Shayna has extensive experience in both music and early childhood education (in preschools and Montessori schools), which come together to shape her expertise as a music educator for young children and beginning string players. She has held a range of music teaching positions, including: Director of the Suzuki Strings Program, and a private and group...

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 feature...

Dwight was a voice student of Barbara Mattox at the Cleveland Music School Settlement, Helen Baker at Cleveland Institute of Music's Preparatory Division, and John Fleming, an African-American singer who had a successful opera career in Sweden. He has performed as a tenor soloist throughout the region in operas, musicals and recitals. He has performed...

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...

Reggie is a Cleveland native and Cleveland School of the Arts grad whose musical gifts have led him on an exceptional journey over the years, including working with accomplished artists such as Bobby McFerrin, and Smokie Robinson. After completion of his undergraduate studies at Howard University, he appeared on season three of NBC’s hit a cappella...

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,...