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Piano Lesson Openings in Marysville, OH

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Hannah White

Hannah White

Voice, beginner piano, guitar, French horn, beginner ukulele, beginner trumpet, beginner percussion/drums instructor | Memory care sessions and music therapist

Hannah is a recent graduate from Ohio University with a Bachelor of Music in Music Therapy.

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She had many rewarding opportunities during her time at OU including playing French horn for the Wind Symphony and Orchestra, therapy practicum experiences with a variety of ages and diagnoses, and serving on the executive board for both a music fraternity and the American Music Therapy Association for students.

She completed her music therapy internship at Bridgeway Academy in Columbus, working with students ages 2-21 with autism and developmental disabilites. During her time in internship, Hannah developed a passion for working with kids and strives to provide a supportive and inclusive environment in all of her sessions.

Hannah is currently in the process of getting her board-certification as a music therapist and will be able to offer sessions soon. She is excited to start her professional journey at Red School of Music teaching lessons and providing music therapy sessions.

Take lessons with Ms. Hannah!
Sophia Longo

Sophia Longo

Voice and beginner piano, trumpet and French horn instructor

Soprano, Sophia Longo, is a recent graduate of Ohio State University School of Music where she earned her Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance.

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While earning her degree, she studied privately with Dr. Laura Portune and performed with the Ohio State Chorale, Ohio State Opera Lyric Theatre, and Women’s Glee Club. 

Sophia is an experienced educator having been a student teacher in Dublin City Schools band, choir, orchestra, and special education classrooms K-12 with Dublin Teacher’s Academy. 

As a musical theater performer, Sophia has taken on the roles of Little Red (Into the Woods), Lilli Vanessi/Katherine (Kiss Me Kate), Ariel (The Little Mermaid), Dorothy Gale (The Wizard of Oz), Anna Leonowens (The King and I), and Mrs. Potts (Beauty and the Beast). Building experience on the opera stage, Sophia has performed with companies around the city such as Opera Columbus, Ukrainian Opera Ensemble of Columbus, and Opera Project Columbus.

Recently, Sophia returned from Santander, Spain where she performed as Donna Elvira (Don Giovanni) with Maskarade Ópera Estudio. This summer, she also interpreted the roles of Clorinda (La Cenerentola) and Lucia (Lucia di Lammermoor) at the Mediterranean Opera Studio and Festival in Caltagirone, Italy. She has completed training programs such as OperArezzo with Oklahoma City University at the Accademia dell’Arte in Arezzo, Italy and Minnesota Opera’s Young Vocal Artist Program in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Sophia is also an instrumentalist. She studied french horn privately for 7 years with Michael Moore and earned a place in ensembles including Ohio State Honor Band, Columbus Youth Symphonic Band, and Capital Honor Band. She was elected Band President and Section Head her senior year at Dublin Coffman High School. She began taking piano lessons privately beginning at age 7 and studied with piano as a secondary instrument while at Ohio State University.

Sophia is excited to be joining the Red School of Music family!

Take lessons with Ms. Sophia!

Kahri Gee

Kahri Gee

Teacher Aide, piano, violin, beginner cello and beginner viola

Kahri Gee from Dublin OH is a senior at Dublin Jerome High School. She has played violin and piano for over a decade and loves to play music...

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Kahri has performed in many orchestras such as the OMEA Honors Orchestra, the Dublin Youth String Orchestra, Dublin Jerome’s Chamber Orchestra, and the Columbus Symphony Youth Orchestra. She also had the opportunity to play in the pit orchestra for Dublin Jerome’s spring musical, Shrek, last year. Currently, Kahri is playing in the Youth Philharmonic Columbus Orchestra and the Regional Orchestra (South) for OMEA. 
Kahri has been teaching violin privately since February 2022 and is excited to continue teaching in a more professional setting with the support of the amazing community at RED School of Music. As of right now, Kahri intends to attend college for violin and hopes to share the magic of music for as long as possible.
Take lessons with Ms. Kahri!
Noah Brown

Noah Brown

Flute, clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, trombone, baritone/euphonium, tuba, and beginner piano instructor

During his time at Ohio State, Noah has played in many big bands and small group settings on a variety of instruments...

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During his time at Ohio State, Noah has played in many big bands and small group settings on a variety of instruments. While his primary instrument is saxophone, he has also spent a great deal of time touring playing euphonium and trombone with the Music City Drum Corps (Nashville, TN) and Guardians Drum and Bugle Corps (Houston, TX). Noah’s performing career has also led him to spend 3 years with Matrix Performing Arts (Akron, OH) as a cymbal performer. All of these experiences combined have led him to be well versed in a wide variety of styles from jazz to funk and pop to classical. Noah’s primary philosophy as an instructor is to help his students develop a sound that is unique to them and reflects their interests and influences, while exposing them to new works to progress their musicianship.

Take lessons with Mr. Noah!
Jordan Updegrove

Jordan Updegrove

Voice, beginner piano, brass and woodwinds instructor

Throughout high school and college, Jordan has been fostering a passion for teaching music...

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Throughout high school and college, Jordan has been fostering a passion for teaching music and sharing his love for music with others. During his time at Ohio State, he has played for multiple concert bands, the trombone choir and The Ohio State Men’s Glee Club. Jordan maintains an active performance schedule, performing in local church choirs, British brass bands, and other ensembles. Jordan also has experience teaching privately and in schools as a brass technician and in marching band camps. As an educator, Jordan inspires growth by fostering a love for music. He is always excited to teach music and he hopes for his students to be excited to learn about music and grow as musicians and as people.

Take lessons with Mr. Jordan!
Jordan Padilla

Jordan Padilla

Bachelor of Music Performance – Voice | Voice and piano instructor

Jordan Padilla is an Arizona native, graduating with a Bachelor of Music in Voice Performance from the University of Arizona. Currently...

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Currently, she is pursuing both her Master’s degree in Voice Performance and a Singing Health Specialization Certification at The Ohio State University under Dr. Katherine Rohrer.

Jordan has experience in performing anything from solo voice competitions to choirs. Her voice is recognized both stateside and internationally through an assortment of first, second, and third place prizes in vocal competitions. Most notably, first prize in the Concorso Internazionale Musicale Citta di Pesaro 2022 “Bring Your Rossini” Competition based at the Rossini Conservatory in Italy, and second prize in the Amelia Rieman Vocal Competition in Arizona. Significant Operas she has been a part of are: "Le Nozze di Figaro" by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, and "Suor Angelica" by Giacomo Puccini. Jordan has also been in various award-winning choirs for over ten years, performing everything from concert choir to show choir.

Though a performer, Jordan has an extensive teaching background. She concentrates on Voice and Piano, but has taught subjects like Math, English, History, Science, and Art. Teaching these subjects has allowed her to see how music flows through everything, and she uses it to connect to the world around her.

Jordan approaches music from a genuine passion, and she is delighted to share her joy of music with her students!

Take lessons with Ms. Jordan!
Dylan Koski

Dylan Koski

B.M. Guitar Performance, Musicians Institute | Graduate of The Recording Workshop | Guitar (acoustic, electric and bass), ukulele, piano and beginner drums instructor

Dylan Koski is from Marysville, Ohio and is a graduate of Musicians Institute in Hollywood, CA...

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...with a degree in Guitar Performance. In addition, Dylan is also a graduate of The Recording Workshop in Chillicothe, Ohio.

Dylan has been playing guitar for 12 years and has studied styles including Rock, Blues and Jazz. Over the past 4 years, Dylan has performed and venues and festivals from coast to coast. Dylan has been fortunate to study and share a stage with some of the best guitar players including Robben Ford, Jeff McErlain, Matt Schofield and Artur Menezes.

Dylan recently released an EP of original material and is working on new material for future projects. Dylan is an endorsed artist with Ernie Ball Guitars and Magnatone amps.

Take lessons with Mr. Dylan!
Dan Stevens

Dan Stevens

B.M., Music Education, Early Childhood Education, and Bass Trombone Performance, Ohio State University | Voice, piano and brass instructor

Dan is a native of Columbus, Ohio, studying music education, early childhood education, and bass trombone performance at The Ohio State University...

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During his time at Ohio State, he performed with the Marching Band, Wind Symphony, Symphony Orchestra, Pit Orchestra, and Symphonic Band.

Following his time at OSU, Dan enlisted in the U.S. Army and graduated with honors from the U.S. Army School of Music. Dan spent 6 years in the Army, playing with the 122nd Army band and serving as a bugler for over 500 Army funerals on the Army Honor Guard team. He actively performs all over the state as a tenor soloist and bass trombonist. His full time career is as an instrument repair technician, and is the Senior Repairman at a music store in Springfield, having spent the last 10 years repairing instruments. In his free time he loves competing in Strongman, spending time with his fiancé, and playing with the pets.

Take lessons with Mr. Dan!
Noah Hammersmith

Noah Hammersmith

Teacher Aide, beginner piano and drums

Noah Hammersmith is a life long musician who started as a kid drumming (more accurately banging) on pots and pans…

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…now a drum instructor and former squad leader for the Marysville Drumline. Experienced in marching style percussion and well-versed in drum kit for styles such as worship and rock. Drummer for “The Summit” church band and Living Hope.

He is a long time local of Marysville excited to introduce young and/or new musicians to a world of rhythm and non-stop playing with your hands on any flat surface you see.

Take lessons with Mr. Noah!
Sarah Jeric

Sarah Jeric

M.M Voice Performance, Shenandoah Conservatory | B.M. Voice Performance, Middle Tennessee State University | Voice and beginner piano instructor

Sarah Jeric is a soprano hailing from Memphis, Tennessee. She received her Undergraduate Degree in voice performance from Middle Tennessee State University where...

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...she studied under Dr. Christine Isley-Farmer and her Masters in Music in voice performance from Shenandoah Conservatory where she studied under Nancy Gustafson. As a performer, she has received various awards and recognitions including 2013 Outstanding Vocalist from the MTSU Music Department, Finalist in the Orpheus National Competition, First Place in the Graduate Voice category of the Shenandoah Conservatory Soloist Competition, and received her first international win in January of 2019 at the Inner Mongolia International Classical Music Competition in China. She has performed individually for two celebrations honoring Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. She performed with the Nashville Opera for two seasons, as well as the MTSU Opera, the Toronto Summer Opera Workshop, the Shenandoah Conservatory Opera, the Nicholls State University Opera, and the Chautauqua Institute, where she studied under the tutelage of Marlena Malas (Juilliard, Manhattan School of Music, The Curtis Institute).

Take lessons with Ms. Sarah!
Kimberly Cornelius

Kimberly Cornelius

B.M. Vocal Performance, Bluffton University | Voice, piano and beginner guitar instructor

Kimberly Cornelius holds a Bachelor’s of Music with a concentration in Vocal Performance from Bluffton University...

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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.

Take lessons with Ms. Kim!
Richard Jeric

Richard Jeric

D.M. Musical Arts, Shenandoah Conservatory | Master of Music, University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory of Music and Dance | B.M. Kent State University | Piano, music theory, and vocal instructor

Pianist Richard Jeric is a dynamic soloist, avid collaborator, and committed educator...

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Noted for his “colorful and flawless” performances, he has performed internationally in China, the Czech Republic, Ireland, Italy, and Poland as well as nationally in Aspen, Cleveland, Kansas City, Los Angeles, New York, and Washington D.C. Richard has appeared as soloist with the Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra, Jefferson City Symphony Orchestra, Kent State University Orchestra, Longmont Symphony Orchestra, Medical Arts Symphony Orchestra, Midwest Chamber Ensemble, Shenandoah Conservatory Symphony Orchestra, and UMKC Conservatory Orchestra. His numerous awards and recognitions include the Jefferson City Symphony Orchestra Piano Competition in Missouri, the Naftzger Piano Award in Wichita, Kansas, and the Artist Presentation Society Auditions in St. Louis. Richard had the high honor to perform for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in Washington, D.C.

Having a special affinity for collaborating with vocalists in operatic and art song literature, he has worked with pianists Graham Johnson, Warren Jones, Martin Katz, and Ken Noda and vocalists Renée Fleming, Nancy Gustafson, Marilyn Horne, Karita Mattila, and Deborah Voigt. A highlight of Richard’s ever-evolving career was performing at Carnegie Hall as part of the final year of The Song Continues, a series of master classes and performances founded by the legendary Marilyn Horne. A proponent of new music, Richard has worked with noted American composers Mark Adamo, John Corigliano, John Harbison, Jake Heggie, Libby Larsen, Lowell Liebermann, and John Musto. He performed with other members of the UMKC Conservatory as part of the 2014 Beijing Modern Music.

As an educator, Richard has presented performances and master classes at various universities around the country. He also performs and teaches at the Brancaleoni International Music Festival in Piobbico, Italy. He is a frequent adjudicator for competitions and festivals. To celebrate the 250th year of Ludwig van Beethoven, Richard spearheaded the Beethoven 250 Series at Nicholls State University where he was on faculty. This eight-concert series presented the complete cycle of Beethoven sonatas featuring faculty and guest artists from around the world. Richard was awarded the honor of Distinguished Membership as a National Arts Associate of Sigma Alpha Iota for his contribution to the arts. He cherishes his time working with the next generation of musicians.

Richard received his Doctor of Musical Arts degree with internationally-renowned pianist John O’Conor at Shenandoah Conservatory, his Artist Certificate and Master of Music degree under the esteemed tutelage of Robert Weirich at the University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory of Music and Dance, and his Bachelor of Music degree under Jerry Wong at Kent State University. Richard currently resides in Marysville, Ohio with his wife and soprano Sarah along with their daughter Lydia.

Take lessons with Mr. Richard!
Nick Harwas

Nick Harwas

Artist in Residence, Red School of Music Bellefontaine | B.M. Music Education, Baldwin Wallace University | Cello, viola, violin, piano, voice, guitar and ukulele instructor

Nick is a recent graduate of Baldwin Wallace University, with a Bachelor in Music Education…

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…where he gained rich musical experiences in collegiate choirs, orchestras, small ensembles, and private lessons.

Originally from Buffalo, New York, Nick got his start performing in school musicals and playing cello in orchestras. He was a student of Regina Mushabac (cello) and Susan Wallin (voice).

He is a cellist, violinist, vocalist, and pianist, and has a background in many styles, including classical, musical theatre, fiddle, and pop. Nick is very passionate about sharing his musical interests and helping students to find their own musical path and reach their fullest potential!

Take lessons with Mr. Nick!