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Lessons & Education

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Royalton Music Center’s nationally-recognized lesson program is here for you.

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Royalton Music Center is dedicated to providing the best in music education that we can offer. We currently bring together over 40 degreed instructors who teach more than 700 students every week.Top 3 in America for Lessons and Clinics Our specialists have years of teaching experience and are also performing professional musicians. In addition to private lessons, we also have numerous playing opportunities offered throughout the year including master classes, recitals, group classes, and ensembles.

Patience. Guidance. Growth.

Whether you need extra help or are desiring a challenge, we have a qualified instructor who can help. Please call or stop in for scheduling and availability.
Monthly tuition of $90/month includes weekly, private half-hour lessons.

"Our nationally-recognized lesson program is the best around. Whether you are struggling to improve or looking to become famous, we have a teacher to help you get there." Megan Malko | Manager
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Our Teachers


 

Accordion

Hupalowsky, Paul
"Accordion has always been a passion of mine and I am happy to share it with my students." Paul Hupalowsky
  • WITH RMC SINCE: 2008
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Banjo

Calderhead, Jay
"In addition to French Horn, I also pick a mean Banjo!" Jay Calderhead
  • WITH RMC SINCE: 2007
  • ALMA MATER: Youngstown State University
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Raglow, Mike
  • WITH RMC SINCE: : 2004
  • ALMA MATER: University of Akron
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Bass Guitar

Kazubski , Ed
"See me play out with my band Cold Blue Steele." Ed Kazubski
  • WITH RMC SINCE: 2004
  • ALMA MATER: Cuyahoga Community College
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Nicholas, Keith
“I gig around town with several groups including Allen Keith, Woodcock & Johnson, James Gerard, and The Props.” Keith Nicholas
  • WITH RMC SINCE: 2006
  • ALMA MATER: Tri-C Metro
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Kniola, Blake
“I play with many different groups and artists across various styles of music around the greater Cleveland area. I also love showing students new information and techniques on both electric and upright bass." Kniola, Blake
  • WITH RMC SINCE: 2017
  • ALMA MATER: Cleveland State University
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Moralle, Dustin
"I love teaching because I love to learn." Dustin Moralle
  • WITH RMC SINCE: 2015
  • ALMA MATER: The University of Akron
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Raglow, Mike
  • WITH RMC SINCE: : 2004
  • ALMA MATER: University of Akron
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Rhodes, Andy
“Andy McKee has inspired both myself and my students.” Andy Rhodes
  • WITH RMC SINCE: 2012
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Bassoon

Hupalowsky, Carolyn
"I think it's fantastic that I am able to share my passion for Bassoon and Clarinet with my students." Carolyn Hupalowsky
  • WITH RMC SINCE: 2008
  • ALMA MATER: Baldwin Wallace
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Cello

Kessler, Erica
"My experience with Cello runs the gamut from performance to recording." Erica Link
  • WITH RMC SINCE: 2001
  • ALMA MATER: Baldwin Wallace College
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Hoffman, Eric
"I believe that reaction, patience and encouragement are essential ingredients in forming a healthy teacher-student relationship." Eric Hoffman
  • WITH RMC SINCE: 2017
  • ALMA MATER: Baldwin-Wallace College, Master's degree at the University of Cincinnati, additional graduate study at University of Illinois and Indiana University
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Gigliotti, Marla
“The best part of playing cello is creating and enjoying the instrument's beautiful sound. The worst part is explaining to people that it's not a guitar in the case!".” Marla Gigliotti
  • WITH RMC SINCE: 2017
  • ALMA MATER: Miami University
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Clarinet

Giordano, Kevin
Clarinet and Saxophone.

