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Community Music Private Lessons

The Shepherd University Department of Music program provides the opportunity for area musicians of all ages and experience levels to take private lessons, also known as applied lessons, through our Community Music at Shepherd. Students may receive private instruction from qualified Shepherd music students, adjunct faculty or full time faculty members.

For Prospective Students:

Community Music Program Private Lesson Policies
Community Music Lesson Registration Form
Click here for the Community Music and Early Childhood parking information.

Community Music Instructors:

prep_lessons1Heather Austin Stone – violin/viola
Wayne Cameron – trumpet
Susan Carpenter – piano
Dan Carter – horn
David Drosinos – clarinet
William Feasley – guitar
Mary Remsburg – piano
Frauke Higgins – piano
Jeremy Koch – saxophone
Edward Leaf – double bass (classical)
Dr. Yu-Hsuan Liao – piano

James Martin, trombone
Heidi Macaluso, piano
Anne Munro – flute
Kevin Pace – double bass (jazz)
Camilo Perez-Mejia – cello
Richard Polonchak – bassoon
Tula Ruggiero – harp
Emily Santy – voice/piano
Renee Shaw – violin
Ronnie Shaw – drum set
Gregory Shook – oboe

Anthony Stoika, percussion
Dr. Robert Tudor – voice

Josh Walker, jazz guitar
Angie Weaver – piano/voice
Dr. Simon Wildman – euphonium/tuba

Helen Zumbach, voice

Student instructors, with permission of the faculty, are also available for all instruments and for theory, composition, and improvisation lessons.

Students may study voice, winds, percussion, strings, harp, and piano on a weekly basis throughout the school year. Students also have the opportunity to study music theory, composition, or improvisation with a private instructor through this program. Recitals are presented for the public at the end of each semester. The next scheduled student recitals will take place on Saturday, December 15, 2018 at 10:00am in Shipley Recital Hall.

For more information contact Sherry Sykes, Community Music Coordinator,

Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) Parent and Student resources for Making the Most of Music Study