Oboe and English Horn lessons -
Adam’s Music is pleased to offer private, in-store music lessons with the talented oboe teacher Bennett Lopez. Bennett has an amazing educational and performance background that will help students at any level, from beginners to working professionals.
Bennett holds a Master’s degree in Oboe Performance from the Thornton School of Music at the University of Southern California. Before that, he received his Bachelor’s of Music in Music Education from the University of the Pacific, where he was a Theodore Presser Undergraduate Scholar.
Bennett is currently a freelance oboist and oboe teacher in the Los Angeles area. He has performed and taught all across California. He was principal oboist for the Los Angeles Doctor’s Symphony. Bennett also performed with the San Francisco Wind Symphony as part of their Golden Gate Music in the Park Series. Bennett is passionate about music education, and is an active advocate for music in the public schools. He regularly gives clinics, sectionals, and teaches ensemble rehearsals with various groups at elementary, middle, and high schools. Connecting with his audiences, Mr. Lopez is proud of his community engagement efforts, offering chamber music concerts to a wide variety of listeners.
Here is Bennett performing the challenging Paul Hindemith Sonata for Oboe and Piano:
Bennett was instrumental in the creation of programs that stress the importance of chamber music for all music students. In addition to the classics, he also loves to perform new works by living composers. During his undergraduate career, he performed over 20 concerts of new music. He also participated in the Composers Inc. first ever orchestral concert.
Worldwide Performance Experience
Bennett has performed at such notable venues as Carnegie Hall, the California Theater, Golden Gate Park, and the Ljubljana Theater. He’s also performed at Slovak Radio Hall, Green Music Center, Faye Spanos Concert Hall, Community Concert Hall of Durango, CO, MenloAtherton Center for Performing Arts, and countless other venues across California. He spends the majority of his time practicing his instruments, but also enjoys spending time with his family and friends. He loves going outdoors, cooking, and is a passionate Warriors basketball fan.
If you’d like to arrange for a free, no-obligation introductory music lesson with Bennett Lopez, contact Adam’s Music today!
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If you’d like more information about private, in-store music lessons with one of our many dedicated and talented teachers, contact Adam’s Music in West Los Angeles today!