Our Staff

Begin Your Journey as a Musician


Nate Traynor is a Chicago-based guitarist and songwriter with 16 years of experience. As the main songwriter and guitarist for the Marvin Stumbles Band, Nate performs frequently across the midwest/Chicago area, and his band has independently released three albums. Additionally, Nate gigs as the lead guitarist for Zack Fedor and the Long Goodbyes. Nate cherishes […]

Anna grew up in Minnesota surrounded by music. She began teaching in 2007 while still working on her performance degree. She enjoys helping each student understand and get excited about music. She also enjoys encouraging and building up people who thought they would never be able to play. Anna graduated from the University of Wisconsin […]

Adam is a current saxophonist, flutist, clarinetist, pianist, and music educator who performs and teaches a variety of styles including jazz, classical, r&b, and pop. He is an active freelance musician and teacher working in the Chicagoland area and is currently pursuing his master’s degree in jazz studies at DePaul University. Adam grew up in […]

Lynn Lin

Piano & Violin

Lynn Lin (she/her) is a Chicago-based composer, producer, and teacher. Originally from the Greater Los Angeles area, she has over ten years of music production experience – primarily overseeing orchestral/acoustic arrangements and directing vocalists of all ages. Lynn has studied piano, violin, guitar, and voice since childhood, and she is currently pursuing her life-long dream […]

Patty Kennedy

Kindermusik Coordinator, Kindermusik Teacher & Social Media Manager

Patty Kennedy earned her Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance at the Conservatory of Music at Lawrence University in Appleton, WI, and moved to Chicago soon after completing her degree to pursue a career in music. Patty is an active performer and sings professionally in many churches, recording sessions and with several professional choirs throughout […]

Amelia Harlovic

Piano & Voice

Amelia is a singer/songwriter, mezzo soprano and educator hailing from Chicago. She received her vocal performance degrees from Northern Illinois University (B.M.) and North Park University (M.M.) with a concentration in 20th century art song, pedagogy and choral conducting. Harlovic values her classical music training while never straying from her alternative pop/rock roots. When she […]

Hudson Hamilton

​Piano, Guitar, Voice & Ukulele

Hi! My name is Hudson Hamilton and I am currently earning my Masters in K-12 Music Education at North Park University. I also have a BA in Music Business Management from Columbia College Chicago. I grew up in Cleveland, Ohio, but been living in Chicago since 2015. Music has always been a constant in my […]

Carolina is a professional singer with over 10 years of experience as a teacher, and she has dedicated her professional life to becoming a specialist in child development. She is currently pursuing her second degree in child psychology, and is very passionate about working with children and helping parents navigate their children’s development.

​James Cross

Piano, Guitar, Bass & Ukulele

Private Lessons Instructor Group Class Instructor