Private Lesson Information
An essential part of any successful band program is a strong private lesson program. Private lessons will be offered at McKamy before, during and after school. Unlike tutoring, private lessons are not needed just for those students that may be struggling. Private lessons are for every student. In class, we are not able to give your student individualized attention as much as we would like. Private lessons are a chance for your child to have lessons with a specialist on their instrument and have instruction that is geared specifically for each student. Students that may be struggling can get the extra help to improve, but the average to advanced players can get instruction to advance further and keep them challenged outside of class.
Our private lesson staff has been hired by the McKamy band staff and has completed the LISD background checks. These teachers are highly qualified professionals that will work closely
with the band directors to help each student progress. The LISD has implemented a pay scale for all people who teach private lessons on an LISD campus. The length of lesson will be
determined by the lesson teacher’s schedule and the class period.
Degreed Teacher: 30 minute lesson - $20.00
22 minute lesson - $17.00
Students that are interested in private lessons may sign up online by clicking here Students may also sign up by printing the private lesson form and turning it in to Mrs. Dolphin.
Time Requests: The private lesson staff will do their best to honor your time request. The students are assigned lesson times as they turn in their forms, i.e. first come, first served.
We look forward to having our students involved in the private lesson program!
McKamy Private Lesson Staff
(Click on instructors name to email)
Ottawa University, Bachelor of Arts; History
Wichita State University, Master of Music in Performance
University of North Texas, Doctor of Musical Arts; Flute Performance (in progress)
University of North Texas, Bachelors & Masters of Music, Oboe Performance
Texas Tech University, Bachelors of Music, Music Education
Towson University, Bachelors of Science, Music Education
University of North Texas, Masters and Doctorate of Music, Clarinet Performance.
Indiana University, Bachelor's of Music
University of North Texas, Masters and Doctorate of Music, Saxophone Performance
Southern Methodist University, Bachelors of Music, Trumpet Performance
The Juilliard School, Masters of Music, Trumpet Performance
University of Oklahoma, Bachelors of Music, Bachelor of Music, Music Education and Doctorate of Music, Trumpet Performance.
Rice University, Masters of Music, Trumpet Performance.
Nancy Jarrett Piper
Adjunct Instructor of Euphonium,
University of Texas @ Arlington.
Doctoral Candidate Euphonium Performance,
University of North Texas.