Brass: Entry to advanced. Trombone, euphonium, tuba. John has a BA in Music Ed. from Trenton State College, NJ. He taught junior high school instrumental music for 13 years and is a former member of the Rappahannock Pops Orchestra. He is currently the principal horn of the Fredericksburg Community Concert Band and a member of the UMW Orchestra.
April Wheelis – $30 per lesson
Brass: Entry to advanced. Trombone, trumpet, euphonium, tuba, saxaphone, clarinet, and vocals. April Wheelis has over 20 years experience in various instruments. She studied performance, theory and composition in the jazz program at the University of Maine, Augusta. She has also played in various orchestras and ensembles. She is currently the Music Ministry Director for Rock Hill Baptist Church, working with adults and youth on both choral and orchestral music.