Piano

Deborah Reed
Deborah holds a Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in music from Florida Southern College. She has enjoyed teaching piano for 25+ years. Her background also includes various accompanying opportunities, from community theatre, to Virginia Wesleyan Children's Chorus, to high school choral and instrumental programs, to church music. She is a member of the Music Teachers National Association, the Virginia Music Teachers Association, and the Charlottesville Music Teachers Association.


Bennie Marshall
Bennie Marshall received her Bachelors degree in Music Education from James Madison University, where she majored in percussion and minored in mixed instrumental techniques. She has given 33 years of service to Virginia's music students teaching general music K-6, middle school, high school and marching band as well as high school chorus. At Staunton Music Bennie will be teaching beginning - intermediate piano and all brass and woodwind instruments.

Jennifer Reed​
Jennifer has a Bachelor of Music degree from Christopher Newport University in Newport News, Virginia. Her concentration is in Choral Music Education and she is certified to teach grades Pre-K through 12. She has taught voice lessons privately since 2004, and also has experience teaching Pre-K - 5th grade music and high school chorus. She is currently the music specialist at Churchville Elementary School.

Sunny Cho
Sunny Cho is currently studying at Berklee College of Music with a major in composition for film, tv, and games.  She has previously studied at Korea Art University with a major in piano performance as well as Ashworth College with a major in early child education.  A member of Music Teachers National Association (MTNA), Virginia Music Teachers Association (VMTA), and Royal Conservatory Music Development Program (RCM), she has taught piano for 25+ years.  She now works at Parkview Christian Church as a pianist/keyboardist.

Percussion/Drums

Andrew Reed
Andrew obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree, with a major in Music Industry, from Randolph-Macon College. He has a background in piano and classical literature, and has been playing various percussion instruments, with an emphasis on drum-set, since 1994. Through his years of experience in percussion, he has also played such instruments as: steel drums, mallet percussion, and congas.

Guitar/Bass

Peter Matthews
Peter Matthews is a guitarist, bassist, composer, educator and journalist, with degrees in Psychology (BA, Sheffield, UK, 1970) and Jazz Performance (MA, CCNY, 1995). Until 2004 he was a PhD candidate (Ethnomusicology, ABD) at teh Graduate School of CUNY. He left New York in 2005 to live in Lexington, VA.

Violin

Joelle Miller
Joelle Miller has a Bachelor's degree in Instrumental Music Education from The Catholic University of America.  She has been a music educator for over 20 years teaching violin, viola, and piano.  Former students include members of district, regional and all-state orchestras in Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Virginia, many who are now music educators themselves.  Joelle encourages all of her students to share their talents with others, whether they are young or young at heart.  As a freelance musician, Joelle has performed with the Waynesboro Symphony Orchestra, for life ceremonies, and at her church.

Elizabeth Barron
Elizabeth Barron has been studying violin for over 13 years, including four years of instruction from Susan Black at Mary Baldwin College. She graduated from Mary Baldwin in 2008 with a minor in Violin Performance, and is continuing her music education in Suzuki Pedagogy at Eastern Mennonite University. Elizabeth is also a member of the Waynesboro Symphony Orchestra.

Voice

Jennifer Reed
Jennifer has a Bachelor of Music degree from Christopher Newport University in Newport News, Virginia. Her concentration is in Choral Music Education and she is certified to teach grades Pre-K through 12. She has taught voice lessons privately since 2004, and also has experience teaching Pre-K - 5th grade music and high school chorus. She is currently the music specialist at Churchville Elementary School.

Nick Branson
Nick earned his Bachelor's of Music from James Madison University in 2017, with a concentration in voice and music industry.  He has been studying music and performing for 15 years in settings such as masterwork chorales, pop/rock bands, opera, chamber choir, and musical theatre.  With a background in guitar and songwriting, Nick is also well-versed in many contemporary styles of music.  

Woodwind and Brass Instruments

Bennie Marshall
Bennie Marshall received her Bachelors degree in Music Education from James Madison University, where she majored in percussion and minored in mixed instrumental techniques. She has given 33 years of service to Virginia's music students teaching general music K-6, middle school, high school and marching band as well as high school chorus. At Staunton Music Bennie will be teaching beginning - intermediate piano and all brass and woodwind instruments.
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