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Walnut Valley Teaching

Laura teaches many dedicated students throughout Walnut Valley. Laura teaches privately at Diamond Bar High School, and South Pointe Middle SchoolLaura'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, recitals, college music auditions, and rewarding musical lives.

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2021 Studio Zoom Recital. These students pre-recorded, and nearly all performed with piano

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, Laura has taught private clarinet lessons online, as well as in-person where it is deemed safe (which is often outdoors, in 2021.) In the summer of 2021, Laura's summer studio performed in a Zoom Studio Recital. Students performed both live, and with piano accompaniment in recorded performances. Pictured above are students from the live recital performance, and stills of student recital recordings. Students made remarkable progress working toward this performance!

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.

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Celebrating after my student's fundraising recital, for an A clarinet, at Diamond Bar High School.

South Pointe Middle School 
Conducting South Pointe Clarinet Choir a

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. Each 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.

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