Staff

CENTRE FOR THE ARTS REGISTER ONLINE SCHEDULE STAFF SUZUKI STRING PROGRAM

 

STRINGS
Rachel Carlton, Suzuki Violin, taught orchestra in the LaPorte, Pasadena, Clear Creek and other school districts  for 32 years, during which time her orchestras consistently won high-performance awards. Since retiring from the public schools, Rachel has focused on teaching young students with the Suzuki method and is excited about building a successful Suzuki program at Sagemont.

Joseph Mills, Violin, is a music marketing major with an emphasis in violin.  He plays in the Clear Lake Symphony and in the Baytown Symphony and also is serving our country as a member of the Texas Air National Guard. (A)

PIANO
Phyllis Carr received her music degree in piano from Oklahoma University and has since played and taught in churches and schools.  She has served Sagemont as a pianist for 30 years and formerly directed and coordinated the children’s choir program. (A)

Chris Delany earned his Bachelor of Music degree in Music Composition from Houston Baptist University in 2012.  Since then, he has taught guitar and piano to students in the Houston area and helped start the Warehouse School of Music based at RiverPointe Community Church on the west side of town.  Chris plays guitar regularly in the Worship Band at Sagemont Church. (A)

Alyssa Fitch holds a degree in piano from Houston Baptist University.  An elementary school teacher, she has been on the Centre for the Arts staff for over five years and has many successful students.  (A)

Rick Valentine has taught piano for 30 years in addition to managing and owning music stores in Houston.  He is currently President of the Texas Music Teachers Association and is active in several other music teacher organizations. (A)

GUITAR
Chris Delany earned his Bachelor of Music degree in Music Composition from Houston Baptist University in 2012.  Since then, he has taught guitar and piano to students in the Houston area and helped start the Warehouse School of Music based at RiverPointe Community Church on the west side of town.  Chris plays guitar regularly in the Worship Band at Sagemont Church. (A)

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