Local Private Teachers

List of local private music teachers

please note: This has been updated to the best of our knowledge as of February, 2019.

Disclaimer: This is a general community listing of teachers. This list should not be interpreted as an endorsement by InConcert Sierra or its members.

Music teachers: please feel free to contact us to update your information or for inclusion: info@inconcertsierra.org or call 530-273-3990.

Listed by discipline: piano, strings, woodwinds/brass, voice

Music Teachers:

Piano:

John Boettger

jkboettger@hotmail.com

530-432-3451

19791 Echo Blue Ridge Drive, Penn Valley, CA 95946

Cathy Collings

sugarpine9@gmail.com

530-268-5035

P.O. Box 1921, Nevada City, CA 95959

(piano and bassoon)

Alice Cotter
Little Bird Music

530-386-8486

12716 Northwoods Blvd, Truckee, CA 96161

Ariana DeFalco

530-210-9972

15394 Wet Hill Road, Nevada City, CA 95959

(piano and recorder)

Antoinette Filanowska

antoinette.mf@yahoo.com

530-844-0077

The Miners Foundry

325 Spring Street, Nevada City, CA

Andrea Fox

piano45plays@gmail.com

530-913-5713

Anna Gold

Advisor

anna@jeffgoldassociates.com

530-265-6797

23955 Daisy Blue Mine Road, Nevada City, CA 95959

(cello and piano)

Elizabeth Kent

randekent@aol.com

530-632-5652

(piano and voice)

Ludi Hinrichs

ludi@nccn.net

530-470-0115

17451 Sumi Road, Nevada City, CA 95959

(piano – jazz)

Aileen James

ajtunes@sbbmail.com

14114 Sontag Hill Road, Grass Valley, CA 95959

(piano – advanced only)

Judith Messenger

530-844-3211

7101 State Highway 20, Smartsville, CA 95977

(piano and flute)

Kathrin O’Donahu-Wilson

krwoogiewoman@hotmail.com

530-272-4073

(piano)

Nora Nausbaum

noraroberta@gmail.com

530-273-5489

15631 Lower Colfax Road, Grass Valley, CA 95945

(flute)

Julia Takeoka

pianofortestudio.net

info@pianofortestudio.net

Grass Valley, CA 95945

(piano)

Lorna Peters

lgp@csus.edu

916-452-3545

2535 Montgomery Way, Sacramento, CA 95818

(piano and harpsichord)

Jean Poff

rogerpoff@comcast.net

530-273-6875

11884 Black Oak Drive, Nevada City, CA 95959

Lynn Schugren

schugren@sbcglobal.net

530-265-1907

17700 Rock Creek Road, Nevada City, CA 95959

Joan Tumilty

joan.tumilty@gmail.com

530-274-7649

21349 Leslie Drive, Grass Valley CA 95949

Jack Wallace

www.masterfulmusic.org

masterfulmusic1@gmail.com

530-478-7795

14618 Tyler Foote Road

Nevada City, CA 95959

Strings:

Brenda Bellizi

jbellizi@oro.net

530-265-9685

308 ½ Broad Street, Nevada City, CA 95959

(violin)

Jamey Bellizi

jbellizi@oro.net

530-265-9685

308 ½ Broad Street, Nevada City, CA 95959

(classical guitar)

Anna Gold

anna@jeffgoldassociates.com

530-265-6797

23955 Daisy Blue Mine Road, Nevada City, CA 95959

(cello and piano adviser)

Suzie Gonzalez

530-582-8199

P.O. Box 3128, Truckee, CA 96160

(strings)

Arthur Gould

arthurgould.cello@gmail.com

(530)263-6393

12823 Lost Lake Rd, Grass Valley Ca 95945

(cello)

Nancy Hill

nancyhill2839@att.net

530-272-5481

800 Freeman Lane #207, Grass Valley, CA 95949

(violin)

Marco Maynard

Foggy Mountain Music Instructor

maynard.marco@gmail.com

530-615-1971

(Celtic and Traditional fiddle/violin)

Rose May Mickelson

mickfam@gmail.com

530-273-9213

12171 Polaris Drive, Grass Valley, CA 95945

(violin/viola)

Clay Riley

yubario@icloud.com

530-687-2468

Foggy Mountain Music
Downtown Grass Valley

(violin, first lesson free)

Lisa Stine

lisastine_harp@sbcglobal.net

530-632-6226

601 Redbud Way, Nevada City, CA 95959

(harp)

David Thorp

dsthorp@yahoo.com

530-635-6193

P.O. Box 171, Applegate, CA 95703

(viola)

