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Jon E. Reno, NV

About Jon

I began teaching when a friend/teacher recommended me as a substitute teacher at Musicians Institute in L.A.. I walked into the class with no prior teaching experience but just took to it naturally from day one. Soon I was teaching there full time. I later learned that I come from a long line of teachers, it runs in the family. I think of teaching basically as this, recognizing a students needs and goals and then communicating with them clearly and simply in order to accomplish those goals. I enjoy teaching and often learn from my students in unforeseen ways. I consider my students to be friends.

Stephen W. Reno, NV

About Stephen

I am originally from South Carolina where I studied music theory and jazz guitar. I owned and operated a music school for seven years and have taught all levels of student. My goal is to teach students the style of music that they want to learn and make sure that they have fun while learning. My performance experience includes sharing the stage with John Blackwell (Prince, Justin Timberlake), Les Hall (Trey Anastasio, Crossfade), and Ryan Monroe (Band of Horses).

Julie N. Reno, NV

About Julie

Julie N. started piano instruction at age 10, vocal singing training at 16 from renowned instructors in the Sacramento area. She has been teaching piano since age 18 and voice since age 20 beginning in the Sacramento outlining areas and Vacaville California. In 1995 she again began teaching in the Susanville , California. She has continued on going education with several BYU Vocal Professors, has attended Music Boot Camp with Robinson “Beautiful Singing” at Brigham Young University, and private studies in Castro Valley, with Dietrich Erbelding who was coach and conductor at the Heidelberg, Hof and Regensburg opera houses. Julie is the co-owner of J and J Performing Arts with her daughter Jessica. She is the founder and has produced and directed “Susanville Best of ...

Holly S. Reno, NV

About Holly

Greetings! My name is Holly and I absolutely love teaching music. I'm currently a full time elementary general music teacher where I teach all students grades k-6. I earned a Bachelor of Music Education from The Ohio State University in the spring of 2012, then moved out to Reno for my full-time teaching job. I especially love teaching beginner students on piano, trumpet, guitar and french horn. I can teach intermediate students on trumpet and horn and advanced students on horn. (French horn was my main instrument in college.) I like to make my lessons fun, creative and full of juicy musical knowledge. I'm quick to tell a joke and help new students feel comfortable and relaxed. I look forward to meeting you and helping you learn a new instrument!

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Roseanne L. April 8, 2015
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My daughter recently started and is enjoying each lesson. She is fond of her teacher and looks forward to going.

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