Teachers

Martin Metzger

Martin Metzger

Guitar, Director

Martin Metzger is a versatile guitarist and composer from Evanston, Illinois. Martin has performed with many ensembles, including Leley (Flamenco), Ensemble of Ragas (Indian/Flamenco), and Wood To Water (World Influenced-Jazz),...
Curtis Boysen

Curtis Boysen

Percussion, Drum Set

Curtis has been teaching since his senior year in high school. He loves sharing his passion for drums and music with his students. He has had experience with students of all ages and all levels. During lessons, Curtis...
Mervin Mendez

Mervin Mendez

Bass, Double Bass, Percussion, Guitar, Mandolin, Ukulele, Cuatro and Repairs

Mervin Mendez has 38 years of experience teaching children and adults how to play guitar, double bass, ukulele, mandolin, cuatro and Latin Percussion. Initially a...
Andrew Baldwin

Andrew Baldwin

Percussion, Drum Set

Andrew Baldwin is a recent graduate from the University of Wisconsin- Madison with a master of music in percussion performance under Anthony Di Sanza, Thomas Ross, and Todd Hammes. While at UW Madison, he used the...
Kitt Lyles

Kitt Lyles

Bass

Kitt Lyles is an upright and electric bassist, composer, and music educator from Greenville, South Carolina. Since completing a BM in jazz studies from Northwestern University in 2013, where he studied with Jazz Lincoln Center Orchestra...
Meg Huskin

Meg Huskin

Voice and Piano

Meg Huskin is a composer, vocalist and pianist currently based in Rogers Park. She earned her Bachelor’s degree at the University of Wisconsin - Madison and currently works in the Marketing department of the Chicago Symphony O...
Autumn Selover

Autumn Selover

Harp/Piano

Autumn Selover is a freelance harpist based in the Chicagoland area who is involved in the contemporary/new music scene. She enjoys collaborations with a variety of artists, composers, and musicians, and strives to expand music...
Jerry Cusack

Jerry Cusack

Guitar

Jerry teaches jazz, blues, classical and rock styles focusing on guiding students towards building a working knowledge of fretboard harmony and developing the ear through transcribing the work of great artists. He has a Bachelor’s d...
Cecilia Chow

Cecilia Chow

Piano

A native from Hong Kong, Cecilia recently graduated from the Eastman School of Music with a Bachelor of Music in Piano under the Howard Hanson and the Vaughan Scholarships. She is also a staff accompanist at the Eastman Community...
Christine Ebeling

Christine Ebeling

Voice

Christine Ebeling is a classically trained mezzo soprano with a passion for all styles of music! Christine holds a Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance from Oklahoma City University and a Master of Music in Opera Performance from Northwestern...