Music Teachers Directory

We are fortunate to have a great network of teaching professionals who participate in our chamber jams, educational outreach and other events. This Teachers Directory is provided as a public service, to connect teachers and students and to help promote the joy of studying classical music.

If you are a music teacher an want to be included, please send an email to info@classicalrevolutionpdx.org.

If you are a potential student, please contact teachers through their websites or other contact information listed below.


Piano


Jessica Bell

neighborhood: SE Woodstock
email: JessicaBell-PianoStudio@hotmail.com
Student-centered. All ages/abilities.

Amie Belisle, M.M.
Keys to Expression Piano Studio

neighborhood: SE Portland
phone: 503-720-8454
email: keystoexpression.com

Maria Choban

neighborhood: Beaverton/Hillsboro
email: info@alitisa.com
website: http://alitisa.com
I teach from the perspective of an actively performing solo and chamber pianist (which is what I am) – all ages, all genres, budding composers welcome!

Victoria Drozdova

neighborhood: SE and Central Portland, possibly beyond
email: victoriaidrozdova@gmail.com
website: victoriadrozdova.com
phone: 971 279-3397
I teach and perform both Classical and contemporary music. I hold a Masters’ Degrees from the well respected Moscow State Pedagogical University Educational Institution for Higher Professional Education in Moscow, Russia, with specializations in Piano Education (Pedagogy), and Solo Piano Performance and Accompaniment I have many years of professional teaching and performing experience to draw upon.

I teach all ages and skill levels, including preschool, from absolute beginners to university level. If you are taking up music as a hobby, a profession, or just hoping to give your child all the educational benefits that an exposure to music provides… I offer my services with complete confidence. Music makes a difference!

Jana Hanchett

neighborhood: Southwest Portland and beyond
website: janahanchett.com
phone: 706.255.1712
From preschoolers to senior citizens, including those with developmental delays, I will teach you how to produce excellent sounds on the piano. In learning how to play the piano you will not only improve self-expression, but also listening, memory, concentration, and problem solving skills.

Gulchin Tarabus

neighborhood: Southeast Portland / Woodstock
website: mindfulmusicians.com


Strings


Liz Byrd

instrument: cello
neighborhood: Southeast Portland/Vancouver, WA
website: ElizabethByrd.com
Music studio located in SE Portland Woodstock area as well as in Vancouver (Clark College studio). All ages and an adult cello class called “Cello Fellows”; Classical technique as well as improvising

Christopher Corbell

instrument: classical guitar
neighborhood: Southeast Portland
email: christopher@corbellmusic.com
Accepting beginning and intermediate students for classical guitar, guitar (any style), songwriting, and introductory music theory and composition.

Lauren Elledge

instruments: violin, viola, piano
neighborhood: Southeast Portland
email: laurenelledge@gmail.com

Linda Emerson

instruments: violin and viola
neighborhood: Southwest Portland
website: emersonmusic.org

Stephen Emerson

instrument: cello
neighborhood: Southwest Portland
website: emersonmusic.org

Nikki Graybeal

instrument: cello
email: grayben@eou.edu

Heather Mastel-Lipson

instrument: violin
email: heather.mastellipson@gmail.com
webiste: www.heathermastellipson.com

Dieter Ratzlaf

instrument: cello
neighborhood: Northeast Portland (Broadway)
website: dieterratzlaf.com

Erin Winemiller

instrument: cello
neighborhood: Vancouver, WA
email: erinwinemiller@hotmail.com

Marissa Winship

instrument: violin and viola
neighborhood: Southwest Portland
email: marissa.winship@gmail.com


Winds


Nicole Buetti

instruments: bassoon, contrabassoon
neighborhood: Vancouver, WA
email: nikimus@hotmail.com

John Donnely

instruments: clarinet, flute, saxophone
neighborhood: TBD
email: jdonnelly0808@gmail.com

Jason Elliott

instrument: trombone
phone: 503-891-3821
email: jasongelliott@gmail.com

Kelley Elliott

instrument: horn
phone: 503-805-5018
email: kelleyelliott14@gmail.com

Joel Kleinbaum

instrument: bassoon, clarinet
email: pdxbassoon@gmail.com
Joel wants his students to develop a solid foundation in the basics: breath support, embouchure, and correct hand positions. But more importantly, Joel wants his students to start making music as soon as possible. If the student can play only five notes, she/he can still make music and play a tune!

Catherine Lee

instruments: oboe
website: www.catherinemlee.com

Patrick McCulley

instruments: saxophone, clarinet
neighborhood: Southeast Portland and Portland Metro Area
phone: 541-729-0837
email: mccu8415@vandals.uidaho.edu
Patrick McCulley teaches classical and jazz saxophone, has an M.M. in saxophone performance, and his teaching philosophy emphasizes the application of basic fundamentals (tone, embouchure, air flow, technique, melodic phrasing, active listening) to help students of all ages and levels improve on their instrument.


Voice


Flora Sussely

neighborhood: Northwest Portland
email: fsussely@hotmail.com

Laura Beckel Thoreson

neighborhood: Vancouver and North Portland
website: www.laurabeckelthoreson.com