Hauer Music takes great pride in offering the best musical instructors in the Southwest Ohio region. Lessons are private one on one; half hour in length. Since our beginnings in 1937, thousands of students have learned much and gone on to do great things musically.

Pat Carine: 5 String Banjo, Mandolin, Dobro, Fiddle & Guitar
Bluegrass Music—Professional Musician (with Storm’s Creek & Mad River Railroad & Hosts Pete Wernick Jam Class). patcarinebluegrass.squarespace.com  $30/half hour $55/hour

joe-knightJoe Knight: Acoustic/ Electric & Bass Guitar, Ukulele
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Saturday
Associate’s Degree
Studied at Jazz Arts Studio
Private & Professional Gigs including the Dayton Philharmonic. $90/month (1/2 hour lessons) $160/month (1 hour lessons)

Rob Macpherson: Acoustic/Electric & Bass Guitar, Ukulele
Monday thru Saturday
Rock, Blues, Country, Jazz, Finger-style, and (all styles), craft of songwriting, arranging and recording, rock camp for kids as well as adults. Graduated from W. S. U Decades of stage & recording experience. Has been a full time music teacher for 34 years, at Hauer Music since 2000. YouTube Channel featuring Original Songs : https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCMKHVlqrGmFJUpZrbI1h7Wg $25/half hour

Jamie Murrell: Acoustic, Electric & Bass Guitar, Mandolin and Ukulele
Monjamie-murrelldays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays
Rock, Jazz, Blues, Country, Folk, Praise, Christian
Specialist Certificate in Adv. Guitar from Berklee College in Boston, AA & BM from Chatfield College.
https://www.jamesmurrellgtr.com/guitar-lessons $20/half hour

Jason Yanity: Electric/Acoustic/Classical & Bass Guitar
Mondays , Wednesdays, Thursdays & Saturdays
Specializes in Rock, Blues, Jazz & Classical Music
Assoc. Degree Music Education
B.M. Performance
25+ years teaching experience. jasonyanity.com $25/half hour


Karen Kelley: Piano & Voice
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday
All styles & Music Theory
BSME & BM from UD, MM from Miami U. of Ohio, former voice student, successfully made it to Hollywood on American
Idol 2 years, performed with John Kenley players
Teaching 51 yrs, 7yrs w/Centerville City Schools. Check out Karen’s website:  www.karenkelleyvoicepianoorganteacher.com $22/half hour

Shelley Outlaw: Piano
Monday & Wednesday
Standard piano repertoire, teaching all levels/specializing in beginning & intermediate.
M.A. Univ. of Cincinnati
Conservatory of Music, B.M. Samford Univ. Birmingham, AL
35+ years experience, Church Organist/Pianist. $37.50/45 Minutes (ages 7 & up)

Rebecca Sizelove: Piano (ages 5 & up)
Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday
Bachelors Degree—Organist/Pianist at Church & accompanies Dayton United Lutheran Chorale
Teaching at Hauer since 1999. $20/half hour

Randy Fankell: Drums (Set/Snare)
Tuesday, Wednesday & Saturday
Professional Musician 40 years, road & studio work, currently Band Leader of Randy Fankell Trio/QuartetOSU 2 years & Sinclair 1 year.www.fankelldrums.com $24/half hour

Bill Dixon: Trumpet, Piccolo trumpet, Flugelhorn, Trombone, Euphonium & Tuba
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday
All styles
BME Vandercook College of Music, Addit’l. study Univ. KY & CCM-Cincinnati
Profess. Musician & Arranger. $25/half hour

Barbara Ledford: Violin & Viola
Mondays & Tuesdays.
B.M. Miami Univ., Classes at UC & Grad Work at WSU
Violin I Dayton Philharmonic 21 years, Springfield Symphony 14 years & WSU Chamber Orchestra currently. From 3rd grade on up. $24/half hour

Garin Webb: Saxophone, Clarinet & Flute
Mondays & Wednesdays
Specializes in jazz, classical & pop. Doctor of Musical arts saxphone-CCM, MM Saxophone-CCM, BM Jazz studies university North Texas-1994-Teaching for over 26 years. $28/half hour

Brian Ellis: Drums (Set/Snare)
Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays & Saturdays
Professional Musician 39 years-Taught by Ron Riddle (who played w/ The Cars, Blue Oyster Cult & Stu Hamm) Playing for 48 years. Teaching for over 38 years. $24/half hour

Guang Zhu: Violin & Viola
Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Saturdays
Beginner thru master levels. Former Assistant Concertmaster of the Beijing Symphony Orchestra, studied with Dorothy DeLay at the Julliard School of Music in New York, graduate of CCM in 1991, studied with many world renowned artists, Former Concertmaster Springfield Symphony Orchestra-13 years, Former Assistant Concertmaster Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra,1990-1997 Conductor of Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra Junior Strings program. $35/half hour

Zavaan Johnson: Saxophone (Beg.-Adv), Clarinet (Beg-Int.) and Flute (Beginning)
Wednesdays & Thursdays
B.M.E. BGSU, M.A. Trinity Lutheran Seminary/Capital University, 37 years teaching band/music and directing OMEA participants, 29 years woodwind adjudicator for OMEA, 34 years pianist/organist United AME Church in Xenia. $24/half hour 

Yasuko Brecht: Piano (ages 5 & up)
Mondays & Fridays
Traditional & Classical styles-BM Piano performance & Music education San Fransisco State Univ., studied chamber music under the Alexander String Quartet-35 years + experience teaching in the U.S. and Japan. New to Hauer 2022. $25/half hour $37.50/45 min.

Ben Martin: Violin/Viola (Ages 6 & up)
Graduated from Miami University with 4 years of
teaching experience gained during his undergrad. He has been playing violin for 12 years and was a
member of the Dayton Philharmonic Youth Orchestra in high school. While at Miami, he studied
under Dr. Harvey Thurmer, and engaged with orchestral studies, solo work, and extensive
chamber music experiences. In 2020, he was invited to the Fiato al Brasile music festival in
Faenza, Italy as a member of a quartet. Today, he is looking for opportunities to perform while
also playing electric violin in a rock band. Outside of music, he enjoys reading, drawing, and
being in nature. $26/ half hour

Roy Swanson: Piano/Vocal
Mondays, Thursdays & Fridays
B.M. Music degree from U.D. & M.M. University of Michigan. Director of Music/Organist at Church. Teaching since 1985. Conducts Englewood Civic band. runwayregion.com  $24/half hour

Joshua Pittman-Jones: Clarinet, Flute & Alto Sax
Tuesdays & Wednesdays
M.M. Clarinet performance and woodwind conducting. 7 years private lesson experience. Methods/specializations include: Klose, Bohm, Deville, Ferling, Langenus & Rose. Classical and Contemporary styles. $25/half hour

Grace Bihun: Cello & Upright Bass
Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays
Bachelor of arts in music performance from Miami University. Has played cello for 15 years, taught for 8 years. Past member of Parma Symphony orchestra. Also plays outside gigs such as weddings, musicals and/or operas. $45/hour

Kirsten Abrams: Cello, Piano & Violin
Attended CCM with masters in cello performance. Suzuki certification in piano & cello. Teaching for over 18 years in local school districts. $30/half hour for cello $25/half hour for piano $22/half hour for violin