Welcome to the Twinsburg Music Connection blog page. Here you will find news and information about the studio, announcements about upcoming events and opportunities for students, and informative posts about the benefits of playing a musical instrument.
Our First Recital
Saturday, December 8, 2018 by Barbara Dietz | Recital
Our first recital will be next week, December 15 at 1pm. It will be held at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 2113 Ravenna St., Hudson. We just had our rehearsal with our accompanist and it went very well. The students are well prepared and it should be a wonderful afternoon of music. Everyone is welcome to attend.
Welcome to our Newest Teacher
Monday, December 3, 2018 by Barbara Dietz | Music, Music Lessons
Denny has been a long lasting figure in the Cleveland music scene, and has continued on writing, performing and recording through all of his musical changes, including Light Rock, Gospel, Blues, Jazz Folk, Classical and Theatrical pieces. He now plays mostly as a solo singer songwriter acoustic guitar player and Contemporary Christian worship and praise leader.
Denny has taught for many years, from beginners to more advanced student, always specializing in the creative aspect of playing, while teaching students the theory behind the instrument. He has written two books on guitar, one titled “Learn Theory On Guitar In Plain English, and a book that comes with A DVD called “Learn Guitar Chords Fast”.
He also taught as a Music teacher in the classroom for two years at Our Lady of Mt Carmel in Wickliffe and also at The Peaceful Children Montessori in Kirtland, as well as adult education at Lakeland and Cuyahoga Community College. Denny is a graduate of St Joseph High School (Now VASJ) and has an Associate of Arts degree from Cuyahoga Community College.
Welcome our newest teacher!
Tuesday, October 16, 2018 by Barbara Dietz | Uncategorized
Trumpet and Piano Instruction
Dan began piano lessons when he was 6 years old, and took up trumpet when he was 10.
He has played jazz trumpet since 7th grade, and has played in various local big bands, including The Dan Zola Orchestra, Prime Time, Night Coach, and the Emperors of Swing. During college, he played with the Ohio State University Jazz Ensemble, one of the best in the country.
He has extensive experience playing musicals in local equity and non-equity theaterslike Cain Park, Chagrin Valley Little Theater, Fairmount Center for the Arts, The Fine Arts Assoctiation of Wiloughby, the Beck Center for the Arts, and numerous other venues. He started playing in musicals in Jr. High School.
He currently plays trumpet in the Solon Community Band.
Dan has been teaching trumpet and piano in the Twinsburg area since 2010.
Past trumpet students have gone on to play in the OSU, BGSU, and OU marching bands, and have all played in the top bands in Twinsburg High School, including lead trumpet.