Dr. Jason Farris is the Director of Music at Grace Episcopal Church in The Plains, VA. He plays the organ for all worship services, conducts the Grace Church Choir, and serves as the Artistic Director of the Grace Church Concert Series. He teaches piano students of all ages...
Jo Paxton Clark started taking piano lessons at an early age when she started showing an interest in playing the piano, and discovered she has perfect pitch. She took lessons for many years and when in high school played as part of school assemblies with other students doing various...
Brenda olmsted is a collaborative pianist who started lessons at age 7 and has since studied piano for the past 49 years. Brenda has played for her church choirs for many of her young years including 7 years of playing the pipe organ for church, school commencement...
Nicholas grew up in Hong Kong, and started teaching himself to play at age seven. He found music inspired him in many ways and motivated him to start reading about music and musicians on his own with the help of a pocket size English dictionary.
It wasn't too...
Catherine Trausch is a pianist and organist from Waxahachie, Texas. She was born into a musical family and began playing piano in 2007. Catherine participated in many Texas Music Teachers Association events over the next 11 years including receiving medals on state music theory and history exams. She also participated...
Music is a tool we use to understand ourselves, communicate with others, and come together as communities. Kevin is a believer in both the power and usefulness of music.
Kevin developed his ears to ear any music being played, and became able to translate it onto a keyboard. The...
A Georgia native with a lifelong love of music, Keith has resided in the Atlanta area for most of his adult years. He has a wealth of experience as a tenor vocalist in choral settings. His wide portfolio also includes piano and organ instruction and performance, voice instruction, and handbell...
Nick has been active in the Atlanta area for the past 6 years as a piano accompanist and Music Director performing with theaters, schools, church choirs, and friends. He aspires to perform every work of Stephen Sondheim within his lifetime.
Natalie Bartels is a musician and a published poet based in Seattle, WA. Natalie began piano lessons as a child and loves to bring her passion for music to students through teaching lessons. Her childhood teacher had a tremendous impact on her development as a musician and as a...
About Nick Edelstein
Nick Edelstein is an accomplished multi-instrumentalist who has made his living through many avenues in the music industry over the past decade. Born in Deltona, Florida with a highly gifted ear, Nick began formal piano lessons at the age of 4 before going on to receive the Louis Armstrong Jazz...
Patrick has been teaching for the past ten years, conducting mostly choral groups. As the Lead Teaching Organist he has extensive experience in training both youth and adult choirs. More than twenty years of experience in playing piano, and has a unique passion for teaching new students. Music is a...
Pianist, organist, and singer Amy Riffle-Kouyeas has made numerous appearances throughout the east coast and mid-west. Favorites include: Frostburg State University, University of Maryland (Baltimore), Winthrop University, The Maryland Theatre, Shepherd University, Potomac State College, West Virginia University, Mount Union College, Porthouse Theatre, Kent State University, Taylor University, Muncie Civic...