"Kevin is pleased to be both a D'Addario Performing Artist & Clinician as well as a Selmer Performing Artist & Clinician." www.kevingiordano.com

Kevin Giordano
  • WITH RMC SINCE: 2016
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Hupalowsky, Carolyn
"I think it's fantastic that I am able to share my passion for Bassoon and Clarinet with my students." Carolyn Hupalowsky
  • WITH RMC SINCE: 2008
  • ALMA MATER: Baldwin Wallace
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Owens, Elizabeth
  • WITH RMC SINCE: 2015
  • ALMA MATER: Akron University: Masters - Kent State University
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Taylor, Kim
"My purpose as a music teacher is to raise independent, confident musicians; musicians who can problem solve and make their own musically informed decisions. My favorite part of teaching is when I notice my students are depending on me less for basic things, when the teacher-to-student relationship starts to evolve into a more collaborative musician-to-musician relationship. I see every student as a possible future colleague and supporter of the arts." Kim Taylor
  • WITH RMC SINCE: 2017
  • ALMA MATER: Baldwin-Wallace College, Master of Music Cleveland State University
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Thomas, Emily
Emily Thomas
  • WITH RMC SINCE: 2016
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English Horn

McGreevey, Katie
"I love that I get to share advanced techniques with my students such as reed making." Katie McGreevey
  • WITH RMC SINCE: 2009
  • ALMA MATER: Bowling Green / Kent State
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Flute

Gauman, Erla
"I am very proud of my students; especially the very young ones!" Erla Gauman
  • WITH RMC SINCE: 2008
  • ALMA MATER: University of Akron
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Malko, Megan
"It's exciting to be able to see my students progress from beginners to college players and know that I helped them progress." Megan Malko
  • WITH RMC SINCE: 2001
  • ALMA MATER: Cleveland State University
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Michalke, Holly
"I've been an instrumental music teacher for over 25 years and an adjudicator for OMEA as well!" Holly Michalke
  • ALMA MATER: Baldwin Wallace University, Ithaca College
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Moder, Leslie
I love that music can be profoundly meaningful to every person, yet no two people experience it the same way. Leslie Moder
  • WITH RMC SINCE: 2013
  • ALMA MATER: Case Western Reserve University
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Palmer, Sylvia
"Recital time is my favorite time of year!" Sylvia Palmer
  • WITH RMC SINCE: : 2001
  • ALMA MATER: National School of Music (Poland)
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Williams, Julie
"I have performed in various musicals including Oliver, Cinderella, Secret Garden, Into the Woods, Romance Romance, Pippin, and Oklahoma." Julie Williams
  • WITH RMC SINCE: 2003
  • ALMA MATER: Baldwin Wallace
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Wood, Jackie
"No matter how young or old, there is always something new to learn from the music we play. That's what makes it beautiful." Jackie Wood
  • WITH RMC SINCE: 2015
  • ALMA MATER: Baldwin Wallace University
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French Horn

Calderhead, Jay
"In addition to French Horn, I also pick a mean Banjo!" Jay Calderhead
  • WITH RMC SINCE: 2007
  • ALMA MATER: Youngstown State University
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Evans, Meredith
I am an active freelancer in the Cleveland (and surrounding) area, working with groups such as the Cleveland Pops, Firelands Symphony Orchestra, Akron Symphony, Canton Symphony, Mansfield Symphony, and more. And in 2010, I won the Low Horn position with the Orquesta Sinfonica de Yucatan, in Merida, Mexico, which I held for almost 4 years, before returning home to Cleveland!” Meredith Evans
  • WITH RMC SINCE: 2014
  • ALMA MATER: Baldwin Wallace University, Kent State University
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Guitar

Kazubski , Ed
"See me play out with my band Cold Blue Steele." Ed Kazubski
  • WITH RMC SINCE: 2004
  • ALMA MATER: Cuyahoga Community College
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Nicholas, Keith
“I gig around town with several groups including Allen Keith, Woodcock & Johnson, James Gerard, and The Props.” Keith Nicholas
  • WITH RMC SINCE: 2006
  • ALMA MATER: Tri-C Metro
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Moralle, Dustin
"I love teaching because I love to learn." Dustin Moralle
  • WITH RMC SINCE: 2015
  • ALMA MATER: The University of Akron
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Raglow, Mike
  • WITH RMC SINCE: : 2004
  • ALMA MATER: University of Akron
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Rhodes, Andy
“Andy McKee has inspired both myself and my students.” Andy Rhodes
  • WITH RMC SINCE: 2012
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Mandolin

Vetovitz, Cathy
"After 30 years of teaching string instruments with the Euclid Public Schools and 36 years of private teaching experience, I still thoroughly enjoy the challenge of individualizing lessons to students of any age!" Cathy Vetovitz
  • WITH RMC SINCE: 2017
  • ALMA MATER: Bowling Green State University, Cleveland State University
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Music Therapy

Herron, Jimmy
“I grew up in North Royalton before going to Ohio University to study Music Therapy, trumpet, piano, and guitar, among others. I am now a Board Certified Music Therapist and very happy to be back in North Royalton.” Jimmy Herron
  • WITH RMC SINCE: 2013
  • ALMA MATER: Ohio University
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Musat, Danielle

"Leading a choir for 18 adults with developmental disabilities to a children's bell choir to drum circles & increasing self-esteem for individuals with all developmental disabilities… my job is different everyday!”

