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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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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Cody Reynoso

Instrument(s): Trumpet Cody is a trumpet and horn player who graduated from Augusta High School in 2015. While in high school, he participated in Jazz Band (trumpet), Concert Band (horn), and the Pep Band (trumpet). Cody studied music at Kansas Wesleyan University and Friends University for a short time. In his free time, Cody has…

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Guy Vollen

Instrument(s): French Horn, Beginning Brass 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…

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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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Laura Vollen

Instrument(s): Piano, Clarinet Laura received her Bachelor of Music in Education/Instrumental at Wichita State University in 1996. After receiving her degree she taught lessons at Senseney Music and then at Stubbs’ Music Center in Tallahassee Florida in 1999. Since 2003, she has taught in her own studio as well as Senseney Music and Musical Offerings…

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