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All levels - All ages
30, 45 or 60 minute length lessons
Bass Clarinet and Beginning Sax also taught.
30+ years professional teaching experience
in Clarinet, Band and Orchestra
M.M. in Clarinet Performance (University of Oregon)
B.A. in Music Education and Clarinet Performance (UCLA)
Current Teaching Certificate
Traditional, classical clarinet lessons.
Emphasis on reading, tone and expression.
Studio clarinet recitals.
Popular music available.
Beginning saxophone doubling also taught.
Acceptance into university clarinet performance and music education programs.
Up to ten students a year performing with local youth symphony orchestras.
Principal clarinet of the Bellevue Youth Symphony Orchestra.
Past principal clarinet of the Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestra.
Past principal clarinet of the Eastside Youth Concert Band.
Recently, principal clarinetist of all three of the top BYSO orchestras as well as Eastside Youth Concert Band.
State Solo Contests - Clarinet and Bass Clarinet players.
Numerous students have played with the All-Northwest Honor Orchestra & Band, High School All-State Honor Band, Junior All-State Honor Band, WIBC Honor Bands and the Northwest High School (PLU) Honor Band.
Successful auditions for Interlochen Music Camp and others.
Member of the Seattle Chamber Music Society featured summer trio.
Most middle school and high school students perform at Solo & Ensemble Festival every year.
Julie Werth's students come from Redmond, Kirkland, Bellevue, Issaquah, Sammamish, Duvall and Carnation, and now further away with online lessons.
Julie currently plays clarinet in Bothell's River Winds Concert Band and the Kirkland Civic Orchestra. In recent years, she has played clarinet and bass clarinet with the Seattle Philharmonic Orchestra, Puget Sound Symphony Orchestra, Sammamish Symphony Orchestra, Washington Wind Symphony in Redmond, Seattle Wind Symphony, Tacoma Concert Band, Woodinville Concert Band and the Bremerton Symphony, Ballet and Opera Orchestras. In 2014, she performed with the Northwest Clarinet Choir at the International Clarinet Festival in Louisiana.