Private Lesson Staff
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Kaitlin Jones is an active flute teacher and freelance flutist in the DFW area. Ms. Jones received her Master of Music in Flute Performance in the spring of 2019 from the University of Michigan under the tutelage of professor and world renowned flutist, Amy Porter. Born and raised in Fort Smith, Arkansas, Ms. Jones completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith where she received her Bachelor of Arts in Music in the spring of 2017.
Susanna Hilliard is an active performer in the North Texas area. She currently plays oboe with the Plano Symphony, the Irving Symphony, and the San Angelo Symphony. She freelances all over the DFW area and has been an oboe instructor since 1996, having taught hundreds of students.
Jason Ellison holds music degrees from Southwestern College and Texas Tech University. He is an active saxophone teacher and performer in the DFW Metroplex.
Christopher Stubblefield is a trumpet player and teacher in Dallas, Texas. He received his undergraduate degree in music performance from Southern Methodist University, where he studied with Ryan Anthony, Kevin Finamore, and Tom Booth. He received his master’s degree in trumpet performance at The Juilliard School, where he studied under Raymond Mase and Christopher Martin.
Dr. Jonathan Watkins
Dr. Jonathan Watkins serves as adjunct instructor of low brass at Tarrant County College, where he teaches applied trombone, euphonium, and tuba. He is a graduate of Florida State University (BM and MM), and the University of North Texas (DMA). He has performed at the International Tuba-Euphonium Conference, Southeast Regional Tuba-Euphonium Conference, Midwest Regional Tuba-Euphonium Conference, Tarleton State University, University of North Carolina – Wilmington, and the Texas Music Educator Association annual conference. Dr. Watkins is a Willson Performing Artist.
Jaime Esposito is the Co-Founder of the Spectrum Percussion Ensemble and an active teacher and performer in the DFW Metroplex. The Spectrum Ensemble is music duo based in Denton, Texas, striving to increase visibility of talented Queer musicians and composers.
Jaime holds a Masters of Music in Percussion Performance from the University of North Texas and a Bachelor of Music in Percussion Performance from Northwestern University. Their primary teachers include She-e Wu, the late Christopher Deane, Chris Lamb, James Ross and Robert Schietroma. Jaime is a Black Swamp artist.