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Instrument Index

Guitar, Bass, Ukulele, etc.


Billie Fredholm
Area(s): Voice, Piano, Guitar, Ukulele, Banjo
Billie earned her Bachelor of Vocal Music Ed at Gordon-College in Wenham, MA, in 1994. In 2002 she earned her Masters of Vocal Music Performance at WSU with an emphasis in choral conducting. She has stayed busy through the years as Conductor of the Wichita Choral Society, member of the Wichita Chamber Chorale (Dr. Glasmann, conductor), as a vocal music teacher (middle school and college) and as choir director, soloist, and cantor at various area churches. Since 2008, she has been singing and playing finger-style acoustic guitar about town with her musical partner, Robin Roberts. Billie has been teaching at Senseney since 2007.


Ben Harvey
Instrument(s): Bass Guitar, Guitar, String Bass
Ben is primarily a self-taught musician with a few years of formal training at Wichita State University, where he worked with Mark Foley, Craig Owens and Tom Fowler. Having known at an early age that music would be a lifelong pursuit, Ben has continued to explore the many facets of playing including helping others find their own artistic voice. From his involvement in many musical projects and collaborations, and through playing a wide variety of styles both in guitar and bass, he has developed a deep richness in his approach to rhythm, melody and improvisation. Recent recording projects include: "Sky Meets Earth"; "Morning", Rudy Love; "Infinite Love"; and "Blues in Ballet." Ben has been teaching at Senseney Music since 2007.


Drew Patton
Instrument(s): Guitar
Drew graduated from Friends University in 2013, earning both a Bachelor of Arts in Music and a Bachelor of Music in Guitar Performance, with an emphasis on classical guitar. He has performed as a soloist with the Friends University Chamber Orchestra. In 2012 he won the Koch Cultural Trust Enabling Grant, which allowed him to travel to Edinburgh, Scotland to study classical guitar improvisation after graduation. Since returning to the United States, Drew began working at Senseney in 2014 and has gained experience working with students of all ages and musical backgrounds. In late 2015, Drew released his own Method book for beginning guitarists, and continues to release educational materials and performances on his YouTube channel every week. Drew is also an active performer in Wichita, and can be found in various venues around Wichita with his project DMFP.

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Piano, Keyboards


Billie Fredholm
Area(s): Voice, Piano, Guitar, Ukulele, Banjo
Billie earned her Bachelor of Vocal Music Ed at Gordon-College in Wenham, MA, in 1994. In 2002 she earned her Masters of Vocal Music Performance at WSU with an emphasis in choral conducting. She has stayed busy through the years as Conductor of the Wichita Choral Society, member of the Wichita Chamber Chorale (Dr. Glasmann, conductor), as a vocal music teacher (middle school and college) and as choir director, soloist, and cantor at various area churches. Since 2008, she has been singing and playing finger-style acoustic guitar about town with her musical partner, Robin Roberts. Billie has been teaching at Senseney since 2007.


Mia Joslin
Instrument(s): Piano
Mia graduated from KyungHee University, Seoul, Korea with Bachelor's and Master's degree in piano performance. She also received a Master's degree in piano performance from Emporia State University. She was a Professor of Music in piano at Soongeui Woman's College in Seoul, Korea. She has been a piano instructor at Senseney Music since 2002 and has served as organist and pianist at Clearwater United Methodist Church since 2002. Mia has performed extensively as keyboardist and accompanist.


Melissa Loh
Instrument(s): Piano (Private and Group Lessons)
Melissa began piano lessons at the age of 5 in the city of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. At the age of 16, she completed her Diploma with the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music. Her education in music continued with an emphasis in Piano Pedagogy at Wichita State University, where she completed her Bachelors and Masters Degrees, under the tutelage of Dr. Sylvia Coats and Dr. Julie Bees. Melissa was a Graduate Teaching Assistant and Adjunct Faculty for Wichita State University. She is a Nationally Certified Teacher of Music in Piano (NCTM). Melissa is a trained classical pianist, but also enjoys jazz, blues, contemporary music, and playing keyboard with her church’s band. She has been teaching at Senseney Music since 2010.


Roni Lowry
Instrument(s): Piano
Multi-purpose musician, Roni Lowry graduated from Wichita State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Cello Performance. In order of most proficient to least, Roni plays the following instruments: cello, violin, piano, guitar, clarinet, trombone, and accordion. Roni is a singer/songwriter who uses a loop pedal to create all the parts in her musical performances. Over the past several years, she has performed at many Wichita weddings, events, coffeehouses, farmers markets and grocery stores. She has performed as a band member or guest artist with numerous other local musicians/bands. Roni is a cellist in the Newton Mid-Kansas Symphony Orchestra and plans to audition for the Wichita Symphony Orchestra for the 2017/2018 season. She also wants to further her education by obtaining a Music Therapy degree. Her services include but are not limited to the following: private lessons, music therapy, personalized compositions, band member/guest artist, and performances.


