Instructors

Tamara Cox

Instrument(s): Violin Tamara Cox is a dedicated violinist majoring in Music Education at Wichita State University. While growing up in the Kansas City area, she was very active in her school orchestra and participated in both Olathe Youth Symphony and Kansas City Youth Symphony. As a member of the Academy Orchestra in Kansas City Youth…

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Mitchell Probst

Instrument(s): Guitar, Bass Guitar, Piano, Ukulele Mitchell received his associate’s degree in music performance from Hutchinson Community College in 2018. He played in The Hutchinson Community College Combo, Big Band, and Lab Band and occasionally fills in for HCC shows. Mitchell has had formal training in Jazz, Blues, Rock, Bluegrass, Classical and Metal, and plans…

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Julie Bogner

Area: Kindermusik Julie graduated with a Music Education degree from KU in 1993 and taught preschool-8th grade music before receiving her Kindermusik training & licensing in 1997. She has taught in various locations for over 20 years. Julie has played bassoon and clarinet in different local bands & orchestras.

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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…

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Roni Worcester

Instrument(s): Cello, Violin Multi-purpose musician, Roni 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…

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Sheaukang Hew

Instrument(s): Violin Sheaukang has a DMA from the University of Oklahoma in violin performance and ethnomusicology. She has an 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…

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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 taught brass methods at Friends University for 9 years. He is currently playing with the Aerotones Big Band…

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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…

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Mily Montanez

Instrument(s): Flute Mily Montanez is currently pursuing a Master of Music degree in Flute Performance at WSU. She has performed with the Symphonic Wind Ensemble and has served as the Co-Principal Flute of the WSU Symphony Orchestra. Mily was a finalist for the 2017-2018 WSU Concerto Competition. She has also served as a supplemental flute…

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James Hoerst

Instrument(s): Saxophone James is currently studying Music Education and Jazz Studies at WSU. He was selected to District Jazz in 2016 and all steel stacks jazz festival band on Baritone saxophone. He is the principal saxophonist for the symphonic band, Shocker Sound, and is the second tenor in Jazz Arts. He has also performed with…

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