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Saxophone

Stan Rouse
Teaches on Thursdays

Stan has taught and performed for many years. He has toured Europe with Circus Ron Calli, played with The National Circus of Paris, and performed on numerous cruise lines. Stan has shared the stage with Aretha Franklin, Lionel Ritchie, The Platters, The Coasters, The Drifters, and The Crystals. He locally plays with “Maryland’s opening act to the stars” Gene Vincent and Cadillac Cruisers and has opened up for stars like The Beach Boys, Three Dog Night, and Joan Jett. He also writes horn arrangements for the group. As of October 13, 2013, Stan Rouse is being inducted into the Maryland Music Hall of Fame. Other inductees include Frank Zappa and Dennis Chambers.
Collin Walter
Teaches on Saturdays

       Collin Walter holds a B.S. in Music Education from Towson University and a M.M. in Bassoon Performance from the University of Delaware, where he had studied under the tutelage of Dr. Terry Ewell and Lynn Moncilovich, respectively.  Accolades at these institutions included winning Towson University’s Talent Competition, performing the Weber bassoon concerto in 2013, and the Concerto Competition at the University of Delaware, performing the Hummel bassoon concerto in 2017.  Through nearly a decade on bassoon, Collin has performed with numerous ensembles including the local Mid-Atlantic Symphony and Columbia orchestras, the Newark Symphony Orchestra, and many university orchestras, wind ensembles, and chamber groups at the schools he attended; he was a finalist in the 2018 York Symphony Orchestra principal bassoon audition. 

While studying at the University of Delaware, Collin also took secondary instrument lessons for oboe with Jeffrey O’Donnell, former principal oboist of the Delaware Symphony Orchestra.  Having started pursuing music on clarinet and later exploring saxophone, he is an accomplished woodwind doubler with a strong background in double reed instruments, including contrabassoon.  Over ten years ago, Collin was also a student right here at Mike’s Music taking lessons for clarinet, saxophone and bass guitar through junior high and high school.

Nathan Raderman
Teaches on Tuesdays

Nathan Raderman has been performing music since he was ten years old. Nathan started as a clarinetist and began doubling on saxophone at age 14. Although Nathan is a Howard County native, he started his musical education at the Walnut Hill School in Natick, Massachusetts. While at the New England Conservatory, Nathan studied with Boston Symphony assistant principal and Boston Pops principal clarinetist Thomas Martin. After returning to Maryland, Nathan performed with the Virginia Symphony and continued his studies with David Jones, principal clarinetist of the National Opera. Nathan performed chamber music throughout the Boston area, and performed with conductor Benjamin Zander in Carnegie Hall. Nathan was a semifinalist at the Fischoff Chamber Music Competition with his group, The Mülfeld Trio, and was featured on the radio program, From The Top. Nathan continued to perform with orchestras all around Boston, including the Boston Latin American Project, the Boston Philharmonic, and the Boston Mozart Society. When working with composer John Heiss, Nathan was an Honors Chamber Music performer for two years and was a frequent performer with NEC’s Contemporary Ensemble. Hailed by the Boston Musical Intelligencer for his “melting” tone, Nathan became a founding member and principal clarinetist of the Love and Friendship Orchestra, a revolutionary project led by pianist and conductor, Yannick Rafalimanana. Nathan also performed with the New World Symphony, led by conductor Michael Tilson Thomas. Nathan’s biggest inspirations include Dr. Teeth and the Electric Mayhem as well as actor Nicolas Cage.