Please call (920.498.2228) or email our education coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org for teacher availability. Lessons take place in private studios at Heid Music in Green Bay.
Tasha H., Saxophone
Tasha graduated from St. Norbert College with a Bachelor Degree in Music Education and an add-on certification teaching music to students with disabilities. She has been teaching piano and alto saxophone since 2002. Her teaching style is based off the student’s interests and goals as a musician. She uses a method series and integrates music theory, sight reading, and artistry. Tasha likes to incorporate music the student prefers to play as well. She likes lessons to be fun and relaxed; and is also a firm believer in ‘Practice Makes Perfect.’
In addition to teaching music, Tasha has directed a church band for Saturday night services, accompanied students on performances, and performed with ensembles. She also has experience in private literacy tutoring. In her spare time, Tasha enjoys reading, cooking, and the outdoors.
Emily K., Woodwinds
Emily Karl graduated from Lawrence University in 2014 earning a Bachelor of Music degree in Music Education. Her primary instrument is saxophone and her secondary instrument is violin. Emily has been playing since she was 9 years old and has been exposed to many different styles of music. She has experience playing in many different kinds of musical groups such as symphonies, wind ensembles, jazz ensembles, small group jazz combos, pit orchestras and various chamber ensembles. Emily strives to integrate ear training, theory, technique, performance and sight reading in each lesson and believes that every student learns at their own pace. She encourages students to study the styles of music that interest them the most and creates a fun and comfortable learning environment for each student.
Aside from teaching, Emily can be seen and heard performing with various bands such as WISGO, Jam Funk All-Stars and Mad Cats.
Rachel M., Woodwinds
Rachel is a recent graduate of UW-Green Bay with a Bachelor's degree in Psychology and a minor in Music. She has been playing flute for 15 years, and studied music and flute performance at UW-Green Bay and UW-Oshkosh. Throughout the years, Rachel has performed with a number of wind symphonies, jazz bands, worship groups, pit orchestras, and chamber ensembles.
In addition to flute, Rachel also provides instruction on alto saxophone and clarinet. She enjoys sharing her passion for music with her students and creates a fun and comfortable learning atmosphere for each student. She encourages students to study the styles of music that interest them the most,while incorporating theory and artistry into each lesson. Outside of work, Rachel enjoys baking, sewing, and playing with her adorable cat, Charlie.
Ken P., Woodwinds Click for video introduction
Ken holds a B.A. from St. Norbert, a Master's Degree in Music Performance from Northwestern University and Doctoral Studies at Northwestern University. He is retired from teaching 5-12 grade band and general music with thirty-seven years at West De Pere Public Schools. Ken is a master adjudicator for WSMA Music Festivals and has judged district and state festivals since 1972. He has served on the board for secondary music education for the Wisconsin School Music Association. He has played with the Green Bay Packer Band for over twenty years and led on of the tailgate-gate bands for nine years. He has his own jazz band, The River City Six, and is the director of the De Pere City Band.