Danielle Musat
  • WITH RMC SINCE: 2007
  • ALMA MATER: Baldwin Wallace University
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Seling, Alicia
"I am a board certified music therapist who loves working with children." Alicia Seling
  • WITH RMC SINCE: 2011
  • ALMA MATER: Baldwin Wallace College
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Oboe

McGreevey, Katie
"I love that I get to share advanced techniques with my students such as reed making." Katie McGreevey
  • WITH RMC SINCE: 2009
  • ALMA MATER: Bowling Green / Kent State
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Percussion

Russo, Chris
"I have gigged extensively in various local bands and have many years of recording experience, both as a musician and as an engineer." Chris Russo
  • WITH RMC SINCE: 2008
  • ALMA MATER: The Musicians Institute of Los Angeles
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Stolarski, Frank
"I own the percussion clinic: "Percussion4Kids" clinic/workshop devoted to introducing percussion to children." Frank Stolarski
  • WITH RMC SINCE: 2001
  • ALMA MATER: Cleveland State University
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Piano

Balazs, Eniko
"My hobbies are reading, working out, movies and playing/listening to music." Eniko Balazs
  • WITH RMC SINCE: 2011
  • ALMA MATER: Ashland University
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Biggs, TC
"As a teacher for over 20 years, I focus on the basics first - reading comprehension, fingering skills, and counting and rhythm. Teaching continues to be a very strong passion of mine!" TC Biggs
  • WITH RMC SINCE: 2014
  • ALMA MATER: University of Akron
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Gauman, Erla
"I am very proud of my students; especially the very young ones!" Erla Gauman
  • WITH RMC SINCE: 2008
  • ALMA MATER: University of Akron
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Janke, Janessa
"Voice, Piano" Janessa Janke
  • WITH RMC SINCE: 2015
  • ALMA MATER: Eastern Michigan University
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Kazubski , Ed
"See me play out with my band Cold Blue Steele." Ed Kazubski
  • WITH RMC SINCE: 2004
  • ALMA MATER: Cuyahoga Community College
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Kiroff, Matthew
"I direct and compose free-jazz and perform in a modern dance ensemble." Matthew Kiroff
  • WITH RMC SINCE: 2006
  • ALMA MATER: Cleveland Institute of Music
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Owens, Lauren
“I love to perform all genres of music, from opera to broadway to pop!" Lauren Owens
  • WITH RMC SINCE: 2013
  • ALMA MATER: Ashland University
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Palmer, Sylvia
"Recital time is my favorite time of year!" Sylvia Palmer
  • WITH RMC SINCE: : 2001
  • ALMA MATER: National School of Music (Poland)
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Reis, Chloe
Chloe-Reis
  • WITH RMC SINCE: 2017
  • ALMA MATER: Ohio University
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Schreiber , Alyssa
"Learn as much as you can about your instrument, and the music. As a musician you will grow tremendous amounts just by being aware of you and your instruments' capabilities/possibilities." Alyssa Schreiber
  • WITH RMC SINCE: 2012
  • ALMA MATER: Baldwin Wallace University
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Williams, Julie
"I have performed in various musicals including Oliver, Cinderella, Secret Garden, Into the Woods, Romance Romance, Pippin, and Oklahoma." Julie Williams
  • WITH RMC SINCE: 2003
  • ALMA MATER: Baldwin Wallace
×
Vetovitz, Cathy
"After 30 years of teaching string instruments with the Euclid Public Schools and 36 years of private teaching experience, I still thoroughly enjoy the challenge of individualizing lessons to students of any age!" Cathy Vetovitz
  • WITH RMC SINCE: 2017
  • ALMA MATER: Bowling Green State University, Cleveland State University
×

