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.

Key:
ESA – Eugene Symphony Association
ESMA – Eugene Suzuki Music Academy
CMI – Community Music Institute
OMP – Oregon Mozart Players

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

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

Cello
Eric Alterman (Delgani String Quartet) – 541-632-6938
Donna Blanc – 503-943-0453
Dale Bradley (ESA and OMP, ESYO Instructor) – 541-607-0246
Kathryn Brunhaver (ESA) – 425-466-8724
Nisha Calkins-Godfrey – 541-232-5900
David Chinburg (ESA, Former ESYO Conductor) – 541-485-2269
Kevin Hendrix – 503-702-7378
Lauralie Kallinen (ESYO Instructor) – 541-968-3711
Nancine McDonald – 541-915-3556
David Straka – 541-485-0293

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

English Horn
Annalisa Morton (ESA) – 541-485-9425

Flute
Mindi Calabrese – 541-914-0222
Alexis Evers (OMP) – 618-806-0534
Kristen Halay (ESA) – 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, OMP) – 541-686-4212

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

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

Percussion
Brian Scott (ESA, ESYO Percussion Coach) – 541-461-4126
Sean Wagoner (ESA) – wswagoner@comcast.net

Saxophone
Daniel Cathey – 541-525-1025
Katherine Haller – 563-379-6165
Adam Saunders – 650-207-9094
Matthew Taylor – 541-601-4565

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

Trumpet
Michael Atkinson – 573-356-3253
David Bender (ESA, ESYO Brass Coach) – 541-525-1259
Doug Doerfert – 505-350-9378
Carla Lamb – 904-738-1095

Viola
Arnaud Ghillebaert – (OMP) aghilleb@uoregon.edu
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) – 617-875-9415
Olga Racine – 541-972-0975
Susan Schullstrom – 541-461-0329
Sophie Therrell (ESA, OMP) – 541-359-4167

Violin
Alice Blankenship (ESA since 2011 and OMP Concertmaster) – 541-302-9587
David Burham (ESA) – 541-343-0771
Steven Chong (ESA) – 541-953-9854
Karen Doerfert (ESYO Conductor) – 505-850-7738
Julia Frantz (ESA, OMP) – 541-556-7512
Matt Fuller (ESA) – 541-685-2839
Yvonne Hsueh (ESA, OMP) – 541-543-4334
Justin Lader – 541-225-8141
Bashar Matti –  (OMP) 541-515-3444
Lisa McWhorter (ESA) – 541-221-4670
Claudia Miller (ESA, OMP) – 541-485-2410
Emily Pfeifer (ESYO Instructor) – 541-285-7595
Olga Racine – (541) 972-0975
Peggy Rubenstein – 541-344-8176
Susan Schullstrom – 541-461-0329
Sharron Smith (ESA, retired) – 541-688-2778
Jodie St. Clair (ESMA Instructor) – 541-285-6655
Sam Taylor (ESMA Instructor,  Newport Symphony Orchestra Member) – 406-544-3379
Sophie Therrell (ESA, OMP) – 541-359-4167
Wyatt True – (Delgani String Quartet) – (541) 579-5882
Jannie Wei (ESA, Delgani String Quartet)) – (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.