IRMO INSTUCTORS
              
Kenneth Green II Trumpet
Kenneth Green is a native of Columbia, South Carolina and has been a music professor at Allen University since 2007.  He graduated from Shenandoah Conservatory in 2005 with a Bachelor of Music degree in Trumpet Performance, and received a Master of Music degree in Trumpet Performance from Indiana University’s Jacobs School of Music in 2007. Kenneth is a member of the International Trumpet Guild, and has performed at numerous venues and festivals including The Eastern Music Festival, Sewanee Music Festival, Bach-Handel Festival, Indiana University Summer Festival, Shenandoah Performing Arts Festival, the Midwest Clinic in Chicago, Illinois, The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. and Piccolo Spoleto Festival.  His principal teachers include Robert Nagel, Susan Rider, Adel Sanchez, and Edmund Cord.














John Vail
Guitar
Originally from Florence, South Carolina, John Vail has been in the Columbia area since age 7. He began private guitar lessons at age 12 and was a member of the percussion section in his high school marching band. The knowledge he acquired from guitar instructors like Marty Nashleanas and Don Russo fused with his school music career and led John to study classical guitar under Christopher Berg at the University of South Carolina. John earned a Bachelor’s in Music Composition in 2008. From 2010-2013 John was a Victory Records recording artist with Reteched. Three albums featuring John's intricate metal guitar solos were produced during that time. John has been a guitar instructor at musiciansupply since 2005.


Feleighta Green
Saxophone, Bassoon
Feleighta Green returned to Columbia, South Carolina after earning a Master's degree at Cincinnati Conservatory of Music and Bachelor's at Shenandoah Music Conservatory. She has been an instructor at Musician Supply since 2009 where she teaches students bassoon, saxophone, and piano. Feleighta was recently part of the Colour of  Music Festival in Charleston, South Carolina. Currently she is performing with the Long Bay Symphony Orchestra, the South Carolina Philharmonic Orchestra, and the Augusta Symphony. She enjoys teaching and spreading the beauty of music to the varied audiences she encounters.




Hannah Harrington
Classical Guitar, Guitar
Hannah Harrington started guitar lessons at 8 years old and fell in love with the guitar. She has played with the Spartanburg Bella Chorda guitar ensemble performing at Brookgreen Garden’s Nights of a Thousand Candles and many other events. She has played solo for a graduation, party and a wedding. Now a guitar music major at USC, her love for the guitar has only grown. She loves to teach and hopes to give her students the same love for the instrument she has.






Mary Elise Anderson
Voice, Introductory Violin
Mary Elise Anderson is a native of Columbia, SC. She has been studying violin since the age of seven and voice since the age of fourteen. Mary Elise holds a Bachelors of Arts degree in Vocal Performance from Coker College. She also graduated from the South Carolina Governors School for Arts and Humanities where she had the opportunity to sing at the Vatican. She has performed a variety of operatic roles such as the Mother from Amahl and the Night Visitors by Menotti and Susanna from the Marriage of Figaro by Mozart. She is a frequent guest soloist in churches around the state.
















Sharon Watkins
Piano
Sharon Watkins received her BM degree in Music Education and Piano Pedagogy from Southern Methodist University, and her MM degree in Music Education from The University of North Texas. She currently teaches music at Seven Oaks Elementary Media Magnet. Throughout her life, Sharon has served as a piano teacher, pianist, and accompanist in numerous educational, church, and community settings, including the SC Suzuki Institute, the SC Elementary Honor Choir, the Anderson Boys Choir, and the Young Sandlapper Singers. Currently, she is the accompanist at Seven Oaks Presbyterian Church, volunteers weekly as a pianist at Palmetto Health Baptist Parkridge, and is a member of Southern Bronze, Columbia’s advanced handbell group.





















Lexington
718 West Main Street
Lexington, SC 29072

Phone 803-957-3707
Fax      803-957-5225
Store Hours
M-Th   10 - 7
Fri       10 - 6
Sat      10 - 5
Sun     CLOSED

Irmo
7001 St. Andrew's Road
Columbia, SC 29212

Phone  803-732-6900
Fax       803-732-6659
Store Hours
M-Th    10 - 7
Fri        10 - 6
Sat       10 - 5
Sun      CLOSED