Instructors

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Melissa Arnold
Education Coordinator, Tap, Funk, Musical Choreographer, Dance for Actors, Arts Immersion

Education:

BFA, Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design; MA, Concordia University

in addition to being the Education Coordinator for our Schauer School of the Arts, Melissa has ten years of experience working as an instructor within our dance, visual art, and theater programs. She has taught dance for over twenty years and is a member of The Dance Masters of Wisconsin. Melissa has always preferred the behind-the-scenes side of putting together performances, and has done choreography

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Anna Loeber
Creative Movement, Pre-Ballet 1 & 2, Ballet 1, Modern & Improv

Education:

Mirror Image; Academy of Dance Arts; Valley Academy for the Arts, Milwaukee Ballet

Anna has been dancing for 11 years, and has been with the Schauer Center since 2010. She’s concurrently pursued further dance education from Academy of Dance Arts, Danceworks, Valley Academy for the Arts, and Milwaukee Ballet. She’s taken an intensive course in the systematic teachings of Vaganova, Anatomy, Kinesiology and developmental movement in children through Valley Academy for

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Elisabeth Roskopf
Ballet 2-5, Modern, Contemporary

Education:

 BA, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

Elisabeth’s passion for dance began at age 6 and she has continued to study dance and perform for the past 23 years. In 2011, she graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire with a BA Piano Major and a Dance Minor. As a dance professional, she has interned and performed with Danceworks Performance Company in Façade in 2013. She is currently entering her fourth season as a

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Hannah has been dancing competitively for over 15 years. She has performed professionally and actively competes at the international level.  Some of her accomplishments include training a junior 8-person mixed ceili team to win 5th overall at the Midwest Regional Championships, taking first place at the Midwest Championships in the set dance category and ranking top 10 in the solo championship

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Lori Hassig
Camp Choral-ation

Education:

UW-Platteville

Lori graduated magna cum laude from UW-Platteville with a degree in general music and secondary choral education. She currently teaches general music and is the Director of Choirs at Central Middle School in Hartford. Before moving to the area, Lori taught K-12 music at Cuba City Schools for several years and was an assistant director with the Platteville Children's

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Terese Hummel
Early Childhood Music, Prelude Choir, Camp Choral-ation, Arts Immersion

Education:

Northern Michigan University; Concordia University Wisconsin

Terese has been teaching private music, directing and performing in productions, and coaching speech & debate for dozens of years at Hartford Union High School and other venues in SE Wisconsin.  She studied music, theater, and education at Northern Michigan University and Concordia University Wisconsin.  A homeschool mom of four, Terese is especially adept at managing different age

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Lisa is a violin/viola instructor from Jackson. She runs Heartstrings Violins and has offered lessons for 20+ years. She attended UW-¬Milwaukee where she received her Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts - Music Performance (violin). After moving to Jackson 14 years ago, Mrs. Kitzke coached UW-WC's Washington County Youth Orchestra in West Bend. In 2011, Lisa joined Kettle Moraine Symphony

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Ryan Meisel
Open Mic Nights

Education:

University of Wisconsin - Madison 

For more information about Ryan, please visit MeiselMusic.net/ryan-meisel.

Therese has been the theater instructor for the Arts Immersion program at the Schauer Arts Center for the past six years.  Therese has directed countless plays and taught a wide variety of drama classes for the past 25 years. She has served as Artistic Director for the Milwaukee Youth Theatre for 20 years and is currently still helping to oversee the organization

 

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Melissa Arnold
Youth Art, Adult Art, Arts Immersion, Wine & Painting

Education:

BFA, Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design; MA, Concordia University

Melissa has been teaching dance for 18 years while working for many area studios including The Compromise of Germantown and Dance Tracks, LLC of Waukesha. She is a member of The Dance Masters of Wisconsin, and has attended workshops with notable figures such as Colleen Kelly Beaman, Mark Yonally, and Charmaine Ristow. In addition to teaching, she has done choreography work for The Musical Masquers,

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Frank is best known for his reputation as a contemporary master of expressionism painting, but he is experienced in many other mediums, subjects, and styles. A native of Wisconsin, Hoeffler is a classically trained professional artist whose formal art school training included advanced studios of multiple artistic mediums. He began his art career at an early age and still yearns for the opportunity

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Tricia Hohnl
Youth Art, Adult Art

Education:

Mount Mary University

Tricia is currently studying Art Therapy and Art Education at Mount Mary University in Milwaukee. She has had previous experience in many aspects of art including dance, music and visual arts. In high school, Tricia helped to start an art club and has showed her work at several art shows in the Washington County community. At Mount Mary University, Tricia is the president of the Student Art Therapy

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