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Individual Bassoon Lessons-Marlin (1 hour)

Individual Music Lessons -
Winter 2023

Individual music lessons are an essential part of any musician's growth. Offering instruction on a wide variety of instruments, our program features over 30 of the best private lesson instructors the Chicago area has to offer. Lessons are offered at all six high schools during the school day for district students and weekdays after school for non-district students and adults.

New students must contact us first for a consultation and to schedule a trial lesson. Only returning students may register for lessons online. For an Individual Lesson consultation or to register for a (paid) trial lesson, call us at 847-718-7700 or email us at

Andrew Marlin

Mr. Andrew Marlin, is a freelance bassoonist and teacher throughout Chicago. He can be heard on a variety of musical platforms throughout the city. These platforms range from orchestra programs, opera productions, and chamber music series.
As a passionate advocate for music education, Mr. Marlin maintains a successful bassoon studio throughout the Northwest Suburbs of Chicago. He currently serves as bassoon faculty at all three Maine Township Schools, John Hersey High School, and Schaumburg High School.

Mr. Marlin’s former students have continued on to some of the finest music schools in the country with competitive scholarship. Some of which include: Northwestern University, The Peabody Institute at Johns Hopkins, Roosevelt University’s Chicago College of Performing Arts, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, and more.

Mr. Marlin is a graduate of Roosevelt University’s Chicago College of Performing Arts where he received both a Masters of Music and a Professional Artist Diploma in Orchestral Studies. He also graduated from the University of Washington, Seattle with a Bachelors of Music. During his various studies, Mr. Marlin was able to study with Dennis Michel and David McGill from the Chicago Symphony, Lewis Kirk from the Lyric Opera, and Seth Krimsky from the Seattle Symphony.

Most importantly, Andrew Marlin is overjoyed to be apart of the team here at John Hersey High School.


  Andrew Marlin