Thomas J. West Music

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Live Online Webcam Private Music Lessons for Beginners and Intermediate, Coaching for Advanced and Ensembles

webcam lessonsThomas J. West provides live, interactive lessons via webcam for beginner and intermediate students of band and orchestra instruments, piano, and voice. He also serves as a coach for advanced students preparing for auditions or competitions and full ensembles. Visit the Webcam Lessons page for details.

Original Music Compositions For Student Ensembles

compositionsIn addition to teaching music, Thomas J. West also writes original music for all kinds of ensembles, including wind band, string ensemble, choral groups, contemporary a cappella, marching band, chamber music, and original electronic music. These works are pedagogically sound and written with the developing student in mind. Visit the Compositions page to browse the available selections.

Music Education Reviews, Articles, Tips, Strategies

Thomas J. West Music logoThomas J. West adds new content daily to his website on all manner of things related to music education, music technology, social media, online and hybrid learning programs, professional learning networks, music products, music services, music events, music education events, meaningful quotations, videos of great performances, original music compositions, podcasts and articles from guest authors and speakers, and much more.

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Who Is Thomas J. West?

Thomas J. WestThomas J. West bleeds music for a living. He has been teaching, writing, arranging, and performing music for most of his life. He has directed concert bands, orchestras, choirs, a cappella groups, marching bands, jazz bands, and piano students. Learn more about him on the Bio and Commissions page.

Clinics and Presentations

music clinicsThomas J. West is sought after as an in-service clinic presenter, music adjudicator, commissioned composer, guest speaker, and online webinar presenter. He specializes in clinics and presentations on technology integration in the traditional performing music classroom, marching band concepts, contemporary a cappella directing and arranging, music pedagogy and practice techniques, and music advocacy and curriculum design. He is available for both on-site and online presentations on thirty different topics. Please visit the Clinics page for more details.
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