Piccolo

Gauman, Erla
"I am very proud of my students; especially the very young ones!" Erla Gauman
  • WITH RMC SINCE: 2008
  • ALMA MATER: University of Akron
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Malko, Megan
"It's exciting to be able to see my students progress from beginners to college players and know that I helped them progress." Megan Malko
  • WITH RMC SINCE: 2001
  • ALMA MATER: Cleveland State University
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Palmer, Sylvia
"Recital time is my favorite time of year!" Sylvia Palmer
  • WITH RMC SINCE: : 2001
  • ALMA MATER: National School of Music (Poland)
×
Williams, Julie
"I have performed in various musicals including Oliver, Cinderella, Secret Garden, Into the Woods, Romance Romance, Pippin, and Oklahoma." Julie Williams
  • WITH RMC SINCE: 2003
  • ALMA MATER: Baldwin Wallace
×
Wood, Jackie
"No matter how young or old, there is always something new to learn from the music we play. That's what makes it beautiful." Jackie Wood
  • WITH RMC SINCE: 2015
  • ALMA MATER: Baldwin Wallace University
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Saxophone

Giordano, Kevin
Clarinet and Saxophone.

"Kevin is pleased to be both a D'Addario Performing Artist & Clinician as well as a Selmer Performing Artist & Clinician." www.kevingiordano.com

Kevin Giordano
  • WITH RMC SINCE: 2016
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Owens, Elizabeth
  • WITH RMC SINCE: 2015
  • ALMA MATER: Akron University: Masters - Kent State University
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Owens, Lauren
“I love to perform all genres of music, from opera to broadway to pop!" Lauren Owens
  • WITH RMC SINCE: 2013
  • ALMA MATER: Ashland University
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Taylor, Kim
"My purpose as a music teacher is to raise independent, confident musicians; musicians who can problem solve and make their own musically informed decisions. My favorite part of teaching is when I notice my students are depending on me less for basic things, when the teacher-to-student relationship starts to evolve into a more collaborative musician-to-musician relationship. I see every student as a possible future colleague and supporter of the arts." Kim Taylor
  • WITH RMC SINCE: 2017
  • ALMA MATER: Baldwin-Wallace College, Master of Music Cleveland State University
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Trudgen, Logan
"Saxophone is so great, we should almost call it sax-o-fun!" Logan Trudgen
  • WITH RMC SINCE: 2012
  • ALMA MATER: Baldwin Wallace University
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String Bass

Kniola, Blake
“I play with many different groups and artists across various styles of music around the greater Cleveland area. I also love showing students new information and techniques on both electric and upright bass." Kniola, Blake
  • WITH RMC SINCE: 2017
  • ALMA MATER: Cleveland State University
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Trombone/Euphonium

Harris, Ryan
Trumpet, trombone, low brass Harris, Ryan
  • WITH RMC SINCE: 2015
  • ALMA MATER: Baldwin Wallace University
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Pokrywa, Rich
Rich Pokrywa
  • WITH RMC SINCE: 2015
  • ALMA MATER: Baldwin Wallace University: Masters - University of George: Doctoral studies - The Ohio State University
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Wozniak,Mark
"I have been teaching and performing professionally for over 18 years. The last 15 years have been spent as Band Director at Padua Franciscan High School. In addition to my duties at Padua, I have been the Director of the North Royalton Community Band for 8 years, and I am the current President of the Ohio Music Education Association District 4." Mark Wozniak
  • WITH RMC SINCE: 2017
  • ALMA MATER: Kent State University
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Trumpet

