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Ellicott, MD 21043
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Piano

Cynthia Marie

Cynthia Marie is a performing singer-songwriter & pianist, with a background in classical piano, improvisation, and folk music. She holds a B.A. in music from the University of Washington School of Music, and has been teaching for over 10 years. Her students learn ear-training & harmony, as well as repertoire, and are invited to create their own music too.
Jenny Roudebush

Jenny earned her bachelor’s degree in Music Management at Frostburg State University. At Frostburg, she studied many styles of voice performance including classical and Broadway. She gained valuable experience while performing in numerous concerts throughout her time at Frostburg. She performed concerts in several languages including French, Italian and German. She also attended classes for music theory, piano, and music business. While in college, Jenny earned the exciting opportunity to perform the National Anthem for the Baltimore Orioles at Camden Yards.

After graduation, Jenny began touring locally in Maryland with several bands. Their styles range from county and bluegrass to pop and rock. She enjoys recording albums and demos for other songwriters and helping with their musical projects. Jenny enjoys teaching students of all ages that share her passion for music and want to improve their craft. She thinks it is important for all students to be able to accomplish their goals; no matter how big or small. She focuses on making each lesson fun and enjoyable for her students while offering proper technique, theory, and musical knowledge.
Jill Thomassen

Jill Thomassen began studying piano at the French School of Music in NJ when she was 8 years old. The following year she added private lessons on the flute. A graduate of The Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University, Ms. Thomassen studied modern and baroque flute performance with Timothy Day (then Principal flutist of the Baltimore Symphony). Her teaching and performing are also greatly influenced by her attendance and performance at many master classes taught by renowned English flutist Trevor Wye, one of the leading flute pedagogues in the world today. Other important teachers include Julius Baker, Christopher Krueger, Gerardo Levy, and Virginia Schulze-Johnson.

Ms. Thomassen has been teaching and performing as a professional soloist and chamber musician in the Baltimore and Washington areas for the past thirty years. She has been heard in many local concerts such as The Friday Morning Music Club, The Cathedral of Mary Our Queen Concert Series, The Dickeyville Concert Series, and The Peabody Tuesday Noon Recital Series, and her chamber ensemble is in high demand for weddings and other private events. In 2012 her flute quartet was selected to perform Harmony in Blue and Goldby Eric Ewazen, commissioned by the quartet, at the annual National Flute Association Convention. The quartet was also invited to perform the piece in New York City at the Julliard School of Music. Ms. Thomassen was a winner of the prestigious New York Flute Club Competition. In addition to flute and piano, she also loves playing her Celtic harp.

Ms. Thomassen enjoys teaching all ages and levels (including adults!). Her flute students have held positions in upper level ensembles such as All County, All State, and the Maryland Youth Symphony Orchestra. Her teaching emphasizes effective and efficient practice techniques, and above all, she encourages her students to love and enjoy playing music, at every level.
Joseph Worrell

Pianist, Organist, Vocalist, Percussionist and Choir Director for various churches, conferences, schools, bands, and events along the east coast for the past 18+ years. Has 12 years of teaching experience teaching all ages in all styles. Specializes in music composition and places a strong emphasis on building a solid musical foundation that can carry over to all instruments.
Marissa Zechinato

Marissa Zechinato is a performer and a private lessons teacher with a focus on voice and keyboard. She graduated college with a Bachelors of Music from Howard University, where she majored in Jazz studies with a focus in music technology. As a member of Howard University’s premiere vocal jazz ensemble Afro Blue, she performed onstage with renowned artists including Kelly Clarkson, Esperanza Spalding, Marc Anthony, Yolanda Adams, Geri Allen, Cyrus Chestnut, Patti Austin, and the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra. Some of her most noteworthy performances with the group include a private performance at The White House for President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama, the National Christmas Tree Lighting in DC, NPR Tiny Desk Concert, and at venues including the Apollo Theater, the Kennedy Center, and Blues Alley. Most recently she has performed with Nolan Williams' Voices of Inspiration onstage with Bruce Hornsby, Mavis Staples, Alison Krauss and Neko Case.
Mia Coyne

Over 30 years of experience teaching children in various settings, including private lessons, directing choirs, and teaching music classes in schools. Worked as a choir director, organist and pianist in various churches. Master's degree from Catholic Univ, in DC. Native of Korea, speaks both Korean and English. Resides in Howard county with her husband and their 5 children.
Kristen Young

bio and pic coming one day...maybe.  She's really good, I swear!
Molly Young


Molly Young is a classically trained singer in Baltimore. She holds degrees in vocal performance and early music from Peabody Conservatory and Western Michigan University. She performs regularly throughout Baltimore and DC as a soloist and chamber musician, spanning genres from opera to Renaissance choral music to new compositions. She works with students on all styles of singing, with specializiation in classical and musical theatre repertoire. Molly also teaches beginning to intermediate piano to students of all ages.
Phyllis Jovich

Trained in classical music at Ohio University with 38 years of teaching experience, Phyllis provides a well rounded range of musical styles for piano study to help develop the talents and stimulate the interests of students of all ages. 
Thomas Hochla


Thomas is a classically trained baritone with many years of teaching experience working with all ages. He works with students to help them find what makes them exceptional and what sets them apart as musicians! 
His training includes a Master of Music at Peabody Conservatory (currently pursuing) and a Bachelor of Arts in Music from Vassar College. He is also currently working towards his Music Education Certification at Peabody.

Pat Carter

Pat has been teaching piano, organ and keyboard for over 40 years. Can teach all levels in classical as well as contemporary. Pat has her degree in education.
Sara Kim

Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance from the University of Maryland. Performed with Peabody Quartet and Maryland Symphony Orchestra for placing 1st in Piano Concerto competitions. Winner of numerous county and state-wide piano competitions. Performed on televised production Piano Grand! - a Smithsonian celebration of the 300th anniversary of the piano, alongside world-renowned pianists. Teaches all styles of piano music as well as violin.
Megan Heavner
Megan Heavner has been working with students of all ages in the Baltimore area for the last 8 years. She holds an undergraduate and graduate degree from the Peabody Conservatory of Music at Johns Hopkins University where she studied vocal performance and music education. While at Peabody, Megan  spent two years as the Peabody Opera Outreach Coordinator, working with the brilliant team at the Peabody Opera Department to bring interactive children's opera to schools and private venues all around the east coast!  Megan specializes in early childhood and elementary general music and believes that teaching musical literacy and piano skills at a young age can open the doors to learning virtually any musical instrument.  Megan also teaches a series of early childhood music classes and elementary music workshops that teach musical concepts through games and guided play!

An avid and accomplished performer, Megan has sung with opera companies across the United States, Europe and Central America. She has studied vocal technique for over 10 years and focuses on teaching her students not only to sing with correct vocal technique, but also the physiology behind singing so they can build a healthy foundation!