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Stephen Correia

Stephen Correia

Instructor of Music Education Methods

Stephen Correia has taught woodwinds class at Gordon College since 2008. A music educator and administrator for nearly forty years, Mr. Correia recently retired as coordinator of fine arts for the Billerica Public Schools. He has taught instrumental and classroom music at the elementary, middle and high school levels in the Revere, Dedham and Burlington School Systems. He has served on the Massachusetts Music Educators Association (MMEA) Northeastern ... more ➔

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William Kirkley

William Kirkley

Applied Instructor of Clarinet

William Kirkley has taught clarinet at Gordon College since 1992, after overseeing clarinet studios at Southeast Louisiana State University and Eastfield Junior College. Mr. Kirkley is a founding (and current) member of the board of directors of the Lexington Symphony; he is the principal clarinetist and twice has been a featured soloist. Mr. Kirkley is also the principal clarinetist for the Cape Ann Symphony, Boston Musica Viva and the Gordon ... more ➔

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David Stevens

Applied Instructor of Saxophone

David Stevens is a Boston-based saxophonist and multifaceted musician, with a diverse career as a performer, educator, and music administrator. As a saxophonist and woodwind doubler, he is active in classical, New Music, jazz, musical theater, and improvisation. He is a founding member of the Jamaica Plain Saxophone Quartet and performs regularly with this group in the greater Boston area. He has performed as a pit musician at the Wheelock Family ... more ➔

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Janet Underhill

Janet Underhill

Applied Instructor of Bassoon

Hailing from British Columbia, Canada, Janet Underhill has been a bassoonist, teacher, conductor and administrator in the Boston area for over 25 years.  Currently she is the director of Preparatory Winds for the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras and Director of Senior Wind Ensemble for Community Music Center of Boston.  As an administrator, Underhill is the Director of Private Lessons and Instrumental Music for St. Mark's School ... more ➔

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Eileen Yarrison

Eileen Yarrison

Applied Instructor of Flute

Eileen Yarrison has taught flute courses and has been an orchestra mentor at Gordon College since 2008. She also serves on the faculty of the Indian Hill School of Music and maintains a thriving private studio in Beverly, Massachusetts. Dr. Yarrison has been teaching flute for nearly 30 years. Highlights of her teaching career include standing in for each of her teachers at her three collegiate alma maters while they went on sabbatical leaves, ... more ➔

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