The Kaleidoscope Discovery Center is pleased to offer classical violin, viola, banjo, guitar, and mandolin instruction to our community.
Email us at Strings@thekaleidoscope.org to let us know you are interested. Instruction is for beginner and intermediate students of all ages!
Meet Our Instructors
Looking for a new Instructor
We are currently looking for more instructors for our Rolla Strings program!
This is a great opportunity for both the instructor and the student. If you are interested in being an instructor please email dotto2u@ yahoo.com.
Michael is a Junior at MS&T studying engineering and staying involved in the musical scene. He is a self-taught musician who plays drums and percussion, and dabbles in keyboard, brass, and bass guitar. He has performed as a member of marching ensembles, symphonic ensembles, worship bands, jazz bands, pits and orchestras, and several bands that play throughout the state, including KMNR’s Lakehouse and singer/songwriter Justyn Moreland. He likes to stay involved in academic organizations, research, First Baptist Church, and the S&T Longboarding club in his free time. He has over 2 years of teaching experience under his belt.
MIchael is offering drum lessons 3:00-6:00 at KDC. We will fill out his schedule at 30 minute sessions, $25 each.
Sara is a chemistry student at Missouri S&T who is staying involved in music. She has played violin for 11 years, and has taught violin for 3 years. She has participated in numerous large ensembles, and is currently a member of the MST Chamber Orchestra. She frequently plays with a quartet for weddings and other events, and especially enjoys playing in pit orchestras for musicals. On campus, she is involved in research and the arts.
Sara is offering violin lessons from 3:00-6:00 at KDC. We will fill out her schedule at 30 minute sessions, $25 each.
Brent Hrebec is an engineering student at Missouri University of Science and Technology with a passion for roots music. He is a self-taught musician who plays guitar, mandolin, and banjo. He has played in the MS&T jazz band for 5 semesters, routinely plays in the Rolla and Springfield area, and has accompanied the Rolla Choral Arts Society. He hosts a roots music jam on Sunday afternoons at the MS&T Baptist Student Union, and, on Sunday mornings during the school year, you can find him playing at First Baptist and occasionally Salem Avenue Baptist.
Brent is offering banjo, guitar, and mandolin 3:00-6:00 at KDC. We will fill out his schedule at 30 minute sessions, $25 each.