Rosemary Nettrouer
Instrument(s): Piano
Rosemary graduated from Friends University with a music education degree and a piano performance degree; she performed two piano recitals for her degree fulfillment. Rosemary has been a church musician most of her adult life, serving as accompanist, singer and director. Since 2002 she has been staff organist/pianist at University Friends church. In 2008, she performed a mini-recital for the rededication of the University Friends organ. Rosemary has been teaching piano at Senseney Music since 1999.

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Brass and Wind


Kimberly Caldwell
Instrument(s): Flute
Kimberly Monger Caldwell received her Bachelor's Degree in Music Education from Missouri State University, with additional studies at Arizona State University and Wichita State University. In Arizona, Kimberly performed with the flute and guitar duo Voix de Deux, the ACSA faculty woodwind quintet and the Arizona Chamber Ensemble. She was a flute exchange teacher for several public and private schools in Caracas, Venezuela. Since 1987, she has taught privately and as a public school music teacher. She has also been a director and adjudicator. Currently, Kimberly is the principle flutist for the Delano Chamber Wind Ensemble. She has been teaching flute and other wind instruments at Senseney Music since 2015.


Zachary Hooper
Instrument(s): Saxophone
Zach is currently studying Saxophone and Jazz at WSU. He has been playing for eight years. He is the lead horn player in the trio 'Tri Verde', and is the main composer/arranger and tenor sax player in WSU’s Band 'Hispanica'. Zach also plays with the WSU Jazz Arts Ensemble and pep band. His other interests include composition, audio engineering and audio production. He also has experience playing with other local jazz combos and international groups. He began teaching at Senseney in 2015.


Tyler Kemp
Instrument(s): Saxophone
Tyler has a Bachelor’s degree in Music Education(K-12, Instrumental Emphasis) from Wichita State University. His main instruments of study were saxophone and clarinet. While at WSU, he played with the Symphonic Wind Ensemble, the Jazz Band and the Shocker Sound Pep Band. He also performed with a Saxophone Quartet playing the baritone sax. For the 2010-2011 school year, Tyler was the woodwind tech for the Valley Center marching band. He also served as Kappa Kappa Psi Vice President. Tyler is currently playing tenor sax in the Delano Jazz Orchestra and has been teaching private lessons at Senseney Music since 2015.


Chloe Roth
Instrument(s): Clarinet
Chloe earned her bachelor's degree in clarinet performance at Emporia State University. She has been immersed in music for most of her life. She started piano at the age of seven, clarinet at ten and guitar at age fourteen. Chloe participated for several years in marching band and symphonic wind ensembles at both the high school level and at Emporia State University. She also played in the Emporia Symphony Orchestra for three years. In the spring of 2015, she accompanied middle school students from North Lyon County school in Americus, KS and the summer of 2016 she performed with the Emporia Clarinet Choir at the International Clarinet Association conference in Lawrence, KS. Chloe has been teaching at Senseney Music since November, 2016.


Guy Vollen
Instrument(s): French Horn
Guy Vollen is a horn player and composer; he attended Wichita State University and earned a Doctorate in musical composition from Florida State University. He has taught on the faculty of Wichita State University and Bethany College. As a horn player he has performed with the Wichita Wind Ensembles Professional Band, the Pegasus Brass Trio, and at the Crown Uptown Theatre. He currently performs with the Delano Chamber Brass and Senseney Music Community Band, and contributes music reviews to the Wichita Eagle.


Quentin Wallace
Instrument(s): Trombone, Baritone, Beginning Brass
Quentin received his Bachelor of Music from WSU and his Master of Arts in trombone at the University of Iowa. He taught instrumental music in the public schools for 30 years, and performed with the Wichita Symphony for 9 years. He is currently playing in the Cessna Jazz Band. Quentin has been teaching low brass at Senseney Music for 8 years, and also teaches Brass Methods at Friends University.

Voice


Billie Fredholm
Area(s): Voice, Piano, Guitar, Ukulele, Banjo
Billie earned her Bachelor of Vocal Music Ed at Gordon-College in Wenham, MA, in 1994. In 2002 she earned her Masters of Vocal Music Performance at WSU with an emphasis in choral conducting. She has stayed busy through the years as Conductor of the Wichita Choral Society, member of the Wichita Chamber Chorale (Dr. Glasmann, conductor), as a vocal music teacher (middle school and college) and as choir director, soloist, and cantor at various area churches. Since 2008, she has been singing and playing finger-style acoustic guitar about town with her musical partner, Robin Roberts. Billie has been teaching at Senseney since 2007.

