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Arnold, John — Instrumental Music Faculty- Guitar

jarnold@charterarts.org
610-868-2971 Ext. 2408

John S. Arnold presently teaches guitar at Moravian College where he teaches private lessons (classical, flamenco, lute, fingerstyle), guitar ensemble, flute & guitar ensemble, guitar literature & guitar pedagogy. Additionally, Mr. Arnold teaches the guitar program at the Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts in Bethlehem PA. READ MORE

Chaban, Neil-Dominic — Instrumental Music Faculty, Piano & Vocal Technique

nchaban@charterarts.org
610-868-2971 Ext. 2029

Neil-Dominic Chaban grew up in the heart of the music scene of Chester County.  After rigorous classical study, Neil attended West Chester University on an educator’s scholarship. Once at West Chester, he earned merit scholarships for performance, pedagogy, and academics.  He was mentored in the music education department by Ann McFarland, a specialist in methodology. Directed by his piano teacher Dr. Theresa Klinefelter and organ teacher Mrs. Anita Greenlee, Neil participated in master classes and performances all over Pennsylvania.  He completed his degree abroad at Korea University, where he earned a scholarship after receiving a 4.0 in Korean coursework. READ MORE

Eicher, Gregory — Instrumental Music Faculty

geicher@charterarts.org
(610) 868-2971 Ext. 2031

Greg Eicher’s professional music career began in Kansas City in 1980 when he began playing with such prominent musicians as Dizzy Gillespie, Mose Allison, Eddie Harris, Jimmy Witherspoon, and toured with Eddie “Cleanhead” Vincent. READ MORE

Lorenz, Mike — Instrumental Music Faculty, Jazz Studies

mlorenz@charterarts.org
610-868-2971 Ext. 2406

Mike Lorenz is a guitarist/teacher hailing from Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.  Since graduating from Moravian College with a Bachelors of Music in Jazz Performance in 2007, he has kept a busy schedule as a freelance performer and instructor.  He leads his own group performing his original jazz compositions having released 4 albums under his own name. READ MORE

Maher, Thomas — Instrumental Music Faculty, Brass

tmaher@charterarts.org
610-868-2971 Ext. 2018

Mr. Maher hails from Roslyn, Pennsylvania in the Philadelphia Area.  He attended La Salle College High School before completing a 5 year B.M in Music Education at Temple University. His study and work has been well-rounded, including jazz and classical trumpet, conducting, and arranging/orchestration.  He has had the privilege of studying under such musicians as Rodney Mack, Nick Marchione,  Tanya Darby, Norman David, Dr. Matthew Brunner and Dr. Emily Threinen. READ MORE

Seifert, Kimberly — Instrumental Music Faculty

kseifert@charterarts.org
(610) 868-2971 Ext. 2400

Kimberly Seifert, a native of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, began her bassoon studies with Milton Focht of Allentown.  Kim continued her studies with David P. Coombs and Jeffrey Winter while a student at Moravian College. READ MORE

Wells, Matthew — Director of Instrumental Music

mwells@charterarts.org
610-868-2971 ext. 3129

Mr. Wells hails from Lansdale, Pennsylvania and grew up through the North Penn School District.  He teaches percussion at Charter Arts READ MORE