Kaitlyn Tilghman

Kaitlyn T.

Oceanside, CA
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Levels Taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
My students excel in everything they do because of the techniques we learn that incorporate skills to strengthen learning in subjects including: math, science, languages, reading, writing, creativity and many more life long skills. I challenge my students and encourage them to have fun most of all in pursuing their passions for music.
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Kaitlyn delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 3+ and special needs

Teaching since:
January 2012

I am a passionate educator. I own a music school in Oceanside, California called Tilghman's Academy of Music. I received my music degree from Berklee College of Music. All of my students go on to be successful performers and learners in all fields. I have had students from the age of 3-85 years old. I am a professional performer and instructor. I guarantee to make it my goal to help each student reach their maximum potential.


Woodwind Coach
Sep 2018 - Present
Carlsbad Unified School District

I work at local middle schools and elementary schools locally teaching groups of students weekly.

Owner and Instructor
Feb 2018 - Present
Tilghman's Academy of Music

I own a music school that offers private lessons, classes, and community events to sponsor music in the schools.

Director of North County Wind Ensembles
Jan 2014 - Aug 2018
Kait's Music Lessons

I am the director and woodwind instructor at Kait's Music Lessons where we host classes, live performances, and private lessons. Building community through Music!

Assistant Music Director
Aug 2012 - Jun 2013
Carlsbad Unified School District

Assistant music director
Responsibilities included:
-Classroom management
-Conducting Band
-Individual and group lessons


Music Studies
Jun 2016 - May 2018
Berklee College of Music
Associates in Music
Jan 2014 - Dec 2015
San Diego Miramar College


Fluent / Native Proficiency


Berklee College of Music Alumni
May 2018

The Berklee Alumni Affairs Office embraces the college’s alumni as valuable members and vital stakeholders in a lifelong, global community. We strive to foster and strengthen alumni engagement in meaningful and innovative ways that support the interests and goals of alumni in their professional and personal pursuits.

Guided by the college’s mission, we seek to build a sense of shared community, pride, professional achievement, volunteerism, philanthropic support, and commitment to Berklee. We celebrate and applaud our alumni as they seek to improve the world around them through their creative pursuits.

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Directing the San Diego North County Spring 2017 Wind Ensemble hosted by Kait's Music Lessons

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Student Winter Recital 2018
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6 Reviews

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Evan Dec 17, 2016
Clarinet · Online

My 10 year old son really enjoyed the clarinet lesson. He learned a lot and thought she was very nice.

Tom Oct 12, 2016
Clarinet · In home

An excellent first lesson. Supportive, very helpful and knowledgeable.

Jacob Sep 16, 2016
Clarinet · In home

Kaitlyn was great! She knows her stuff and my son is really excited to improve his clarinet skills.

Cheryl C. Jan 4, 2016
Saxophone · In home

Kaitlyn is very nice and very patient . Really great teacher . I really enjoy taking lessons from her 5 star 🎷

Kayla O. Dec 6, 2015
Piano · In home

She was great with my 5 year old. Very knowledgeable and patient.

Tara C. Jul 11, 2014
Clarinet · In home

Kaitlyn has a very kind and positive demeanor with my daughter. Clarinet lessons are going so well!

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