Community Music School Music instruction in Allentown, PA
Our mission is:
To provide high quality, accessible music instruction for all persons who have a desire to learn: the talented, the hobbyist, the musically curious, the disabled and the disadvantaged.
To insure that no serious student is denied the opportunity for quality instruction due to race, gender, creed, national origin or lack of finances, lesson fees being determined according to family income.
To maintain a fully qualified teaching staff sensitive to the individual student's musical abilities and needs.
To foster an atmosphere that encourages a love of music, delight in creative expression and the satisfaction of progress and accomplishment through dedication and diligent practice.
To offer a wide variety of musical experiences and opportunities for participation with others.
Professional Associations and Certifications
- National Guild for Community Arts Education
Dr. Deborah Andrus
Deborah is the second clarinetist with the Allentown Symphony Orchestra, and is a member of SATORI and the East Winds Quintet. Before moving to Pennsylvania, she held the principal clarinet position with the Natchez Opera Festival Orchestra for three years. She has performed with many ensembles in the United States, including the Louisiana Philharmonic, the Baton Rouge Symphony, the Mississippi Symphony, the Central Ohio Symphony, the New Columbian Brass Band and the Fort Wayne Philharmonic. In 2010, Dr. Andrus gave concerts and masterclasses in mainland China with Pennsylvania-based Trio Clavino.
Mr. David S. Golden, Jr. (SMSget) Retired member of The United States Air Force Concert Band from Washington D.C. During his 23 years of service he was assistant principal cornetist with the Concert Band and supported presidential performance duties for Presidents Carter through Clinton. He also performed as a Ceremonial Band augmentee at White House and Pentagon arrival ceremonies. His performances have taken him on numerous concerts in the nations capital region and throughout the country and on 3 European tours.
Mr. Guzevich has performed throughout the country as a 'road musician' in addition to managing a recording studio. Mr. Guzevich received three Grammy Nominations with the Polka Family. He was inducted into the Polka Hall of Fame in 2007. Hank is an important member of the CMS team for many CMS outreach programs. Mr. Guzevich teaches trumpet, clarinet, piano, and guitar, as well as generates many CMS outreach programs.
Dr. Nora Suggs
Dr. Suggs, flutist, is a graduate of Houston's Rice University and Baylor College of Medicine, with extensive private education in music and degrees in biology, English literature, medicine, and surgery. She has performed in England, Canada, Japan, and throughout the United States; and is now active as a teacher, recitalist and chamber musician in Pennsylvania's Lehigh Valley.
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