Orchard Lake School of Music
Quality Music Instruction

 

Judith Wade (Director)

Instruction

Piano
Degree (s) Master of Music; U of Michigan;
B.A. in Music Theory; Composition Knox College

Memberships

State & Nationally certified member of Music Teachers National Association & Michigan Music Teachers Association; Member of Metropolitan Detroit Musicians League; Oakland Piano Teachers Forum; National Guild of Piano Teachers; and National Federation of Music Clubs.
Other Adjudicator for Michigan Federation Jr. Festivals; National Guild; Michigan Music Teachers Association Achievement Tests; and Metropolitan Detroit Musicians League.  Studied with Murray Baylor and Charles Fisher; teacher of the year for Metropolitan Detroit Musicians League
 

 

Doug Beddow

Instruction

Brass and Winds
Degree (s) Master of Music Education: Madonna University; Bachelor's of Music Education, Northern Michigan University
Memberships Certified State of Michigan Music Education teacher;  former International Jazz Educators Association officer; International Trombone Association member; MSBOA; Motor City Music Foundation member; American Orff Schulwerk Association-Greater Detroit Chapter;  American Federation of Musicians-Detroit Local #5; Southeast Michigan Flute Association; National Flute Association; International Trombone Association; Detroit Blues Society; Capital Area Blues Society; MidNorth Michigan Blues Society;  former Music Department Head, Leland Public Schools; former assistant brass tutor at Interlochen Arts Academy; Blues Society Member; Capitol Area Blues Society member; Multi-Award Winner-Detroit Music Awards-2007 Outstanding Classical Instrumentalist and Best Rhythm & Blues Band
 

              

Susan Gardner

Instruction

Piano and Children's Programs  (Excels with the blind students)
Degree (s) Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance, Wm Tyndale College.

Memberships

National Guild of Piano Teachers and Oakland Piano Teachers Forum
Other Adjudicator for Michigan Federation Music Club Jr. Festival; and Staff Pianist Calvary Baptist Church, Canton.  A Braille Beats founder..
 

                    

Larisa Kan

Instruction

Choir; Piano; Voice
Degree (s) Bachelor of Arts in Music Education;  Adv. BA in Musical Arts-Kishinev College of Music

Memberships

National Guild of Piano Teachers; National Federation of Music Clubs
Other Taught at Kiev Music School; Won Grand Prize in Int'l Choir Competition; Krakow, Poland
 

                                                

Eileen Ozar

Instruction

Piano
Degree (s) B. Music Ed. Indiana University of Penn.

Memberships

Music Teachers National Association; MENC; National Guild of Piano Teachers; Michigan Federation of Music Clubs; Camerata; Oakland Piano Teachers Forum
Other Michigan Federation Festival Adjudicator

 

 

James Pescor

Instruction

Strings
Degree (s) Master of Music Viola Performance / Music Education; University of Illinois
Memberships American String Teachers Association; Suzuki Association of the Americas and International Association; MSBOA; "Real String Quartet"

Other

Member of the "ConSordino" String Quartet; Michigan Federation Festival Adjudicator.

 

 

Bella Polishchuk

Instruction

Piano
Degree (s) Master of Arts Piano Pedagogy; State Pedagogical University Taganarog; Russia

Memberships

National Guild of Piano Teachers; Oakland Piano Teachers Forum; Michigan Music Teachers Association, National Music Teachers Association
Other Taught at Kharkov School of Music, Ukraine

 

 

Kaye Rittinger

Instruction

Voice
Degree (s) Master Music; Oakland University; Certified McClosky Voice Therapist

Memberships

Former member Michigan Opera Theater; Detroit Symphony Chorale; Cantata Academy of Metropolitan Detroit
Other Soloist with Detroit, Warren, Allen Park, Pontiac/Oakland Symphonies; Cantata Academy; Detroit Symphony Chorale; Verdi & Puccini Opera Co.; Marygrove College; Finalist in Macabees Mutual Vocal Competition.  Member of Michigan Opera Theater, Detroit Symphony Chorale, Cantata Academy of Metropolitan. Detroit.  Solo on tour: Germany, Austria, and Japan.  Performing member of Birmingham Musicale.

 

 

Jim Shelp

Instruction

Guitar
Degree (s) Bachelor of Science and Teaching Certification, University of Michigan.

Memberships

Member of: Michigan Federation of Music Clubs, Guitar Foundation of America, Classical Guitar Society of Michigan, Michigan Fingerstyle Guitar Society
Other Plays electric, acoustic and classical guitar.  Covers all styles. Studied Hawaiian Slack Key guitar in Honolulu, HI.  Performed in Europe as part of an Outreach Ministry.  Former Music Appreciation teacher for Garden City Public Schools.  Author of the Unbounded Guitar Series.   
 

 

 

                


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2097 Orchard Lake Road

Sylvan Lake, MI 48320

(248) 332-6576

 

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