Wind and Brass at Lawson Academy

Wind and Brass at Lawson Academy

wind brass private lessons

Private Lessons

  • Elementary through adult (requirements vary by instrument and instructor)
  • Costs range from $22 to $28 per half hour lesson; longer lessons also available
  • Register by 16-week semester, or ask about the abbreviated semester study for Region/All-State prep
  • Lesson days and times vary by instructor
  • Some teachers participate in STAR Celebration and other competitions and activities


  • Katie Smith, trumpet and French horn
  • John Holloway, trombone, baritone, and tuba
  • Student Teachers in Training ($100 for 12 lessons):
    • Jennings Cavin, flute
    • Kathryn Monroe, clarinet
    • Taylor Sexton, clarinet
    • Tyerra Clayborne, oboe
    • Brianna Reed, French horn

Lawson Band Program

  • Grades 3-12
  • Leveled ensemble instruction for band students
  • Provides ensemble experience to homeschool, public, and private school students
  • 12 rehearsals and one concert per semester
  • Placement evaluation required for students new to the program (intermediate and advanced levels)
  • Opportunities for homeschooled students to participate in SCBDA events and other activities
  • Ask about our referral discount!

Beginning Band:
No experience required; Thursdays 3:455:15 pm

Intermediate Band:
One-year experience; Thursdays 3:455:45 pm

Advanced Band:
Audition only; Thursdays 3:455:45 pm

Band Directors:
John Holloway
Jessica King
Miranda Perry
Frank Watson
Dan Steadman

$275 per student (full year)

Materials Fee:
$25 per family

New Parent Meeting:
August 17, 2017 at 7:00 pmLawson Academy Recital Hall

First Rehearsal:
​Thursday, September 7, 2017

For further information, contact our office or register online.