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Bethan Williams

Bethan is an avid traveler and lover of music and feels very strongly that music is an incredible gift that should be shared with children as early as possible! Born in England but having lived in 3 different countries, Bethan

Jesse Preis

Jesse A. Preis is a tenor and pianist from Emblem, Wyoming. Originally inspired and taught piano as a child by his musical great-grandmother, Jesse soon joined choir, learned saxophone in band, and performed in numerous high school musicals and plays.

Nikos Syropoulos

Nikos Syropoulos is an award-winning pianist, composer, and teacher based in Portland, OR. A three-time recipient of the ASCAP Foundation Young Jazz Composer Award, Nikos has gained national recognition for his original music and has toured internationally. He is the

Brandon Nelson

Brandon Nelson began his piano studies at the age of 12 in Mount Vernon, WA. He graduated from Washington State University in 2016 with a degree in Piano Performance with a Jazz Emphasis. During his studies, Brandon studied directly from

Alex Isackson

Pianist, composer, and music educator Alex Isackson has a deep passion for and understanding of the transformative power of music. He has studied piano and composition since ages ten and fifteen respectively. After earning a Master’s degree in music composition he has been

Matt Sazima

Matt Sazima is a jazz pianist, composer, and educator from Sacramento, CA.  At age 9, Matt started taking piano lessons, and by the next year had started learning jazz piano under the tutelage of Dennis Kalfas, a student of Oscar

Stephanie Kitson

Stephanie Kitson is an educator, vocalist, and professional musician in Portland, OR. Originally from Phoenix, AZ, she grew up performing in musicals and singing in choirs at school and selective choirs around the state. She majored in Music Education with

Emily Strenger

Emily Strenger is a pianist and teacher from the Philadelphia and South Jersey area. She began performing at a age 8 and participated in several competitions, festivals, and competitive recitals, including the Oberlin International Piano Competition and the Rome Festival

Aron Bernstein

Aron Bernstein is a former astronomy enthusiast who decided to make music his career shortly after high school. Originally from Southern California, Aron came to Portland in 2006, after twenty-two years in the Bay Area. At San Francisco State University,

Marshall Cuffe

After beginning piano lessons at age 6, Marshall Cuffe quickly began competing, consistently earning top honors, including 6 performances as soloist with the Oregon Symphony for winning the Wiscarson Concerto competition. Additionally, he served as first chair violist in his