Faculty Highlight: Zack Ritchie

Faculty Highlight: Zack Ritchie

The Center for Musical Arts has a variety of talented teachers. In this interview we spoke with percussion instructor Zack Ritchie about his path to the drums, his experiences in local jazz bands, and more.   Center for Musical Arts: Hi! My name is Erica Reid,...
Faculty Highlight: Jackson McLellan

Faculty Highlight: Jackson McLellan

The Center for Musical Arts has a variety of talented teachers. In this interview we spoke with trombone, ukulele, and world music instructor Jackson McLellan about the importance of curiosity and the delight in studying — and having fun with! — multiple instruments....
Faculty Highlight: Rachel Fetler

Faculty Highlight: Rachel Fetler

The Center for Musical Arts has a variety of talented teachers. In this interview we spoke with voice and piano instructor Rachel Fetler, who also teaches the Center’s Kids’ Choir class and works on the administrative side of the organization as Student...
Faculty Highlight: Shaun Diaz

Faculty Highlight: Shaun Diaz

The Center for Musical Arts has a variety of talented teachers. In this interview we spoke with cello instructor Shaun Diaz about how he uses a wide array of repertoire to help his students develop creativity and self-expression.     Center for Musical Arts:...
Faculty Highlight: Becca Kronyak

Faculty Highlight: Becca Kronyak

The Center for Musical Arts has a variety of talented teachers. In this interview we spoke with saxophone instructor Becca Kronyak about her firm belief that music is for everyone, and how she brings that belief into her music lessons.   Center for Musical Arts:...
Faculty Highlight: Max Wolpert

Faculty Highlight: Max Wolpert

The Center for Musical Arts has a variety of talented teachers. In this interview we spoke with violin & fiddle instructor Max Wolpert about his approach to teaching, the importance of community in music, why he was drawn to the fiddle, and more.   Center for...
Faculty Highlight: Raouf Zaidan

Faculty Highlight: Raouf Zaidan

The Center for Musical Arts has a variety of talented teachers. In this interview we spoke with piano and voice instructor Raouf Zaidan about his love of music, his history with opera (in many languages!), and more. Center for Musical Arts: Hello! My name is Erica...
Faculty Highlight: Faye Nepon

Faculty Highlight: Faye Nepon

The Center for Musical Arts has a variety of talented teachers. In this interview we spoke with Faye Nepon, who teaches voice, piano, Jazz for Singers, Musical Theater, and more. This interview focuses on Faye’s classes; learn more about Faye’s background...
Faculty Highlight: Mary Jungerman

Faculty Highlight: Mary Jungerman

(photo: Mary Jungerman, left; Devon Park, right) The Center for Musical Arts has a variety of talented teachers. In this interview with spoke with Mary Jungerman, who teaches clarinet, bass clarinet, saxophone, and Native American flute. Center for Musical Arts: Good...
Faculty Highlight: Dianela Acosta

Faculty Highlight: Dianela Acosta

The Center for Musical Arts has a variety of talented teachers. In this interview we spoke with voice and piano instructor Dianela Acosta about her passion for opera, her career path, and more. Center for Musical Arts: Hello! My name is Erica Reid, I am the Marketing...