voice, piano, trumpet
Alexis is recent graduate of West Chester University with a major in Music Education and a minor in Special Education. Her primary instrument is piano, which she has been studying since she was 7 years old. Alexis also loves to sing and play the trumpet, which she has been doing since elementary school.
She has held leadership positions in multiple high school ensembles as well as music groups at WCU. Alexis is an active member and leader in Sigma Alpha Iota, an international music fraternity for women that upholds high standards for music, professionalism, and service to the community. She is extremely passionate about teaching kids and has done so since she was 14 at her local church and homeless shelters. She has been teaching private piano lessons since she was 16. She is also the recorder instructor at Ferrwood Music Camp for children ages 6-10.
Alexis is extremely excited to be sharing her love for music with children of all ages. Above all else, she wants to create a unique and enriching learning experience for every single student and help them reach their goals and love what they do.
Nolan currently attends West Chester University where he studies Trumpet Performance and Jazz under the direction of Jean-Christophe Dobrzelewski and John Swana. Along with trumpet, Nolan also plays piano and a variety of other brass instruments.
His ambitions and love for many genres of music have led him to perform in many different venues over his young career. From big bands to orchestras to pop/rock groups, Nolan has done it. He has worked with respected artists like Delfeayo Marsalis, Bobby Sanabaria, and Sal Lozano. Nolan also works with local entertainment company Windish Music and Production, and leads his own local bands.
Educating and giving back are a large part of Nolan`s musical passions. He has worked with many local high schools and middle schools as a teaching assistant and has even written music for school ensembles. Nolan has been teaching privately for over 5 years. Having taught everyone from beginners to more advanced players, Nolan is always looking for new students to help further them along their musical journey.
Piano, Trumpet, VIolin
Patrick is a senior at West Chester University studying Music Education. Patrick's primary instrument is piano, which he has played since he was 7 years old. Patrick is a member of the West Chester University Incomparable Golden Rams Marching Band and the West Chester University Symphony Orchestra. Starting at age 12, Patrick has performed on the organ and piano at numerous churches and has played in numerous pit orchestras for musicals on piano and violin. Patrick started learning the violin at age 10 and has performed in numerous weddings and funerals, was selected for the PMEA District 11 Orchestra in 2015 and performed at the Kimmel Center with the WCU Symphony Orchestra in 2017. Patrick is also self-taught on the trumpet, starting at age 18, and has performed in various amounts of venues with the WCU Incomparable Golden Rams Marching Band.
Patrick believes that everyone has the potential to be the best they can be, especially when it comes to music. Patrick wants to make sure that every student has a unique experience in learning their instrument and to adjust each student's learning styles to get the best results out of their instrument.
Chloe currently attends West Chester University where she has double major in Music Education and Performance.
Chloe's grandmother has been a music teacher for years and as a result, Chloe has been involved in music since she was a child. She took violin lessons for a short time at the age of three and then piano lessons for a few years at the age of seven. She's been playing the trumpet since she was eight years old and has also played other brass instruments throughout her career thus far.
Chloe is a sister of WCU's chapter of Sigma Alpha Iota, which is a professional woman's music fraternity that strives to further the development of music in local communities, across the country, and around the world.
Chloe has held several leadership positions in musical groups both in high school and during her career at West Chester including marching band section leader in high school and principal of her university's Wind Symphony. She's been a member of several of the university's outstanding ensembles, including the Incomparable Golden Rams Marching Band and the Wind Ensemble.
Chloe says, "I love music because it's an opportunity to express an idea or emotions that sometimes can't be verbalized, which is such a beautiful thing. My teaching philosophy is that everyone has the potential to excel at music with the right support and encouragement. I'm beyond excited to show students the wonders that music holds in store for them."