Balazs, Eniko
"My hobbies are reading, working out, movies and playing/listening to music." Eniko Balazs
  • WITH RMC SINCE: 2011
  • ALMA MATER: Ashland University
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Herron, Jimmy
“I grew up in North Royalton before going to Ohio University to study Music Therapy, trumpet, piano, and guitar, among others. I am now a Board Certified Music Therapist and very happy to be back in North Royalton.” Jimmy Herron
  • WITH RMC SINCE: 2013
  • ALMA MATER: Ohio University
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Harris, Ryan
Trumpet, trombone, low brass Harris, Ryan
  • WITH RMC SINCE: 2015
  • ALMA MATER: Baldwin Wallace University
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Pokrywa, Rich
Rich Pokrywa
  • WITH RMC SINCE: 2015
  • ALMA MATER: Baldwin Wallace University: Masters - University of George: Doctoral studies - The Ohio State University
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Wozniak,Mark
"I have been teaching and performing professionally for over 18 years. The last 15 years have been spent as Band Director at Padua Franciscan High School. In addition to my duties at Padua, I have been the Director of the North Royalton Community Band for 8 years, and I am the current President of the Ohio Music Education Association District 4." Mark Wozniak
  • WITH RMC SINCE: 2017
  • ALMA MATER: Kent State University
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Ukulele

Kazubski , Ed
"See me play out with my band Cold Blue Steele." Ed Kazubski
  • WITH RMC SINCE: 2004
  • ALMA MATER: Cuyahoga Community College
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Nicholas, Keith
“I gig around town with several groups including Allen Keith, Woodcock & Johnson, James Gerard, and The Props.” Keith Nicholas
  • WITH RMC SINCE: 2006
  • ALMA MATER: Tri-C Metro
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Raglow, Mike
  • WITH RMC SINCE: : 2004
  • ALMA MATER: University of Akron
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Viola

Cheremousch, Irena
"I love working with young players and it is a joy to start them on their musical journey!" Irena Cheremousch
  • WITH RMC SINCE: 2009
  • ALMA MATER: Moldavian Music Liceum
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Pirl, Izzey
"Don't only practice your art, but force your way into its secrets. For it and knowledge can raise men to the divine." -Beethoven
  • WITH RMC SINCE: 2016
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Schreiber , Alyssa
"Learn as much as you can about your instrument, and the music. As a musician you will grow tremendous amounts just by being aware of you and your instruments' capabilities/possibilities." Alyssa Schreiber
  • WITH RMC SINCE: 2012
  • ALMA MATER: Baldwin Wallace University
×
Vetovitz, Cathy
"After 30 years of teaching string instruments with the Euclid Public Schools and 36 years of private teaching experience, I still thoroughly enjoy the challenge of individualizing lessons to students of any age!" Cathy Vetovitz
  • WITH RMC SINCE: 2017
  • ALMA MATER: Bowling Green State University, Cleveland State University
×

Violin

Cheremousch, Irena
"I love working with young players and it is a joy to start them on their musical journey!" Irena Cheremousch
  • WITH RMC SINCE: 2009
  • ALMA MATER: Moldavian Music Liceum
×
Pirl, Izzey
"Don't only practice your art, but force your way into its secrets. For it and knowledge can raise men to the divine." -Beethoven
  • WITH RMC SINCE: 2016
×
Schreiber , Alyssa
"Learn as much as you can about your instrument, and the music. As a musician you will grow tremendous amounts just by being aware of you and your instruments' capabilities/possibilities." Alyssa Schreiber
  • WITH RMC SINCE: 2012
  • ALMA MATER: Baldwin Wallace University
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Taddie, Melissa
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Melissa Taddie
  • WITH RMC SINCE: 2017
  • ALMA MATER: Western Michigan University, Master's degree Boston Conservatory
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Vetovitz, Cathy
"After 30 years of teaching string instruments with the Euclid Public Schools and 36 years of private teaching experience, I still thoroughly enjoy the challenge of individualizing lessons to students of any age!" Cathy Vetovitz
  • WITH RMC SINCE: 2017
  • ALMA MATER: Bowling Green State University, Cleveland State University
×

Voice

Balazs, Eniko
"My hobbies are reading, working out, movies and playing/listening to music." Eniko Balazs
  • WITH RMC SINCE: 2011
  • ALMA MATER: Ashland University
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Janke, Janessa
"Voice, Piano" Janessa Janke
  • WITH RMC SINCE: 2015
  • ALMA MATER: Eastern Michigan University
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Owens, Lauren
“I love to perform all genres of music, from opera to broadway to pop!" Lauren Owens
  • WITH RMC SINCE: 2013
  • ALMA MATER: Ashland University
×
Seling, Alicia
"I am a board certified music therapist who loves working with children." Alicia Seling
  • WITH RMC SINCE: 2011
  • ALMA MATER: Baldwin Wallace College
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