Island Music Center Private & Group lessons in Bainbridge Island, WA

Twelve years ago a small group of music teachers on Bainbridge Island founded the Island Music Teachers Guild. Dedicated to providing quality music instruction, the organization has now grown into a thriving community music school with 240 students taking music lessons or attending classes and camps.

It has regular office hours and staff to welcome you. In addition to offering quality music lessons and classes, it is an accessible music resource center for all music lovers that brings the community together through music with events every week throughout the year, concerts, camps, recording facilites an informative website, weekly e-mail newsletter and bulletin boards.

The Center facility is a 10,000 sq ft building in Rolling Bay on Bainbridge Island, with teaching studios, classrooms, performance spaces, recording facilities, music library, and comfortable community gathering places.
Lessons Offered
  • Bass
  • Brass
  • Fiddle
  • Guitar
  • Kindermusik
  • Percussion
  • Piano
  • Strings
  • Voice
  • Woodwinds
Contact Information
Contact Person Marylin Bonkowski
Phone Number (206) 780-6911
City Bainbridge Island, WA
Zip Code 98110
Address 10598 NE Valley Rd
Key People
Marlys Burnett
Marlys Burnett
Marlys Burnett has a Master of Music in Piano Education from San Diego State University and is a piano teacher and music mentor with more than twenty years of teaching students from ages 4 to 80.
Marcia Smith-Hill
Marcia Smith-Hill
Marcia Smith Hill studied piano from her early, entering college as a piano major, but changing to voice early in her freshman year. She holds a Bachelor of Music degree in Music Education and was one of only seven majors awarded a performance certificate on graduation from the State University of New York at Potsdam where she attended the Crane School of Music.
Justin Davis
Justin Davis
Justin Davis loves to teach guitar. It is fulfilling, joyful work he has done with success since he started teaching in 1999. Justin holds a BA degree in Music from Central Washington University, studied Jazz guitar performance at Cornish College of the Arts and Flamenco guitar with Miguel Serrano in Salamanca Spain.
Leah Irby
Leah Irby
Violin, Viola
Leah is an active performer, composer, arranger, teacher and entrepreneur. She finished her music degree in Viola Performance at the University of Washington where she also studied jazz improvisation and learned to play the Sanshin, an instrument from Okinawa.
Jessie Polin
Jessie Polin
Flutist Jessie Polin holds a Master of Music from the University of Washington and Bachelor of Music from Arizona State University. At UW, she performed regularly as principal flute with the UW Symphony Orchestra and the UW Contemporary Ensemble. In 2009, Jessie was a winner of the UW Concerto Competition, and she performed with the Symphony as a soloist in 2010.
Terry Marsh
Terry Marsh
Terry is well known in the Kitsap music community and has the reputation of being a very well rounded drummer and instructor. Terry got his musical start in the Seattle Cascades Drum and Bugle Corps. He finished his percussion performance degree at Washington State University in 1997.
Steve Newton
Steve Newton
Bass, Guitar
Steve is an extremely prolific and eclectic musician and teacher, drawing from a well of expertise ranging from electric bass and guitar to voice, theatre and MIDI technology.
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