Dan Willard has been playing the flute for over 33 years. He studied with Jane Powell at El Camino College. He has played with symphonic orchestras, in musicals, small classical ensembles, big bands, and small jazz combos. He teaches all levels and ages. Dan has over 25 years of teaching experience and has been teaching at Ojai Valley School since 2002 and The Thacher School since 2007.

Lessons are $50/hr if you go to his home in Oak View or $60/hr if you want him to come to your home. Please contact us for rates if you reside outside of the Ojai Valley. Half hour and 45 minute lessons are also an option. Also available via Skype.

Subjects Covered:

  • Developing Tone and Technic
  • Reading Music
  • Jazz Improvisation
  • Playing by Ear