Private Teachers

Following is a list of private music teachers (names, affiliations, and phone numbers) in the area as provided to us by the teachers themselves. This list is provided as a resource to our musicians and families. Eugene-Springfield Youth Orchestras does not recommend or endorse the listed teachers. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at info@ESYOrchestras.org or 541-484-0473.

Bass
Tyler Abbott (ESA Member) – 541-868-5704
Richard Meyn (ESA Member) – 541-746-0410
Kevin McDonald – 559-213-0492
Forrestt Moyer (ESA Member) – 541-345-4755
Greg Nathan (ESA Member) – 541-744-2465
Nathan Waddell (ESA Member) – 541-485-5584

Bassoon
Mike Curtis (ESA Member) – 541-485-9425

Cello
Donna Blanc – 503-943-0453 
Dale Bradley (ESA Member, ESYO Instructor) – 541-607-0246
David Chinburg (ESA Member, Former ESYO Conductor) – 541-485-2269
Elizabeth Gergel (ESMA instructor, CMI Instructor, Newport Symphony Orchestra Member) – (828)450-7850
Emily Graff-Uhlman – 541-912-0016
Lauralie Kallinen (CMI Instructor, ESYO Instructor) – 541-968-3711
Nancine McDonald – 541-915-3556
Kelly Quesada – 330-416-3980
Sylvie Spengler – 541-346-5660
David Straka (CMI Instructor) – 541-485-0293

Clarinet
Cindi Bartels (ESA Member) – 541-741-0501
Daniel Cathey: 541-525-1025
Carol Robe (ESA Member) – 541-461-2273
Holly Spencer – 541-554-7165
Alane Thayer – 541-357-9285
Sara Truelove – 541-968-9240
Colleen White – 651-216-9141

English Horn
Laura Goben – 206-406-0822

Flute
Mindi Calabrese – 541-914-0222
Alexis Evers – 618-806-0534
Esther Fredrickson – 505-944-5654
Kristen Halay (ESA Member) – 541-870-1035
Katherine Haller – 563-379-6165
Liz Hoffman – 541-337-2625
Melissa Thieme – 541-688-8922

Guitar (various styles, including classical)
Matt Krein – 541-660-7265
David Rogers (OSF Musician) – 541-840-7074

Harp
Jane Allen (ESA Member) – 541-686-4212

Horn
Scott King (ESA Member) – 541-514-3563
Jonathan Kuhns (ESA Member) – 972-213-2176
Lydia Van Dreel (ESA Member) – 541-346-3776
Margarite Waddell – 541-285-7064

Oboe
Karen Doerfert (ESYO Conductor) – 505-850-7738
Laura Goben – 206-406-0822
Annalisa Morton (ESA Member) – 541-485-9425
Cheryl Denice Wefler (ESA Member) – 541-517-7488

Percussion
Randal Larson (ESA Member) – 541-343-3122
Brian Scott (ESA Member) – 541-461-4126
Sean Wagoner (ESA Member) – wswagoner@comcast.net

Saxophone
Daniel Cathey – 541-525-1025
Katherine Haller – 563-379-6165

Trombone
Ron Bertucci (ESA Member, LCC Instructor) – 541-344-3039
Kellyn Haley – 206-419-9694

Trumpet
Michael Atkinson – 573-356-3253
David Bender (ESA Member) – 541-484-4824
Doug Doerfert – 505-350-9378

Viola
Hanya Etter (ESA Member) – 541-685-0375
Rebekah Hanson – 503-476-4433
Tiffany Holliday (ESMA) – 541-357-7644
Ira Hsu – 541-285-6288
Justin Lader (CMI Instructor) – 541-225-8141
Emily Pfeifer – 541-285-7595
Holland Phillips (ESA Member) – 617-875-9415
Olga Racine – (541)-972-0975
Susan Schullstrom – 541-461-0329
Clark Spencer (ESA Member) – 617-462-0358
Sophie Therrell (CMI Instructor) – 541-359-4167

Violin
Alice Blankenship (ESA Member since 2011 and OMP Member) – 541-302-9587
David Burham (ESA Member) – 541-343-0771
Erin Carey – 541-232-4912
Steven Chong (ESA Member) – 541-953-9854
Karen Doerfert (ESYO Conductor) – 505-850-7738
Hanya Etter – (ESA Member) – 541-685-0375
Heather Figi (CMI Instructor) – 541-515-9328
Matt Fuller (ESA Member) – 541-685-2839
Tiffany Holliday – 541-870-5225
Yvonne Hsueh (ESA Member) – 541-543-4334
Justin Lader (CMI Instructor) – 541-225-8141
Lisa McWhorter (ESA Member) – 541-221-4670
Claudia Miller (ESA Member) – 541-485-2410
Emily Pfeifer – 541-285-7595
Olga Racine – (541) 972-0975
Peggy Rubenstein – 541-344-8176
Susan Schullstrom – 541-461-0329
Sharron Smith (ESA Member) – 541-688-2778
Jodie St. Clair (ESMA Instructor) – 541-285-6655
Sam Taylor (ESMA Instructor,  Newport Symphony Orchestra Member) – 406-544-3379
Sophie Therrell (CMI Instructor) – 541-359-4167
Wyatt True – (Delgani String Quartet member) – (541) 579-5882
Jannie Wei (ESA member, CMI instructor) – (626) 537-7222

A note to teachers: If you would like to be included on this list, please send an e-mail to info@ESYOrchestras.org and we will be happy to add your information.