Heather Dennen, Dance Program Coordinator at BW Community Arts School

Heather Dennen

BW Community Arts School

Heather Dennen is the Director of Dance for the Community Arts School.  Dennen grew up in New York City where she began her dance training at the age of 2.  Training extensively in multiple dance genres, Dennen competed nationally, winning multiple awards, top honors and …

Beth Elardo

BW Community Arts School

Beth Elardo has taught flute at the BW Community Arts School for the past 26 years. She has over thirty years of experience teaching the flute to students of all ages, and enjoys teaching at all levels including adults. Beth Elardo also teaches Flute Ensemble …

Chris Ellicott

Chris Ellicott

BW Community Arts School

Christopher has a BA in Music from Baldwin-Wallace College and AA in Humanities and Music from County College of Morris in NJ. He performs frequently on Cleveland Classical Guitar Society recitals and around the greater Cleveland area as soloist and as member of the clarinet/guitar …

Arianna Fine

Laura Davies

Ari is a dancer, performer and dance instructor. Ari graduated in 2018 with a BFA in Dance from The Ohio State University. During college, she received her 200-Hour Yoga license and an Opacize Greek Dance Fitness license. After graduation, she worked with Ballet Chicago as …

Anthony Fuoco

Cory Isler

Anthony Fuoco teaches Keyboard Musicianship, Pedagogy of Music, Jazz Piano Skills, Jazz Combos, Piano Literature, and piano lessons. His interests are improvisation and classical piano repertoire. As a jazz pianist, he frequently performs throughout the Cleveland area with groups such as Pulse Quartet, Wedmedyk/Fuoco duo, …

George Gecik

George Gecik

BW Community Arts School

George Gecik has been teaching guitar for over 50 years. He holds a BA Music from Kent State and has nearly completed his Masters in Music from Youngstown State. George studied classical guitar with Sophocles Pappas, Carlos Barbosa-Lima, Aaron Shearer and participated in Narciso Yepes …

Kevin Giordano

Yvonne LoPresto

Kevin Giordano has been teaching saxophone and clarinet successfully full time for the past 25 years to students of all ages.  He obtained advanced degrees in education from Cleveland State University.  He studied saxophone with John Perrine and Greg Banaszak and clarinet with Louis Gangale …

Tracy Grady, instructor at BW Community Arts School

Tracy Grady

BW Community Arts School

Tracy R. Grady, soprano, is an alumna of the Baldwin Wallace Conservatory. She went on to earn her Master of Music at Ohio University in vocal performance and pedagogy. She has performed with many area groups such as the Cleveland Pops Orchestra, the former Cleveland …

Mary Ann Grof-Neiman

Mary Ann Grof-Neiman

BW Community Arts School

Mary Ann Grof-Neiman received her Bachelor of Science in Music Education degree from the Bowling Green State University. Ms. Grof-Neiman has served as principal clarinetist with the Sounds of Sousa Band and as clarinetist for the Blossom Festival Band, the Cleveland Winds, Lakeland Civic Band, …

Rachel Harrington

BW Community Arts School

Rachel Harrington has been teaching since 2000. She has experience teaching students of all ages and she specializes in beginning to intermediate piano students. Rachel graduated from Baldwin Wallace with a Bachelor of Music in Performance and also has pursued additional training in early childhood …