John Billington

Contact: (919) 637-2603  |

Location: (Virtual Lessons only) Home studio off N. Harrison about 1 mile from Cary Academy, Cary

Availability: Currently accepting students approximately age 9 through adult. Majority of students are middle and high school age.

Teacher Statement: I believe in setting musical goals with the student and/or parents and then working with the student to achieve their personal goals. I also believe that music should be fun and I have selected a wide variety of classical and jazz duets that are great fun for students.

Major Teachers: Arthur Kitti, Dr. Robert D. Billington

Background: My teaching ability is demonstrated by the All State, All District and All County success of my students on flute and saxophone. My students have been accepted at the music programs at ECU, UNC Wilmington and Berklee College. I am a member of ASCAP with over 30 original songs and two commercially available CDs produced on home computer. Acceptance and performance at Stephen Preston master classes for Baroque style flute.

Specialties: Baroque/Classical period music on flute. Jazz flute performance. Transitioning classical flute players of all levels into improvisational jazz performers. Transitioning flute players of all levels to saxophone or EWI (Electronic Wind Instrument). Placing students in All County, All District and All State competitions.