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Strings


Ben Harvey
Instrument(s): Bass Guitar, Guitar, String Bass
Ben is primarily a self-taught musician with a few years of formal training at Wichita State University, where he worked with Mark Foley, Craig Owens and Tom Fowler. Having known at an early age that music would be a lifelong pursuit, Ben has continued to explore the many facets of playing including helping others find their own artistic voice. From his involvement in many musical projects and collaborations, and through playing a wide variety of styles both in guitar and bass, he has developed a deep richness in his approach to rhythm, melody and improvisation. Recent recording projects include: "Sky Meets Earth"; "Morning", Rudy Love; "Infinite Love"; and "Blues in Ballet." Ben has been teaching at Senseney Music since 2007.


Sheaukang Hew
Instrument(s): Violin
Sheaukang has a DMA from the University of Oklahoma in violin performance and ethnomusicology. She has a MM in Music History and her BM is in violin performance, also from OU. She teaches music at Butler Community College and regularly performs at church and in local jam sessions. While at OU, she played in the orchestra, music theater and string quartets. She was also a member of the Mariachi band ‘Mariachi Orgullo’. Sheaukang has played for barn and contra dances and in Oklahoma’s Irish/Old-Time music community. She has been teaching at Senseney since 2007.


Jacqueline Langhofer
Instrument(s): Violin, Viola
Jackie graduated Summa Cum Laude from Belhaven University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Violin Performance. While there, she performed the Barber Violin Concerto with the Belhaven Orchestra. Jackie has been playing for 16 years and has both classical and fiddling training. She played in the Mississippi Symphony Orchestra before moving to Wichita. For the past 11 years, she been playing for weddings and other events, in ensembles including the Delano Chamber Orchestra, and as a soloist. She also has a strings program at Central Christian Academy. Jackie has been teaching violin and viola at Senseney since 2013.


Roni Lowry
Instrument(s): Cello, Violin
Multi-purpose musician, Roni Lowry graduated from Wichita State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Cello Performance. In order of most proficient to least, Roni plays the following instruments: cello, violin, piano, guitar, clarinet, trombone, and accordion. Roni is a singer/songwriter who uses a loop pedal to create all the parts in her musical performances. Over the past several years, she has performed at many Wichita weddings, events, coffeehouses, farmers markets and grocery stores. She has performed as a band member or guest artist with numerous other local musicians/bands. Roni is a cellist in the Newton Mid-Kansas Symphony Orchestra and plans to audition for the Wichita Symphony Orchestra for the 2017/2018 season. She also wants to further her education by obtaining a Music Therapy degree. Her services include but are not limited to the following: private lessons, music therapy, personalized compositions, band member/guest artist, and performances.

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Percussion


Scott Taylor
Instrument(s): Band/Orch Percussion, Drums
Scott Dean Taylor received a degree in Music Performance from Wichita State University. Since then he has been a percussion performer and educator in the Wichita area for 6 years.
He has been a percussion instructor in the Goddard and Buhler School Districts, and has led concert and marching percussion ensembles to award-winning performances. At Oklahoma State University, Scott was a member of the Marching Band, and their world-renowned Wind Ensemble, where he was principal of the percussion section in his final year. He has also performed in numerous jazz big bands and small ensembles. In the Wichita area, Scott has performed with such luminaries as, Craig Owens, Dale Black, Jerry Scholl, Steve Hatfield, Jason Whitmore, Nathan Williams, Rudy Love Jr., Kendall Wohaska, Seth Carruthers and many more. Scott started teaching at Senseney Music in November of 2016.

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Kindermusik


Julie Bogner
Area: Kindermusik
Julie Bogner has been a licensed Kindermusik Educator since 1998. During that time she has taught at Senseney Music and in private studios along with other Kindermusik teachers. She his happy to be back at Senseney where her career began even before she had her own children. In her spare time Julie sings in the church choir, is a parent booster for the Bishop Carroll music department and enjoys listening to music with her husband and three musically gifted teenagers.


Jeanette Powell
Area: Kindermusik
Jeanette has a BA from Oklahoma City University. She has been a licensed Kindermusik instructor for 17 years. She loves helping families discover ways to enjoy music in class and at home. Jeanette invites you to peek in the classroom at the end of the hall and "see the fun we have singing, playing rhythm instruments, and moving to the music!" She enjoys playing the piano, recorder, ukulele and her newest endeavor – the ocarina. Jeanette has been teaching Kindermusik at Senseney for 7 years.