WMS Band Private Lesson Staff

Mrs. Lynlie Simpson – Flute

Mr. Ryan Estes – Oboe

Ms. Lauren LaChapelle – Bassoon

 Clarinet/Bass Clarinet

Mr.  Tanner Deters – Saxophone


Tanner Deters earned his Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies from the University of North Texas in 2018, and is currently pursuing his Master of Music in Jazz Performance. He has studied with Mark Dooly, David Lown, and most recently under Brad Leali. As a DFW area high school graduate, he has first hand experience in the various activities that his students participate in, including all-region and solo and ensemble. In addition to teaching private lessons at Wilson Middle School and completing his second degree, he regularly performs in musical groups across Dallas and Fort Worth. Tanner brings over 10 years of saxophone experience to his students, and is passionate about guiding students to find their own musical passion.

Mr. Darin Northam – Trumpet


Mr. Jack Cortright -Trombone

Mr. Tony Corson – Tuba/Euphonium

Mr. Lester Rushin – Percussion