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You can also call (920.651.4343) or email our education coordinator at for teacher availability. Lessons take place in private studios at Heid Music in Oshkosh.


Josh K., String Bass - Offering In-Person InstructionJosh Kimball
Josh is a music graduate from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh and has over ten years of experience in the Fox Valley teaching private and group lessons, as well as directing bands and ensembles. He focuses his lessons on building a solid foundation of the basics and proper technique to help students become successful with music and enjoy their instrument. His unique style of teaching incorporates music theory and improvisation in a way that's fresh, accessible, and fun for students of all skill levels. Josh aims to turn students into lifelong musicians and lovers of music. With the right knowledge, students can develop their skills into a hobby or career in which they can be confident and competent, rather than leaving with just a vague memory of how to play one song! 


Steve S., Violin & Vio398006_324206197691822_92303454_nla - Offering In-Person Instruction
Dr. Steven Schani received his Bachelor of Music degree from UW Oshkosh, Master of Music degree from the University of Cincinnati College - Conservatory of Music and his Doctorate of Musical Arts degree from the University of Kansas City Conservatory of Music.  His major instruments are Viola and Violin.  Dr. Schani teaches all styles of string music and his major emphasis is in alternative genres such as Celtic, Fiddle, Jazz and Rock.  Dr. Schani has recorded numerous CDs and has published arrangements and original compositions for violin and viola in both classical and alternative styles.  Steve performs with the Green Bay Symphony, Green Bay Civic Symphony, LaCrosse, Fox Valley, Manitowoc and Waupaca Symphonies.  In addition, he performs as a soloist with the Vic Ferrari Symphony on the Rocks concerts as well as solo engagements across the state of Wisconsin.

You can follow Dr. Schani on Facebook: Green Bay String Cheeseheads, Oshkosh Viola Posse, Fond du Lac String RevolutionNuttin’ But Treble. Check out his music and videos on YouTube.