John Speers, Oakland Flutist and Flute Teacher
John Speers grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area, where he performed the with San Francisco Symphony Youth Orchestra and the Young Peoples' Symphony Orchestra in High School.
He graduated the University of Michigan in 2011 with a Bachelors Degree in music performance. Following his graduation, he returned to the Bay Area, where he currently resides. He received his Masters Degree in music performance in 2015 from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. Following his masters degree, he received his music teaching credential from Saint Mary's College. He now works full time as an elementary school music teacher in Lafayette.
Outside of his elementary school job, John freelances with different orchestras throughout the Bay Area and works as a private flute teacher in Oakland and Lafayette. He performs on a Pearl flute and a Zentner piccolo.