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A graduate of Cleveland’s Glenville High School, Jonathan (Skip) Edwards went on to study music theory at Tri-C, classical guitar at Cleveland Institute of Music, piano with esteemed composer Delores White, and Double Bass with Cleveland Orchestra bassist Harry Barnoff. He also attended Berklee College of Music (Boston, MA), San Francisco State University, and New...

Returning after living out of town for 20 years, Pat Noonan Knox is a violinist who also teaches all band and orchestra instruments and voice. She is certified as a music instructor Special K –12, coaches ensembles and formerly conducted the Broadway School Symphonette, which she created in her past role as BSMA’s Program Coordinator. Highlights...

Joseph received his training in music education at Ohio State University. He has taught one-on-one music lessons since 2009 in both Cleveland and Columbus. He also taught for five years through Piano Lessons In Your Home, Inc. in Columbus, and has been teaching at The Music Settlement in Cleveland since 2018. He also taught at...

Mark studied organ, flute and classical guitar at Cuyahoga Community College before majoring in music theory and harmony. He also studied composition, advanced harmony, counterpoint and orchestration at Cleveland State University. He has been a composer and musical director in the film industry and has produced film soundtracks for The Hoods (1981) and other...

Dwayne is a music teacher, composer, musician and DJ. He has been a music teacher at Oliver H. Perry Elementary School (CMSD) in Cleveland since 1992, where he also conducts the school's Choir and Instrumental band, and leads the Drum Corp and Drill Team. Dwayne has taught music to children in many other venues throughout...

David is a long-time faculty member, having taught at BSMA for over 25 years. In addition to his private lesson work, he keeps our building clean and maintained. David is also on the faculties of the Community Arts School at Baldwin Wallace University and Cuyahoga Community College. An accomplished musician with performances at Severance Hall,...