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James Vandyke
James
Music Teacher, Expert
Location: Sterling, VA
Speaks: English
Instructs: Bass Clarinet, Clarinet, Flute, Saxophone
Education: M.M. in Music Performance @ Ohio University B.M. in Music - K-12 instrumental education @ James Madison University
Performance Experience: 4 yrs - Waynesboro Symphony Orchestra 2 yrs - Valley Wind Ensemble 2 yrs - Ohio University Symphony Orchestra/Wind Symphony 4 yrs - Student Ensembles at James Madison University
Teaching Experience: 1.5 yrs - Teaching Assistantship at Ohio University
Teaching Philosophy: I strive to be a lifelong learner. Whether it involves getting feedback directly from students on their interest in my content, or simply keeping a journal of my teaching experience, I am always looking for ways to improve my teaching and make my classes more exciting and relevant for my students. I always strive to learn more about new music that my students enjoy. Teaching music has long been a passion of mine.

Get to know James

James VanDyke is a clarinetist and music teacher from Sterling, Virginia. He recently completed his Master’s in music performance at Ohio University specializing in the clarinet. During his time at Ohio Univeristy, he taught several music majors privately at the University, in addition to teaching a course on clarinet teaching and a course on music theory for non-music majors. He is also an active performer, and has performed numerous times with the Waynesboro Symphony Orchestra, as well as the Valley Wind Ensemble located in Harrisonburg, VA. During his time at Ohio University, he performed several concerts with the Symphony Orchestra, and as the principal clarinet of the Wind Symphony at that school. During his time at JMU, James also performed with the JMU Wind Symphony, Chamber Orchestra, Marching Royal Dukes, and various chamber ensembles.

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617 Potomac Station Dr NE Suite B
Leesburg, VA 20176
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46900 Cedar Lakes Plaza Suite 160
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