Flute, Clarinet & Sax Lessons in Lakewood, OH
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Our Approach to Woodwind Lessons at Lakewood Music Academy
The approach we take to providing a balanced music education includes three key elements: fun, fundamentals, and personalized instruction. We perfectly align these three priorities to offer students exactly what they are looking for when they come to our school for lessons.
Woodwind instruments are such beautiful instruments, each with its own unique sound. At Lakewood Music Academy we offer lessons for flute, clarinet, sax. Our instructors work closely with students of all ages and skill levels, helping you achieve your musical goals. Whether you’re looking to explore a new hobby or competing for a prestigious scholarship that would afford you professional or performance opportunities, our instructors have the resources to help you get there.
Woodwind Lessons Should Be Fun!
Woodwind instruments produce rich, expressive, and emotionally impactful music in both solo and group settings. At Lakewood Music Academy, we teach a variety of woodwind instruments – including flute, clarinet, and saxophone – each of 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. Lakewood Music Academy’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 Lakewood Music Academy, you’ll learn the key elements of strong woodwind 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 Lakewood Music Academy.
We Care About Your Musical Interests & Goals
Every student is unique and their instruction should be, too. The talented team at Lakewood Music Academy 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 Lakewood Music Academy.
Meet Our Incredible Woodwinds Teachers
Trumpet, Piano & Ukulele
Thomas McKeon is a Lakewood native who has been teaching and performing in the Cleveland area for over 10 years. Thomas received his Bachelor’s degree in Trumpet Performance from Otterbein University before
Mr. Gary Siperko
Guitars, Bass, Mandolin & Ukulele
Gary Siperko is a professional touring/recording guitarist and composer most notably associated with The Legendary Shack Shakers, Pere Ubu, and Rocket From The Tombs. Mr. Siperko has over 30 years of experience
Eric Fairfax is a professional musician/recording artist/music producer/audio engineer from Berea, Ohio. Eric’s main instrument is the saxophone which he has played for twenty-two years. His secondary instruments are flute, (15 years)
Dr. Bryan Kennard
Flute / Woodwind
Composer and flutist Bryan Kennard has written extensively for jazz ensembles and small groups, chamber ensembles, and full orchestra. His music has been performed at the Montreux and North Sea Jazz Festivals,
We Offer Simple Pricing to Fit Your Schedule & Budget
Weekly 30 Min
30 minute lessons are great for building a strong foundation.
Weekly 45 Min
Fit for both beginners & intermediate students who need more than 30 minutes.
Weekly 60 Min
Longer lessons, perfect for motivated, intermediate or advanced musicians.
What you can expect
1. Together we explore student musical goals.
2.We match students with one of our expert instructors.
3.Start attending lessons! Parents can receive progress reports each week.
Melissa K. | Parent
“They both enjoyed it very much and can’t wait to come back Monday. Thank you so much for making it such a positive experience for them, especially since I wasn’t able to be there. I really appreciate it.”