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About Howard Green

Howard Green
Howard Green
Music Teacher, Master
Location: Schaumburg, IL
Speaks: English
Instructs: Clarinet, Saxophone
Education: Bachelors in Clarinet Performance from Roosevelt University
Performance Experience: US Air Force Band, North Shore Symphony, Chicago Symphonic Concert Band, Arlington Heights Community Band, Mount Prospect Community Band
Teaching Experience: Howard Green brings more than 55 years of professional music experience as an active teacher and performing clarinetist, saxophonist, and conductor.
Teaching Philosophy: Howard’s teaching philosophy is to work with each student’s strengths while improving areas needing improvement and stressing both the technical (tone production, breath support, articulation, and rhythm) and musical/interpretive (phrasing, dynamics, and accuracy of intonation) aspects of their instrument and performance.

Get to know Howard Green

Mr. Green is the principal clarinet for the Waukegan Symphony Orchestra, auxiliary clarinet for the Symphony of Oak Park/River Forest and is the founding and current music director and conductor of the Buffalo Grove Symphonic and Jazz Bands. He is a former student of Chicago Symphony Orchestra members Walter Wollwage and Jerome Stowell. After completing his degree in clarinet performance from Roosevelt University, he became principal clarinet for the U.S. Air Force Band at Chanute Air Force Base in Illinois. Since leaving the Air Force in 1979, Green has been principal clarinet and concertmaster in numerous ensembles, including the North Shore Symphony, Chicago Symphonic Concert Band, and the Arlington Heights and Mount Prospect community bands. His extensive professional playing experience encompasses classical and jazz in orchestral and band settings as well as solos and as a recitalist.

Howard Green teaches at:
1476 E Golf Rd
Schaumburg, IL 60173
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