Guest Faculty


The following local artists graciously give of their time to work with our students in weekly studio classes. We are proud of our partnership with the First Coast's finest musicians and music educators:


  • Flute: Nora Lee Garcia (University of Central Florida), Pegge Elam (freelance musician)
  • Oboe: Claudia Minch (Jacksonville Symphony, ret.)
  • Clarinet: Peter Wright (Jacksonville Symphony, ret.)
  • Bassoon: Conrad Cornelison (Jacksonville Symphony)
  • Saxophone: Don Zentz (Douglas Anderson, Keilwerth Artist)
  • Trumpet: Randy Tinnin (University of North Florida)
  • Horn: Aaron Brask (Jacksonville Symphony), Kate Caliendo (Jacksonville Symphony)
  • Trombone: Dana Landis (freelance musician)
  • Tuba: Danny Rowland (Valdosta State University), Paul Weikle (Florida State College-Jacksonville)
  • Percussion: Charlotte Mabrey (University of North Florida, ret.)
  • Symphonic Band: Paul Weikl (Florida State College, Jacksonville)
  • Assessment and Fundamentals Coach: Jim Daniel