Meet Your Instructors:

Paul Melcher

Teaching specialties:

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 University in Piano Performance. With the St. Olaf Choir, he performed all over the United States and in Norway and has played in prestigious halls such as DeVos Hall, Heinz Hall, Severance Hall and Carnegie Hall.

Chelsea Hart Melcher

Teaching specialties:

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 School of Music under the study of Heidi Grant Murphy, Kevin Murphy, and Timothy Noble. A list of Ms. Chelsea’s experience here.

Kim Cornelius

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Teaching specialties:

Voice and Piano

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.

She enjoys performing and teaching a variety of music from opera to contemporary worship music. Kim has performed previously in many musicals including Guys and Dolls, the 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee and Songs for a New World. Her favorite role was playing ‘Jo’ in Little Women.

Kim and her husband Chris moved to Marysville in 2013. Since then, their home and hearts have grown by welcoming two precious children.

Christina McDonald

Teaching specialties:

Voice, piano, guitar and RED Tots.

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 writing, recording, and performing music as well as teaching private lessons and mentoring many young musicians. She currently serves as a worship leader and choir director at Living Hope Church in Marysville, OH. Christina and her husband Jason have three energetic sons and one crazy dog.

Bonnie Navarre

Teaching specialties:


Bonnie has been playing flute for over 40 years in churches and special events. She has taught private flute lessons for children and adults for more than 30 years and truly enjoys teaching students.

“My philosophy is to provide a relaxing and nurturing environment where students feel comfortable and confident to learn a new instrument and develop their musical abilities.”

Bonnie and her husband, Mark moved to Marysville in 2017, after raising their 4 grown children. Although they are new residents, Bonnie is familiar with the area, as she has been working in Occupational Therapy at the Harold Lewis Center for over 11 years. She is excited to share her talents and love of music with the community

Bingjie Wang

Teaching specialties:


Bachelor Of Music — Tianjin Conservatory Of Music
Master Of Music — University Of Cincinnati: College-Conservatory Of Music
A Cincinnati-based violinist Bingjie Wang was born in Taiyuan, China, where she began her violin studies since the age of 7. She completed his Master Degree of Music Arts in violin performance at the University of Cincinnati Conservatory of Music(CCM) in 2019. She has rich study experiences with various famous modern violin virtuoso such as Kurt Sassmanshaus, Giora Schmidt and Liang Chai. etc. Since she started her study at CCM in 2017, she has established herself as a versatile performer, working in orchestral, chamber music, and solo recitals. As an solo violinist, she won the The first conservatory of music contest in 2016 and “yu fu” string instrument contest in 2014 and many other prizes.

For fee information and to schedule a consultation or lesson, please use the contact form or call (517)677-2556.

1008 Columbus Avenue,  Marysville, OH 43040

Paul and Chelsea Melcher, founders of RED School of Music.

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