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BIOs of Private Studio Instructors

Voice
Dale Zarlenga: Master of Divinity, Covenant Theological Seminary; Bachelor of
Music - Music Education, James Madison University; presently Minister of
Worship and Music at Carriage Lane Presbyterian Church, Peachtree City, GA;
Choir Director and Co-Musical Director, Spotswood High School, Harrisonburg,
VA 2001-2005, experienced private music instructor in piano, organ, and voice.
Sharing the Creator's gift of  music is his life.

Instrumental
Piano and Violin - Shannon Bryan:
MM, The University of Miami; BM, Georgia Southern University; 25 years private
teaching experience in piano and violin, former Director of Music in a local
church, church choral director, violinist in several community symphonies,
brings energy and fun to all her classes.

Trumpet - Travis Johnson:
Graduate of Covenant College 2001, played in their brass quintet; toured with
Spirit of Atlanta Drum and Bugle Corps in 2000;  a freelance trumpet player:
Midtown Brass, Steve Green, Michael Card, and the Night Train Big Band;
maintains a studio of select trumpet students (frequently ranked among the best
in their age group); limited openings available.

Piano - LeeAura Marcum:
MM in piano performance, Belmont University; BM in piano pedagogy and voice,
Columbia College; a Southside Classical Christian Co-op music teacher since
2001; private instructor since 1987; excellent instructor for advanced students
as well as beginners.

Piano and Organ - Dale Zarlenga:
See bio above under Voice.

Violin and Guitar - Carlos Ivy:
17 year old instructor; three years of teaching experience; studied violin with
Fayette Fiddlers for 5 years; playing since six years of age; a great choice if you
need a lower fee or if a male instructor would be helpful.

News Flash

New Student Sign Up
Fortissimo, a junior string orchestra,
was founded the fall of 2013. New
students are accepted each January
and August.  Learn more

Thoughts on the Arts
The role of the arts in communicating
truth has been much debated over the
years in Christian circles. Colin
Harbinson in his article  “Art and
Revelation” provides an insightful look at
this issue; “Art is at its best when it
uncovers what familiarity has concealed,
and opens us up to a fresh perspective
on truth-the truth about any subject. 
This would strongly suggest that artistic
expression, at its best, is compatible
with God’s way of revealing truth to
man.” Read article