Lauren Hodgson

BW Community Arts School

Lauren Hodgson, lecturer in Dalcroze Eurhythmics at Baldwin Wallace University Conservatory of Music and BW Community Art School faculty member, is a pianist, teacher, and clinician with an interest in joyful, holistic, and experiential music learning. She teaches pre-college students at the BW Conservatory Summer …

Liz Huff

Cory Isler

Liz Huff does concert work, theater, improv, and collaborative arts projects throughout the Midwest and locations as far-flung as Estonia, Northern Ireland, and Finland. Music and comedy have led Liz to performing in many diverse venues including Severance Hall, internationally renowned jazz venue Nighttown, and …

Sue Huszai

BW Community Arts School

Susan Huszai has been teaching for more than 30 years. She welcomes students of all ages and levels of experience.

David Jelen

BW Community Arts School

David Jelen has taught percussion in the BW Community Arts School for over 20 years. David’s students develop good fundamental skills while maintaining their enjoyment of making music. He teaches all ages and skill levels. David holds a Bachelor of Music Education Degree from Baldwin …

Jessica Jonczyk

Yvonne LoPresto

Jessica Jonczyk currently teaches marching band and elementary instrumental music at Padua Franciscan High School. She graduated from BW in 2022 with a dual Bachelor’s degree in Music Education and Cello Performance. She has also worked previously with the New Horizons Orchestra as the Prelude …

Clarence Keith

Clarence Keith

BW Community Arts School

Clarence Keith is a dancer-choreographer born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio. He began his passion for dance at the age of 5 attempting to emulate the stylings of Michael Jackson. At the age of 19, after years of street dancing, Clarence began his studio hip-hop …

Sungeun Kim, instructor at BW Community Arts School

Dr. Sungeun Kim

BW Community Arts School

A recipient of the BW Exemplary Teacher Award in 2017, Sungeun Kim is associate professor of piano at the Baldwin Wallace University Conservatory of Music. Kim has given numerous concerts in the U.S., Canada, Russia, Spain, Korea and Italy. A first-prize winner of the Virginia …

Gayle Klaber, instructor at BW Community Arts School

Gayle Klaber

BW Community Arts School

Gayle Klaber holds her degrees in cello performance from The University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music. Mrs. Klaber is a faculty member of the Baldwin Wallace University Community Arts School and an active performing musician. She has performed with Cleveland Pops, and Blossom Festival …

Theresa Kloos

Yvonne LoPresto

Theresa Kloos is a graduate of Baldwin Wallace University with a Bachelor of Music in Music Theatre. She has enjoyed mentoring young artists through Music Theatre Workshops, Improv Classes and one on one Acting and Singing Lessons. Most recently, she acted as the Resident Teaching …

Meredith Kurtz

Meredith Kurtz

BW Community Arts School

Meredith Kurtz is the assistant director of the Community Arts School and has more than 20 years of experience in the nonprofit sector, including positions at The Cleveland Play House and Lyric Opera Cleveland. In addition to this, Kurtz worked in the financial sector as …