Lauren Fabian, voice
Mrs. Fabian will be offering voice lessons through the CCS Music Conservatory. She has taught private music lessons for seven years at local Christian schools, through music agencies in the Philadelphia area, and is currently the MS/HS music teacher at CCS. Lauren graduated from West Chester University in 2012 with a Bachelor's Degree in Music Education with a concentration in voice and a minor in piano. Teaching voice is a passion of hers and she is excited for the new school year to start them up once again!
If interested in voice lessons, you can fill out a voice lesson form here.
Michelle Parris, piano
Mrs. Parris will be offering piano lessons through the CCS Music Conservatory. Playing piano is something she has enjoyed doing since she was five years old. Michelle graduated from Grand Rapids Baptist College with a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree majoring in Piano Pedagogy. She has taught piano to several home schooled students in Illinois and has also taught at Medinah Christian School. Mrs. Parris looks forward to teaching students here at CCS.
If interested in piano lessons, you can fill out a piano lesson form here.
Brendan Burke, guitar
Mr. Burke will be offering guitar and bass lessons. Brendan graduated in 2014 from Kutztown university with a B.A. in music, concentrating in double bass. He is an active freelancer in the greater Philadelphia area, playing jazz, classical, folk, musical theater and original music. He has been playing guitar and bass since elementary school and is very excited about sharing the joy of music through teaching at Conestoga.
If interested in guitar lessons, you can fill out a guitar lesson form here.
Lawrence Rappoldt, instrumental
Mr. Rappoldt will be offering instrumental lessons to all band students through the
CCS Music Conservatory. Instruction is available for students playing piano, violin, viola, cello, string bass, flute, clarinet, alto or tenor saxophone, trumpet or cornet, French horn, Eb alto horn, baritone or euphonium, tuba and all percussion instruments.
Instrumental music has been a part of Mr. Rappoldt's life ever since he could walk. He began taking private lessons on the piano in second grade, drums in fourth, baritone in fifth, tuba in seventh, and organ in ninth. Playing in the school band and orchestra as well as the Brodbecks Community Band, he marched in both his first parade and his first field show at a football game after just one rehearsal.
Larry graduated from Gettysburg College (Sunderman Conservatory of Music) in 1978 with a Bachelor's Degree in Music Education and then taught in the Coatesville Area School District for 32 years before coming to CCS and starting the band program in 2010. He added strings to the Conservatory's program in the fall of 2014. Larry also holds a Master's Degree in Education Degree from Wilkes University. Mr. Rappoldt is excited to continue teaching at CCS and for the CCS Music Conservatory to kick off this year.
If interested in instrumental lessons, you can fill out an instrumental lesson form here.
Carrie Warner, piano/voice
Mrs. Warner will be offering piano and voice lessons through the CCS Music Conservatory. Carrie taught music at CCS from 2003-2013 and is excited for the opportunity to stay connected to the school. She graduated from West Chester University in 2003 with a Bachelor's Degree in Music Education and has enjoyed teaching private lessons throughout her teaching career. She is married to Phil Warner, Administrator and HS Choral Director at Berks Christian School. They are the proud parents of a son Isaac, and twins Micah and Naomi. Carrie looks forward to being able to serve CCS families by sharing her love of music for the glory of God.
If interested in piano or voice lessons, you can fill out a piano lesson form here or a voice lesson form here.