Instructors

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GCHFA’s directors and instructors are a team of experienced professionals dedicated to the highest quality instruction and development of our young musicians.  Our staff consists of professional musicians, including Sarasota Orchestra members, tenured teachers and instructors with years of public and private music experience.

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George Ariante

Woodwind

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Dan Dodds

Beginning Band,
Trombone

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Alan Evans

Trumpet

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Carlann Evans

Beginning Orchestra,
Clarinet

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Lisa Evans

Founder & President

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Bruce Lehman

Percussion

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Dr. Glen Olsen

Senior Choir,
Theory II

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Anne Parrett

Cello & Bass

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Karen Romig

Recorder I & II,
Theory I, Flute

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Kelsey Ross

French Horn

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Robert Stiles

Advanced Band,
Low Brass

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Cynthia Wiley

Applied Strings

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Jaclyn Winters

Fusion Jazz Band, Jazz Lab, Jazz Theory, Intermediate Band, Advanced Band