Jacob Colby is a music teacher and performer, and a recent graduate of Temple University's Esther Boyer College of Music and Dance, from which he received a Bachelor of Music Education. His primary instrument is the violin.
Jacob has studied privately with Dr. Luigi Mazzocchi; Associate Concertmaster of the Delaware Symphony Orchestra and Dr. Valissa Willwerth, member of the Philadelphia Orchestra. Recently, he has become a member of the newly formed Temple University Baroque Quartet. He is also avidly involved with the ASTA chapter at Temple University as well as the NAfMEC organization. He has also participated in various youth orchestras including the Delaware Youth Symphony Orchestra, Philadelphia Sinfonia, and Temple University Symphony Orchestra.
Jacob has taught at the Music School of Delaware for the past few summers. Additionally, he has recently been added to the faculty at The Music School of Delaware as a violin teacher. Although he is primarily a classical violinist, he enjoys playing both Jazz and Folk music in his free time. He has performed at venues in the Philadelphia area such as The World Cafe Live with Zach Feingold Band and Flounder Warehouse.
Lily Eckman is currently pursuing a duel degree in music education and cello performance at West Chester University, studying cello under Ovidiu Marinescu. She has been studying the cello for eleven years and the guitar for five.
Lily was involved in a local symphony orchestra during high school and participated in her high school band, orchestra and choir. Now a student at WCU, she is a member of the West Chester Symphony Orchestra, WCU Cello Ensemble, and a piano quintet.
Lily is very passionate about sharing and connecting with people through music. Her goal to create impactful experiences for her students as they learn and enjoy music.
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.
Jasmine is a member of the Class of 2019 at the University of Delaware where she studies Cello with Dr. Lawrence Stomberg. She is getting a Bachelor’s of Music degree in Music Education with an Instrumental concentration and a Theatre Studies Minor.
Jasmine has a passion for the arts and theater and pursues these passions as an active member of the music and theater community at and around the University of Delaware. She has been a member of ten production staffs as Assistant Lighting Designer, Lighting Designer, Orchestrator, and Pit Director, of various productions of the Student Run Organization, the Harrington Theatre Arts Company.
Jasmine has also performed in pit orchestras for local high school productions and local professional theater companies. Some of these productions include Mary Poppins and Not the Messiah (He is a Very Naughty Boy).
Jasmine is also an active Sister of the women’s music fraternity, Sigma Alpha Iota, Eta Rho Chapter which actively works to provide service through music in the community. Some activities we have done for the community include performing in nursing homes and donating music technology such as iPods.
As a teacher with Greensleeves, Jasmine shares her cello and piano expertise and her passion for performance with clients throughout the area.