Denise ‘Nici’ Van Kriedt

nicisanjuan@gmail.com

530-292-3544 or 530-913-1225

10535 Sauer Lane, Nevada City, CA 95959

(violin/viola/mandolin)

Daniel Zuckerman

zorrowritesagain@gmail.com

530-264-7234

670 E. Broad Street, Nevada City, CA  95959

(violin and voice)

Woodwinds/Brass:

Kathryn Canan

kathryn.canan@gmail.com

916-996-7932

469 Pine Street, Grass Valley, 95945

(Recorder – all sizes and historical periods, flute, and Celtic whistles)

Catherine Collings

sugarpine9@gmail.com

530-268-5035

P.O. Box 1921, Nevada City, CA 95959

(bassoon and piano)

Henry Hansen

henry.r.hansen@gmail.com

530-446-3389

16933 Alioto Drive, Grass Valley, CA 95949

(clarinet)

Judith Messenger

530-844-3211

7101 State Highway 20, Smartsville, CA 95977

(flute and piano)

Nora Nausbaum

noraroberta@gmail.com

530-273-5489

15631 Lower Colfax Road, Grass Valley, CA 95945

(flute)

Robin Phillips

robinphi@aol.com

P.O. Box 1155,  Nevada City, CA 95959

(flute)

Phil Richardson

prichardson@prsd.us

530-268-8653

11545 Mathis Way, Grass Valley, CA 95949

(horn)

Chuck Schroeder

chuck-schroeder@sbcglobal.net

709 Morgan Ranch Drive, Grass Valley, CA  95945

(horn)

Glenn Smith

glenntrumpet@gmail.com

530-478-0770

15505 Excelsior Ditch Camp Road, Nevada City, CA 95959

(all brass)

Voice:

Michelle Coder

www.musicandmore.net

michelle.coder@gmail.com

530-305-4627

Two locations: Private home studio & Music & More Performing and Visual Arts Center – Music School/Art Gallery/Theater Lab at 3116 Olympic Way, Suite B, Auburn, CA 95603

All levels of student. Specializes in building healthy basic skills for all vocal styles, the young voice and correcting vocal faults.Trained in Bel Canto, and an accomplished classical concert vocalist, she also works with serious,experienced singers

Roderick Bell

donut_567@hotmail.com

530-615-8068

Grass Valley, CA

Vocal Jazz, Blues, Rock, Soul and other styles

Linda Lyon

leforeman@yahoo.com

530-274-8644

19227 Windmill Lane, Grass Valley, CA 95949

Voice: beginner through advanced
(piano beginner to intermediate)

Cherry Hayes

www.cherryhayes.com

cherry@cherryhayes.com

530-272-2700

530-575-9308 (cell phone)

(voice: beginning through advanced – high school and adults or serious jr high
piano: beginning through intermediate.)

Studio in Alta Sierra

Eric Howe
Coordinator of Vocal Pedagogy
Holy Names University

www.ericvhowe.com

home/studio: 530-346-1076
cell: 510-219-1316
18825 Blackhawk Ct.
Grass Valley, CA 95949

(currently accepting adult students (only) interested in technique and interpretation of classical songs and opera, music theater, choral singing, and the “American Songbook” (standards).

Ellen Johnson

www.vocalvisions.netwww.ellenjohnson.net

vocalvisions@gmail.com

310-487-0048

Smartsville/Big Oak Valley, CA 95977

All levels from beginner to professional and all styles. Effective results improving vocal skills or correcting vocal issues through science based vocal technique along with experience with crossover singing. Specializing in vocal improvisation for jazz or contemporary music.

Elizabeth Kent

randekent@aol.com

530-470-9056

530-632-5652 (cell phone)

(piano and voice)

Marianne Leader

singermarianne@gmail.com

530-278-5009

15655 Brook End,Grass Valley, CA 95949

(voice)

Dorla Menmuir

530-273-8960

Grass Valley, CA

Beverly Marks

530-265-2543

10228 Durbrow Road, Grass Valley, CA  95945

Janet Rossman

gasklassie@gmail.com

530-652-6002

Grass Valley, CA 95945

Stan Thomas-Rose

cedarose@theunion.net

530-273-4904

16118 Greenhorn Road

Grass Valley, CA 95945

Anne Vaaler

annevaaler@gmail.com

530-210-0138

Grass Valley, CA  95949

Director of Colla Voce Youth and Children’s Chorus, a community non-profit organization serving grades 1-12, collavoce.org