Jeff BeckJeff Beck taught band and orchestra in the Kansas City Kansas School District for 33 years, retiring in 2007. He obtained his Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Music Education at the University of Kansas. Jeff was selected to be the Music Lead Teacher for the KCK district in 2006. He is also the founder and conductor of the Kansas City Kansas Community Orchestra. The orchestra has been in existence for 15 years and is growing rapidly. Mr. Beck was nominated for the Grammy Music Educator of the Year in 2012 by a former student. He was raised in Kansas City, KS and lived there until 1990. Mr. Beck now lives in Shawnee. He counts as family many friends and former students who are still a part of his life today. Jeff teaches on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday. Jeff teaches: Cello, Clarinet/Saxophone, Piano, Trumpet/Trombone, Violin/Viola.Linda ArnettLinda Arnett has taught piano lessons for a number of years, starting as a high school student in her hometown, then in a small Kansas community before moving to the Kansas City area. She has been a church organist, pianist, and accompanist. A graduate of Emporia State University, Linda worked in public schools and has continued to be involved as a substitute teacher, winning substitute teacher of the year on two occasions. Her goal is for children to “love music for a lifetime!” She especially enjoys seeing them learn to perform music themselves. Students have the opportunity to participate in 2 recitals per year, and also may choose to perform in two different festivals. She is member of the Federated Music Teachers of Kansas City. Linda teaches on Monday and Tuesday. Linda teaches: Piano.Maggie BooneMaggie teaches on Monday Maggie teaches: Piano, Vocal.Roxanne AdrianRoxanne has more than 30 years teaching experience with a Master’s from Southwest Missouri State in Music Education. She also performs and records her own arrangements. Roxanne teaches: (Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday) Roxanne teaches: Piano.Stephanie StanleyStephanie has played trombone since 2010 and trumpet since moving to Kansas City to pursue her degree. She has studied with Troy Marsh, JoDee Davis, Marcus Lewis, Mitch Butler, and Andre Hayward. Stephanie is from Columbia, Missouri and came to Kansas City to pursue a degree in Jazz Studies from the UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance. Her brass experience has expanded from playing in variety of groups such as Big Band, Jazz Combos, Wind Ensemble, and Trombone Ensemble at UMKC, along with theater groups around the Kansas City area.” Stephanie teaches on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Stephanie teaches: Piano, Trumpet/Trombone.Tim BaileyW. Timothy Bailey is a gifted pianist and multi-instrumentalist. Additionally, he is a published composer and author, recording artist, music transcriptionist, and seasoned piano instructor having successfully tutored hundreds of students over the past 25+ years. (“Thank you so much for teaching me the joy of music. It has been a blessing to learn from you and take lessons. I really appreciate everything you have done for me.” KM, age 11) His experiences as a young student displaying proficiency on various instruments including piano, violin, clarinet, saxophone, voice and organ allow him to better connect with his students. Bailey is a graduate of the University of Kansas where he earned a Bachelor of Music degree in Music Theory. Not only is he a skilled solo artist, he has collaborated with award-winning musicians in various genres of music from Smooth Jazz to Gospel to Easy Listening to Inspirational. Experience his artistry at www.wtimothybailey.com. Tim teaches: (Wednesday, Thursday, Friday) Tim teaches: Piano.