2012 Annual Music Teachers & Music Groups Directory

The North State region is greatly enriched by the dedication and caring of a core group of music instructors, along with an array of youth music groups. If you are a musician or music group director and would like to update or add a listing, contact music@northstateparent.com or call  (530) 926-1287.  Thank you to local music stores, teachers & groups for helping to sponsor this directory. We couldn’t provide it without you!

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Butte & Tehama County, CA

  • Terry Carr 898-0110 All ages Chico
  • Linda James (all) 533-9336 All ages Oroville
  • Judi Richins 529-0383 All ages Red Bluff
  • Chris Uchibori 241-5556 All ages Red Bluff

Shasta & Siskiyou County, CA

  • Steve Clauson (trombone) 243-3540 All ages Redding
  • Carlo Fazio (high brass) 227-7758 All ages Redding
  • David Laraway 222-1922 All ages Redding
  • Teri Mihalevich 926-3354 All ages Mt. Shasta
  • Paul Senn 223-2040 All ages Redding
  • Helen Stephenson 547-7070 All ages Palo Cedro
  • Chris Uchibori 241-5556 All ages Redding
  • Deb Wiseman 941-9320 7 & up Redding[/sws_ui_toggle]

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Butte & Tehama County

  • Dyami Achene 321-2683 All ages Chico
  • Terry Carr 898-0110 All ages Chico
  • Nick Caspers 533-9336 All ages Oroville
  • Dan Elsen 898-0110 All ages Chico
  • Casey Schmidt 898-0110 All ages Chico
  • Patrick Wiseman 894-7777 All ages Chico

Shasta & Siskiyou County

  • Dave Barnett (Latin percussion) 223-2040 All ages Redding
  • Dennis Cadigan 243-7283 All ages Redding
  • Steve Joseph 223-3943 All ages Redding
  • Kenji Kato 547-7070 All ages Palo Cedro
  • Dan Kinkle 223-2040 All ages Redding
  • Teri Mihalevich 926-3354 All ages Mt. Shasta
  • Doug York 925-0660 All ages Mt. Shasta

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Fretted Strings: Electric Bass, Guitar, Mandolin, Mountain Dulcimer, Ukulele.

Butte & Tehama County, CA

  • Jimi Beeler (banjo/guitar/mandolin) 533-9336 All ages Oroville
  • Terry Carr (bass) 898-0110 All ages Chico
  • Michael Dodgen (guitar) 894-7777 All ages Chico
  • Dave Elke (guitar) 321-3571 All ages Chico
  • Chris Henderson (elec. Bass) 519-8080 All ages Chico
  • Joe Hufford (guitar) 680-0034 All ages Chico/Oroville
  • Brett Johnson (guitar) 533-9336 All ages Oroville
  • Bruce MacMillan (guitar/uke) 898-0110 All ages Chico
  • Judi Richins (guitar) 529-0383 All ages Red Bluff
  • Chris Uchibori (elec. bass) 241-5556 All ages Red Bluff

Shasta & Siskiyou County, CA

  • Marvin Allen (guitar) 547-7070 All ages Palo Cedro
  • Tristan Behm 739-3862 All ages Mt. Shasta
  • Kimberley Brumbaugh (guitar) 347-3842 All ages Cottonwood
  • Bruce Calin (elec. bass) 223-2040 All ages Redding
  • Nick Ciampi (guitar) 949-7212 All ages Shasta Co.
  • Wade Craver (elec. bass) 209-4140 All ages Redding/Palo Cedro
  • Tricia Ferguson (guitar) 241-6265 All ages Redding
  • Ellen Frost (mountain dulcimer) 245-0521 All ages Redding
  • Gerry Goldman (banjo) 223-2040 All ages Redding
  • Mike Gregory (elec. bass/guitar) 223-2040 All ages Redding
  • Charles ii (ukulele) 223-2040 All ages Redding
  • Lyra Josefsson (dulcimer/guitar/ukulele) 355-4747 All ages Redding
  • Ed Keelan (guitar) 926-4429 All ages Mt. Shasta
  • Francis Mangels (all) 926-0311 All ages Mt. Shasta
  • Tyler Mansfield (guitar) 547-7070 All ages Palo Cedro
  • Mike Mathis (elec. bass/guitar) 547-7070 All ages Palo Cedro
  • Cameron Maynor 547-7070 All ages Redding
  • Al & Alex Mires (elec. bass) 547-7070 All ages Palo Cedro
  • John Mullen (guitar) 223-2040 All ages Redding
  • Sean Perry (guitar) 243-7283 All ages Redding
  • Darren Reitan (guitar) 243-3540 All ages Redding
  • Gordon Rowland (classical) 223-2040 All ages Redding
  • Jerry Rose (guitar) 223-2040 All ages Redding
  • Bill Scofield (guitar) 223-2040 All ages Redding
  • Jean Sylwanowicz (ukulele) (925) 708-4248 7 & up Mt. Shasta
  • Chris Uchibori (elec. bass) 241-5556 All ages Redding
  • J. J. Wilder (guitar) 221-7235 All ages Redding

