42264 Hammill Lane, Plymouth MI, 48170
Instruments:Clarinet, Flute, Saxophone

Styles:Classical, Jazz, Blues
Levels:Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Experience:26 years
Rate:$50 / hr

Personal Statement

I have been a professional woodwind performer for nearly 30 years and have performed all over the USA. I have since returned to my home in Plymouth, Michigan.
I have attended Berklee College of Music, The University of Michigan and the William Paterson University and have a B.M. degree in Music and Jazz Studies & Performance.
I have studied clarinet with Emil Acitelli, Andre Lizotte and John Mohler.
I studied saxophone with the world renowned Joe Lovano and flute with Matt Marvuglio.
I have performed at the Fisher Theatre, Fox Theatre, Masonic Temple, Gem Theatre, Royal Oak Music Theatre, Music Hall, Fillmore (State) Theatre, DTE Energy Music Theatre (Pine Knob), The Palace and many other venues.
I have performed with Don Henley, Paula Cole, Gladys Knight, Diana Ross, Three Dog Night, Billy Ray Cyrus, Lou Rawls, Marie Osmond, Michael Bolton, Molly Ringwald, The Temptations, The Four Tops, Tommy Tune, Don Rickles, Martha Reeves and many others.
Recent recordings include:
“Rush & Hustle” with Wendell Harrison and Mama’s Lickin’ Stick
“Guitar Noir’ with Waldon Reed, Jr.
“Caught Live at D’Amato’s” with Gino Fanelli and the Red Hot Sugar Daddies
I have been a private lesson instructor and sectional coach since 1989 and have worked with students in the school districts of: Detroit, Farmington Hills, West Bloomfield, Southfield, Inkster, Grosse Pointe and Milford.

Gregory Koltyk