Cumberland Valley School of Music Faculty

CVSM has a long-standing, professional faculty, many of which have advanced degrees in music or the fine arts. Frequent feedback from students and parents reflect the dedication and commitment demonstrated by the CVSM faculty as they train, inspire and encourage their students.

We pride ourselves on the individual attention we give to placing students with the best instructor to help the student meet their goals and aspirations. To start the process of placing a student with an instructor, please contact our Registrar, Valerie Merriman, by phone (717-261-1220 x1) or using the form at the bottom of this page.

Select a category below to read our instructor biographies

Alphabetical List of Current Faculty (use links above to access biographies)

Marlin Barnes, percussion

Amanda Bietsch, flute & violin

Mark Bryson, guitar and ukulele

Nathaniel Byers, piano & Music Makers at the Keyboard

Michael Cameron, cello

Fred Davison, voice

Ellen Diehl, dance

Julie Emig, piano

Jaranell Fritts, piano

Beverly Gard, oboe

Kevin Gorman, piano

Tim Gotwald, flute, saxophone & community band

Myrna Gowing, piano

Joel Guyton, trumpet & other brass

Brian Helman, piano

Arnie Helmick, bass & guitar

Paula Hepfer, voice & piano

Marie Hershey, piano, organ, & accordion

Herm Hopple, string bass

Heather Kline, Musikgarten & acting

Chuck Krepley, banjo & fiddle

Nathaniel Lease, trombone & low brass

Josh Long, percussion

Heidi Macaluso, piano

Beth Martin, piano

Susan Matson, suzuki piano & Music Together

Gloria McCauley, trumpet & piano

Heather McEndree, flute & Musikgarten

Pat McNamee, clarinet & saxophone

Valerie Merriman, piano

Dan Morrow, drums

Edgar Myers, drum set

Joel Newman, voice & guitar

Jeff Noll, piano & choir

Richard Overcash, voice

Lindsay Owen, musical

Jane Peatling, cello

Michael Quinlivan, guitar & violin

Diana Reinert, piano

Cindy Scanzello, violin & viola

Deb Stotelmyer, violin & viola

Suzanne Sweigart, voice & piano

Suzanne Thierry, flute

Tracy Thomas, woodwinds, piano, violin, & voice

Elisabeth Turchi, voice

Autumn Turner, voice

Deborah Weihl, piano & voice

Adam Wennick, voiceover & acting

Ashley Wyrick, violin, clarinet & saxophone

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