Carrie has a degree in Special Education from Purdue University. Music has always been an important part of Carries life, a hobby turned passion as she grew. Carrie studied flute with Andrea Kodner-Wenzel, and was inspired to continue in music by local Burnsville Educator Mark Mraz. Carrie’s background in education and music includes: Director of Music at Woodcrest Church, Private piano instruction for 10 years, Special Education teacher in the Farmington School District and Eastview Highschool for 8 years.
Carries love of music kept her active in performing through college. She is committed that her students are encouraged and find joy in their lessons and that music will be a part of their lives forever.
Chantal Schneck attended Northwestern College (now University of Northwestern-St. Paul) where she graduated in 2012 with a Bachelor of Music Education degree. Since then, Chantal has been a substitute teacher in various school districts around the cities, has taught summer beginning band lessons in District 196, and has been a lead staff for the before and after school program through the Burnsville YMCA. She has been playing the clarinet for 13 years and has even performed for a Master Class with previous principal clarinet player with the Minnesota Orchestra, Burt Hara. Chantal is very passionate musician and teacher and loves every opportunity to work with students and help them develop their love for music as well!