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Calvin Coleman

Director, National Yamaha Music Education Specialist, and Private Piano Instructor | calvin@wheatonyamahamusic.com

Mr. Calvin is passionate about relationships. He loves using music as a tool to help children (and parents) create, communicate, and connect with both themselves and the world around them. He aims to discover and maximize every student’s unique talents and interests to help nurture their lifelong relationship with music. 
 
In the classroom, Mr. Calvin shows musicians how cool music can be in a fun, safe, and encouraging environment. In the office, he works on fostering our school family and finding ways to connect with and give back to our local community. Nationally he works with the Yamaha Corporation to train, mentor, and inspire teachers.

HOMETOWN

  • Long Beach, California

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor of Music, Piano Performance, Wheaton College

AWARDS

  • Keyboard Concerto Competition Winner, Wheaton College

  • Class Films Best Supporting Actor, Wheaton College

EXPERIENCE

  • Intern, Chicago Symphony Orchestra 

  • Teaching Assistant, Interlochen Arts Camp

  • Docent, Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio

FAVORITE MUSICIANS

INTERESTS

  • Birding

  • Traveling

  • Wearing awesome socks