Our Staff

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Dan Rider

Woodwinds, Saxophones, Flute & Clarinet

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

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          

Sarah Olsen

Voice, Beginner Piano

Sarah O, studied Vocal Performance at University Of Illinois Urbana. 13 years private teaching        

Teaching experience – 41 years


Jeremy Schmidt

Bass Guitar & Guitar

Teaching experience – 16 years