Harmony Teachers  

 

 

 

Rodrigo Vasconcelos
theory, harmony, history

Rodrigo Vasconcelos holds a Master of Arts degree from Campbellsville University and a Piano Performance degree from the University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. His piano teachers include Linda Bustani, Estela Caldi, Allan Hersh, and Wesley Roberts.

 

 

Mr. Vasconcelos keeps a healthy performing career as a choral conductor, pianist, and lecturer throughout the US, Germany, England, Czech Republic and Brazil, including appearances with the Brazilian Symphony Orchestra. Mr. Vasconcelos serves as music educator for the Our Lady of the Visitation School, and on the piano, music history, and theory faculty of Indian Springs Academy of Music.

 

 

Mr. Vasconcelos is a Founding Teacher of the Royal Conservatory of Music's Music Development Program and is an active member of the National Association for Music Education and the Ohio Music Educators Association.

Dr. Sebastian Arredondo, born in Santiago de Chile, began his piano studies with Professors Frida Conn and Liza Chung at the Piano Department of the Institute of Music of the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile, obtaining a Bachelor of Music degree.  

Dr. Arredondo earned his Master's Degree in Piano Performance at Indiana University under the direction of Professor Shigeo Neriki, and was accepted into the prestigious Indiana University Performer Diploma program to study with the acclaimed pianist Andre Watts. With a full scholarship for the Doctor of Musical Arts program at College-Conservatory of Music - University of Cincinnati, he earned his DMA under the direction of pianist James Tocco. 

An active performer, he has performed as with the Chamber Orchestra of the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile and was a gold medal prize winner at the 2021 Virtuoso Artists - Seattle International Piano Festival as part of the Alphaomega Piano Duo with Wenxing Zeng in the Chamber Music - Professional category.  

A committed and nurturing teacher, Dr. Arredondo’s years of teaching experience include all levels - beginner to semi-professional. He held the position of Assistant Instructor at Indiana University, where he taught both piano classes and private lessons to undergraduate Music Majors as well as non-Majors. At CCM, Dr. Arredondo also served as a teaching assistant to Professor James Tocco, where he mentored and taught private lessons to undergraduate students of Professor Tocco.  

At the preparatory levels of teaching, Dr. Arredondo managed private teaching studios in both Santiago de Chile and in Bloomington, Indiana, working with students of all ages, including young beginners. Working with early the beginning levels of study, Dr. Arredondo is a careful, methodical and nurturing teacher who seeks to inspire his students with the love of music! Accepting students of all ages, Dr. Arredondo opens his teaching schedule at the Indian Springs Academy offering private lessons in piano, theory, and harmony.

Dr. Sebastian Arredondo
Sebastian Arredondo
piano, harmony, theory