Sami Schneider is a Soprano soloist in the greater Spokane area who has a passion for teaching! Her performance experience gives her the ability to show students the ins and outs of the music world. Sami has a Bachelor's degree in Vocal Performance and was awarded the Presser Scholar award for dedication and excellence in performance and academics. During her spare time, Sami enjoys performing with local groups such as SVST, Inland Northwest Opera, and Kantorei as well as direct musicals. She also LOVES spending time with her daughter, husband, and two dogs!  


Rhys Gerwin has been performing in the greater Spokane area for the greater part of his life. Growing up in a musical family, he felt a draw to music at a young age. After educating himself on the guitar until after high school, Rhys decided college was the next step to becoming a well-rounded musician. He studied under Chris Spencer and Jim Knapp for guitar and composition.  Graduating Cum Laude, he received his Bachelor's degree in Jazz Guitar Performance from Cornish College in 2015. He now spends his free time performing around the community, composing, and teaching musicians in the area!  


Bianca Dixon has 20 years of teaching experience. Over these years, she has also been performing as a soloist in the group Amore. In addition to teaching and performing, Bianca also directs The Lake City Harmonizers and Rivers Edge Chorus (Chapter of Sweet Adelines). Her passion for singing drives her to teach lessons during her spare time after her day hours of finance.  

  Delitra Mehaffey is a musician who has over 18 years of performing experience and 13 years of piano teaching experience. Delitra received her AA Degree from Spokane Falls Community College with an emphasis in fine arts, under the study of Dr. Rosi Guerrero, Dr. Gerald Krumbholz, and Nathan Lansing. In her spare time, she enjoys coaching cheerleading at East Valley High School and spending time with her husband and young daughter. 

Gerrod Kroll is a local Eagle, graduating from Eastern Washington University in Guitar Performance. His musical background in music theory, composition, and performance helps him find an individual teaching style and curriculum that works for each student. He enjoys teaching students of all ages as well as performing as a soloist in classical, pop, rock, blues, country, and jazz gigs around the area.  


Janice Billings has over 50 years of performing experience. As a violinist, she has performed in orchestras, string quartets, and as a soloist. She has also been featured as the accompanist on the piano for choirs, soloists, and churches. With more than 22 years of teaching experience, Janice loves one-on-one instruction with all ages. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her 5 children and her 7 grandchildren! 

We are currently looking for contract teachers for the following instruments:

Minimum Requirements: AA Degree, BA in Music (or currently studying in program)

Please send your resume to:

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15803 East Sprague Avenue Spokane Valley, WA 99037