Private Flute Lessons in Austin
"If I can do it, anybody can do it."
After completing his education in Amsterdam, Thomas incorporates the teaching style derived from the rich Northern European classical music tradition. Rooted in this tradition is the belief that music education should be grounded in comprehensive knowledge encompassing stylistic nuances, technical proficiency, and artistic expression. This exemplary approach to teaching resonates with students across the spectrum, from driven high school students to inquisitive adult amateurs.
2023-24 Lesson Rates
$60 for an hour
$50 for 45 minutes
$40 for half an hour
Thomas, in his capacity as a teacher, resembles a travel agent, offering valuable guidance to students on their individual "flute journey." As a result, the lesson structure is tailored to suit each student's personal goals. With extensive experience instructing individuals of various backgrounds, including children, high school students, pre-college division music majors, college students, and adult amateurs, Thomas has successfully assisted students who have played the flute in school and community orchestras, churches, or simply for their own personal enjoyment.
Thomas's dedication to musical education has led to remarkable achievements, with multiple students securing coveted positions in the All-Region middle school orchestra and bands. This success underscores his commitment to nurturing young musical talent. With deep roots in the Dallas-Ft. Worth area, Thomas possesses an intimate understanding of the Texas music education landscape. His musical journey includes serving as the principal flutist of the Fort Worth Youth Orchestra from 2005 to 2007, winning soloist and high school masterclass competitions hosted by the Texas Flute Society in 2006, and being a member of the National Flute Association's National High School Flute Choir from 2005 to 2007, showcasing his talent on a national stage.