Darren Chan Joins the Crescendo Faculty

August 10, 2016 – Darren Chan has joined the Crescendo Academy of Music faculty. Darren will be teaching violin and viola for us. He has graduated from the University of the Pacific with an undergraduate’s degree in Viola Performance studying under violinist/violist Igor Veligan.  He is currently pursuing a masters in violin performance at Western…     Read More

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Jessica Louise Coe Joins the Crescendo Faculty

June 7, 2016 – Jessica Louis Coe has joined the Crescendo piano teaching faculty. Before returning home to Michigan, Jessica Louise Coe studied, lived, and worked in Chicago for fourteen years.  She spent seven of those years as a teaching artist at the world-renowned Old Town School of Folk Music, teaching diverse styles of piano…     Read More

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Alexander Technique Workshops

May 1, 2016 – Crescendo Academy of Music will be hosting a workshop in Alexander Technique on Friday and Saturday, May 20 and 21 at our Epic Center Studios. Amanda Blair MacDonald, AmSat certified Alexander Technique Teacher, will be facilitating this workshop. What is the Alexander Technique? The Alexander Technique is an educational awareness technique…     Read More

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Help support Community Voices, a program for students with mental and phsyical challenges

April 1, 2016 – Crescendo has recently launched a fundraising campaign for Community Voices. This program offers musical experiences to teens and adults with mental and/or physical challenges. Participants experience singing, chanting, drumming and making music in a non-competitive atmosphere where the reward is the pleasure of making music with others. Click here to learn…     Read More

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Josiah Schubkegel Joins the Crescendo Faculty

February 18, 2016 – Josiah Schubkegel has joined the Crescendo teaching faculty. Josiah began playing violin at the age of four. Since that time he has studied violin with Daniel VegaAlbela, Dr. Joseph Koob and Renata Knific. In 2006, Josiah graduated from Western Michigan University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music Studies. Josiah…     Read More

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