Ellsworth Music Private lessons in Ranson, WV
Playing a musical instrument is an acquired skill best learned through private tutoring. This process has positive consequences that benefit the student in many facets of their life throughout the years.
Ellsworth Music has established itself as one of the best private music teaching institutions in the tri-state area. We would like to help all that desire to play a musical instrument realize that goal.
Our focus at Ellsworth this season has been to continue to provide quality music instruction with easy scheduling and payment options.
David A. Asti
Banjo, Mandolin & Fiddle
David is an experienced professional musician. His substantial knowledge in a wide variety of music and instruments enables him to instruct beginners to advanced with great success. David is the main and original member of “The Hillbilly Gypsies.
Theresa Carson has many years of private violin instruction experience. She has studied at the New School of Music and the Lebanon Valley College, both in Pennsylvania. Additionally, she has performed with the Harrisburg symphony for over eleven years. Her students excel early and participate in all of our recitals.
Andrea M. Diggs
Andrea Diggs is a graduate of Shenandoah University Conservatory of Music. She has a Masters and Bachelor of Music Degree in Flute performance. Andrea has performed and studied in numerous arts festivals and other summer programs under the direction of Claude Monteaux, Ervin Monroe and Jan Wagner. She has won many awards and scholarships with Shenandoah Conservatory and was a winner of the Bach Handel Festival Competition in 2001.
Jessica F. Hardesty
Jessica is presently finishing her BA in Music Performance at the Shenandoah University and studies violin with Akemi Takayama. She is a member of The Suzuki Association of the Americas , certification fr the Ithaca Suzuki Teachers Institute.
Jesse is a graduate of Shepherd University and has played drums in the Shepherd University Jazz Ensemble and Combo. Jesse is a professional musician perfroming in a number of groups in the Eastern Panhandle, such as Ginada Pinata and Steller-Watson.
Steve is a graduate of Shepherd University with a degree in classical guitar performance. At George Mason University, he studied with Larry Snitzler who was an student of Andres Segovia. Steve also studied with Gerry Kunkel and Dave Reynolds, at Shepherd. Although Steve is a specialist in classical guitar, he also teaches folk, blues, and rock styles.