Meet the Team

We are a group of highly skilled and talented individuals who are excited to get to share with those who come to learn and master an instrument or subject.

Director / Coach

CIA Analyst, Retired

Math Graduate UT at Austin

USAF Air War College Graduate

Former Math Educator & Band Director at Aquilla ISD

Music & Math Guru/Founder

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Charles Perkins

Director/ Coach

CIA Analyst, Retired
Math Graduate UT at Austin
USAF Air War College Graduate
Former Math Educator and Band Director at Aquilla ISD
Music & Math Guru/Founder

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Molly J. Hines

Violin Coach

Master of Music in Violin Performance at Baylor (2017), Bachelor of Music in Violin Performance at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, NC, Violin Studio Instructor at Moore Music in Greensboro, NC (2015-2016)

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Frank Exum

Guitar Coach

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Rick Shaw

Guitar Luthier & Stringed Instrument Repair

Premier custom guitar and strings (violin/cello) Luthier.
Builds and repairs guitars
Owner of www.shawguitars.com

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Terry Exum

Math & Music Coach

MBA Texas Christian University
Math & Science educator Waco ISD
Bass guitar, electric guitar

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David Wild

Jazz Pianist Coach

Masters in Jazz Studies at University of North Texas at Denton, Dave Wild Trio, Waco and Temple Jazz Orchestra clinician/instructor, Adjunct instructor McLennan Community College

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Renaldo Davis, Jr.

Drum Kit Coach

Freelance percussionist since 2005.
Associate Manager of Manning Music, Topeka, Kansas

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Tim Melvin

Saxophone Coach

Graduate of Baltimore School of the Arts (1985), Retired Army Sargent, Saxophone Performance major at University of Miami (1986) and Peabody Conservatory, Baltimore Maryland (1988)

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Michelle Lee Martin

Master Violin Coach / Viola Coach

Master of Music in Violin Performance
University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC
“Every Child Can” Suzuki Workshop Teacher
Chamber Music Performances member
First-section violinist with Temple Symphony and Fayetteville Symphony orchestras

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Byron Swann

Trumpet Coach

Retired Band Director (31 years), Bachelor degree from Angelo State University, free-lance musician, church choir director

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Farzana Sewani

College Math & SAT/ACT Prep Coach

Master's in Chemistry, math tutor at 
Sylvan Learning Center in Austell, GA

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Rheuanna Miller

Trumpet & Math Coach

Bachelor of Science at Abilene Christian University
60 + years trumpet performance
35 years Educator at Elementary and Junior High
Waco Christian School Band Director
Worship service trumpeter

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Mike DeLillo

Master Technician

Over 30 plus years of school band instrument repair services.
Saxophone and Clarinet performer with the Waco Jazz Orchestra.
Former member of the now defunct Waco Musician's Union.

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Linda Bellamy

Voice Coach

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John Laufenbeg

Banjo Coach

Freelance musician since 2006.
Mandolin, Fiddle, Guitar coaching experience.

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Savannah Albrecht

Violin Coach

Pending Bachelor of Music Degree in Violin Performance at Baylor University
First Violinist Baylor Symphony Orchestra
Featured Soloist for Wisconsin Youth Symphony
Mentor to nascent string students