Private Music Teachers

Lincoln County Music Instructors

This listing of music instructors in Lincoln County is provided as a community service by the Newport Symphony Orchestra. This is a list of known instructors and should not be considered an endorsement of any specific music instructor. If you are a music instructor and would like to be listed on this page or need to update your listing, please e-mail the NSO Office.


Strings

Kathleen Follett 503-201-3408

Kathy FollettTeaches: beginning to advanced violin and viola to all ages in Newport, Lincoln City and Pacific City. Kathy has a BA in Music Education from SUNY Fredonia, and a MM in violin performance from the New England Conservatory. She has been performing professionally and teaching in the Pacific Northwest for over 35 years. Kathy is currently the Assistant Concertmaster of the Newport Symphony and music director of the Newport Youth Symphony of the Oregon Coast. She recently retired from the University of Portland where she has been the adjunct professor of violin and viola for 12 years.

 

Barbara Wilcox 541-997-3727 barbarapipkinwilcox@gmail.com

Barbara WilcoxTeaches: beginning to advanced violin, viola, and cello to students of all ages in Newport and Florence. Barbara has over 45 years teaching experience on the Oregon Coast. Member of Newport Symphony Orchestra, Oregon Coast Chamber Orchestra and Sea Strings Quartet. She is conductor of the Overture Strings, the beginning musicians in the youth symphony program.

 

 

Adrienne Welsh 503-307-7448 adriennewelsh@hotmail.com

Adrienne WelshTeaches: cello and double bass to all levels and all ages in Newport and the surrounding area. Adrienne is a cellist with the Newport Symphony Orchestra, she recently moved to Newport from Portland where she has been teaching and performing professionally for the past twenty years. Visit http://adriennewelsh.com for more information.

 

Woodwinds

Brass

John Bringetto 541-272-9021

Teaches: Beginning to advanced alto, tenor and bari sax, trumpet, baritone horn and trombone
Taught and played professionally for 40 years. BA and MA in Music (Performance and Composition). Currently director of the Lincoln Pops Orchestra, Member of the Bringetto Cameron Jazz Orchestra, and Perpetua. He was formerly the band and choir director at Newport High School.

Piano and Voice

Amy White 303-668-3889 amywhitesing@gmail.com

Teaches: Piano and Voice in Newport, Lincoln City and Neskowin. Amy has over 15 years of teaching experience and has taught hundreds of students in both private and group settings. She has a bachelors degree in music performance. For more information see www.coastalmusic101.com

Voice

John Bringetto 541-272-9021
Teaches: Vocal phrasing and breathing technique
Taught and played professionally for 40 years. BA and MA in Music (Performance and Composition). Currently director of the Lincoln Pops Orchestra, Member of the Bringetto Cameron Jazz Orchestra, and Perpetua. He was formerly the band and choir director at Newport High School.

Other (music theory, composition, etc.)

John Bringetto 541-272-9021
Teaches: Jazz theory and improvisation
Taught and played professionally for 40 years. BA and MA in Music (Performance and Composition). Currently director of the Lincoln Pops Orchestra, Member of the Bringetto Cameron Jazz Orchestra, and Perpetua. He was formerly the band and choir director at Newport High School.

 

Note: many of these teachers are members of the Oregon Music Teachers Association.