The CCC would like to be a resource for artists in
our community. Here is our network of music professionals that work locally here at the
center in the Stoller Recording studio
and around Yamhill County.
Connect with them, make music!

Nathanael Ankeny

Nathanael Ankeny is an assistant professor of music at George Fox University, a private clarinet and saxophone instructor, and an active musician and bandleader based in Newberg, OR. Find more information on his website:

Tara Velarde

“A great passion of mine is to teach music. I have enjoyed six years as a music educator, instructing students ages 4-90 in a wide variety of formats including private lessons, choirs, vocal workshops, general music classes, and more.” Tara teaches Voice, Piano, Guitar, Violin, Ukulele, Beginning Band Instruments, and more. Find more information on her website:

Alex Hastings

Alex Hastings has played the violin for 13 years and now studies music at George Fox University. She is a certified teacher of the Suzuki Method, which gives students a holistic approach to learning music. Alex can be reached at:

Danielle Howard

Danielle Howard is a graduate of George Fox University and received her BA in Music Pre-Teaching and Violin Performance. She has training in the Suzuki method for books 1 & 2 on violin and viola and teaches largely from the Suzuki curriculum. Danielle can be reached at:

Kenneth Dye

“My name is Kenny Dye and I am a trumpet teacher from Newberg, Oregon. I carry a Bachelor's Degree in Music Pre-Teaching from George Fox University, as well as over a decade of experience playing the trumpet.” Kenneth can be reached at: