OUR STAFF

See the artists who share our passion and the skills they have to share. 
 

*NOTE: For everyone's safety, ALL classes are held online at this time.

Group Classes are pre-scheduled, so availability varies based with our learning seasons.

Private Classes are reserved individually.

Links to Private Classes will prompt an email so that we can schedule the best times. 

Molly Murphy (Owner)

Molly’s love of music came at an early age, singing in choirs from age 4, participating in all the school musicals, and making music with her family for as long as she can remember. She attended Stuart Hall School in Staunton, VA as a music student in the Visual and Performing Arts program from 1999-2003, and attended James Madison University where she continued to study music....


Classes with Molly

Voice 

Private Class

Harmony

Private Class

Guitar

Private Class

Piano

Private Class

Beginner Ukulele

Private Class

Musikgarten

Scheduled Group Classes

Ear Training for Harmony

Scheduled Group Classes

Una Ulla

Una was born in a little village in Latvia and has been surrounded by music since early childhood. Una majored in violin and vocals in Latvia and participated in every musical performance and contest that she could as a youngster. Her background is classical, but Una has expanded her knowledge and experience in jazz and Latvian folk music.

Classes with Una

Classes with Molly

Voice 

Private Class

Classes with Molly

Queen City Voices Rockin’ Choir

Free, Scheduled Group Activity

Classes with Molly

Extended Vocal Technique for Kids

Group Class

Classes with Molly

Extended Vocal Technique 

Group Class

Classes with Molly

Do Re Myths about Voice Workshop

Scheduled Group Classes

Classes with Molly

Japanese Language for Beginners

Scheduled Group Classes

Sean Newman

A Shenandoah Valley native and multi-instrumentalist, Sean Newman has been playing music for 10 years- nearly half of his life. Sean grew up in the traditional old-time music community where he and his family were immersed in music. His mother, father, and sister all play instruments and old time music. Sean is mostly self-taught although in the aural tradition of Appalachian music, informal lessons from more experienced musicians in the community and inviting promising youngsters into jams is prevalent. 

Classes with Sean

Classes with Molly

Intro to Bluegrass Guitar 

Group Class

Classes with Molly

Guitar - All Genres

Private Class

Classes with Molly

Bass - All Genres

Private Class

Classes with Molly

Banjo - All Genres

Private Class

Drew Bastian

Drew began studying drums and percussion at an early age with his grandfather who was a clinician for the Zildjian cymbal company and a professor of music at Mansfield University. Continuing that tradition, Drew studied percussion at Penn State where he participated in ensembles ranging from philharmonic orchestras to the Marching Blue Band. Eventually landing in the theatre world, he went on to play in multiple national and international tours including HAIR and A Charlie Brown Christmas as well as numerous regional productions. 

Classes with Drew

Classes with Molly

Classes with Drew

Drums - All Genres

Private Class

Classes with Molly

Classes with Drew

Percussion - All Genres

Private Class

Classes with Molly

Classes with Drew

Kitchen Band

Family Music Class

Jane Rothfield

Janie is a power-house American fiddler and claw-hammer banjo player who is widely recognized for her traditional and inventive style, in the pocket rhythm, whimsical groove and her award-winning original tunes. She is a fulltime touring musician playing concerts, workshops, festivals and dances around the world.  She is also an experienced back up guitarist in the old-time style playing with strong rhythm and bass runs to accompany a fiddler, banjo player or singer.  

Classes with Jane

Classes with Molly

Old Time Fiddle

Private Classes for Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced Students

Classes with Molly

Clawhammer Banjo

Private Classes for Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced Students

Classes with Molly

 Old Time Back Up Guitar

Private Classes for Beginner and Intermediate Students

Joseph Zullo

Joseph Zullo is a blossoming musician from the heart of the valley and has been pursuing the adventure of musicianship since his teenage years. His interest was first fostered in chorus from elementary through high school, but truly began with a fascination with rock n roll and a mesmerizing moment with his brother.
"I remember watching and listening intently as my brother played Stairway to Heaven on an old classical guitar and just simply fell in love with strings."

Classes with Joseph

Classes with Molly

Guitar concentration in Americana, Folk, Blues

Private Class

Classes with Molly

Beginner Fiddle concentration in Americana, Folk, Blues

Private Class

Classes with Molly

Ukulele concentration in Americana, Folk, Blues

Private Class

Classes with Molly

Beginner Ukulele with Joe

Scheduled Group Classes

Classes with Molly

Blues Lead Guitar with Joe

Scheduled Group Classes

Marshall Biever

Marshall Biever is a teaching artist with over a decade of teaching, writing, recording, and performance experience across a range of genres that include funk, classic rock, emo, math rock, blues, contemporary instrumental acoustic guitar (Andy McKee, Michael Hedges ect) nylon string acoustic, indie and more. 

Classes with Marshall

Classes with Molly

Theory With Soul: Music Theory By Ear

Group Class

Classes with Molly

Theory for Guitar

Private Class

Classes with Molly

Theory for Bass

Private Class

Casey Rolfe

Casey Rolfe grew up in Hampton Roads, Virginia and began her music journey at age six. Armed with a songbook from Disney’s Aladdin and an electric keyboard, Casey taught herself how to read music and play piano. Her musical passions also include drums and percussion, sight-reading, and singing. Casey holds a Bachelor of Arts in Music from Christopher Newport University

Classes with Casey

Classes with Molly

Piano

Private Class

Classes with Molly

Classical and Jazz Percussion

Private Class

Classes with Molly

Irish Bodhran

Private Class

Classes with Molly

Music Theory & Ear Training

Private Class

Classes with Molly

Voice

Private Class

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