Jillian DeGroot

Jillian D.

Chicago, IL
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Levels taught:
Beginner, Intermediate
What you can expect in from lessons together:

-basic flute playing fundamentals
-musicality
-intonation
-rhythmic accuracy
-tone development
-technique development

My goal is to help you improve everyday you play the flute! I am an encouraging and enthusiastic teacher, who is willing to change my teaching method to suit each students' specific needs and individual goals.

About Jillian D.

My name is Jill DeGroot, and I am a Flute Performance major at DePaul University School of Music.

Check out my Take Lessons Blog article on Beginner Flute Lessons!
http://takelessons.com/blog/beginner-flute-lessons

Here are some of my credentials!

Music Organizations:
Merit School of Music Tuition-Free Conservatory (2011-14)
University of Michigan's MPulse Summer Flute Academy (2013)
University of Illinois Summer Youth Music (2012)
Northwest Indiana Youth Symphony Orchestra (2011-12)

Competitions:
A.N and Pearl G. Barnett Chamber Competition (2013-14)
Rembrandt Chamber Competition (2014)
Midwest Young Artist Chamber Competition (2014)
Eastern Illinois University Soloist Third Prize (2014)
Merit School of Music Concerto Competition (2012)
University of Illinois Summer Achievement Scholarship (2012)
ISSMA State Finalist & Gold Medalist (2009-12)

Related Experience:
Music Mentor for Flute Beginners (2013)
Master class with Emmanuel Pahud (2012)
Music Theory Tutor at Merit School of Music (2013-14)
Audition Workshop with Dr. Cliff Colnot (2013)

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Experience

Principal Flute of Merit Wind Symphony
Sep 2012 - May 2014

Merit School of Music Tuition-Free Conservatory

Principal Flute of The Merit School of Music's Wind Symphony

Principal Flute of Merit Chamber Orchestra
Sep 2012 - May 2014

Merit School of Music Tuition-Free Conservatory

Principal Flute of The Merit School of Music's Chamber Orchestra

Flute Mentor
Jul 2013 - Aug 2013

Lake Central Schools

Music Mentor for beginner flutists in the Lake Central School System

Second Flute
Sep 2011 - May 2012

Northwest Indiana Youth Symphony Orchestra

Second Flute in the Northwest Indiana Youth Symphony Orchestra

Education

Flute Performance
Aug 2014 - Present

DePaul University School of Music

Languages

English

Fluent / Native Proficiency

Awards

Chamber Music Achievement Award
May 2014

Merit School of Music Tuition-Free Conservatory

Eastern Illinois University Soloist Competition Third Prize
Feb 2014

Eastern Illinois University

University of Illinois Summer Youth Music Achievement Scholarship
Jun 2012

University of Illinois Summer Youth Music

Purdue Jazz Festival Outstanding Soloist Award
Jan 2012

Purdue University

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