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Michael Matlock


Michael Matlock

When it comes to learning music, Michael has always believed that an understanding of how music works is essential. The greatest joys come from making music one’s own, rather than simply repeating the notes one is told to play. A strong classical background in theory and sight reading is important in providing the foundation for students…Read More >>

Sam Esecson


Sam Esecson

Since he was 8 years old, Sam has been drumming away trying not to disturb his neighbors. Today, he is the drummer and percussionist for Juno Award-winning Canadian band the Paperboys, who tour regularly across North America and Europe. A proud endorser of Istanbul Agop Cymbals and Protection Racket Drum Cases, Sam also performs with local bands…Read More >>

Tiger Zane


Tiger Zane

Tiger Zane has been a vocal and performance coach since 1996, teaching students from 8 years old to 65 to find and develop their voice. Although her background includes 10 years of classical flute and several years of operatic vocal training, her approach is contemporary, relaxed and upbeat with a focus on expressing yourself through singing…Read More >>

Leah Mainard


Leah Mainard

For the past decade, I have been teaching private voice and piano, as well as staying actively involved in my church music program, local choirs, and local musical theater productions. My passion is helping students grow as performers and vocalists no matter their skill level. Whether it is introducing the beginner student to the stage…Read More >>

Peter Adams


Peter Adams

As a teacher, Peter focuses on being flexible to the individual student’s needs while keeping the lessons fun and engaging. His approach involves teaching music theory along with reading charts and learning tunes. He strives to have his students understand the “why and how” of music so they can develop their musical ability at a faster pace…Read More >>

Anna Culver


Anna Culver

Anna’s teaching combines elements of classical violin and fiddle to foster strong musicianship and stylistic versatility. Anna believes in working with students to become well-rounded musicians from the very beginning. Read More >>

Jon Pontrello


Jon Pontrello

I grew up in a musical family where my dad was often buying broken instruments at garage sales, flea markets and pawn shops and fixing them up, so my house was almost like a music shop. My dad tried to teach me how to play guitar, but it wasn’t until I got the opportunity to play drums in the middle school band that I became interested in playing music…Read More >>

Susan Jacoby


Susan Jacoby

Susan Jacoby holds a Master of Music degree in Oboe Performance from the University of Washington. Her studies with prestigious teachers have included Alex Klein, Rebecca Henderson, Kathy Greenbank, Laila Storch, David Weber, and John DeJarnatt. She is accredited by the UW in piano proficiency…Read More >>

Bill Panks


Bill Panks

Bill Panks received his B.A. in music from Carleton College with a focus on music composition. In addition to being a past member of the Sammamish Symphony and concertmaster of Carleton College’s Symphony Orchestra, he has extensive performance experience as a member of a variety of small chamber ensembles. Outside of the classical music world,…Read More >>

Launa Rohar


Launa Rohar

Launa Rohar received her B.A. in music from the University of Washington, followed by graduate work in flute performance and music education at Oregon State University. She has studied under well-known flutists…Read More >>

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