Teaches: Saxophone, Flute
At Heriz Music: 210 California Dr. Burlingame, CA 94010
Born and raised in Vacaville, Will moved to San Francisco in 2014 to pursue a Bachelor of Music in jazz studies at SFSU. His primary instrument is the saxophone, but he also plays flute and clarinet in a variety of styles and ensembles – classical, swing bands, latin musics, musicals, etc.
Will has taught private lessons since he was 15, directed a high school jazz band for a year, and worked as a music teacher at Highlands Christians school for a year and a half. He takes pride in his teachers at SFSU (Andrew Speight, Michael Zisman, John Calloway, David Xiques and many more) and plans on always being a student of music and striving to learn more. But along the way, he offers his knowledge to anyone who wants to learn.
His teaching addresses the essential elements of music in a clear, well thought-out manner. But he also uses a combination of time-tested tradition, history, basic piano, music theory, and ear training to teach students about jazz and/or classical music because playing saxophone is one thing- but being a fine musician means much more!