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Butte & Tehama County, CA

  • Gitta Brewster 891-5232 6 & up Chico
  • Dr. Robert Bowman 521-2518 All ages Chico
  • Dustin Breshears 879-0567 4 & up Chico
  • Kim Scherba Bruder (beg. piano) 342-6522 6 & up Butte/Glenn Co.
  • Juanita Fox (both) 343-4847 7 & up Durham
  • Alicia Glaz (piano) 343-1899 All ages Chico
  • Regina Hoff 895-1766 All ages Chico
  • Linda James 533-9336 All ages Oroville
  • Kris Langworthy 533-9336 All ages Oroville
  • Darlene Lee 529-0911 8 & up Red Bluff
  • Justin McKay 898-0110 6 & up Chico
  • Marci Pittman 345-6361 5 & up Chico
  • Judi Richins 529-0383 All ages Red Bluff
  • Leeya Shaw (415)368-5132 Chico/Paradise
  • Carleen Sheridan 898-0110 All ages Chico
  • David Silva 321-8094 All ages Chico

Shasta & Siskiyou County, CA

  • Dee Bailey 222-6224 All ages Redding/Shasta Lake
  • Tienne Beaulieu 243-1191 All ages Redding
  • Cleveland Boney (jazz/classical) 547-7070 All ages Palo Cedro
  • Jimmy Bryant 226-9679 All ages Redding
  • Terri Carlisle 926-5265 5 & up Mt. Shasta
  • Nick Ciampi 949-7212 All ages Shasta Co.
  • Jill Cox 243-3540 All ages Redding
  • Catherine Darnall 436-2230 All ages Yreka
  • Phoebe Fazio 247-1727 All ages Redding
  • Ed Keelan 926-4429 All ages Mt. Shasta
  • Susan Ford (piano) 243-3540 All ages Redding
  • Duane Hampton 243-8582 All ages Redding
  • Dianne Katz 222-5248 All ages Redding
  • Ed Keelan 926-4429 All ages Mt. Shasta
  • Renee McChristian 547-7070 All ages Redding/Palo Cedro
  • Teri Mihalevich 926-3354 All ages Mt. Shasta
  • Jean Miller 926-3094 All ages Mt. Shasta
  • Lois Nichols (piano) 221-5489 All ages Redding
  • Debra Parsons 244-1313 All ages Redding
  • Conica Patnaik 223-6580 All ages Redding
  • Kate Piccolotti 241-5437 8 & up Redding
  • James Schoensiegel 605-4311 All ages Redding
  • Karen Severson 246-3891 6 & up Redding
  • Patrick Stewart 926-5182 All ages Mt. Shasta
  • Dick Turner 223-2040 All ages Redding
  • Zonia Warchala 355-1788 All ages Redding
  • Doug York (keyboard) 925-0660 All ages Mt. Shasta
  • Hope Rodgers 243-3540 All ages Redding
  • Grace Wu-Ramley 243-3540 All ages Redding

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Butte, Shasta, Siskiyou & Tehama Counties, CA.

  • Kindermusik at Hype Dance Studio 898-8789 Birth-5yrs Chico
  • Kindermusik at Kinetics Academy of Dance 345-2505 Birth-7yrs Chico
  • Kindermusik with Lyra 355-4747 Babies to age 7 Redding
  • Movement & Music 859-2309 Babies to age 3 Mt. Shasta
  • Music Kids 529-0383 Ages 3-5 Red Bluff
  • Music Development For Little Ones 926-3094 Ages 18mo-5 Mt. Shasta
  • Music Together® 513-1191 Ages 0-5 Chico

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  • Duane Hampton (composing) 243-8582 All ages Redding
  • North State Songwriter’s Group All ages Internet Group, Erin Friedman 347-5240 or Nick Ciampi 949-7212

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Butte & Tehama County, CA

  • Jimi Beeler (fiddle) 533-9336 All ages Oroville
  • Kim Scherba Bruder (cello) 342-6522 6 & up Butte/Glenn Co.
  • Shelley Fairchild (violin) 891-6336 All ages Chico/Paradise
  • Linda James (harp) 533-9336 All ages Oroville
  • Pamela Kather (fiddle/violin) 891-3354 4 & up Chico
  • Candace LiVolsi (harp) 247-HARP 3 & up Chico
  • Johnny Lombardo (string bass) 864-5538 Chico
  • David Mallory (Viola/Violin/Chamber Music) 343-7029 All ages Chico
  • Mindy McPherson (violin) 898-0110 All ages Chico
  • Yoshie Muratani (cello) 774-7013 All ages Chico
  • Matej Seda, Violin Tree (fiddle/violin) 715-0823 5 & up Chico
  • Chris Uchibori (string bass) 241-5556 All ages Red Bluff
  • Dennis Young (violin) 898-0110 All ages Chico

