Woodwind Faculty

zXdqwn3xQ4uMhdxAnzzU25DiD6oqet0z5jiIyiuGlG8-1Carrie Vecchione: Oboe and English Horn

Carrie Vecchione is an active performer and teacher in the Twin Cities area. She performs in the Vecchione/Erdahl Duo creating and promoting music for oboe/bass duo. She also presents music educational programs as Pages of Music with Rolf and Carrie (website: www.oboebass.com). She freelances in the Twin Cities, including substitute work with the Minnesota Orchestra and Minnesota Opera. She served as Principal Oboe for the Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra, Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra, and as a member of the Ft. Wayne Philharmonic.  Solo premieres include Timothy Goplerud’s Concerto for English horn and Dinos Constantinides’ Transformations for Oboe and String Orchestra.  She has soloed in the Carnegie Weill Recital Hall. Carrie also teaches at the MacPhail Center for Music and has previously taught at St. Olaf College, Ball State University, the Sewanee Summer Music Center, and the International Music Camp at the International Peace Gardens between North Dakota and Manitoba.  She received Doctoral and Bachelor degrees from Louisiana State University, and her Master’s from the Manhattan School of Music. Her teachers have included Joseph Robinson, Earnest Harrison and Mark Ostoich.

0b0f18aCarrie Webb – Flute

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.

546947_10151229651703050_1886223067_nChantal Schneck – Clarinet, Saxophone

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!

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