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Teaches Violin, Viola, Trumpet, Trombone, Tuba, Baritone

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Teaches at:
Levels Taught

Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, All

Areas of Instruction

Violin, Viola, Trumpet, Trombone, Tuba, Baritone

Favorite Instruments



A.A. Degree Rio Hondo College, B.M Degree CSU Long Beach

Teaching Experience

Dana Hills High School Band & Orchestra Director, Saddleback College Private Instructor, Loara High School Assistant Band Director, Santa Monica High School Orchestra Director, CSU Fullerton Orchestra Director, Poway High School Orchestra Director/Assistant Band DIrector, Rancho Bernardo High School Orchestra Director/Assistant Band Director, Black Mountain Middle School Orchestra Director, Dana Hills High School Orchestra Director

Performance Experience

Long Beach Symphony, Beverly Hill's Doctors Orchestra, Japanese Philharmonic, Bellflower Symphony, American Youth Symphony, CSU Long Beach Symphony, Rio Hondo Symphony, CSU Long Beach Wind Symphony Soloist

About Gary

Gary teaches Violin/Viola, & all brass besides French Horn.


After teaching & performing around Long Beach for the last 35 years, Gary Horimoto decided to move up to Washington to retire.
These days you will find him substitute teaching at schools & teaching Violin & Viola lessons here on Wednesdays at the Music & Arts in Kent!

Gary received his A.A. Degree at Rio Hondo College, Whittier, & his B.M. Degree at CSU Long Beach. He is also an experienced Conductor.

Kent Music & Arts 253-850-8000 Kent WA