CURRENT

OPENINGS:

 

(Updated 8/29/22)

If you need a specific time slot not listed below, you can message me to be placed on my WAITING LIST.  (Slots are at my home near Maize/21st, unless otherwise specified.)

MONDAYS:                                                      

TUESDAYS:                         

WEDNESDAYS:                          

THURSDAYS:  

6:00 pm                  

FRIDAYS:            

SATURDAYS:

10:30 am

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"Don't practice until you get it right.
Practice until you can't get it wrong."

LESSONS OFFERED

PIANO/VIOLIN/VIOLA/CELLO/VOICE

 

a little
about me

 

I grew up in the Wichita area, the oldest of 7 siblings. As a very young child, I loved sitting at the piano, playing by ear, figuring out chords, and making up songs. After my parents put me in piano and violin lessons, I then taught all my younger siblings to sing together and play piano, violin, viola, and cello. I played violin in the Wichita Youth Symphony through high school, and taught piano and strings to many friends and neighbors during my high school years as well.

In college, I double-majored in piano pedagogy and violin performance at Wichita State University, and hold a Bachelor of Arts in music, with a minor in psychology. I also fell in love with conducting and theatre. I conducted/taught in WSU's string institute program, and composed and directed several fully orchestrated musical dramas. Over the years, I have enjoyed teaching private and group lessons, composing music, coaching ensembles, volunteering in music camps, critiquing in music festivals, and serving in music ministries at local churches.

 

I now spend my time teaching a variety of music lessons, composing, substitute teaching, and accompanying for middle school & high school choirs, musicals, etc. I am also on staff as my church's music/choir director, and enjoy playing fiddle, keyboard, etc. in gigs with several bands around the Wichita area. I have 4 children who also play violin, viola, cello, and piano.

For fun I love to go to salsa and two step dance classes, hang out with friends, attend and/or support local arts and shows, garage sale, or just chill at home binging Netflix with my kids & our 2 dogs Lola & Luna.

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