Camille Vogley-Howes

Joseph Barker

Camille is a graduate of Oberlin College & Conservatory, where they received dual degrees in Comparative American Studies and Jazz Studies. In the past six years Camille has won 2nd place at the St. Paul String Quartet Competition, was awarded the FIGS grant with their group Quartet Davis, was a member of two audition-based honors ensembles, performed at the Cleveland … Read More

Noah Richelsen

Kyle Lamoreaux

Noah is a passionate musician based in Columbus, Ohio. His primary instrument is the guitar, however, he is also an avid vocalist and songwriter with experience on the bass guitar, violin, banjo, drums, piano, ukulele, mandolin and harmonica. Originally from Rochester, New York, Noah moved to Columbus in 2014 to begin his undergraduate career at Otterbein University. Since graduating, he … Read More

DeVanté Draine

Kyle Lamoreaux

DeVanté Draine, tenor, is a graduate of Capital University with a Bachelor of Arts in Music where he was a student of Dr. Chad Payton and the late Mark Baker. While at Capital, DeVanté sang with the Chordsmen, Capital University Chapel Choir, and participated in numerous productions with the Opera and Musical Theatre Department. In addition to DeVanté’s opera and … Read More

Lauren Edwards

Kyle Lamoreaux

Lauren Edwards recently earned her Master of Music degree from Ohio University, and attended Capital University Conservatory of Music for her Bachelor of Music degree. She has taught private flute lessons for five years, and currently teaches in the Columbus area. She enjoys performing in a variety of ensembles, including flute quartet, mixed woodwind, symphony orchestra, and jazz combos. One … Read More

Geoffrey Gear

Kyle Lamoreaux

Geoffrey Gear has been singing and playing music for as long as he can remember. Whether he was listening to his grandmother play the piano for him as a young boy, performing in choirs and musicals in his teens, or studying and performing opera in college, music has always been a crucial part of his life. A graduate of Otterbein … Read More

Wes Taliani

Joseph Barker

Wes Taliani Voice Teacher at Musicologie

Wes Taliani is a 2020 graduate from Ohio University with a master’s in Vocal Performance. While at Ohio University, he appeared in leading roles in several OU Opera Theater performances, including Carl-Magnus in A Little Night Music, and Papageno in The Magic Flute. In 2017, he performed with the Songe d’été en musique festival in Eastern Townships, Quebec, and has … Read More

Lea McClure

Joseph Barker

Lea McClure is a music educator who recently moved to Columbus from Cleveland. She graduated from Baldwin Wallace Conservatory with a Bachelor of Music in Music Education, studied for three years as a trumpet performance major, and focused on choral and instrumental pedagogy. Her diverse experiences at university have shaped the educator she is today. She greatly enjoyed her time … Read More

Ellen Losey

Joseph Barker

Ellen Losey is a classical vocalist holding a Master of Arts in Voice Pedagogy with a Singing Health Specialization from The Ohio State University. She has appeared in productions with the OSU’s Opera Theatre and Prairie Fire Theatre in Bloomington, IL – including Pauline Viardot’s Cendrillon, The Secret Garden, and The Pirates of Penzance. She enjoys singing both classical and musical theatre repertoire … Read More

Doug Neel

Joseph Barker

Doug Neel Guitar Teacher at Musicologie

Douglas J. Neel is a multi-instrumentalist from Columbus, OH, who specializes in performance and education. Douglas is a faculty member at both Capital University and Otterbein University.  Douglas has also served on the faculty at Bowling Green State Univ., Mt. Vernon Nazarene Univ., Univ. of Findlay, and Terra State Community College throughout his career. In addition to being an Affiliated Educator for … Read More

Mercedes Aviles

Joseph Barker

Mercedes Avile Musicologie Violin Teacher

Mercedes began studying violin at age 8 after learning about the different string instruments during a school assembly – a surprise to her family considering there isn’t a musical bone in their lineage. After studying primarily classical music, Mercedes discovered her love for contemporary performance and moved to Boston where she received her Bachelor of Music in Contemporary Writing and … Read More

