Ms. Schoville began singing in church at the age of eight, and continued throughout high school. After taking a few years away from music, she returned to singing and completed a Bachelors of Music in Performance degree at Indiana University’s Fort Wayne campus, where she won the Concerto/Aria competition in 2009, and was awarded the Emilene Manheim Scholarship for Soprano. She also holds a Master of Music in Performance from Converse College in South Carolina. With professional experience in opera and musical theatre in both the United States and Italy, Ms. Schoville draws from a large repertoire and enjoys helping students of all ages realize their musical potential while maintaining good vocal health. She is a member of the National Association of Teachers of Singing, and has been an adjudicator for the Indiana State School Music Association. When not teaching she continues to perform professionally, and works to further her education and knowledge of music and the human voice.
Jean Dickinson is an independent contractor who teaches Violin, Viola, Cello, and Bass at Knapton Musik Knotes. She is licensed through the state of Wisconsin to teach K-12 instrumental music and specializes in strings.
Jean is the Conductor for the UW-Rock County Youth Orchestra, and she's a founding member of the Whitewater String Quartet. She has participated as a player in the UW-Rock County Chamber Orchestra, Beloit Janesville Symphony, Choral Union Orchestra, Southern Lakes Orchestra, Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra, and the Waukesha Symphony.
The worst arrangement Jean ever did was rap music on the cello/violin. As you can imagine, it didn't work out very well!
When she's not teaching or playing, Jean collects mid-century jewelry and odd watches. She's an avid gardener, loves to fish and bike, as well as canoe. She hopes to someday master jump-roping and the Pokeman card game that she plays with her grandson!
Teegan has experience teaching music to elementary and middle school students. His love of music was developed by his choir teachers in middle and high school where he received Best Male Soloist in show choir, and he won the musical theater division at NAT.
Teegan now teaches guitar and piano at Knapton Musik Knotes. He loves helping new students learn and grow as musicians!
In addition to being musician, Teegan also loves hockey and played it for 14 years!