Private Lessons

Clarinet & Bass Clarinet

Highest rated student clarinetists in solo contests, honor bands,
auditions and youth symphony!


2nd camp - Young Composers Camp!
Online.  G​rades 4 to 7. Small group.
Please let me know when your child is available
in the end of July or in August.
See more info at
Composer Camp.
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Contact
jnjwerth@comcast.net
425-836-9656 (leave voice mail)

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Highlights
Traditional, classical clarinet & bass clarinet lessons.
Emphasis on music reading, tone, expression and literature.
Studio clarinet recitals.
Teacher with two clarinet/music education degrees,
a Washington teaching certificate and
30+ years teaching experience


Lesson Details
All levels - All ages 
30, 45 or 60 minute length lessons
Online lessons with
specialized music lesson platform for optimal sound.
Lesson website with individual repertoire lists,
self-scheduling and payment options.
New! - free studio classes 3 times a year for private students

 

 

 
Student Accomplishments
Take lessons with this studio to accomplish your dreams!
  • State Solo Contests - Clarinet and Bass Clarinet students, including the 2022 Northlake League High School Clarinet soloist.
  • Acceptance into university clarinet performance and music education programs.
  • Up to ten students a year performing with local youth symphony orchestras.
  • Principal clarinet of the Bellevue Youth Symphony Orchestra, Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestra and the Eastside Youth Concert Band.
  • In 2018, principal clarinetist of all three of the top BYSO orchestras as well as Eastside Youth Concert Band.
  • Numerous students every year play with the All-Northwest Honor Orchestra & Band, High School All-State Honor Band, Junior All-State Honor Band, WIBC Honor Bands and the Northwest High School (PLU) Honor Band.
  • Successful auditions for the prestigious Interlochen Music Camp and others.
  • Superior ratings at Solo & Ensemble Festival.

Julie Werth's students come from Redmond, Kirkland, Bellevue, Issaquah, Sammamish, Duvall and Carnation, and now further away with online lessons. 

Julie plays clarinet in Bothell's River Winds Concert Band and the Kirkland Civic Orchestra.  In recent years, she has played clarinet and bass clarinet with the Seattle Philharmonic Orchestra, Puget Sound Symphony Orchestra, Sammamish Symphony Orchestra, Washington Wind Symphony, Seattle Wind Symphony and the Bremerton Symphony, Ballet and Opera Orchestras.  In 2014, she performed with the Northwest Clarinet Choir at the International Clarinet Festival in Louisiana. In her free time, Julie can be found spending time with husband John, gardening or doing calligraphy and art.