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Ernie Mansfield studied classical flute, piano, and music composition at Interlochen Arts Academy, Oberlin Conservatory, and University of Illinois. Entering the professional music world at a young age, he became a multi-instrumentalist, learning saxophone, clarinet, guitar, and other instruments. He toured in Europe and the US with jazz and rock groups before settling in the San Francisco Bay.
For over 25 years, he worked with major music publishers, preparing teaching and educational methods. These included Kjos Music, Sher Music, Thomson Learning, and others. He also worked as an instructor and music coach for Cazadero Camps, Oakland East Bay Symphony, and Jazz Camp West.
He has been teaching private lessons full time for the last 15 years. He teaches Piano, Guitar, Flute, Clarinet, and Saxophone. He teaches beginning to intermediate level students of all ages on all these instruments, and up to advanced level on Flute, Clarinet, Saxophone, Theory, and Improvisation.