Jolanda Estes is an active private music teacher in Miami and the South Florida area. Her education includes a Bachelor of Science Degree in Music Education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and a Masters of Music Degree in Music Performance from Kent State University. She has over 15 years of private professional instruction in Piano, Clarinet, Saxophone and Oboe for students from beginning to advanced levels including adults.
Jolanda has served as the principal clarinetist for both the Indiana Univ of PA and Kent State Orchestra and Wind Ensembles. She has performed with many Wind Ensembles and Orchestras including the Keystone Wind Ensemble, Miami Wind Symphony and as the principal clarinetist for the Mansfield Symphony Orchestra. Internationally, she has performed with the 7-time national champions Dragefjellets Musikkorps in Bergen, Norway.
Currently, Jolanda serves as principal alto saxophone as well Assistant Conductor in the North Miami Pops. She also performs regularly with the Broward Symphonic Band on the Bb clarinet.
Besides teaching and performing, Jolanda enjoys cooking, going to concerts and speed solving the Rubik's Cube!