Instructors

Our teaching staff is composed of qualified Music Educators and Musicians of distinction, assuring our students professional-caliber music lessons involving both intricate technical skills and mature interpretive gifts. Many of our teachers provide instruction at area schools and colleges, and also perform with local and regional symphony orchestras throughout South Central Pennsylvania.

Jocelyn Crosby

Jocelyn Crosby

Woodwinds:
  • Flute
Education

Temple University, B.M. and M.M.

George Yellak

George Yellak

Percussion:
  • Percussion
Strings:
  • All Types of Guitar
  • Electric Bass
Availability

Tuesdays & Thursdays afternoons/evenings

Education

North Texas University, Jazz Studies

David E. Leithmann

David E. Leithmann

Strings:
  • Viola
  • Violin
Availability

Tuesday and Thursday from 3:00-9:00

Education

West Chester University, BA, MBA Temple University, Graduate Studies Peabody Institute, Graduate Studies Millersville University, Graduate Studies

Awards/Achievements

Member of American Federation of Musicians Director of Music In Schools Program, 1998

David M. Rentschler

David M. Rentschler

Brass:
  • Trumpet
  • French Horn
  • Tuba
Strings:
  • Bass
Education

Widener University, Doctorate in Education

Dave Wilson

Dave Wilson

Woodwinds:
  • Clarinet
  • Saxophone
Availability

Tuesday 3:00 PM - 9:00 PM and Wednesday 3:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Joy Ide

Joy Ide

Keyboards:
  • Organ
  • Piano
Availability

Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Will also consider Friday and Saturday AM

Education

Diploma in piano performance (ARCT) from the Royal Conservatory of Music of Toronto Diploma in organ performance (CAGO) from the American Guild of Organists

Awards/Achievements

Organist/choir director for various local churchs over a period of 25 years Currently Organist at Trinity Lutheran Church in Mount Joy

Janine Thomas

Janine Thomas

Woodwinds:
  • Clarinet
  • Saxophone
  • Flute
Availability

Monday, Wednesday and Thursday 4 PM to 9 PM (some makeup times are available on Tuesday evenings)

Mark Huber

Mark Huber

Education

Westminster College

Sharon Ho

Sharon Ho

Keyboards:
  • Piano
Strings:
  • Violin
  • Viola
Education

Millersville University, BA and BS Music Education

Jeffrey O'Donnell

Jeffrey O'Donnell

Woodwinds:
  • Oboe
Education

Temple University, MM

Laurie Haines Reese

Laurie Haines Reese

Strings:
  • Cello
Availability

Tuesdays,, all day until 9:00 PM

Education

University of Southern California, MM

Vickie Kissinger

Vickie Kissinger

Keyboards:
  • Piano
Voice:
  • Alto
  • Soprano
  • Tenor
  • Bass
Availability

Tuesday afternoon and evening

Ruth De Leon

Ruth De Leon

Keyboards:
  • Piano
Strings:
  • Violin
Availability

Late afternoons and evenings

Education

Millersville University, BA Bob Jones University, MM

Tom  Reese

Tom Reese

Additional Lessons:
  • Improvisation For Classical Musicians
Keyboards:
  • Piano
Woodwinds:
  • Flute
Availability

Tuesdays

Amy Yovanovich

Amy Yovanovich

Voice:
  • Alto
  • Bass
  • Soprano
  • Tenor
Availability

Thursday

Awards/Achievements

Recipient of the prestigious Oxnard Gold Medal, First Place Award, 1998 Honorable Mention at the 1998 Metropolitan Opera District Auditions, 1998 Finalist National Federation of Music Clubs Competition, 1999 Winner of Connecticut Opera Guild Competition, 2000

Christopher Brooks

Christopher Brooks

Additional Lessons:
  • Improvisation For Classical Musicians
Strings:
  • Violin
Availability

Two or three afternoons/evenings per week.

Education

New School of Music in Philadelphia