Have you always wanted to play an instrument? Are you searching for a teacher for yourself or a family member? Are you a teacher who is looking for students to teach? Our Education Center here at Chesbro Music Co could be your answer. We offer a variety of programs, such as individual lessons, group classes, clinics and recitals. Check out our instructors or give us a call. You are never too old to learn.
Cammy has had twenty-one years of teaching experience, teaching both in the private and classroom settings. Along with teaching private lessons for piano, voice, and oboe, she was also a band teacher for five years in Mesa Arizona. Cammy holds her Bachelor’s degree in Music Education from Idaho State University. She has also had many performing opportunities in Arizona and the South-eastern Idaho region.
I have been on stage performing since I was 7 years old singing in a large gospel church in San Jose, California. As I grew older, I took lessons for piano, keyboards, organ, drums, guitar and had written over 100 songs by the time I was 16. I received a scholarship to join the music program at Saint Mary’s College of California where I doubled majored in Music and Communication. While I was there I specifically studied piano, drums, and voice engaging these as my main focuses.
Matt Gooch is a native of Ventura County, California, and has toured and recorded with local rock, pop, and jazz groups. Matt has taught drums for 4 years and currently studies jazz at BYU-Idaho. Some of his areas of interest include rock, jazz, pop, reggae and R&B music.
June started music training and piano at age four and was attracted to classical music since she was very young. With a BA in flute performance, June has been teaching piano and flute, as well as playing solos, ensembles, and in orchestras in Southeastern Idaho for 20 years. She has served as adjudicator for many music events and is a director of flute choirs in Blackfoot and Idaho Falls.
Band Instrument/Ukulele Instructor
I was born and raised in Utah. I have played trombone since seventh grade. I graduated from Utah State University with a degree in music education, specializing in band instruments. Soon after graduating, I accepted a position at American Falls High School, teaching music to students from fourth grade to twelfth grade, including band, guitar, and piano. I taught there for 3 years before moving to Idaho Falls. I have also recently picked up teaching ukulele. I dearly love playing instruments and sharing music and find great joy in teaching!
New Orleans native Craig Green has been immersed in composing, playing and teaching the guitar for 25 years. Craig has studied guitar in Europe and has toured in the US. His playing has been influenced by music research stays in India, Africa and Europe. Craig continues his recording and touring which helps him develop new techniques for his guitar students at Chesbro Music Co.
Music has been a part of Elsie’s life from an early age. She started piano lessons at age eight and went on to study organ as well. In her own words: “Music is a life-long companion for me. It brings me comfort when I am sad, rejuvenates me when I am tired, inspires me when I need it, and gives me an avenue to express myself to my family and friends. It is a journey I would not be without. What is your musical journey?”
Emily Melissa Mitchell is an accomplished musician and teacher. She is a native of Blackfoot, Idaho where she was raised in a very musical family. She began piano lessons at age 7 and flute at age 11. When asked why she became a music teacher, Emily states: “I believe music has a profound effect upon the soul. It lifts one up and inspires. I became a teacher to help inspire young people to reach for their dreams.”.
Kevin teaches guitar, ukulele and pre-k music. He has played and recorded with a number of local bands here in Idaho and loves to share the gift of music with everyone. Rock, pop and punk are some of his favorite styles to play and teach.