Offering in-person or virtual music lessons on flute, piano, clarinet, and saxophone.

Music is probably the only real magic I have encountered in my life. There’s not some trick involved with it. It’s pure and it’s real. It moves, it heals, it communicates and does all these incredible things.

– Tom Petty

I have spent 20 years helping students of all ages fulfill their musical potential. I aspire to spark a life-long love of music in my students, and to inspire students the way that my teachers inspired me.


I attempt an arduous task; but there is no worth in that which is not a difficult achievement.

– Ovid

Participation in Fine and Performing Arts is an opportunity for students to grow. Music offers students an opportunity to express themselves artistically, but also have an opportunity to learn perseverance, determination, and discipline.

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Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.

– Nelson Mandela

From my home in Maplewood, MN, I offer private lessons for flute, clarinet, piano, and saxophone students, as well as music theory tutoring. I welcome students of all ages and skill levels.


To me there is no picture so beautiful as smiling, bright-eyed, happy children; no music so sweet as their clear and ringing laughter.

– P. T. Barnum

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