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)

Nathan Abel, music production

Dawn Abraham, violin & voice

Marlin Barnes, percussion

Amanda Bietsch, flute & violin

Grace Boscolo, voice

Mark Bryson, guitar and ukulele

Nathaniel Byers, piano

Michael Cameron, cello

Fred Davison, voice

Beth Dickinson, violin & flute

Jaranell Fritts, piano

Beverly Gard, oboe

Fred Gleason, low brass

Kevin Gorman, piano

Tim Gotwald, flute, saxophone & community band

Myrna Gowing, piano

Zack Grass, low brass

Joel Guyton, trumpet & other brass

Arnie Helmick, bass & guitar

Paula Hepfer, voice & piano

Sam Hepfer, percussion

Marie Hershey, piano, organ, & accordion

Herm Hopple, string bass

Heather Kline, Musikgarten & acting

Chuck Krepley, banjo & fiddle

Nathaniel Lease, trombone & low brass

Heidi Macaluso, piano

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

Lindsay Owen, musical

Jane Peatling, cello

Barbara Randall, Preschool Visual Art

Diana Reinert, piano

Amy Ross, Preschool Music & Movement

Cindy Scanzello, violin & viola

Will Schoenberger, guitar

Deb Stotelmyer, violin & viola

Suzanne Sweigart, voice & piano

Suzanne Thierry, flute

Tracy Thomas, woodwinds, piano, violin, & voice

Rachel Thompson, Corpus Christi band/strings

Elisabeth Turchi, voice

Autumn Turner, voice

Deborah Weihl, piano & voice

Adam Wennick, voiceover & acting

Ashley Wyrick, violin, clarinet & saxophone

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