Piano

Seth Miller  Guitar, Piano and Bass
Seth Miller was born and raised in Western Canada where he first became interested in music. At the age of twelve he began learning to play the guitar and began taking piano lessons during his first year of High School. He attended Cornerstone University where he received a Bachelors of Music Performance degree in guitar with a minor in piano. While there he participated in numerous contemporary and classical performance ensembles. After college Seth worked as a music teacher and music director for Waterman Bible Church in Illinois. He is currently pursuing a Masters degree from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Seth has an appreciation for classical and contemporary music and a deep love for jazz. He has a passion for holistic teaching and a desire to see students become well-rounded musicians.

Christopher Dehner Piano
Christopher Dehner is a graduate of Fairdale High School, and studied Piano beginning at 6 years of age. Going on to study piano in my Bachelor of Art in Piano Performance from Lee University, as well as studying towards a Master of Music Degree in both Piano Performance and Choral Conducting from Western Kentucky University.  I have taught piano for 30 years starting with my college career, as well as during my professional tenure as music pastor at several churches in Kentucky, Delaware, Georgia and recently West Virginia.  I previously taught with Gist Piano Center 19 years ago, and recently relocated back to the Louisville area in the Fall of 2013. He has served as accompanist for several church choirs, as well as Campus Choir at Lee University in Cleveland, TN; and the Western Kentucky University Chorale. He also has enjoyed accompanying several students in the universities for vocal and instrumental recitals.  His students have performed well in competition, advancing to the state and international levels. He enjoys performing as well, through accompanying college students in their musical studies, church repertoire and recitals/concerts. Chris is married to Monica and has one son who is presently attending Lee University as a Piano Major. He is also serving as the Music Pastor, returning to the Dixie Valley Church in the Shively area after serving 20 years in other states as Music Pastor.  Seeing students develop into skilled players who enjoy music through their piano studies is why Christopher strives to find various methods and styles that reflect each students musical taste. He looks forward to assisting students through their love for music to achieve musical excellence.

 

Strings

Alison Suell   Violin, Viola, Piano and Owner/Director
A native of Louisville, Alison started on viola in the fourth grade. She continued with viola, adding piano at the age of 11 and went on to graduate from the University of Louisville with her bachelors in Viola Performance. In 2011, she started Louisville Strings, a business providing string duos, trios, and quartets for weddings and events. In 2013, she partnered with another musician to form Electria – an Electric String Trio!  Alison is an active musician and performer in addition to being a full-time private music instructor for violin, viola and piano. She is a thoughtful and enthusiastic teacher who is invested in the success of her students.

Catherine (Kate) Tyree  Violin, Viola and Bass
Catherine Tyree is a graduate of the University of Louisville School of Music, where she earned her Bachelor of Music Education. Catherine has been a member of several ensembles as a violinist and a bassist. She has performed with the University of Louisville Orchestra, the University of Louisville Jazz Combos, the Cave Run Symphony Orchestra,  Electric String Quartet, and is a founding member of the Compass Quartet. She has been teaching private lessons on violin and viola for eight years. She also taught orchestra at The Montessori School of Louisville in 2015. Currently, Catherine is a violin, viola, and bass teacher at Music Go Round and Notable Beginnings in Louisville.

Maggie Muncy   Cello

Maggie McIntyre Muncy was born in Louisville, KY and began studying cello at the age of five in the Suzuki Program at the University of Louisville. She studied under Wayne Krigger, Suzannah Onwood and Louise Harris throughout her early years.  At the age of 16 she was accepted into the Governor’s School for the Arts and has since played for the Governor’s dinner in Frankfort, KY representing the GSA alumni.  She also participated in the Kentucky Allstate Orchestra for several years throughout high school.  After high school, Maggie went on to pursue a Bachelor of Arts in Cello Performance at the University of Louisville under Paul York.  While there she played in the University of Louisville Orchestra, participated in numerous classical performance ensembles, one of which was the winner of the McCauley Chamber Music Competition. Since college, Maggie continues to play both locally and out of town with numerous classical and rock groups.  She plays annually for Abbey Road on the River, the world’s largest Beatles festival, which has taken her on a four-week tour with a group of over 20 musicians to perform the Love Album at places such as Canada, New York and Boston. She continues to play weddings and church services on a weekly basis .  She is currently teaching cello at Notable Beginnings and hopes to share her musical experiences, education and love for the cello to help excite and motivate her students in finding the enjoyment that she has throughout her musical career.

 

Guitar

Seth Miller  Guitar, Piano and Bass
Seth Miller was born and raised in Western Canada where he first became interested in music. At the age of twelve he began learning to play the guitar and began taking piano lessons during his first year of High School. He attended Cornerstone University where he received a Bachelors of Music Performance degree in guitar with a minor in piano. While there he participated in numerous contemporary and classical performance ensembles. After college Seth worked as a music teacher and music director for Waterman Bible Church in Illinois. He is currently pursuing a Masters degree from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Seth has an appreciation for classical and contemporary music and a deep love for jazz. He has a passion for holistic teaching and a desire to see students become well-rounded musicians.

Woodwinds

Jonathan Barret Guitar, Bass, Woodwinds

Voice

Grace Dell Aquila  Voice
Grace runs her studio independently, so inquiries about lessons can be directed to her through her website: http://www.anothercolour.com/voice_lessons/voice_lessons.html.