Alexander White

Alexander W.

Columbus, GA

Lesson Details



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

Teaching since:
February 2014

I'm currently the principal flutist with the 116th Army Band of the Georgia National Guard, a position I've held since 2006. I am constantly traveling around the state and have traveled around the country performing as part of the army band as well as part of small and large flute ensembles. I have over 20 years of flute playing experience, 10 years of college level instruction, and over 15 years teaching experience. I received my BA in Music from Columbus State University, and I am certified as a Suzuki Flute Method teacher.

Let's work together to take your flute playing to the next level!

*** Studio Equipment ***
Yamaha Clavinova, Powell Flute, Gemeinhardt Flute, Metronomes, Music Stands, Laptop, various method books and repertoire

*** Specialties ***
Flute, Music Theory, Music Performance, Wind Conducting

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Flute Clinician
Mar 2013 - Present
Columbus and Hamilton, GA area middle and high schools

I work with flute groups in a masterclass/clinic setting developing good playing and practicing habits, ear training, and confidence building for solo work.

Senior Instrumentalist - Principal Flute
May 2006 - Present
Georgia Army National Guard Band


Music Teaching Certification - Post Baccalaureate
Dec 2017 - Present
Columbus State University
Bachelor of Arts
Aug 2006 - Dec 2016
Columbus State University


Fluent / Native Proficiency


Suzuki Flute Method - Teacher
Jun 2016
Camp Lake Sylvia Flute & Recorder Institute


Suzuki Association of the Americas, Inc.
Apr 2017

The Suzuki Association of the Americas, Inc. is the not-for-profit organization officially licensed to support, guide, and promote Suzuki education in North, Central, and South America. The SAA was founded in 1972 and currently has about 8,000 members.

National Flute Association
Aug 2009

The National Flute Association, founded in 1972, is the largest flute organization in the world. Approximately 5,000 members from more than 50 countries join together in person, online, at conventions, informally and in forums, through publications and classrooms, in performance, in friendship and collegiality. Guided by its goals to encourage a higher standard of artistic excellence for the flute, its performers, and its literature, members include leading soloists, orchestral players, jazz and world music performers, teachers, adult amateurs, and students of all ages.

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National Association for Music Education
Jan 2008

Founded in 1907, NAfME is among the world’s largest arts education organizations. NAfME advocates at the local, state, and national levels; provides resources for teachers, parents, and administrators; hosts professional development events; and offers a variety of opportunities for students and teachers.

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Photos & Videos

Sonata No. 8 "Ghost Sonata" by Christopher Caliendo
May 1, 2015 - Such a fun, intense piece composed in 2009 for Amy Porter!
Candid shot of me warming up

Sir James Galway and I at the 2009 NFA Convention in New York

John Lunn flute at the NFA Convention

G.A.N.G. 116th Army Band - woodwind quintet rehearsal

Bass Flutes at the 2010 NFA Convention - Collegiate Flute Choir Concert

Warming up in Senoia, Georgia before a parade

Jasmine Choi and I at Schwob masterclass

My student Leandra and I with Carol Wincenc.


3 Reviews

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Kaleigh G. (HCHS) Jun 7, 2017
Flute · In studio

I first met Alex in June 2016 as my summer flute instructor at Columbus School of Music and Dance. I wish I could take more classes with him, because he is one of the best teachers I've ever met. In the short time he taught me, he showed me the principal techniques for getting the greatest sound out of the flute and (most importantly) encouraged excellence. He saw potential in me and believed I could do great things with my instrument. He makes you feel at-ease and really sets the tone for an open, deep-thinking environment (which is perfect for analyzing music). I personally believe that Alex White is the epitome of what a wonderful teacher should be and any student would be lucky to have him.

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Kim G. Dec 7, 2014
Music Theory · In studio

I have worked professionally with Alex since 2006. In addition to being a very kind person, he is a superior flutist able to play anything he is given well. He lives to play and practice. He is also an excellent conductor, an entertaining vocalist, and drum major for the band. He is a deep thinker and will really help you find the techniques and skills that are inside of you. You won't be disappointed.

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Scott C. Oct 30, 2014
Music Theory · In studio

Alex White's ability to conduct a full band rehearsal matches that of most senior band directors. He can pull music out of us we didn't realize we had. He has a natural gift but doesn't take it for granted. He works hard to improve his skill every day.

His voice, like his flute, is a beautiful thing to hear too. Just sayin!

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