Alane Unger

Alane U.

Eugene, OR

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Alane delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 5+ and special needs

Teaching since:
September 2004

Committed to teaching all levels, Alane's teaching philosophy encourages students to always ask questions and never be afraid to make mistakes. Her teaching technique fosters formulating one's own opinion, creativity, and individualism. Alane highly values building a strong foundation with ear training, tuning, music theory, rhythm, and the ability to read music. Most of all, Alane believes that music should be fun!

Alane loves to see her students succeed, and has helped students to audition for school ensembles, solo contests, and university admissions.

Alane is currently available to teach lessons at your home or school, or in her home studio.

Alane is a classically trained musician living in Portland, OR. She has studied clarinet since the age of ten, and has taught privately for over ten years. She graduated from the University of Oregon School of Music with a Bachelor of Music in Clarinet Performance.

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Freelance Musician
Sep 2006 - Present
Self Employed

Play gigs as a soloist or within an ensemble. Includes recording film scores, playing for weddings and parties, concerts and recitals.

Sep 2015 - Oct 2016
Portland Chamber Music

Portland Chamber Music serves the greater Portland community by providing musical performances and music education that promotes the awareness and appreciation of chamber music.

Substitute Clarinetist
Sep 2012 - Jun 2013
Bay Area Rainbow Symphony

Played on concerts and rehearsals when an extra clarinetist or bass clarinetist was needed, or to fill in when full-time clarinetists could not.

Principal Clarinetist
Sep 2009 - Jun 2011
University of Oregon Symphony Orchestra

Auditioned to get "first chair" in the University's orchestra. This role requires one to be a soloist, while also playing within a large ensemble.


Bachelor of Music, Clarinet Performance
Sep 2008 - Jun 2011
University of Oregon
Clarinet Performance
Sep 2006 - Jun 2007
Texas Tech University

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Dan S. Nov 17, 2014
Clarinet · In home

Alane worked with me when no one else would. I am missing part of my finger, so that creates an extra challenge when playing the clarinet. Alane helped me develop a technique that would work for me and my abilities. I was able to meet my goals and play all the parts in songs that I wasn't able to before.

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