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Individual Clarinet Lessons - Carl-Beck

Individual Music Lessons -
Music Lessons 24-25

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

Darleen Carl-Beck teaches students at Hersey and Wheeling High Schools.


Darleen Carl-Beck

Principal Clarinet, RSO

Darleen has been teaching and performing clarinet in Chicago area since 1990. In 1988, Darleen graduated with the honor of a Performer’s Certificate from the Eastman School of Music while studying with Stan Hasty and Charles Neidich. In 1990, She received her Masters Degree from Northwestern University while studying with Russ Dagon. She joined the RSO in the fall of 1990 and has participated in the RSO’s Symphony Goes Schools program as well as the RSO Woodwind Quintet. Darleen taught clarinet at Trinity International University in Deerfield, Illinois and North Park University in Chicago. She has an active private studio of middle school and high school students. As co-founder/director of “Clarinet Camp” for eight years, she worked with students grades 6-12 for an intensive week of study during the summer. She has also taught at the Northwestern summer band camp. As a chamber musician, Darleen has presented concerts with the Mendelsohnn Club of Rockford, the Performing Arts Series at Trinity, and the Woodwind Quintet Residency at the University of Wisconsin in Milwaukee.

23120-01 (30 minute lessons)

  Darleen Carl-Beck

23120-02 (45 minute lessons)

  Darleen Carl-Beck