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Kelly Smith Toney

Kelly Smith Toney

Piano, Violin & Viola

Kelly Smith Toney received her bachelor and master degrees from The Juilliard School. Upon graduation, she joined the Singapore Symphony Orchestra for a two-year engagement. Mrs. Toney has been concertmaster and orchestra

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Stephanie Talley

Stephanie Talley

Piano

Stephanie Talley is a piano teacher who fell in love with the piano and classical music at the age of 8. She is a graduate of Angelo State University. She is classically

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Julie Adams

Julie Adams

Cello, Piano, Voice, Violin & Viola

Julie began formal music study at age 6, piano lessons at age 7, cello and violin at age 11, and voice at age 16. Julie performed regularly in orchestra and choir throughout

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Caleb Casper

Caleb Casper

Piano & Voice

Caleb graduated from Catawba College in Salisbury, North Carolina with a Bachelor of Arts in Music Business and Popular Music. As part of the Popular Music Program at Catawba, Caleb learned how

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Eun Joo Fierro

Eun Joo Fierro

Piano

Born in Seoul, Korea, Eun Joo Fierro has been playing piano since the age of six. She came to the United States with her family at 15. She earned her Bachelors mu

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Sam Graf

Sam Graf

Piano & Drum

Sam is a graduate of Kenyon College in Gambier, OH, where he earned a BFA with a major in music. While his primary instrumental focus is the drum set, Sam has also

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Hope Holder

Hope Holder

Piano

As a pianist, Hope Holder has been capturing the hearts of music lovers since 1990. The combination of her fiery enthusiasm on the keyboard and elegant stage presence make her performances as

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Christy Jackel

Christy Jackel

Piano

Christy began piano lessons at age 6, studied with Pierrette Mouledous in Dallas, and earned a Bachelor of Arts in Music and Masters in Music studying with Nancy Garrett at The University

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Kera Krause

Kera Krause

Voice, Piano & Ukulele

Kera Krause is a musician and teacher based in Austin, Texas. Kera has been a passionate singer/songwriter for the majority of her life and followed her love of music to learn many

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Elena Maeurer

Elena Maeurer

Voice & Piano

Elena Maeurer grew up in Austin, Texas, and began singing and playing piano at an early age. As a student, she participated in choir and musical theater, and had the opportunity to

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Rebecca Maze

Rebecca Maze

Piano

Rebecca studied piano under Charlotte Tull and Dr. John Paul earning a Bachelor in Music degree at Sam Houston State University for music theory and composition, and continues to study under Dr.

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Emil Pohlig

Emil Pohlig

Piano & Flute

Emil grew up in rural Southwest Virginia, began playing piano and percussion in the 6th grade and loved music so much he wanted to play all instruments and began playing the flute,

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Sophie Seng

Sophie Seng

Piano & Voice

Sophie has been passionate about music from the moment she started taking classical piano lessons in first grade. In middle school and high school, she learned to play the saxophone, and later

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Stinson Seuser

Stinson Seuser

Piano, Clarinet & Ukulele

After graduating from the High School for the Performing and Visual Arts in Houston, Texas, Stinson enrolled at the Sarofim School of Arts at Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas, where he was

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Nathan Montgomery

Nathan Montgomery

Guitar, Bass & Ukulele

Nathan taught his first guitar lesson at age 12 and has been teaching ever since while earning a Bachelor of Arts in Jazz Performance from Wayne State University. Nathan has a unique

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Matthew Lyons

Matthew Lyons

Guitar

A native of Austin, Texas, Matthew Lyons began playing guitar when he was ten. He received his Bachelor of Music in 2014 at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music under the tutelage

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Oscar Villanueva

Oscar Villanueva

Guitar

Oscar is an enthusiastic teacher and dedicated musician who has been teaching for over a decade in Austin and abroad. At an early age, he was surrounded by Colombian folk and Latin

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Chris Young

Chris Young

Guitar, Bass & Ukulele

Chris began playing the guitar at the age of eight, and was influenced by blues and rock greats such as Jimi Hendrix, Stevie Ray Vaughn and Eddie Van Halen. Starting at age

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Paul Pinon

Paul Pinon

Drum

Paul was born and raised in El Paso, moved to Austin to pursue a career in music and earned a Bachelor of Music in Jazz Performance from The University of Texas at

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Robert Colley

Robert Colley

Violin

Robert Colley grew up in Abilene Texas, and started playing violin and guitar in middle school at the age of 11. Robert is classically trained in violin, with a degree in Violin

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Konstantin Pavlov

Konstantin Pavlov

Violin & Viola

Konstantin Pavlov was born in Russia to a family with a cellist father and a pianist mother. Konstantin started his violin studies at the age of six with Professor Vladimir Bobilov, and

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