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Danae Arnold

Education: Bachelors degree in Music Performance from Kent State University

Years Teaching/Experience: Began teaching at age 15. Has also taught at the Avon School of Music.

Performance Experience: Currently plays cello in the Mansfield Symphony Orchestra and is an active freelance musician

Musical Background: "I have been playing music since age 5. I was in a professional string trio for ten years who performed all over Northeast Ohio as well as recorded three CD's. I have also performed in numerous orchestras and competitions."

Instruments She Teaches: Strings and Piano


Kayle Gorenflo- Woodwinds

Education: Bachelors degree in Music Education from Ohio Northern University, Masters degree in Music Performance from Kent State University

Years Teaching/Experience: She is a licensed music educator and has been teaching privately and in public schools for six years. She has taught students from ages 4 to 60. She also teaches at Woodsy's Music

Performance Experience: Kayle has extensively performed as a classical and jazz musician. She has performed practically all types of styles and genres and has traveled all around the United States, Canada, and Europe playing for audiences as a concert saxophonist. 

Musical Background: Has been studying music since a young child. In addition to saxophone, she is a talented multi-instrumentalist and plays clarinet, flute, and keyboards. 



Dave Rudolph- Guitar

Education: Recent graduate of The University of Akron

Performance Experience: Dave currently plays in two country bands, 'Tony Rio and the Relentless' and 'Chad Baker and the Undertakers', as well as rockers 'Flight 619' and Cleveland based Alt-Rock maestro David Curtis. He has performed for a variety of bands live and in the studio. 

Musical Background: Has been playing guitar for over fifteen years. 


Dennis Meacham

Education: Music Education and Tuba Performance undergraduate student at Kent State University

Performance Experience: Low brass performer in six different ensembles around Northeast Ohio including Freedom Brass Band in Akron, Kent State Brass Quintet, and Kent State Golden Marching Flashes. 







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