Private Lessons

We are fortunate at Beavercreek High School to have a wonderful private lesson staff that offer lessons during the school day. If you are interested in Private Lessons, please reach out directly to a lesson teacher below based on the instrument that you play.

If you need suggestions for other teachers besides the ones on this list, please email Mr. Frost or Mr. Strickland directly.

Woodwind Teachers

Flute - Inger Neighbours

  • Graduate of the College-Conservatory of Music at University of Cincinnati


  • (513) 300-9102

Oboe - Lisa Grove

  • Graduate of Carnegie Melon University

  • Principal Oboe of the Springfield Symphony Orchestra


  • (614) 738-4851

Bassoon - Karen Cartwright

  • Bachelors and Masters from Wright State University

  • Teaching Bassoon in Beavercreek for twenty years


Clarinet - Jillissa Anderson

  • Masters from Wright State University


  • (608) 215-1659

Saxophone - Michael Sawzin

  • Graduate of Wright State University and the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York

  • Active performer throughout the greater Ohio area


Brass/Percussion Teachers

Trumpet - Christopher Jeffery

  • Graduate of University of New Hampshire (bachelors) and the University of Texas (masters in performance)

  • Retired member of the USAF Band of Flight

  • Adjunct professor at Indiana University East and Earlham College

  • Beavercreek Band Parent!


French Horn - Jacob Lee

  • Graduate of West Virginia

  • Former band director


  • (304) 906-7776

Low Brass - Norlan Bewley

  • Graduate of Indiana University

  • Member of Top Brass


  • (937) 478-0171

Percussion - Mo Longo

  • Graduate of the University of Dayton (bachelors in music therapy) and Wright State University (masters in music performance)