Shasta & Siskiyou Counties, CA

  • Tristan Behm 739-3862 All ages Mt. Shasta
  • Bruce Calin (upright bass) 223-2040 All ages Redding
  • Nicki Carlisle (fiddle) 474-4427 All ages Shingletown
  • Wade Craver (bass) 209-4140 All ages Redding/Palo Cedro
  • Kendra Wieck 924-4284 All ages Redding
  • Tricia Ferguson (fiddle) 241-6265 All ages Redding
  • Susan Ford (fiddle/violin) 243-3540 All ages Redding
  • Annie Friedman (fiddle) 347-5240 All ages Redding/ Cottonwood
  • Ellen Frost (violin/viola) 245-0521 All ages Redding
  • Arlene Gattuso (viola/violin) 515-5997 All ages Redding
  • Libra Gonsalvas (fiddle/violin) 243-3540 All ages Redding
  • Lyra Josefsson (autoharp) 355-4747 All ages Redding
  • Candace LiVolsi (harp) 247-HARP 3 & up Redding
  • Francis Mangels (all) 926-0311 All ages Mt. Shasta
  • Sheri Eby 945-7080 All ages Redding
  • Teri Mihalevich (all) 926-3354 All ages Mt. Shasta
  • Yoshie Muratani (cello) 774-7013 All ages Redding
  • Doreen Olson (beg. violin) 241-2066 All ages Redding
  • Darren Reitan (fiddle) 243-3540 All ages Redding
  • Chris Uchibori (string bass) 241-5556 All ages Redding
  • Dennis Young 243-3540 All ages Redding
  • Lebra Gonzalez 243-3540 All ages Redding
  • Kendra Wieck 605-4311 All ages Redding
  • Allison Wyatt 605-4311 All ages Redding

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Butte & Tehama County, CA

  • Joanna Coen 898-0110 All ages Chico
  • Regina Hoff 895-1766 All ages Chico
  • Linda James 533-9336 All ages Oroville
  • Judi Richins 529-0383 All ages Red Bluff
  • Holly Taylor 898-0110 All ages Chico
  • Children’s Choir Of Chico 342-2775 Adult Women Chico

Shasta & Siskiyou County, CA

  • Angela Baumgardner 605-4311 All ages Redding
  • Jimmy Bryant 226-9679 All ages Redding
  • Phoebe Fazio 247-1727 All ages Redding
  • Dianne Katz 222-5248 12 & up Redding
  • Mike Mathis 547-7070 All ages Palo Cedro
  • Teri Mihalevich 926-3354 All ages Mt. Shasta
  • Trish Spinner 515-7151 All ages Redding
  • Robert Waterbury 221 8861 12 & up Redding/Anderson/ Shasta Lake

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Butte & Tehama County, CA

  • K.C. Cardoza (sax/clarinet) 345-4222 All ages Chico
  • Linda James (all) 533-9336 All ages Oroville
  • Chris Uchibori (clarinet/flute/sax) 241-5556 All ages Red Bluff

Shasta & Siskiyou County, CA

  • Rick Amacker 547-7070 All ages Palo Cedro
  • Terri Carlisle (flute) 926-5265 8 & up Mt. Shasta
  • Carlo Fazio (all) 227-7758 All ages Redding
  • Jeff Jones (all) 223-2040 All ages Redding
  • Ed Keelan (clarinet) 926-4429 All ages Mt. Shasta
  • David Laraway 222-1922 All ages Redding
  • Teri Mihalevich 926-3354 All ages Mt. Shasta
  • Rebecca Moore (oboe) 243-3540 10 & up Redding
  • Helen Stephenson (all) 547-7070 All ages Palo Cedro
  • Chris Uchibori (clarinet/flute/sax) 241-5556 All ages Redding
  • Deb Wiseman 941-9320 7 & up Redding
  • Liz Zanze (all) 223-2040 All ages Redding

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Butte & Tehama Counties

  • Chico Christian Girls Choir 899-1908 Ages 6-18 Chico
  • Children’s Choir Of Chico 342-2775 Ages 5 & up Chico. Provides extraordinary choral music experiences.
  • Chico School of Rock & Acoustic College 894-2526 All ages Chico. Inspiring children to excel as they learn Rock & Roll.
  • Music Teacher’s Association of California (MTAC), Butte County Branch. Youth orchestra, ages 8-18; Prep, beginning, intermediate and advanced string orchestras. Contact Dustin Breshears at 879-0567.
  • Presto String Orchestra 891-6336 Call for ages Chico. Original works from the Baroque era and more. Intermediate.
  • The Musettes 891-6336 Call for ages Chico. Entry-level children’s string orchestra.
  • Suzuki Cello School 774-7013 Ages 4-9 Chico. Directed by Yoshie Muratani. For beginners.
  • Suzuki Violin & More 343-7029 Preschool & up Chico. Beginning violin class for children.
  • Red Bluff School of the Music Arts 529-0383 Grades 2-8 Red Bluff. Offers winter & summer choir groups.

Shasta & Siskiyou Counties

  • College Of The Siskiyous, Community Children’s Choir 926-5720 Ages 8-12 Mt. Shasta. Directed by Carol Taforo.
  • Shasta Youth Symphony 242-2365 Grades 2-12 Redding. Directed by Dr. Richard Fiske
  • Suzuki Cello School 774-7013 Ages 4-9 Redding. Directed by Yoshie Muratani. For beginners.

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