Willem Lutter has taught at Green Hope High School since 2017. He began violin lessons with Doree Huneven, a Suzuki teacher, at age eight. He began playing guitar at age thirteen. He has a BA in music from the University of Rochester, where he studied jazz with guitarist Bob Sneider. After earning his MA in teaching from UNC Chapel Hill, he taught guitar at J. Michael Lunsford Middle School in Chantilly, Virginia for five years. He can be heard around town playing with various bluegrass bands. He lives in Raleigh with his wife Kenzie, and can be reached at wlutter@wcpss.net.