Cole Harrison

Joseph Barker

Cole Harrison is a lifelong student of music. He began on piano as a child, learning by ear and then taking lessons in the Suzuki method. As an adolescent he played drums in a punk band and programmed synthesizers in an experimental electronic music group. In high school he got his first paid gigs as a drumset player while he … Read More

Ben Canton

Joseph Barker

Ben Canton

Ben Canton is a graduate from Otterbein University with a degree in Music Performance who has been performing and teaching in Columbus for almost a decade. His specialty is the guitar, but if it has strings or sounds good when you hit it, he can make music with it. Ben has substantial experience with live performance, considering his flexibility his … Read More

Bryson Tarbet

Joseph Barker

Bryson Tarbet

Bryson Tarbet is a pianist and vocalist from Cairo, Ohio. He graduated with a Bachelor of Music in Music Education from Ohio Wesleyan University and is currently working on his Masters of Music Education at Capital University. During his time at Ohio Wesleyan University, Bryson competed in vocal competitions across Ohio and has performed in multiple professional opera productions with … Read More

Seth Alexander

Joseph Barker

Seth Alexander Musicologie Drum Teacher

Seth Alexander is a percussionist, drummer, composer, arranger, teacher, and collaborator that resides in Columbus, Ohio. He is currently the Adjunct Instructor of Percussion at Muskingum University, teaches private music lessons in the Columbus area on a variety of musical instruments, and he accompanies contemporary dance with live music. Seth is most known for his work as a drum set … Read More

Bruce MacLaughlin

Joseph Barker

Bruce MacLaughlin Bass Teacher

It’s the foundation of the sound, the meat and potatoes of the band: Bass! Did you know we offer bass lessons at Musicologie Dublin? Bruce MacLaughlin specializes in both upright and electric bass, and he has over 30 years of experience logging over three thousand gigs headlining festivals, recording for singer/songwriters and entertaining crowds at clubs and private events. From … Read More

Aaron Walsh

Joseph Barker

Aaron has enjoyed teaching piano now for over 22 years. He achieves quick progress by maintaining a balance between technical exercises, method books, supplementary material, clear weekly goals, and a strong music theory.  His focus is with traditional/classical styles. Growing up, Aaron competed regularly and helped judges with competitions, developing a keen understanding of what it takes to win and … Read More

Nia Dewberry

Joseph Barker

Nia Dewberry is a graduate of The Ohio State University where she completed a Master of Music degree in Violin Performance. In addition to her studies at Ohio State, Ms. Dewberry also holds a Bachelor of Music (BM) degree from Bowling Green State University. Nia started playing violin at the age of 11, and from there continued her studies at … Read More

Jonathan Pearce

Joseph Barker

Johnathan Pearce grew up in Fayetteville, GA and began playing the trumpet at age 10. With a desire to professionally pursue his instrument, he attained his Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in 2011 and his Master of Music from The Ohio State University in 2015, both in trumpet performance. While at OSU, he had a Graduate … Read More

Jeanmarie Strawbridge

Joseph Barker

Jeanmarie Strawbridge Piano Teacher

Jeanmarie Strawbridge is a pianist and teacher in Columbus, Ohio. She has earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Piano Performance from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, as well as two Masters degrees in Piano Performance and Piano Pedagogy, both from The Ohio State University. During her time at Ohio State, Jeanmarie held a full-time associateship, teaching undergraduate group piano classes, … Read More

Elizabeth Graiser

Joseph Barker

Elizabeth Glaiser Violin Teacher

Elizabeth Graiser is a graduate of The College of Charleston with a BA in violin performance.  Elizabeth has studied under Grammy Award-winning conductor and violinist Maestro Luiz Haza of the National Symphony Orchestra and Jorge Peña of the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra. Elizabeth also studied at The Brevard Music Center (NC) and The Cannon Music Camp (NC) receiving merit scholarships from … Read More

Danny Lemmon

Joseph Barker

Danny plays guitar, bass, drum set, synthesizers of all sorts, and computers to make original music. He has been writing, performing and recording in different groups for the past fifteen years. He strongly believes in the importance of creativity and participation in artistic communities. Danny’s professional life has included working in special education, tailoring curriculum to meet the needs of … Read More

Christiana Calantropo

Joseph Barker

Christiana Calantropo is a violinist and dancer from Virginia Beach, VA.  She started violin with the Suzuki method at age 5, participating in her first international Suzuki performance tour to Italy at the age of 10 with the Suzuki Strings of Hampton Roads.  Christiana furthered her musical studies in high school at The Governor’s School for the Arts, with whom … Read More

Sam Johnson

Joseph Barker

Sam Johnson Cello Teacher

Dr. Sam Johnson is a teacher, performer, and recording artist living in Columbus, Ohio and holds the Doctor of Musical Arts in Cello Performance & Pedagogy from The Ohio State University. Sam is the artistic director and primary arranger for CELLOHIO, OSU’s cutting edge cello ensemble that brings music to dynamic spaces and underserved audiences. Sam plays in the band … Read More

Renée Holzmeier

Joseph Barker

Renee Holzmeier

Renee Holzmeier recently settled in Columbus, OH after living and working in New York City for 9 years. She has had a versatile performance career appearing in numerous opera and musical theatre productions, summer festivals, concerts and recitals, outreach and educational programs, with choirs and with jazz and folk ensembles. She has also premiered new works and lent her voice … Read More

Abby Wagner

Joseph Barker

abigail wagner

Abby Wagner is a violist and fiddler based in Columbus, Ohio. She received a Master of Music in viola performance from The Ohio State University, where she served as a Graduate Teaching Associate. She holds a Bachelor of Music in viola performance and music education from Lawrence University of Wisconsin. Before moving to Columbus, she taught English and conducted field … Read More

Ahmad Hasan

Joseph Barker

Ahmad Hasan is a graduate of The Ohio State University with a Bachelor of Music in Music Education. Ahmad has spent the past year directing a 90-piece orchestra as well as concert band and teaching music theory. During the recent school year he also spent his free time performing with the Grove City Community Winds where he studied under world … Read More

Jeff Rolland

Joseph Barker

With as spirited as Jeff is standing on the podium, teaching in the studio, or composing new music, you probably wouldn’t have guessed that he holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer & Information Science from The Ohio State University. With specialties in woodwind instruction, Jeff is the Assistant Director of the Clintonville Community Band, which performs 10+ times annually … Read More

Cassondra Kahr

Joseph Barker

Cassie Kahr

Cassondra Kahr is a graduate of The Ohio State University with a bachelor’s degree in Music Education. Throughout her musical career, Cassondra has appeared in a wide collection of theatrical productions as well as a variety of vocal projects. In addition to solo work, Cassondra spent a large amount of her time in college performing with ensembles such as The … Read More

Wesley Yao

Joseph Barker

Wesley Yao Music Teacher

Wesley graduated from University of Illinois in Chicago with a Masters in Public Health and from Ohio State University with a BA in Health Sciences and a minor in music. During his time at Ohio State, he was a member of the OSU Jazz Ensemble and club. He was also a regular member of the UIC choir club. Wesley has … Read More

Hannah Bullock

Joseph Barker

Hailing from Columbus, Ohio, Hannah Marie Bullock is a new and emerging artist making her footprint in the opera world. Ms. Bullock made her professional debut last fall as the soprano soloist in Opera Columbus’ concert series The Voice of Freedom: Civil Rights. Ms. Bullock is a graduate of Ohio University with a Master of Music in Vocal Performance & … Read More

Linnea Stolze

Joseph Barker

Linnea Stolze Violin Teacher

Linnea grew up in Avon Lake, Ohio and has been teaching for 8 years. She is currently finishing her final year at The Ohio State University, where she will earn degrees in music and psychology. Her musical experience began when she started to learn piano at age 8.  During her time at Ohio State, she was a violin major, but was also … Read More

Patrick Schaefer

Joseph Barker

From an early age, music has always been an integral part of Patrick’s life. Music lessons were the backbone of his childhood, as he began playing piano at four, violin at nine, and took voice lessons throughout high school and college. In 2012, he graduated from Otterbein University with a BFA in Musical Theatre, and moved to NYC shortly after to pursue … Read More

Megan Callison

Joseph Barker

Megan Callison

Megan Callison is a vocalist and pianist from Aurora, Illinois. She received her bachelor’s degree in voice performance at Illinois Wesleyan University and is currently pursuing her Master of Music and Singing Health Specialization at The Ohio State University. Megan is a student of Professor Loretta Robinson and has performed with OSU Opera and Lyric Theatre and Opera Project Columbus in several productions, such … Read More

Kristen Elliott

Joseph Barker

Kristen Elliott Violin Teacher

Kristen Elliott is a violinist, teacher, composer, and local businesswoman from Columbus, OH. She graduated from The Ohio State University with a double Bachelor of Arts in Music and Psychology, and is a recent MBA graduate from Capital University. Raised in Dublin, Ohio, Kristen has been playing violin since the age of five. Growing up, she participated in multiple local … Read More

Harrison Belew

Joseph Barker

Harrison Belew Guitar Teacher Westerville

Music has been a part of Harrison Belew’s life from an early age. Some of his first memories are of his father accompanying his sister on piano as she sang. At 8 years old he picked up a guitar and there was no turning back. Harrison studied under the great Scotty Anderson and wrote his own charts for his high … Read More

Joshua Hill

Joseph Barker

Joshua Hill hails from the proverbial ‘one stoplight’ town in the Southeastern Ohio village known as Lewisville-population 176. Joshua started playing guitar at age 13 and was immediately enamored with the sounds of Led Zeppelin, The Eagles, Stevie Ray Vaughan and particularly anything that was injected with the blues tradition laid down by masters such as B.B. King, Robert Johnson … Read More

Szu-Yu Chu

Joseph Barker

Dr. Szu-Yu Chu, is an internationally active interpreter of classical vocal performing art. As a life long lover of music, she started her classical music studies with piano at only four years old, which was proceeded by her attendance to music specialty schools during her high school career in Taiwan. After high school, she achieved her Bachelor’s of Fine Arts and Master’s of Music … Read More

Matt Murphy

Joseph Barker

As a kid, Matt Murphy couldn’t stop tapping rhythmically on desks, chairs, tables, and sisters. He spent countless hours at the piano plunking out movie scores, pop songs, and video game themes until his mother decided that maybe music lessons would be a better outlet. After attending Denver University for jazz performance, he has since turned that annoying habit into … Read More

Erik Meininger

Joseph Barker

Erik Meininger is a piano, percussion, and drum set instructor with 8 years teaching experience. His teaching experience includes instruction of students ranging from kindergartners through retirees, beginners through advanced college preparatory instruction. His philosophy is to suit lessons individually to the student, with an emphasis on developing versatility and fostering life-long enjoyment of music for the student. From the … Read More

Regan Tackett

Joseph Barker

Regan Tackett, soprano, holds a degree in Vocal Performance from Oakland University and a masters degree in Voice Pedagogy from The Ohio State University. A current student of Dr. Scott McCoy, Ms. Tackett’s recent engagements include winning the OSU Concerto Competition and the Wilson Competition. She additionally enjoyed performances as Queen of the Night with Opera Columbus’s “Opera Goes to … Read More

Nick Terelle

Joseph Barker

Nick Terelle has been a dedicated musician for over 18 years and graduated from the College of Wooster in 2010 with a Bachelor’s of Music in Theory and Composition. In 2016, Nick received his Master’s of Music in Jazz Pedagogy from Capital University in Columbus, Ohio. His master’s thesis focused on teaching adolescent youth and designing an adaptable teaching curriculum … Read More

Matt Patti

Joseph Barker

Matt Patti is a vocalist and pianist from Dublin, Ohio, currently in his final year of study at The Ohio State University, pursuing degrees in both Music and Computer Engineering. Matt studies classical voice under Professor Loretta Robinson and also has a background in musical theatre and pop music. Most recently, he has performed with the OSU Opera and Lyric … Read More

Lauren Nelson

Joseph Barker

Lauren Nelson is a mezzo-soprano who recently relocated to Columbus from Chicago. She graduated from Loyola University Chicago with a Bachelor of Music in vocal performance with a focus in classical voice. At university, she sang the role of the Sorceress in Dido and Aeneas and was involved in Chamber Choir and Concert Choir. Lauren actively participated in the local … Read More

