Private Lessons and Group Performance

Private Lessons
The private lesson instructors in this list are familiar with the Fife High School Music Program and have worked with our students.
TrumpetJay Scott253-879-3575
 Sax Fred Winkler 360-893-7000
 Sax Wayne Ledbetter 425-277-1420
 Drums Jay Douglas 253-312-1111
 Voice Jenny Shotwell
 Voice and Jazz Studies Hayley Rathburn 253-334-2897


There are also several resources for private teachers that include local universities, professional organizations, and local music stores.
 Music & Arts Music & Arts Ted Brown Music
1202 Meridian East
Puyallup, WA 98373

32042 23rd Ave.
Federal Way, WA 98003

6228 Tacoma Mall Blvd.
Tacoma, WA 98409
Expand Your Musical Resume
Many FHS musicians expand their music experience by auditioning and/or participating in regional music ensembles. Involvement in any of these organizations can expand the skills and experiences for young musicians. 


Music Education After High School

Music Education After High School

It is never too early to begin thinking of life beyond high school, especially for those wishing to continue their musical endeavors. The following is a list of Washington state colleges and universities with music programs. A comprehensive list of colleges and universities offering degrees in music can be found at Bridge to Music

Conservatory of Music at Highline Community College

Eastern Washington University

Pacific Lutheran University

University of Puget Sound

Western Washington University

Washington State University—School of Music

Whitworth University

Central Washington University

Everett Community College

Cornish College of the Arts

Whitman College

University of Washington—School of Music