BBA from Western Michigan University. Jackie performs as both classical mandolinist and guitarist as a member of both the Duo Zito-Kusik and Third Coast Guitar Ensemble. She has also studied music theory and composition with Lawrence Rackley Smith. Jackie is a co-founder of the Kalamazoo Mandolin and Guitar Orchestra, which is sponsored by Crescendo. She is… Read More
Master of Music from Western Michigan University Bachelor of Arts from University of Northern Iowa Corlyn also serves on the faculty of Kalamazoo College and is the Musical Theater Instructor for KRESA Education for the Arts. She is an active performer throughout the southwest Michigan area, and is a member of Aspire Vocal Ensemble.
Master of Music, University of Massachusetts-Lowell Bachelor of Music, Spring Arbor College Penny was a faculty member and director of flute ensembles at the Community Music School, Nashua, New Hampshire where she performed with the Nashua Flute Choir. She is currently an adjunct faculty member at Andrews University. Penny is also the director of the… Read More
Violin & Viola • B.A., Western Michigan University Originally from Grand Rapids, MI, Sarah Hedlund has been performing professionally and teaching in the Kalamazoo area since 1995. She is currently a member of the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra, where, in addition to performing violin, she acts as assistant librarian. She also performs as principal second violin… Read More