Columbia College Chicago

Winds and Percussion FACULTY

Lisa Goethe-McGinn
Lisa Goethe-McGinn


Flute, Suzuki Flute
Wind & Percussion Department Head
Preferred Student Age: 5 and up. Preferred Student Level: Beginners to Advanced. How long have you been on faculty at Sherwood? Since 2003. Briefly describe your musical pursuits outside Sherwood. I perform contemporary/avant garde and free improvisation and work with composers on new...

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Ozzy Gonzalez
Ozzy Gonzalez


Clarinet
Where did you receive your education? BM in Performance from Appalachian State University and MM in Performance from Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University. What is your hometown? The Bronx. What is your preferred age to teach? All ages, as long as you practice! ...

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Jarrett Hicks
Jarrett Hicks


Percussion
Jazz Studies
Preferred student level:  Any age. When did you join the faculty at Sherwood? 2008. What do you want to impart to your students through your teaching? Passion!  I hope my students learn to love music and be passionate about it.  Whatever else they choose to make a part of their l...

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Susan Levitin
Susan Levitin


Flute
Chamber Ensemble
Susan Levitin is a graduate of the Eastman School of Music, where she studied with Joseph Mariano. Her other teachers include William Kincaid and Ralph Johnson. Ms. Levitin currently performs with the Chicago Ensemble and has played with the Lyric Opera of Chicago, the Rochester Philharmonic, and th...

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Kristen Regester
Kristen Regester


Early Childhood, Percussion
Program Chair, Children's Classes
Kristen Regester received her Bachelor of Music in Instrumental Music Education from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.  She began her career at Sherwood, The Community Music School at Columbia College Chicago in 1999 teaching for both the Early Childhood and Percussion departments. ...

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