Jill has been teaching private french horn lessons since 2004, and has also has experience coaching small groups and orchestra sectionals. She has taught students as young as 9, adults in their retirement, and all ages in between. Her professional playing and freelancing has brought her to the Virginia Symphony, North Carolina Symphony and Oregon Symphony. Locally, she has played with the Seattle Symphony and Pacific Northwest Ballet, and can be heard in many movie and video game soundtracks.
Jill has a Masters degree from New England Conservatory where she studied with James Sommerville and Danny Katzen.
Most recently, Jill has been involved with a new conductorless group, North Corner Chamber Orchestra (NOCCO).
Jill's love for teaching extends beyond the horn. She is also a yoga teacher, and in the summer teaches paddleboard yoga.
Photo: Rosemary Wagner