Troy Myren

Troy M.

Monrovia, CA
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About

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Troy delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 6+ and special needs

Teaching since:
2009

I am a second generation piano, clarinet and saxophone teacher. I was raised around music, and was taught piano and clarinet from a young age by my mother, a private music instructor of over 20 years. I have studied under three master clarinetists while in high school and college, and have performed with the prestigious Tacoma Youth Symphony. I have recently completed my degree in Business Management from Azusa Pacific University, and anticipate finishing my Music Performance degree next spring (having already completed all but a couple requirements).

Experience

Music Theory Tutor
Sep 2014 - May 2015
Azusa Pacific University

Tutored and motivated students in a one-on-one setting in order to develop their understanding of Music Theory.

1st Clarinet
Aug 2008 - May 2011
Tacoma Youth Symphony Association

Played 1st Clarinet in the Tacoma Young Artists Orchestra and Tacoma Youth Symphony, conducted by Dale Johnson and Dr. Paul-Elliott Cobbs, respectively.

Education

B.A. Music Performance
Sep 2011 - May 2017
Azusa Pacific University
B.A. Business Management
Sep 2011 - May 2015
Azusa Pacific University
Associate in Arts
Aug 2009 - May 2011
Green River Community College

Languages

English
Fluent / Native Proficiency
Japanese
Limited Proficiency
Spanish
Limited Proficiency

Awards

2009-2010 Concert Season Soloist
May 2010
Tacoma Youth Symphony Association
"Excellent" in Piano
Jan 2008
Commencement Bay Regional Solo and Ensemble Competition
"Superior" in Clarinet
Mar 2007
Commencement Bay Regional Solo and Ensemble Competition

Photos & Videos

Myself and Saxophonist Sammy Hults after a concert with the APU Wind Ensemble.

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Performing at one of my mother's student recitals

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My brother Todd and I playing at a recital

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8 Reviews

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Diana Aug 3, 2017
Piano · In home

Very very nice instructor. My son loves him.

Krishna B. Sep 14, 2016
Clarinet · In home

Troy was very patient with my 11 year son in teaching him the notes and in blowing into the clarinet swiftly. My son expressed that Troy was kindly and patiently with him in learning his first instrument.

Jonathan Sep 8, 2016
Piano · In home

Very nice and polite. Patient to my 4 and half boy, and even my son told me he likes troy after he left. I think we will keep him for my boy's piano lessons.

Zain W. Jul 17, 2016
Piano · In home

Very goid

Cassie Jul 1, 2016
Clarinet · In home

Cassie had a great time and is looking forward to her next lesson.

Oghenete O. Jun 2, 2016
Clarinet · In home

He is very patient with my daughter and a wonderful instructor. My daughter and I are happy with him.

Dan Sep 15, 2015
Clarinet · In studio

I have had the privilege of watching Troy perform and teach clarinet. He is outstanding at both. Any student of his would benefit immediately and immensely from his tutelage.

Vickie Sep 14, 2015
Piano · In home

My daughter's were very fortunate to have had the opportunity to study under Troy. His patience, dedication and talent helped them to advance quickly while under his tutelage. They enjoyed his easy-going manner and sense of humor, and his fun lesson plans kept them looking forward to their next lesson. He is a dedicated instructor who is always prepared and is capable of teaching to a wide range of abilities.

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