Walnut Valley Teaching
Laura teaches many dedicated students throughout Walnut Valley. Laura teaches privately at Diamond Bar High School, and South Pointe Middle School. Laura's students, past and present, have successfully auditioned for the ensembles listed below, including the Performing Arts Academy. Laura has taught privately at DBHS since 2010, preparing students for honors ensembles, youth orchestras and wind ensembles, competitions, recitals, college music auditions, college scholarship awards, and rewarding musical lives.
Student Honor Ensembles and Accomplishments
from Laura's Studio
Musical Arts Competition of Orange County; first place winners
Great Composers International Competition: The Art of Winds and Percussion
Mt. SAC Solo Competition
College Music Major Admissions
Successful college music major auditions, to schools such as University of Michigan, University of Arizona, University of Denver, and California State Universities including Cal-State Fullerton, Long Beach, Los Angeles, and Northridge. In 2023, one of Laura's students earned a music scholarship at Pepperdine University, as a music minor.
Celebrating after my student's fundraising recital, for an A clarinet, at Diamond Bar High School.
South Pointe Middle School
Laura is a clarinet coach and private clarinet instructor at South Pointe Middle School, where students thrive on learning challenging music, performing in chamber groups, and performing in honors ensembles throughout California. Every year, her students have earned positions in both All-Southern California Honor Band and Honor Orchestra, and the California All-State Honor Band and Honor Orchestra.
Laura also prepares her students for success in the audition-based Wind Ensemble at SPMS, as well as extracurricular ensembles. For more information on the Wind Ensemble's performances and tours, please click here.
To contact Laura for lessons, please click here.
Laura conducts the clarinet choir for a performance at the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall.