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Dan Adam Koshelnyk

BA, Music Composition, Western Michigan University Dan has been teaching piano, guitar, drums/percussion, music theory/composition and recording engineering for over 6 years. He is currently on the Crescendo piano staff. His degree is from WMU in Music Composition. He enjoys working with people in classical, church, pop and rock styles. (Maybe some jazz and blues…     Read More

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Brent Decker

Bachelor of Arts, Woodwind Performance, Western Michigan University Brent teaches saxophone and piano for Crescendo, as well as accompanying students at recitals. Brent has worked as a freelance accompanist and pit orchestra musician throughout the Kalamazoo area. He also has experience as a Stage and Musical Director for Community Theater productions.

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Mark Portolese

Violin/Piano B.M., Illinois Wesleyan University M.M., University of Michigan Mark Portolese is an active violinist and pianist in the Western Michigan area. He is Acting Concertmaster of the South Bend Symphony for the 2017-18 season and will return to his normal position of Associate Concertmaster for the 2018-19 season. He is also Associate Principal Second…     Read More

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