Our instructors have backgrounds in education and/or performance.
They have a proven track record of motivating young people to achieve their chosen goals, whether these goals are related to a
better command of their school music requirements, or extend further into contests and competitions. The level of mastery desired by the
will be the common goal of both student and teacher.
Flute, Clarinet, Saxophone, Oboe and Piano
B.A. in Music Education at Georgia State University
Band Director, Adjudicator
Graduated from Southern Methodist University (SMU) with a B.A. in Flute.
Northwestern University, Masters in Music Performance (Snippet of Master's Flute Recital Shown below)
Teaches classes for Children in fundamentals of music.
Teresa played with the Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra while in High School, and was first chair in
the Georgia Allstate Band for three years.
Received the Governor's Honor award in Music, and attended numerous music camps including Brevard.
Currently freelancing in the Atlanta area, and maintains a studio in the Marietta area at Music Rx.
Performs with OS Ossos, a contemporary Brazilian ensemble.
Skip is a performer as well as teacher. He is comfortable with all styles, and his credits include concert,
night club, television, and recording studio work.
Skip holds a B.S.Ed. degree. His group RENDEZ-VOUS provides entertainment for corporate and private
events, while he has taught privately and in the public school system.
See this video of a student's fourth lesson with Skip Runtè:
He has presented clinics workshops, school or club presentations for every level from beginner to the
Violin and Viola
Studied violin and viola at University of South Carolina and Reinhardt University
Fourteen years playing and teaching violin and fiola
Performed with Buckhead Youth Orchestra in Switzerland, Monaco and Mexico