Boutris is also a committed private teacher— In June 2022 Boutris’ students received several prizes at the International Clarinet Associations student competitions: 1st/3rd prizes in the High School Division, and 1st prize in the College division. Boutris teaching history also includes private students in the Juilliard Pre-College and the Undergraduates at Yale University. 2021/2022 guest teaching engagements included classes/lessons at Boston University, Bard College & Conservatory and Indiana University. Recent students have gone on to attend, Harvard University, The Juilliard School, Indiana University, Brown University, Bard College, and Princeton University.
All students attend competitive summer programs including the Aspen Music Festival, Curtis Summer-Fest, Interlochen Academy, and the BU Tanglewood Institute. They have also won first prizes at the Interlochen Concerto Competition, and the Greater Dallas Youth Orchestra Concerto Competition. Aside from musical success several students have gone on to earn jobs in the Journalism, Tech, Finance, and Medical Fields.
Photo: With students at the Reno International Clarinet Association ClarinetFest 2022