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About Mr. Davon Wheeler

Davon Wheeler
Mr. Davon Wheeler
Music Teacher, Expert
Location: Lawrence Township, NJ
Speaks: English
Instructs: Drums, Trombone
Education: Bachelor of Music in Music Education from The College of New Jersey; Certification in First Steps of Music (Feierabend Association for Music Education; Certification in Conversational Solfege Level 1 & 2 (Feierabend Association for Music Education
Performance Experience: I have performance experience in classical, jazz and church music. At The College of New Jersey I performed in the college wind ensemble, orchestra and jazz band all four years. Performances included various music conferences, concerts and festivals. I've also performed in various community bands and brass ensembles throughout the area.
Teaching Experience: South Brunswick, NJ teaching 3rd to 5th grade general music and 4th/5th grade band. Assistant band director at Hamilton High School West. I teach concert, jazz and marching band.
Teaching Philosophy: My philosophy is student centered where I adjust my teaching to the needs of my students. I also am a big proponent of using various parts of other music teaching methods in order to support the learning of my students, I use primarily (Feierabend method however I weave in Orff, Kodaly and Dalcroze teaching methods as well). Another important part of my philosophy is sound before sight where I give plenty of focus on sound development before extensive emphasis on developing music reading skills

Get to know Mr. Davon Wheeler

I started my teaching career in South Brunswick, NJ teaching 3rd to 5th grade general music and 4th/5th grade band.  Next, I helped revive an elementary music program in Trenton, NJ teaching general music and percussion K through 5th grade.  Currently, I am the assistant band director at Hamilton High School West where I teach concert, jazz and marching band. I have performance experience in classical, jazz and church music.  At The College of New Jersey I performed in the college wind ensemble, orchestra and jazz band all four years.  Performances included various music conferences, concerts and festivals.  I've also performed in various community bands and brass ensembles throughout the area.  My jazz performance experience includes performing at jazz festivals, Candlelight Lounge, Mill Hill Salon, and various other jazz events (private events, weddings, and etc).  As a church musician I've played trombone and drum set for well over a decade at national and regional Baptists conventions as well as locally at my church

Mr. Davon Wheeler teaches at:
3375 US Hwy 1 Suite 150
Lawrence Township, NJ 08648
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