Our woodwinds teachers are all degreed professionals with years of training and experience that enhance the way they teach their students. In woodwind lessons, we focus on establishing great playing technique, working through scales and etudes, and learning everything from classical and folk, to contemporary and jazz approaches. Whether you're 5 or 55, brand new to the instrument or gigging professionally, our goal is to help you become not just someone who can play an instrument, but a musician.
You can also view our woodwinds teachers' bios below to see who's right for you.
Jessie Ann Bolash, B.A.
INSTRUCTOR OF VOICE, PIANO, FLUTE, AND CLARINET
Accepting new students: Yes
Centralized teaching area: Indianapolis (North)
Personal studio: No
Travel lessons offered: Yes
Jessie Ann Bolash is an accomplished music professional from Arlington Heights, Illinois. After attending Hofstra University and Illinois State University and graduating in 2014 with her Bachelor of Arts in Music History and Ethnomusicology with a piano performance minor, she taught at the Des Plaines School of Music specializing in piano, voice, flute, clarinet, and music theory as well as Glenbrook District 34 Schools K-2 general music.
Now residing in Indianapolis, Jessie Ann is a member of the Indianapolis Women's Choir. Jessie Ann attended Interlochen Center for the Arts from 2009 - 2011 as a Vocal Arts and Operetta major. Her achievements and ensemble involvement include Chicago Opera Idol Junior Winner, Premier of Eric Whitacre's Paradise Lost, Up and Coming Theater Company, Prospect High School Company, World Youth Honors Choir, Interlochen Festival Choir, Interlochen Women's Chorus, Hofstra Chorale, ISU Women's Choir, ISU Opera, ISU Concert Band, the Indianapolis Women's Choir and many more. Jessie Ann has worked with many leaders in music including Eric Whitacre, Dr. David Fryling, Dr. Glen Block, Tammy Hensrud, Dr. Francesca Cassio, to name a few. She is an experienced performer of music of the Sikh culture as well. Jessie Ann enjoys performing, teaching, composing, and arranging music.