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.

Boston Shilling
Since his father taught him his first chords, Boston Schilling has been playing guitar. Besides a brief foray in classical theory and style, he has specialized in fingerstyle guitar, blues, rock, folk, and music of all sorts. Boston has years of professional experience, both solo and accompanied by bands. Boston is available for lessons for all ages in all styles.

Violin

Zac Bell
Growing up in a musical family, Zac got his first fiddle at at the age of 10 and started to pursue his love of Irish and Scottish fiddling.  He specializes in the "Donegal" style of Irish fiddling, a vibrant and powerful style of playing with Scottish influences and lots of ornamentation.  Zac also plays his fiddle at the Frontier Culture Museum and will be teaching both an Irish Fiddle and a Celtic Music course at Blue Ridge Community College in the fall of 2017.

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.

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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