Kaitlyn Tilghman
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Kaitlyn Tilghman

Kaitlyn T.

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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.

About Kaitlyn T.

I am a passionate educator. I own a music school in Oceanside, California. 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.


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8 Reviews
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Kaitlyn is exactly the right teacher for my 5th grade clarinet player.

Posted Jun 9, 2020
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My 10 year old son really enjoyed the clarinet lesson. He learned a lot and thought she was very nice.

Posted Dec 17, 2016
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An excellent first lesson. Supportive, very helpful and knowledgeable.

Posted Oct 12, 2016
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Kaitlyn was great! She knows her stuff and my son is really excited to improve his clarinet skills.

Posted Sep 16, 2016
Cheryl C.
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Kaitlyn is very nice and very patient . Really great teacher . I really enjoy taking lessons from her 5 star 🎷

Posted Jan 4, 2016
Kayla O.
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She was great with my 5 year old. Very knowledgeable and patient.

Posted Dec 6, 2015
Tara C.
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Kaitlyn has a very kind and positive demeanor with my daughter. Clarinet lessons are going so well!

Posted Jul 11, 2014
Darcy H.
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Posted Aug 19, 2019

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Band Director
Oct 2019 - Present

Carlsbad Unified School District

Woodwind Coach
Sep 2018 - Present

Carlsbad Unified School District

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

Feb 2018 - Present

Private Studio

I currently own and manage a music school in Oceanside, CA. We offer private lessons and group classes.

Owner and Instructor
Feb 2018 - Present

Music School

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 Education
Aug 2020 - Present

Boston University

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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