trumpet-teacherDan Willard has been playing the since 2002. He took private lessons with Jon Hoehne and has played with symphonic orchestras, in musicals, small classical ensembles, big bands, Dixieland bands, and small jazz combos. He teaches beginning to intermediate levels and all ages. Dan has over 30 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