Jamie Cone

Jamie Cone


I think everyone is capable of playing beautiful music, regardless of the level. I am passionate about inspiring students to love sharing their music with those around them. Three words I like to describe myself with are: logical, creative, and dedicated.

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Stephanie Horne


I enjoy helping ignite passionate music-making for those young, old and in between. Watermelon and dark chocolate from Trader Joes are my favs. I LOVE the music of the beach - sand, surf and StArFiSh! The three words that describe me best are: Dreamer, Winsome, and Compassionate.

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Stephanie Horne
Erika Strickland

Erika Strickland


I have two kids: Paxton (Sept 2012) and Finnley (Apr 2015). I lived in Norway for 3 years and speak some basic Norwegian. "Jeg heter Erika og jeg kommer fra Amerika!" The three words that describe me best are: Enthusiastic, Creative, and Purposeful.

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Sarah Peterson


Sarah spends her days teaching kindergarten and first grade at Haynsworth Private School, in yoga class, outside and with her little dog, Mini. She is privileged to mother four creative, brainy children who are all now grown.

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Sarah Peterson
Andrew Horne

Andrew Horne


I am husband to Stephanie, and founder of NoteAbility. I move pianos more than I play them. I love the mountains, pizza and camping. Three words that best describe me are: Honest, Responsible and Caring.

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Sarah Zdanowski


Hi! My name is Sarah, and I have been a musician for over 15 years. I play piano, guitar, voice, (and a few other instruments), and am also a composer. I am currently working on my degrees in Music Therapy and Composition at Converse College, while also performing, teaching, and composing on the side. I love teaching music, because I enjoy seeing students' passion for music grow and develop as their skill-sets do. When I am not playing music, I can be found dancing to music! I am an avid dancer, and enjoy traveling around the country to dance events and competitions.

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Sarah Zdanowski
Patrick Rice

Patrick Rice


I started music when I was 10 years old and since then have enjoyed competing, giving concerts, and traveling playing guitar! I play a guitar made by Steven Walter. I am a member of the United States Guitar Orchestra. Three words that best describe me are funny, playful, and loyal.

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Alex Jones


I am husband to Hannah and daddy to Elliana and Katelyn! I help lead adult bands at NoteAbility. Three words that best describe me are kind, empathetic, and committed.

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Alex Jones
Trey Duncan

Trey Duncan


I graduated from Furman University in 2018 with a double major in music and physics. I’m currently aspiring to be the first rockstar to play on the moon. I can often be found at my desk writing new music, or in my truck singing along with the soundtrack to Disney’s Hercules. The three words that best describe me are: passionate, empathetic, and ambitious.

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Spatika Gowda


My name is Spatika Gowda and currently I'm still in high school. I love music, science and math. I play the piano.

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Spatika Gowda
Gwen Chambers

Gwen Chambers


My name is Gwen Chambers. I love to spend my free time with my friends and family. I’m the oldest of three girls in my family. I love to listen to country music and play christian songs on the cello and piano.

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Teddy Nguyen


Hey, My name is Theodore! I mostly spend my time on music and doing anything else musical. I am the only child in my family. I am currently in high school and I play 5 instruments.

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Teddy Nguyen
Robin Crusco

Robin Crusco


I received my Bachelors of Music Education from Furman University and my Masters of Music Education from North Greenville University. I have been teaching music for 28 years. I have taught elementary school music, high school music, church music and private lessons.

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Emilio Alverson


Emilio is originally from Spartanburg, South Carolina. He started playing violin when he was eight years old because his best friend played the viola. He loved to participate in music in school. He played in the orchestra, sang in the choir, and participated in musical theater. During the end of his high school career, he moved away from home to Greenville to attend The South Carolina Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities, a residential arts high school, where he received his Artist Diploma. Besides the violin, Emilio also plays the piano and the harp. Outside of music, Emilio enjoys photography, writing, video games, software development, and playing with cats. He is currently a student at Furman University, where he is double majoring in Music: Violin Performance and Computer Science. After he graduates in 2019, he plans to go to graduate school to receive his Master’s Degree in Music, and to enter into a Doctoral Program after that.

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Emilio Alverson
Carla Stebbins

Carla Stebbins


My name is Carla and I am from a small town in Alaska. I moved to Greenville after graduating with a degree in piano. I currently work for an accountant full time. I am married to an amazing man and have a sweet cat who we call our child, because let's face it, all pets are our children. On the days i'm not at work, I enjoy relaxing while having a cup of coffee in my hand and Netflix on the TV. If it's a warm sunny day, then outside on the balcony soaking up the sun is where I'll be. Doing small projects is a fun thing I like to do on the weekends too.

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Anna Mitchell


On May 5, 2018, I married a handsome, blonde-haired, blue eyed man that I love with my whole heart! We look forward to many years of adventures, coffee dates, and learning to love each other more and more every day! I have been playing piano for 16 years and counting! Photography, crisp fall days, shorts and Chacos, magnificent sunsets, Chick-fil-A cookies, and ALL things coffee are a few of my favorite things! I am very passionate about teaching piano, seeing progress, and helping create joy and happiness in people’s faces when they create amazing music!

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Anna Mitchell
Joseph Gantt

Joseph Gantt


Hello my name is Joseph! I enjoy making good music as well as challenging myself to learn new things. My wife and I are proud parents of our son Mason, who has also developed a passion for music and learning how to play instruments.

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