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Flute Instructors

Updated: Feb 28

Debra Atteson

Flute, Piano & Clarinet Instructor

Debra earned her BS in Music Education from West Chester University as a piano and clarinet major. She earned her MA in Music Therapy from Immaculata University. Clarinet instruction with first chair Philly Pops, Joe Smith, Tery Guidetti at West Chester University and a custom mouthpiece from A. M. Gigliotti at Peabody Conservatory. Classical piano instruction with MaryAnne Reitz, Jacques Voois at West Chester University and William Carr (who studied at the Juilliard School) at Immaculata University.

She has worked as a Music Therapist in long term care and has over 25 years of teaching piano, clarinet, alto sax and flute to students as young as 5 to 102. Debra has firsthand experience with Autism as her son has Asperger’s and a reading disability. Her specialty is crafting adaptive techniques to help special needs children feel successful during music lessons and beyond.

Will Mullen

Saxophone, Clarinet and Flute Instructor

Will Mullen earned a Bachelor's Degree in Music Education from Temple University with a concentration in saxophone and jazz studies. While at Temple, Will studied jazz saxophone with Tim Warfield and studied saxophones, clarinets and flute/piccolo with Frank Mazzeo. He also studied Oboe/English horn with Dr. Meghan Woodard. Will is certified in K-12 music education in Pennsylvania, and has always had a passion for instrumental music. He loves to work with younger learners and was an instructor for Jazz Lives Philadelphia, a program that works with Philadelphia schools to bring local jazz musicians in to give masterclasses and ensemble tutelage. As a freelancer, Will has performed in a wide array of genres and ensembles, including The Arden Theatre company, the 11th hour theater company, and, locally, has subbed in classical and jazz ensembles on multiple woodwind instruments.

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