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BRASS

Priscilla C. King    717-266-0665    Email

Trumpet 

  • BS in Music Education from Lebanon Valley College
  • Full time private instructor in York for over 15 years.  Serves as a recitalist, clinician and adjudicator for various schools and events.  Was adjunct instructor at Elizabethtown & York Colleges for several years. 
  • As a freelance musician, PC performs often and has been an active musician in Central PA for over 25 years.  She's had a diverse career performing many styles and venues including symphony, opera, theater, brass quintets, big band, concert bands, Latin bands, solo and chamber music, and back up work for numerous famous "name" performers. 
  • In addition to weddings and special ceremonies,  PC currently performs with the York Symphony and the Lancaster British Brass Band, and is a regular member of the Dave Stahl Sacred Orchestra, Buzz Jones Big Band, Capital Brass and Bill Hicks groups; 2nd Avenue Swing Riot, Big Band Nostalgia, Bill Hicks Brass & Capital Heralds.
  • Member: International Trumpet Guild, Pennsylvania Music Educators Association, MENC, AFM


Wes Snyder    717-968-2230    Email

Trumpet, Baritone

  • Bachelor of Music in Music Education from Susquehanna University
  • Graduate of U.S. Armed Forces School of Music, Served with the 434th U.S. Army Band
  • Taught private trumpet lessons in the York area since 1998.
  • Original member of Measure of Grace Worship Band. Member of Grace Fellowship Worship Team since 1998. 
  • Served as the Ceremonial Bugler for the Joint Veterans Council of York County since 1990.
 

WOODWINDS

Charles Schuman    717-225-1707    Email

Clarinet, Sax, Flute

  • Bachelor Of Music Education from Ithaca College and Master Of Science in Music Education from the University Of Illinois. 
  • For 31 years Mr.  Schuman was an elementary and middle school instrumental music teacher in York City School District until his retirement in 1999. From 1978-1988 he also taught at York College.
  • He has been a member of the York Symphony Orchestra for the past 41 years. Chuck is the assistant conductor and first chair clarinet of the Spring Garden Band. He is currently the musical director of the Spring Garden Dance Band for which he has played 1st Alto for many years. 
  • Sound files here > LISTEN

Dave Wilson    717-581-0153    Email

Saxophone, Clarinet, Flute and Jazz Improv

  • BS in Music Ed from Lebanon Valley College
  • Full time private instructor for over 14 years in the Lancaster and York areas. He teaches a variety of styles including classical and jazz and rock. Dave is a capable teacher of all woodwinds through the advanced levels with an emphasis on sax, clarinet and flute. Some of his students have made district band. Some have also gone on to pursue music as a career. Dave believes in working with students at their own particular level and is excellent with beginners. 
  • He is an active professional musician, working with several of his own bands as well as freelancing with others.
  • The Dave Wilson Quartet has also just released his first CD under his own name, titled "Through The Time". (click here to check it out)
  • He also has a business selling used musical instruments with an emphasis on woodwinds and brass. He currently resides in Lancaster with his wife, Lisa, and their two cats. 
  • For lesson information, as well as booking information for any of his musical groups, and also CD purchase information, Dave Wilson can be contacted via email at djazwilson@aol.com or at 717-581-0153.  Dave also has his own website.  http://davewilsonmusic.org/

Dave Yinger    717-856-5056    Email

Saxophone, Clarinet, Flute, Jazz Improv.

  • B.S in Music Education and B.A. in Music-Jazz Studies from Lebanon Valley College-2003.
  • 5 years teaching Band in PA public schools, currently an elementary band director in the West Shore School District
  • 4 years teaching private woodwind lessons
  • Active professional musician in the greater Harrisburg Area and performs regularly with the Impact Band (funk/party band) and 4th Edition (Jazz/Blues Quartet)
  • Dave is interested in teaching his students to enjoy music and succeed at their musical goals.  He will make every effort to see that students improve on their instrument and exceed their expectations for how well they can play.
  • Mr. Yinger is experienced teaching beginner, intermediate and advanced students, and accepts students from all levels.

STRINGS & GUITAR

Rachel Kauffman  717-266-7498   

Cello

  • MM, Duquesne University & B.F.A. in Cello Performance from the State University of New York at Purchase. In high school Rachel studied regularly in New York City with Diane Chaplin (Colorado Quartet), and summers with Harvey Shapiro (Juilliard) at the Johannesen International School of the Arts in Victoria, B.C.  Other private instructors include Stephen Geber (Principal Cellist, Cleveland), Richard Weiss (Cleveland) and Anne Martindale-Williams (Principal Cellist, Pittsburgh).

  • She has performed as soloist with various orchestras, and participates in several yearly summer events, including the Lancaster (OH) and Sunflower (Topeka, KS) Music Festivals. Orchestral positions include Hong Kong Philharmonic, Pittsburgh Opera Orchestra, and as Principal Cellist, the Canton (OH) and Wheeling (WV) Symphony Orchestras. Currently Mrs. Kauffman is assistant principal cellist with the York Symphony

  • Rachel is an active performer as a member of Cantabile.  As a freelance performer she is called by various chamber orchestras and has had the unique opportunity of working with various artists, including Luciano Pavarotti, Kenny Rogers, Pat Boone, and Mannheim Steamroller.

  • In addition to teaching private lessons, Mrs. Kauffman is also an adjunct faculty member at York College.

     


 

PC King

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Mike & Dave Yinger

Dave Wilson

Chuck Schuman

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