Private Instructors

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    Lessons are available school days from 7:30 am - 9:30 pm and selected Saturdays from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm.
     
    These teachers are some of the finest performers/instructors in the country.  Virtually all of them have multiple degrees in music and play in professional performing ensembles in the Dallas area & around the U.S.  
     
     
    Teachers are continually being added to this list as they become available.   
     
    Each applicant undergoes an audition, interview, and background check by Duncanville ISD.  
     
     
    FLUTE 
     
    Dr. Pamela Riley
     817-642-5609 or 732-213-0104
    drpamelariley@gmail.com
     B.M. Louisiana State Universtiy
    M.M. Stephen F. Austin State University
    D.M.A. Rutgers University
     
    Rebecca Cauthron 
    B.M. University of North Texas
    M.A.T. Texas Women's University
      
    Jennifer Willis
     207-504-0496
    jenniferwillisflute@gmail.com
    B.M. University of New Hampshire
    M.M. University of North Texas
     
    Gabriela Alvarado
     857-919-8963
    gabrielaalvaradoflute@gmail.com
    B.A. Atlantic Union College
    M.M. Longy School of Music at Bard College
    D.M.A. University of North Texas (in progress)
     
    OBOE 
     
    Taylor Nelson
    469-236-8908 
     trnelson0629@gmail.com
    B.M. Roosevelt University
    M.M. Carnegie Mellon University (in progress)

     
    BASSOON 
      
    Spencer Wilson
    757-477-1338 
     wilsonbassoon@gmail.com
    B.M. James Madison University
    M.M. Indiana University
     

    CLARINET 
     
    Brent Buemi
    B.M. Southern Methodist University
    M.M. Southern Methodist University
     
    Jonathan Jones
    B.M.E. Southern Methodist University
     
     Derek Novak
    254-371-8698
    derek.novak1@gmail.com
     
    B.M.E. Baylor University
     
     Ricky Reeves
    B.M. East Texas State University
    M.M. Southern Methodist University

      
    SAXOPHONE
      
    Michael Whitsitt
    409-988-9541
    whitsitt89@gmail.com
    B.M.E. Sam Houston State University 
       
     
    FRENCH HORN 
     
    Tyler Bjerke
     443-907-4002
    bjerkecor@gmail.com
    B.M. Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music
    M.M. Eastman School of Music



    TRUMPET
     
      Dr. James Sims
    B.M.E. Baylor University
    M.M. University of Texas
    D.M.A. University of Texas 
     
    Michael Moreno
    915-996-3808
    michaelmoreno1995@gmail.com
     B.M Texas Christian University
     


    TROMBONE
     
       Christian Canales
    214-563-9660
    christian.canales@mavs.uta.edu
    B.M. - UT Arlington
    M.M. Ed - UT Arlington (in progress)
     
    Matthew Laskowski
    248-921-1850
    mlaskowski@smu.edu
    B.M. Music Performance University of Michigan 
    B.S.E. Chemical Engineering - University of Michigan
    M.M. - Southern Methodist University (in progress)
     
     
    EUPHONIUM/TUBA
      
      Lacy Smith
    850-694-1181
    lacysmith694@gmail.com
    B.M.Ed. University of North Texas
     
     PERCUSSION 
     
    Josh Montey
    817-988-7023
    jmonteypercussion@gmail.com
    B.M. University of North Texas