Music House Staff

Amanda johnson

Amanda Johnson

June 20, 2017

Ever since picking up the flute in 6th grade, Amanda knew she wanted to be a music instructor and began playing any instrument she could get her hands on. From school orchestras and jazz bands to p...

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Austin Cameron

May 23, 2017

Trumpet and Trombone Instructor Austin Cameron is currently finishing his Jazz Studies degree at the University of Missouri Kansas City’s notable Conservatory of Music and Dance. Austin is a Jazz S...

Dj lee

DJ Lee

April 22, 2017

David "DJ" Lee has been singing professionally on stage since the age of 7. Growing up in a musical family that travelled the United States singing in churches, DJ has a passion for authentic vocal...

Russell thorpe

Russell Thorpe

December 29, 2016

Saxophone, clarinet and flute teacher, Russell Thorpe moved to Kansas City in 2005, after earning a Master’s degree in saxophone performance from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. He ...

Jennifer weiman

Jennifer Weiman

December 29, 2016

Iowa native Jennifer Weiman grew up dancing and singing around the house knowing music would be her life-long passion. After receiving her Masters of Music degree in Opera Performance at Wichita St...

Beth lillian

Beth Lillian

December 29, 2016

Elizabeth Spellman Lillian is a music instructor, performance coach, and children’s theatre director. She earned her Bachelor of Music and Master of Music degrees from Northwestern University, part...

Jordan smith

Jordan Smith

December 29, 2016

From listening to Ella Fitzgerald and old country with his Grandma to seeing a Beatles tribute band at 8 years old, Jordan has always loved music. Early on he decided he wanted to sing and play roc...

Charles hoeft

Charles Hoeft

December 29, 2016

Minnesota native Charles Hoeft is a pianist, teacher, and accompanist. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music and English literature from Luther College in Decorah, Iowa, and is currently purs...

Daphne scruggs

Daphne Scruggs

December 29, 2016

Daphne Scruggs is a Kansas City native who has been teaching in the area since 1995. “My teaching philosophy is to give students the important tools they need to learn,” says Daphne, “while also gi...

Jason harmon

Jason Harmon

December 29, 2016

Pianist and educator Jason Harmon grew up in southeast Nebraska. He received his Master of Arts degree in piano pedagogy studying with Dr. Mia Hynes, professor of piano and piano pedagogy, at the U...

Andrew ouellette

Andrew Ouellette

December 29, 2016

Andrew Ouellette is a Kansas City pianist, composer, and educator. Originally from Hannibal, MO, Andrew has taught piano lessons for over 6 years. He had the privilege to study under the world-reno...

Brandon vogt

Brandon Vogt

December 29, 2016

When it comes to teaching, Brandon’s philosophy is to help his students enjoy the instrument as much as possible. “I have come to notice that the best guitar players just simply enjoy playing more ...