piano students

Piano Educators:  Amber Backus, Anne Badger, Sharlene Bentley, Pam Engels, Brad Fritz & Delle (Peterson) Vercimak

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Flute Educator:  Sue Gillio

Supplemental Flute Ensembles for all levels

Flute Class: Tuesday 6 – 6:45pm (School year)

Apprentice Flute Choir: Tuesday 6-6:50pm (School year)

Illinois Valley Flute Ensemble:  Wednesday 5-6:15pm * (meets year round)

Flutopia (adults): Thursday 6:30-7:30pm (School year) &  Monday 6-7pm (Summer)

Junior ILMEA “audition ready” class  Tuesday 3-4pm (Summer)

Advanced Technique Class  Thursday 10-11am (Summer)

(*May be taken for college credit; audition applies)

The Oboe Program

Oboe Educator:  Ben Crosby  

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Clarinet Educators: Amber Backus, Sharlene Bentley, Emily Gallagher

The Saxophone Program

Saxophone Educator:  Emily Gallagher

brass instruments    

Brass Educators:  Mark Aska, Jeremy Stevens

The String Program:

Registered Suzuki Instructor: Constance Deal

Sarah Arter, Violin        Delle Vercimak Cello

Suzuki Performing Group rehearsal Suzuki performing groups in rehearsal for an article on the Suzuki program in the winter issue of QNote. (Vanderbilt Photo / Daniel Dubois)

Percussion Educator:  Kevin Kramer

The Percussion Program

Guitar, Bass, Ukulele Educators: Kim Codo, Darrell Data, Kevin Kramer

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Guitar Class I  Monday 3:45-4:45pm (Beginner Class)

Performance Class I  Monday 6:30-7:30pm

Guitar Class II   Tuesday 3:45-4:45pm

Performance Class II  Tuesday 4:50pm-5:50pm

Performance Class III  Wednesday 3:45-4:45pm

Guitar for Grownups  Wednesday 7-8pm

Voice Educators:  Sarah Arter, Jenilyn Roether, Nicole Warren

Songbirds voice class: Sharlene Bentley

The Voice Program

Art Educators:

Mary Janusick, Director of the Art Program

Nicole Warren

Arica DeArcos, Certified Gemologist ~ Busy Beads & BYOB Jewelry Making classes/parties

Art Birthday Painting Parties

Society of Young Inklings

Meridith Donahue

Society of Young Inklings


Meridith Donahue (Creative Writing/English), John Gillio (Elementary/Jr High Math)

    Math is fun