Our Staff

Melody Walker

Melody Walker

Violin

Melody W Violin, Bachelor Degree on Violin Prformance from Northern Illinois Music University, 4 years teaching

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Sarah Olsen

Sarah Olsen

Voice, Beginner Piano

Sarah O, Bachelor Degree from University Of Illinois Urbana in Voice with Piano Pedegory proficiency. 6 years private teaching

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Mark Baldin

Mark Baldin

Brass (Trumpet, Trombone, Cornet, Tuba, French Horn, Barritone)

Mark B is the 1st chair trumpet in Rockford Symphony and Kishwakee Symphony. 25 years of private teaching

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Dan Rider

Dan Rider

Woodwinds, Saxophones, flute & clarinet

Dan Rider has Masters Degree in Saxophone and 20+ years experience of teaching

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Tom Kidera

Tom Kidera

Drums, Percussion, Bells, Beginner Piano

Tom K graduated Elmhurst College with degrees in both Jazz Studies and Music Business. 5 years of private teaching

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Raynette Smith

Raynette Smith

Piano and Beginner Voice

Raynette S is an experienced pianist and educator. She currently works as a part time church accompanist, a choir music director, accompanist for various school music events, and has been teaching for

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Jim Pesek

Jim Pesek

Cello instructor plus strings (beginner violin, beginner viola and beginner upright bass)

Jim has a Bachelor Degree in Music education and Cello. He is the Orchestra director at Wredling School St Chales and has 20+ years of private teaching

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