suzanne L. January 26, 2015
Saxophone · In home
Verified Student
Corbin has started teaching our 10 year old saxophone. Our son had a little bit of experience and Corbin has kept the enthusiasm going. Lessons are a lot of fun and motivating.
Marc P. December 19, 2014
Saxophone · In studio
Verified Student
I had only had limited time to learn everything from scratch about the Saxophone. Corbin did an amazing job at bringing me up to speed in 5 lessons and giving me the essential tools to be autonomous. I can already play any tune (as long as it's simple still) and am improving my technique daily.

Great teacher, friendly and awesome player. Would recommend without reservation!
David W. Chicago, IL

I have played clarinet for over 35 years. I have performed as a soloist at festivals in the US and in the UK and with numerous orchestras (including Tucson Symphony and Endless Mountains Music Festival). I have taught clarinet and bass clarinet at the university level for the past ten years. My teaching style is stress-free and patient. I will work with you on your fundamental technique and help you discover your true musical potential.

About David

I am a professional clarinetist and music technology specialist recently relocated to Chicago and building a new teaching studio. I have over ten years full-time clarinet teaching experience at the college level and I have performed with orchestras and as a soloist throughout the US. I have a doctoral degree in clarinet performance (University of Arizona) and a masters in computer music (Peabody Conservatory). I have taught classes and workshops in recording, general music technology, digital music programming, and music notation at the high school, community school, continuing education, and college levels.

Darcy C.

Chicago, IL
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Yuen Yee R.

Chicago, IL
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Jon N.

Skokie, IL
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Darcy C. Chicago, IL

Teaching private clarinet lessons was the way I discovered that I wanted to be a teacher. I began teaching private clarinet lessons to beginners while in high school, where I played with the Wind Symphony (top band) all four years under the direction of John Heath. I also played with the Philharmonic (top) Orchestra, and sat first chair in each during my senior year. I played solo clarinet for the DuPage Youth Symphony Orchestra, as well.

I have experience with IMEA auditions and music, and during my years of teaching, my students went on to place into IMEA honor bands, first division of solo and ensemble competitions, and private youth orchestras. I also have experience coaching students on audition pieces as well as solos for competitions, technique, and music theory.

I can provide recommendations on music stores, books, reeds, and more. Whether you want help with music for your band or orchestra, supplementary lessons to go beyond school music education, coaching on a solo, ...

About Darcy

Hi, there! My name is Darcy and I am a teaching artist in Chicago. I've been teaching and tutoring for eight years and I'm a graduate of Northwestern University. I love teaching because I love to get to know people and it is extremely rewarding to help others succeed at their goals. I pride myself in being personable and adaptable to different learning styles, and an upbeat, positive person. I teach a variety of ages, levels, and subjects: the through line is that I truly enjoy teaching. I teach drama to kindergarten and high school English classes, clarinet to middle school students, ballet to three-year-olds, and tap to adults older than I am. I often teach large groups but find it most rewarding to work with students individually. I invest a lot in my students and want to get ...

Yuen Yee R. Chicago, IL

Every teacher has different teaching approach and philosophy. I'd say every teacher that I met tries their best to help their students to learn and develop as a musician and a well-rounded person. I love teaching and sharing with students. I help my students to gain interest in music and art and enjoy playing music. In my lessons, I aim to help my students to become independent in music playing and learning so they can keep playing music for the rest of their lives with or without a teacher.

About Yuen Yee

Yuen Yee is an active music teacher and performer in the Chicago city area. Originally grew up in Hong Kong, Yuen Yee studied Clarinet and Piano at Hong Kong Baptist University with John Schertle and Genevieve Wong, graduates of The Julliard School, USA. In 2010, Yuen Yee moved to Chicago to further her musical studies. She recently earned a Master's degree in Music Performance from Roosevelt University where she studied Clarinet performance with Carol Lee Smith. After graduated from Roosevelt University, Yuen Yee performed with Chamber Opera Chicago, Chicago Clarinet Ensemble and at Open House Chicago. Besides performing, Yuen Yee is passionate in music education. She has been a music teacher since 2007 and has taught hundreds of students from age 5 to adult in both private and group

Jon N. Skokie, IL

I have a master's degree in clarinet performance, but an even better degree in teaching music.

About Jon

Jon N. was born and raised in Mexico City and is proudly an American citizen. He has been performing since the age of three, on several instruments, studying music since fourteen, and still takes lessons to this day. What's not to love? He is proud to teach at all levels, including many professional musicians with master’s degrees, adult beginners, and of course, kids of all ages between 8 and 75. They are encouraged to select the music they want to learn, so we have worked on classical music and original compositions, which I also coach, jazz, blues, pop, rock, the Great American Songbook, reggae, seven different kinds of Jewish music, and other ethnic music from all over the globe. Frequently the younger students will request a tune I've never heard, but I magically transform ...

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Whether you are a beginner Clarinet student, intermediate Clarinet student, or advanced Clarinet student, a TakeLessons Instructor can help you learn or enhance your Clarinet skills. Your choices for a Elmwood Park Clarinet instructor come from a variety of backgrounds, making it easy to find one that matches your interests and skill level. Each Clarinet instructor's specialties are listed on their profile, along with helpful details like teaching ...

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