Thomas Crouch

Joseph Barker

Thomas Crouch Musicologie Piano Teacher

Thomas Crouch grew up in Virginia and started piano lessons at 8 years old. When he was 14, he moved to Portland and studied with internationally renown pianist Lena Vozheiko, former professor at the St. Petersburg conservatory.  Under her tutelage he placed 3rd nationally for MTNA high school division,  received honorable mention in the 2007 national Modern Music Festival And … Read More

Christy Campos

Joseph Barker

Christy Campos is thrilled to join the staff of Musicologie as a beginner piano, Musicologie Jr., and vocal teacher. As a mezzo-soprano, she studied voice in San Diego for ten years under Wendy Kallen and the Uselman-Klein Vocal Studio, performed lead roles in numerous musical productions, and was often a solo artist in various concert settings. She has extensive experience … Read More

Nate Smith

Joseph Barker

Nate Smith teaches guitar, bass, beginning piano and beginning drums. He also has years of experience running rock band programs for kids and has played all over the world. He graduated from the Ohio State University with a degree in jazz performance, where he studied under Dr. Paul Robinson and Andy Woodson. Nate has toured with the OSU jazz ensemble … Read More

Megan Rainey

Joseph Barker

Megan Rainey is a pianist and singer from Ashville, Ohio. She graduated from The Ohio State University with a BM in Piano Performance, and later from James Madison University with an MM in Piano Performance. During her time in school, Megan studied both piano and voice while working as a professional accompanist, vocal coach and classroom piano teacher. She also … Read More

Devin Copfer

Joseph Barker

Devin Copfer Musicologie Violin Teacher

DEVIN COPFER  is a performer, recording musician, registered Suzuki teacher, and arts entrepreneur based in Columbus, OH. Graduate of the Ohio State University [BM Violin Performance, BA Arts Management ’14]. Devin is the co-founder, director, and violinist in Chamber Brews, a new music performance series committed to breaking down the fourth wall in classical concerts. She also serves as violinist … Read More

Joe Brenneman

Joseph Barker

Joe graduated in 2008 from the Capital University Conservatory of Music with a Bachelor of Music in Clarinet Performance. During his college career Joe studied music performance, and pedagogy with Dr. Gail Lehto Zugger, Dr. Michael Cox, and Dr. Lisa Jelle. Though his studies focused primarily on the clarinet, they also included saxophone, woodwind methods, music theory, composition, and voice. … Read More

Liz Woolley

Joseph Barker

Liz Woolley

Liz Woolley studied classical voice and piano at Snow College, which quickly morphed into a love for jazz. She received her jazz education from both Snow College and the University of Utah. She has traveled internationally to both Italy and Singapore to perform classical and jazz works. Following her performance education, Liz finished her degree at Utah State University in … Read More

Robert Mason

Joseph Barker

Robert Mason is a pianist, teacher, and arranger from Columbus, Ohio. He graduated from OSU with a BM in Jazz Studies and a minor in Music, Media and Enterprise. He performed with The Ohio State Jazz Ensemble and did an extensive tour in China. Robert has studied privately with legends Mark Flugge, Dave Powers, and Bobby Floyd and apprenticed with … Read More

Kate Merryman

Joseph Barker

Kate Merryman is a soprano originally from the Northern Virginia/DC area. She graduated from The Ohio State University with a Master of Arts in Vocal Pedagogy and Singing Health Specialization where she served as a graduate teaching assistant and was awarded the Margaret Speaks Vocal Scholarship Award. She also graduated Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa with a Bachelor … Read More

Justin Swain

Joseph Barker

Justin T. Swain is a graduate of The Ohio State University with a Master of Music in Vocal Performance and a Master of Arts in Vocal Pedagogy where he was awarded “Most Outstanding Graduate Associate” and was a student of both Dr. Scott McCoy and Dr. Robin Rice. Justin served for two years as the vocal performance area’s administrative assistant … Read More

Kay Barker

Joseph Barker

Kay Barker Musicologie Co-Founder

Kay graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelors in vocal performance and psychology and a minor in piano. She has 15 years of piano and voice teaching experience with students of all ages and levels. She began teaching private lessons when she was in high school and taught at her Bexley home until 2014 when she started Musicologie with her … Read More