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About Philip Summers

Philip Summers
Philip Summers
Music Teacher, Expert
Location: Huntington, WV
Speaks: English
Instructs: Clarinet, Flute, Guitar, Jazz Improvisation, Music Theory, Percussion, Piano, Saxophone, Trombone, Trumpet
Education: Bachelor of Arts: Applied Music, Summa Cum Laude - West Virginia Wesleyan College, 2016 / Master of Arts in Teaching: Music Education - The University of the Arts, 2018
Performance Experience: Chris's Jazz Cafe, Philadelphia, PA / U Malého Glena, Prague, CZ / James Street Tavern, Pittsburgh, PA / Wine and Jazz Festival, Clarksburg, WV / Boulevard Tavern, Charleston, WV / Buckhannon Community Theatre, Buckhannon, WV / BEX Festival, Beckley, WV
Teaching Experience: Beckley Art Center's Academy of Creative Arts - Beckley, WV / Fayette County Schools, WV / Learning, Inc., Philadelphia, PA / School of Harmony - Beaver, WV
Teaching Philosphy: The available opportunities to nurture self-evaluation and self-expression as well as student awareness and confidence through fundamental music instruction, practice, and performance are greater and more more all-inclusive than those in any other curricula. I truly believe these experiences benefit the whole student and foster a lifelong enjoyment of music which will enhance the lives of your children and their communities!

Get to know Philip Summers

Philip Summers has been playing music for over 18 years, earning a BA in Music Performance from West Virginia Wesleyan College in Buckhannon and a Masters of Arts in Teaching: Music Education from The University of the Arts in Philadelphia, PA. Throughout his career, Mr. Summers has worked with various institutions such as Learning, Inc., The Beckley Art Center, and Fayette County Public Schools to provide quality music instruction to students of all ages. He has also studied with world-class musicians such as Eric Alexander, Larry McKenna, Curtis Johnson, and František Kop, and is dedicated to sharing his musical experiences with the community.

Philip Summers teaches at:
5505 Route 60 E Suite 99
Huntington, WV 25705
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