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Many of our musicians offer services such as music lessons or provide music for weddings, banquets, and other occasions. Feel free to contact them at the addresses provided below for more information.

 Navitas String Quartet

Contact: Casey McGrath


Fox Valley Horn Quartet

Contact: Sarah Kaiser


The Fox Valley Woodwind Quintet

Contact: Suzi Crookshank

Private Lessons and Studios:

Dr. Casey McGrath (Joliet), Concertmaster  - Violin Studio
See website at

Chris Griffith (Yorkville) - String Bass, all beginning strings
Phone: (847) 707-6204, Email:

Melanie Mathew (Oswego) - Flute
Phone:  (630) 551-1472, Email:

Judith Schneider (Yorkville) - Oboe / English Horn
Phone: (630) 385-2426, Email:

Dr. Suzi Crookshank  (Aurora) - Clarinet
Phone: 630-209-7364, Email:

Gwyn Downey (Elgin) - Bassoon & Piano
Phone: 847-695-3431, email:
See website:

Walt Schneider (Yorkville) - Percussion / Timpani
Phone: (630) 385-2426, Email: