Violin, Viola, Cello Lesson Openings in Marysville, OH

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Sadiyah Babatunde

Sadiyah Babatunde

B.A. Vocal Performance, Ohio State University

Sadiyah Babatunde, soprano, graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Vocal Performance from The Ohio State University in 2022....

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She was a student of Dr. C. Andrew Blosser. During Sadiyah’s time at OSU, she gained invaluable experience soloing in collegiate choirs and through private lessons. Summer 2019, she served as counselor at Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp, Michigan. Fall 2019, she joined the Columbus Symphony Chorus and was a featured soloist in ‘The American Festival’ singing the choral solos within George Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess. April 2022, she soloed in CSO’s performance of Bach’s St. John Passion.

Sadiyah has gone on to win the OSU Wilson Competition, and OSU Undergraduate/Masters Concerto Competition. May 2022, she claimed second prize in the Senior Voice Division of the Lima Symphony Orchestra’s 60th Annual Young Artists’ Competition. Major concert performances include presenting Mozart’s Requiem with Trinity Lutheran Seminary, Beethoven’s Mass in C with the Firelands Symphony Orchestra, Michael Shirtz’ TO RISE ABOVE: Journey of Tuskegee Airman Harold Brown, John Carter’s Cantata with the OSU Symphony Orchestra, and Josè Garcia’s Requiem with the Bexley HS Symphony and Chorale.

Sadiyah is a vocalist, pianist, and violinist with an extensive performance background as demonstrated above. Beyond her classical voice training, she is a versatile performer with background in contemporary styles ranging from jazz to musical theater. Sadiyah’s teaching methods are best suited to those looking to explore music for the first time and are eager to learn and have fun making music.

Take lessons with Ms. Sadiyah!
Dan Stevens

Dan Stevens

B.M., Music Education, Early Childhood Education, and Bass Trombone Performance, Ohio State University

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!

Phil Meyer

Phil Meyer

B.M. Music Performance (French Horn ), Denison University | M.M. Music Education, University of Illinois

Phil Meyer is a graduate of the University of Illinois with a Master’s in Music Education...

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...and a graduate of Denison University with a Bachelor of Arts in Music Performance on the French Horn. For the last six years, Phil has been a band director in central Illinois teaching students from beginners through high school, teaching concert bands, jazz band, small ensembles, and assisting with the high school marching band.

During his time at the University of Illinois, Phil was a graduate assistant with the Marching Illini, and the director of the Women’s Basketball Band, and Women’s Volleyball Band. Phil, his wife Allison, and their big dog Duke have recently relocated to central Ohio because Allison is going to be the Writing Center Director at the Ohio State University! Phil is very excited to be a part of the Red School of Music team, and looking forward to meeting all of the wonderful musicians along the way.

Take lessons with Mr. Phil!

Nick Harwas

Nick Harwas

Artist in Residence, Red School of Music Bellefontaine | B.M. Music Education, Baldwin Wallace University

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!