Meet our Instructors:
Lynn Morrison is a graduate of California College of Arts & Crafts with a BFA Degree in Environmental Design. After decades of being an interior designer and college instructor, she has returned to her artistic roots and is currently active in many artistic mediums. Lynn's art has graced the walls of numerous homes locally, nationally and overseas, commercial businesses, and Candlestick Park. A Sacramento native, she is a product of the San Juan Unified School District and is happy to be returning as an instructor.
Guitar and Ukulele
Jon Spivack is a parent, an educator, and a musician who has been teaching and performing in the Sacramento area for over 25 years. He has earned a B.A. in Biological Sciences and a Master of Arts in Special Education at California State University, Sacramento. Jon enjoys teaching and sharing his love and enthusiasm of music. He has taught in a wide variety of settings, both in the classroom and as private instructor in the studio (currently at Watermelon Music in Davis, Tim's Music in Sacramento and in The San Juan Unified School District). Jon also co-founded Learning Quest, a company that creates and markets educational materials for students. Of the four teaching credentials he has earned, Jon credits his Multiple Subject and Adult Ed credentials for his success as a teacher. His new Jazz/Folk/Blues CD, Branching Out, is now available on CD Baby.
Sacramento Concert Band
Grant Parker has been the Director of the Sacramento Concert Band since 1990. He is currently Director of Bands and Chair of the Music Department at Cosumnes River College in Sacramento where he also teaches Music Theory, History, and Musicianship. He was co-conductor of The Sacramento Valley Symphonic Band on its 1996 concert tour of Russia. He has conducted several local honor bands and is now the sight reading conductor for the CMEA Capitol Section High School Honor Band. He has cliniced and adjudicated festivals in the Central Valley and Northern Nevada. Mr. Parker received his Masters of Music in Wind Band Conducting, from C.S.U. Sacramento where he studied under Dr. Robert Halseth, Frederick Fennell, Eugene Corporon, and Gary Hill. Previous teaching positions include El Dorado, Mira Loma and Folsom High Schools. Mr. Parker is a member of The California Music Educator’s Association and is a past President of the Capitol Section. He is also a member of the College Band Director’s National Association and the Music Association of California Community Colleges. As a performer Mr. Parker has for more than twenty-five years played lead trumpet with the Fred Morgan Big Band.
Roy Salisbury has been fortunate to teach for 14 years in a subject that holds for him strong passion and interest! His lifetime interest in Photography is the foundation and core that shows through in the teaching of his many photography classes and Photoshop Elements classes. Being raised with a photography background has made it easy for Roy to learn and enjoy all that is involved in taking and editing the perfect photo.
Roy has a Bachelor of Science degree from CSU-Sacramento and holds a California State Teachers Credential. He was awarded Teacher of the Year at Roseville Adult School. Roy teaches at four Adult Schools in the area and has taught at three local colleges. He also holds a Certification from Microsoft in the Access database software. His website is http://roysalisbury.com for more information.
Last Modified on July 27, 2020