Private Lessons

A list of private instructors is provided below by instrument.

MADISON BAND SUPPLY: https://www.madisonbandsupply.com/

Madison Band Supply store offers a private lesson program for each instrument of the band! Check out their website and/or give them a call so you can inquire about their lesson program! They have wonderful instructors for each instrument and sport a great location in the center of Madison!

Here is a chart of other private lesson instructors in the Madison/Huntsville area. You will need to contact each instructor for prices and locations of lessons, etc.

Please email info@dmsbands.org if you are not able to book one of these instructors and we will call around and help you find the right fit!


— Bold indicates VIRTUAL LESSONS available —

InstructorInstrument(s)E-mailWebsite/Phone
Betty StoneFluteBettystone440@gmail.com256-655-5005
Jennifer CrewsClarinet, SaxophoneAt Hallmans Music Store or Virutally
Stephenie GillespieFlutewww.gillespiemusicstudios.com
Carol Gore Clarinet, Saxophone, Flutegorecarol777@gmail.com
Noah GipsonTrombone, VoiceFlyer provided below
Joe BaderTrumpetjoefbader@gmail.com
Stephen Lomax Percussionsledit@gmail.com256-655-2390
Shawn MarcinowskiPercussion
Marcus Pope Percussion
Jon CroyFrench HornFlyer provided below
Del Lyren Trumpet, French Horn DGL Artists; (218) 766-8512; Also offers Jazz improvisation on any (non-percussion) instrument
Amelia WebbStarting lessons OCT 2021
Neil ColeOboenycwoodwindmusician@gmail.com347-551-0245; Also teaches flute, clarinet and saxophone
Katerina FedoseyevFlute256-468-2017 – Summer only
Boyd EmmonsTrumpetComing Soon!
Lucas EmmonsPercussionComing Soon!
Akilah KiddFlutewww.akilahkidd.com/lessons – please fill out the contact form on the website if interested!
Derek FenstermacherTubaComing Soon!
Allison KelseyFluteComing Soon!
Christi DawsonSaxophone, Clarinet, Flutesaxgirldawson@gmail.com 256-679-1964
Alex Taylor Tuba/Euphalexrtaylor3@gmail.comVirtual Lessons – 205-613-3357
Please email us if you can’t find what you need!


Below you can find detailed information about a few of the contacts that are listed above. If you have further questions, please feel free to email us at info@dmsbands.org!

Noah Gipson


Jon Croy

Primary instrument: French Horn

ONLINE/DIGITAL LESSONS – see flyer below


Del Lyren

Instruments: Trumpet and french horn specialty; Also: Jazz Improvisation on any wind instrument (woodwind or brass)

ONLINE/DIGITAL LESSONS

President and FounderDGL Artists

Professor of High Brass and Jazz

Bemidji State University

(218) 766-8512

Read Del Lyren’s bio HERE