Clarinet Lessons in Boulder, CO
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Our Approach to Clarinet Lessons
Here at Dana V Music, we celebrate individuality and creative ownership of musical ability. It is our understanding that no student is quite like another. The teachers at Dana V Music believe that each student can improve with thoughtful and well-rounded instruction.
Your teacher will enthusiastically champion your individual goals in your clarinet lessons. At the same time, we know you’ll need a solid musical foundation if you want to excel in your instrument. This is the heart of our three-pronged approach.
Clarinet Lessons Should Be Fun!
Woodwind instruments produce rich, expressive, and emotionally impactful music in both solo and group settings. At Dana V Music, we teach the clarinet, which plays a critical role in bringing to life the music we know and love.
Regardless of your specific instrument, one thing is consistent across all of our woodwind offerings: fun! Simply put, we want all of our students to LOVE their music lessons. Dana V’s experienced staff blends a high standard of music education with a creative, student-focused approach that gives students space to discover and nurture their passion for music – while having fun along the way.
We Emphasize Healthy Technique
We believe strong fundamentals are key to providing a strong foundation for a musician’s growth. At Dana V Music, you’ll learn the key elements of strong brass technique including breath support, voicing, embouchure, articulation, finger technique, and posture. Understanding these necessities will help you maintain control of the tone and quality of your music.
Our lessons offer an enriching, well-rounded music education that pairs fundamentals with a strong foundation in music literacy. From sight reading and ear training to music theory and history, our instructors bring a wealth of knowledge and extensive teaching résumés to foster an optimal student experience at Dana V Music.
We Care About Your Musical Interests
Every student is unique and their instruction should be, too. The talented team at Dana V Music is committed to helping each student pursue their musical interest at a pace that works for them. We’re passionate about all things music and all things success!
Do you dream of becoming the next great jazz soloist? Earning a spot in your high school band? Turning a simple intrigue into a hobby? As our teachers get to know your goals, we tailor our lessons accordingly. Both beginner and advanced students will be challenged and inspired on their musical journey at Dana V Music.
Our Clarinet Teacher:
Students will learn music reading, performance skills, improvisation skills, and theory skills.
We work individually with each family to understand their child’s musical needs. Our philosophy is that each child’s musical tastes and aptitudes are unique
Each lesson plan is created by your instructor and catered to you, or your child’s specific needs. Our in-home lessons in and around Boulder are unique in that we offer a high quality lesson experience that also provides you with the convenience of time saved driving and waiting.
Clarinetist Kellan Toohey is an avid performer whose varied career includes recitals and solo appearances, chamber music, teaching, and orchestral playing. He holds a DMA from the University of Colorado and his teachers
We offer a variety of plans to fit your schedule & budget
Weekly 30 Min
Great for learning the basics and building strong foundations.
Weekly 45 Min
Great for the budding master.
Weekly 60 Min
Longer sessions, great for motivated musicians.
What you can expect
1. Tell us about your musical goals.
2. Match with one of our expert instructors.
3. Play music! Parents get progress reports.
Zoe Benson | Alumni Student
“I am always inspired by the talented and vibrant community that Dana and Katie have created a space for at Dana V Music. I am lucky to have been influenced by such passionate, energetic, and accepting teachers, and even luckier that they continue to offer advice, and encouragement to their alumni.”