Teaching

Now accepting students for online clarinet lessons!

Learn clarinet from home

All ages and ability levels

Flexible scheduling


To schedule a lesson, please click here.

Read my syllabus here.

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In addition to her active performance schedule, Jenny Maclay maintains an elite private studio which includes clarinetists of all ages and abilities. Her students consistently achieve notable honors, including principal chairs at the local, regional, and state levels.  Several of her students have made first chair in All State and All County ensembles throughout the southeast and have received Superior ratings at Solo and Ensemble festivals, and many continue studying clarinet at the university level on scholarship at prestigious universities.

An active pedagogue, Ms. Maclay has presented masterclasses and clinics around the world on a wide variety of subjects, including clarinet fundamentals, music marketing and industry, and women in music. She has been an invited artist-in-residence at several institutions such as the Cité internationale universitaire de Paris, University of Iowa, Loyola University, Middle Tennessee State University, and the Alabama Music Educators Association.

Read more about Jenny Maclay here.

For more information on scheduling a lesson, sectional, or clinic, please contact me here.


Testimonials from current and former Skype students:

“Jenny is a dream teacher. I first heard about her from my high school band director when I was looking for an instructor to help me improve my music abilities. She had helped me improve from the very first lesson with her. I was sad when she was moving away because I had improved so much with her. Jenny suggested that we try Skype lessons, and I wasn’t really sure how well those would work, but I wanted to to keep taking lessons from her so I gave it a shot. It was well worth it! I was able to keep taking lessons with Jenny, and I could have them at home while she is away. She is full of valuable knowledge! I highly recommend Skype lessons with her!”

– Andreanna T.
1st chair Alabama All State Band

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“Skype lessons with Jenny have been a pleasure and a major contributor to my musical growth. Having Jenny as a private teacher gives me the one-on-one attention I need and the clarinet specific information that has opened up several opportunities and experiences I couldn’t have gotten on my own.”

– Julia L.
1st chair All County Band, Florida

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“Skype lessons are great for teacher to student instruction. It has always been simple to use and allows for flexibility in scheduling. Also, Skype lessons do not hinder the student’s ability to comprehend or learn any material–the teacher is still there giving the same instructions as they would in person. I would highly recommend this platform for lessons with Jenny Maclay. It is very effective and will not stop anyone from achieving great things.”

– Lauren R.
1st chair Alabama All State Band