Faculty

Teacher Bio Availability Instrument(s)
Aaron Otheim

Aaron Otheim’s work as a pianist, keyboardist and composer has helped fuel the recent explosion of new, experimental and improvised music in Seattle. His upbringing in classical piano paired with... Read more.

Very High Demand - Booked Solid with Waiting List or One Weekly Opening Piano, Jazz Piano
Dan Kramlich

Dan is from Seattle, WA, and has a Bachelor’s of Music in Jazz Studies from Western Michigan University. Currently he is a member of the Grunge Trio, and he performs regularly at many local venues... Read more.

Very High Demand - Booked Solid with Waiting List or One Weekly Opening Piano, Jazz Piano, Jazz Combo
Michael Stegner

Michael is the founded CMA in his living room in 2003. He is originally from Mt. Sterling, Kentucky, though he lived in Seattle for more than a decade before recently relocating to Los Angeles. He... Read more.

Very High Demand - Booked Solid with Waiting List or One Weekly Opening Piano, Jazz Piano, Jazz Combo, Music Production, Songwriting, Compostion, Pedagogy
Anna Freedman

Anna is a diverse musician and passionate teacher. As a classical pianist, she is a two-time winner of the Northwest Chopin Festival and three-time winner of the Anna Rollins Johnson Piano... Read more.

Very High Demand - Booked Solid with Waiting List or One Weekly Opening Piano, Songwriting, Compostion
Denali Williams

Denali Williams began studying music at the age of 6, and earned a BM in Percussion Performance from Eastern Washington University. Denali enjoys performing on drumsets, orchestral percussion/... Read more.

High Demand - Between One to Four Weekly Openings Drums
Zachary Stewart

Zachary is a guitarist, bassist, and songwriter from Seattle. He attended Cornish College of the Arts where he studied jazz guitar. Zach is a versatile musician who listens to and plays everything... Read more.

High Demand - Between One to Four Weekly Openings Guitar, Rock Band, Bass
Ivan Arteaga

Ivan Arteaga is from Seattle, WA, and plays the alto, baritone, and soprano saxophone, as well as the clarinet and flute. Ivan began playing music at age 10, and went on to study at the University... Read more.

High Demand - Between One to Four Weekly Openings Clarinet, Saxophone
Andrew Olmstead

In addition to teaching piano lessons, Andrew enjoys helping students of all skill levels to write their own music. An active part of the Seattle music scene since he moved here in 2010, Andrew... Read more.

High Demand - Between One to Four Weekly Openings Piano, Jazz Piano, Jazz Combo, Compostion
Janna Webbon

Janna Webbon is a violinist from Texas, where she studied violin performance at Baylor University. She has performed in many settings including playing as concertmaster under the directorship of... Read more.

High Demand - Between One to Four Weekly Openings Violin
Schuyler Asplin

Schuyler’s musical journey started at the age of 4 when he joined Northwest Boy Choir. When he was 8, his family moved to Spokane, Washington, where he began studying classical piano and trumpet,... Read more.

High Demand - Between One to Four Weekly Openings Trumpet
Kelsey Mines

A Seattle native, Kelsey Mines is a performer, composer, and teacher of the double bass. Kelsey earned her Bachelor of Music in Double Bass Performance from the University of Washington. She went... Read more.

New to CMA - Looking to Fill Schedule Double Bass, Bass, Piano
Matt Williams

Matt Williams is a Seattle-based pianist and instructor. Matt holds his Masters in Jazz Piano Performance, which he earned from Arizona State University. In 2015, Matt released his debut album... Read more.

New to CMA - Looking to Fill Schedule Piano, Jazz Piano
Mike Gebhart

Mike Gebhart is a Seattle based drummer, pianist, composer, and improviser. A graduate from The University of Washington's Jazz program, Mike has played in the Seattle and greater Northwest... Read more.

Moderate Flexibility - Between Five to Eight Weekly Openings Drums, Piano, Jazz Piano