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Voice instructor of all levels and beginner piano.

BM Vocal Performance, Central Michigan University. MM Vocal Performance, Indiana University, Jacobs School of Music.

Chelsea Hart Melcher, a native of Coldwater, Michigan, has been described as “cooly captivating” onstage. The 2016 Opera Idol National Finalist graduated with a Performance Diploma from the world-renowned Jacobs


Intermediate to advanced piano and voice coach.

BM Music Piano Performance, St. Olaf College. MM Music Piano and Vocal Performance, Central Michigan University

Paul Melcher grew up in Grand Rapids, Michigan and holds a Bachelor of Music degree from St. Olaf College in Piano Performance as well as an Master of Music degree from Central Michigan


Voice and piano instructor.

BM Vocal Performance, Bluffton University

Kimberly Cornelius holds a Bachelor’s of Music with a concentration in Vocal Performance from Bluffton University. There, she was able to perform with Bluffton’s elite choir touring the country and even traveled to Paraguay, South America. 

Christina McDonald

Voice, piano, guitar and RED Tots instructor.

BM Music Business, Southwest Baptist University

Christina McDonald, originally from Broken Arrow, OK, holds a Bachelor of Arts in Music Business from Southwest Baptist University.

Over the last 20 years, she has enjoyed

Lucy Hoy

Voice, piano, guitar and ukulele instructor.

BM Music Education (Piano), Baldwin Wallace Conservatory of Music

Lucy has, and continues to gain, musical experience in top collegiate choirs, vocal performance, piano performance, musical theatre, and various levels and types of music classrooms.

Sara Jane Klaus

Voice, piano, guitar and ukulele instructor.

BM Music Therapy (Voice), Belmont University

Sara Jane is currently finishing up her degree in Nashville, Tennessee. There, she studied classical and commercial voice, as well as piano and guitar. Currently, she is a music therapy intern at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, working with a variety of


Luke Ahern

Guitar instructor.

Instructor and director, Marysville High School

Luke is a local musician and educator living in Marysville. He has been playing guitar for over twenty years in a wide variety of live settings and groups. Luke’s focus musically is on contemporary styles of guitar including, blues, roots, country, rock, funk, and contemporary worship music.

Bingjie Wang

Violin instructor.

Bachelor of Music, Tianjin Conservatory of Music.
MM Violin Performance, University of Cincinnati Conservatory of Music (CCM).

A Cincinnati-based violinist, Bingjie Wang was born in Taiyuan, China, where she began her violin studies since the age of 7. She completed her Master’s Degree of Music Arts in violin performance at the CCM in 2019. She

Taae Hamid

Piano intern.

Sophomore piano major, Ohio University

Originally from Gallipolis, Ohio, Taae Hamid is a sophomore piano major within the Honors Tutorial College and School of Music at Ohio University where he is a student of Dr. Christopher Fisher. During the summer of 2019, Taae was studied at the Brevard Summer Music Institute and Festival in North Carolina.

Nick Harwas

Cello, viola, violin, piano, voice, and guitar instructor.

BM Music Education major, Baldwin Wallace Univesity

Nick is currently finishing up his degree in music education from Baldwin Wallace University, where he is gaining rich musical experiences in collegiate choirs, orchestras, small ensembles, and private lessons. Originally from

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