Jennifer Mark

Instrument(s): Double Bass, Bass Guitar Jennifer attended Indiana State University on a creative and performing arts scholarship where she received a Bachelor of Science in Music Business. She has studied Inez Wyrick, Donovan Stokes, Chris Butler, and Todd Gallagher. Jennifer enjoys playing both double bass and bass guitar and several different styles of music. She has…

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Ellen Kerr

Instrument(s): Flute, Clarinet, Saxophone, Piano   Ellen Kerr has enjoyed teaching Band since 1979 in Conway Springs, Douglass, Wichita, and in several Oklahoma schools.  During that time she has taught more piano students than she can remember! She enjoys playing clarinet and saxophone, has been a member of Wichita Wind Ensemble, Delano Wind Ensemble, and many…

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Daijana Wallace

Instrument: Cello   Daijana Wallace is a composer and cellist based in Wichita, KS. She has performed with various orchestras, chamber ensembles, and new music ensembles in Wichita (KS) and East Lansing (MI) and most recently served as principal cellist of the Friends University Community Orchestra here in Wichita, KS. When Daijana isn’t playing cello she’s…

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Addison Wegerle

Instrument: Violin Addison Wegerle is a violinist and violin teacher from Wichita, Kansas, where he has remained an active member of the music community since the age of six years old. Along with his involvement in chamber music and the Wichita State University Symphony Orchestra, he is a current member of the Wichita Grand Opera, has…

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Bailey Tadda

Instrument(s): Flute. Piano Bailey Tadda is a recent graduate from Kansas State University with a degree in music education. During her time at Kansas State University, she participated in the Kansas State Wind Ensemble, Flute Ensemble, Symphony Orchestra, and Pride of the Wildcatland Marching Band. This allowed her to participate and perform at the 2019 American…

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Martha Sanchez

Instrument: Trombone   Martha is a student at Wichita State University double majoring in Music Performance and Music Education with the hopes of becoming a band director! She loves playing my instrument and knowing she can express what she is feeling through music. She has been playing the trombone since she was 10 yrs old…

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Randy Crow

Jazz Band Instructor Note: Not currently accepting lessons Randy Crow was the Band Director of Maize Schools and taught in the Maize district for thirty-seven years, retiring in 2018. While teaching at Maize, Mr. Crow’s Concert and Jazz Bands were selected to perform at KMEA Inservice workshops twelve times. His Jazz Bands have received state-wide…

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Elyssa Astegiano

Instrument: Clarinet Elyssa Astegiano is a Wichita area clarinetist and a music educator in the Wichita Public Schools. Elyssa earned her Associates in Liberal Arts Degree at Butler Community College and then transferred to Friends University to complete a degree in Music Education. In addition to many other ensembles, Elyssa has played with the Wichita…

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Hunter Poage

Instrument(s): Trombone, Baritone Hunter attended Emporia State University to study Trombone Performance. He has performed in numerous ensembles including Wind Ensembles, Jazz bands, Marching bands, Orchestras, Pep bands and many other small ensembles. Hunter spent the summer of 2018 participating in Drum Corps International with the Troopers Drum and Bugle Corp, a semi-finalist World Class…

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Joe Schmitt

Instrument(s): Viola Joe studies music performance at WSU, and is expecting to complete his BM in May 2021. He is interested in expanding his craft through the art of pedagogy and will pursue music education as well while working on his master’s degree in performance. In high school, he performed for the Wichita Youth Symphony…

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