Private Instructors


Flute
Burak Besir, [email protected], (857)294-4286
Ann Erwin, [email protected] (805)494-6863
Toby Caplan-Stonefield, [email protected], (805)906-9654
Francine Jacobs, [email protected], (818)992-8512
Inna Staneva, [email protected], (310)780-8494

Oboe
Fred Beerstein (805) 497-2343
Margaret Joyce (805) 523-7492  

Clarinet
Darryl Tanikawa, [email protected], (818)338-6564

Paul Pate (818) 437-5292
Roger Stemen, [email protected], (818) 584-4026

Bassoon
Eric Johnson-Tamai, [email protected], (818) 704-5654  (he will come to you)
Steven Louie, [email protected], (818) 530-8019 


Saxophone
Darryl Tanikawa, [email protected], (818)388-6564

Kevin Garren, [email protected], (805) 501-2052

Trumpet
Jonathan Dane, [email protected], (805) 637-5914  http://www.jonathandane.com/
Mike Fortunato (805) 816-1447  [email protected],
Mark Smidt, [email protected], (310) 402-6021 
Jon Hoehne, [email protected], (626) 345-4352
Brina Simon, [email protected] (818) 309-5069

Gabe Velasco, [email protected], (505) 261-5833 

French Horn
David Hoover, [email protected], (818) 341-7493 Winnetka/CSUN
Louise MacGillavry (661) 253-2805  (She will come to you!)
Jose Medina (818) 943-1310   
Phyllis Rautenberg (805) 496-6250   
Jon Titmus (818) 343-8435 
Jennifer Bliman, [email protected]

Trombone
Randy Aldcroft, [email protected], (818)324-8763

David Blake, [email protected], (323) 839-7635 
Debbie Boltinghouse, [email protected] (805) 495-6299 or (805)657-4805 
Bob Goodwin (805) 581-4108   Simi Valley (He will come to you!)
Jon Marshall, [email protected] (Bass Bone) (805) 300-0809 
Ira Nepus (805) 376-0289

Baritone / Tuba
Debbie Boltinghouse, [email protected] (805) 495-6299 or (805)657-4805
Mike Freed (818) 425-7355 

String Instrument Coaches
Alexander Tseitlin, [email protected]

Violin
Carol Ann Benkeser, [email protected], (805)495-0254
MaryAnne Donat, [email protected], (818)357-3424
Lauren Wu, [email protected], (818)209-1447

Elise Goodman, [email protected], (805)492-4690
Ruth Kay, [email protected], (805)492-4193
Shu-Wei Liu, [email protected], (818)879-9698
Joyce Osborn (No Beginners), [email protected], (818)884-6301
Melissa Phelps-Beckstead, [email protected], (818)706-8991
Barbara Poehls, [email protected], (805)527-1888
Andrea Ponti, (805)402-9678
Lindsay Deutsch, [email protected], (818)679-9715
Lauren Deutsch, [email protected]
Katie Banday, [email protected]
Kim Kilgore, [email protected], (805)405-9047
Jordan Martone, [email protected],  (661)674-7368
Liz Blake, (323)839-7679

Viola
Gulia Gurevich, [email protected], (440)228-6679
Carol Ann Benkeser, [email protected], (805)495-0254
Rocio Marron, [email protected], (626)319-0401
Liz Blake, (323)839-7679
Rocio Marron, [email protected], (626)319-0401
Sharon Cooper, (661)775-9418


Cello
Joyce Geeting, [email protected], (818)340-3940
Celine Gietzen [email protected], (805)484-4721
Kirsten Hall, [email protected]
Danica Pinner, (805)760-6111
Loralee Brown, [email protected]
Nick Alvarex, (480)205-7308
Steven Custer, (805)495-0019
Wendy Velasco, [email protected], (526)760-2609
Daniel Grab, (818)970-1949


Bass
Shane Harry, [email protected]  (805) 501-3391 (Jazz and Classical!)
Adrian Rosen, [email protected] (818) 300-4687
Alex Frank, [email protected] (818) 517-8472 (Jazz and Classical)
Davie Bowman, dbow[email protected]

Percussion
Bonnie Boss, [email protected] (805) 526-7216 
Alan Peck, [email protected]  (818) 642-3319

Ed Smith, [email protected] (818) 667-1190

Piano
Andrea Jones, [email protected], (818)889-0542
John Corlis, [email protected], (818)585-0031
Marlene Feldman, [email protected], (818)706-1065
Joanna Ezrin, [email protected], (818)735-9420
MaryAnne Donat, [email protected], (818)357-3424
Mark Lybarger-Monson, [email protected], (805)636-9545

Voice
Marlene Feldman, [email protected], (818)706-1065
MaryAnne Donat, [email protected], (818)357-3424
Virginia Walters, [email protected], (805)208-0756
Darlynn Wihelm, [email protected], (805)373-1649


You may also check out the following websites for more private teachers:

http://www.whsband.org/teahers
http://www.tohsband.org/privatemusicinstructors
http://www.musicschooltogo.com/index.html
http://www.guitarlessonoakpark.com
http://www.californiamusicacademy.com
http://www.123rock.net  (818)386-8850