Jason Riberdy

BW Community Arts School

Jason Riberdy has been teaching private French horn lessons for over 15 years. Open to students of all ages and skill, he specializes in teaching the fundamental mechanics needed to establish a solid foundation for playing the horn. Jason is currently a member of the …

Marge Ricksicker

Marge Ricksecker

Cory Isler

Marge Ricksecker (guitar private lesson teacher) has been teaching guitar at Baldwin Wallace since 1980.   Ms. Ricksecker teachers all styles of guitar, including: Classical, Acoustic, Electric and Bass.   She specializes in teaching adults and advanced students.  She is the director of the Contemporary Choir and Ensemble at St. Raphael …

Tanya Rogers

BW Community Arts School

Tanya Rogers is a native of Parma, Ohio. She attended Baldwin-Wallace College Conservatory of Music for her Bachelor of Music Education. Tanya Rogers is a violinist and has studied violin performance and chamber music with Julian Ross. In addition to teaching orchestra for the Strongsville …

Carol Ross

Adam Sheldon

Carol Ross’s career as artist teacher and performer of violin and viola has spanned three decades. Her leadership positions in professional orchestras and extensive performing experience as recitalist and chamber musician have richly informed her teaching. She is proud of her many students who have …

Julian Ross, instructor at BW Community Arts School

Dr. Julian Ross

BW Community Arts School

Dr. Julian Ross is professor of violin, chair of the string department and violinist of BW’s resident ensembles, The Elysian Trio and Lyceum2. An uncommonly versatile artist, Ross has appeared as soloist with orchestras and wind ensembles in a broad spectrum of repertoire, ranging from …

Barton Rotberg, instructor at BW Community Arts School

Dr. Sam Rotberg

BW Community Arts School

Dr. Barton Samuel Rotberg has performed as a violinist in the U.S., Canada, France, Spain, Costa Rica and Mexico and has been a prizewinner in the Boston International Chamber Music Competition and the Liberty Freemont Young Artists Competition in Illinois. Currently assistant concertmaster of the …

Sara Schimerlpfenig, instructor at BW Community Arts School

Sara Schimelpfenig

BW Community Arts School

Sara Schimelpfenig has been teaching classical violin for more than 20 years and enjoys working with students and adults of all ages and levels. She believes that violin lessons are often life lessons in disguise, as perseverance, concentration, time-management, and follow-through are real life survival …

Richard Seil

Laura Davies

Richard Seil has a wide background in private and collegiate teaching that extends over 30 years. His private teaching philosophy emphasizes the Suzuki philosophy and pedagogical approach, and he has also taught a wide variety of traditional students. He is extremely excited to be back …

Laura Simna

Laura Simna

BW Community Arts School

Laura Simna holds a Master of Music in Violin Performance from The Ohio State University, a Master of Arts in String Pedagogy from The Ohio State University, and a Bachelor of Arts in Music from Case Western Reserve University with studies at the Cleveland Institute …

Sandra Simon, instructor at BW Community Arts School

Sandra Simon

BW Community Arts School

Sandra Simon teaches applied lessons to music theater majors and non-majors. She is also certified in Somatic Voicework™ The LoVetri Method, Levels I, II and III. With a “voice like the sun” (Boston Globe), soprano Simon is at home performing opera, oratorio and on the …