Private Lesson Teachers

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Bernard Flythe- Euphonium, Tuba

Bernard H. Flythe is a professional freelance musician in metropolitan Atlanta. He served for two years as Artist Faculty in Tuba and Euphonium at Columbus State University. Prior to his appointment at CSU, Mr. Flythe served for ten years at Kennesaw State University and for four years on the artist faculty at the Sewanee Summer Music Festival. He has performed with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, and the Nashville Symphony. During the 1992-1993 season, he served as the acting principal tubist with the North Carolina Symphony. Mr. Flythe received a bachelor of music degree from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. He earned his master of music and his specialist in music degrees from the University of Michigan. 

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Jacques Bell- Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Saxophone
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Julie Gerhardt- French Horn

Freelance musician and horn evangelist Julie Gerhardt holds positions in the Columbus (GA) Symphony Orchestra, the Valdosta Symphony Orchestra, and the Albany (GA) Symphony Orchestra and has performed as a substitute or extra musician with orchestras across the Southeast, most notably, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra, and the Lexington Phil. She is also the operations director of the Kendall Betts Horn Camp.

Ms. Gerhardt earned a Bachelor of Music Education degree from Indiana University, the Master of Arts in Music: Music Studies from the University of New Hampshire, and the Performer Diploma from Indiana University. Ms. Gerhardt’s teachers include Michael Hatfield, Myron Bloom, Dr. Jean Martin-Williams, Richard Deane, Kendall Betts, Rick Seraphinoff, Dale Clevenger, and Jeff Nelsen.