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      About Karla Utterback

      Karla Utterback
      Karla Utterback
      Music Teacher, Master
      Location: Lawrenceville, GA
      Speaks: English
      Instructs: Bass Clarinet, Clarinet, Piano, Saxophone
      Education: A.A. University of North Georgia B.A. Brenau University M.A. work at University of Florida
      Performance Experience: Orchestra, Concert band, Wind Symphony, Musicals, Marching band, Jazz Ensemble, Woodwind and Clarinet Choir, Worship team, Soloist and as an accompanist.
      Teaching Experience: Private clarinet teacher since 1977. Private piano and saxophone since 1982. Various ensemble instruction.
      Teaching Philosophy: I believe in an all encompassing approach to teaching. As a student progresses we consider the music theory, music appreciation, technical and stylistic study. We look at personal development in light of proper breathing, posture, embouchure development, practice techniques and sight-reading strategies along with performance opportunities. I believe in positive feedback, encouragement, and enthusiasm for my student's success.

      Get to know Karla Utterback

      Karla Utterback has been a private clarinet, saxophone, and beginning piano instructor since 1977 and has served as a judge for various state and local competitions as well as serving as a clinician in Georgia and the Midwest. She has performed with many groups including orchestras, concert bands, musicals, wind symphonies, marching bands, jazz ensembles, woodwind ensembles, clarinet choirs, worship teams, and as a soloist. She has also served as a director for various woodwind ensembles, clarinet choirs, worship teams, and private school music programs. Karla studied music at Truman State University, William Penn University, University of North Georgia, Brenau University, and studied privately with Mr. Himie Voxman from the University of Iowa. As an instructor, Ms. Utterback provides her students an opportunity to learn new skills on their instrument, proper breath support, technical and stylistic studies, practice techniques, related theory, recital preparation, performance opportunities, related music appreciation, sight-reading, and a large dose of encouragement and enthusiasm for the success of her students!

      Karla Utterback teaches at:
      875 Lawrenceville Suwanee Rd Suite 570
      Lawrenceville, GA 30043
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