Music Lessons

Bass Lessons

Saturday, Oct. 14, 11 a.m. to 1 pm 

Come meet our newest music teacher, Alison Gaines. If you or your child needs some instruction to get to the next level on the bass or you're ready to learn a new instrument, drop by and talk to Alison. 

Guitar and Ukulele Lessons

Arts in Bartlett welcomes another new music faculty member: David Hains, a Streamwood music teacher. He teaches on Tuesdays from 4 to 8 p.m. 

 Cello Lessons

Dorothy Deen teaches cello and can be reached at or 630 301 2579. She is a professional cellist performing with various opera and orchestral organizations including the New Philharmonic and Light Opera Works. She is artist director of the Naperville Chamber Players. She has a master's in music performance and pedagogy from Northern Illinois University. 

Violin Lessons

Gretchen Sherrell is accepting new violin and viola students. She is a performer with several area symphonies and coach with Elgin Youth Symphony Chamber Music Institute. She has a doctorate in violin performance. You can reach her at or 630-483-6879. 

Woodwind Lessons
Wayne Richards has been a professional performer, soloist, clinician, and teacher of saxophone and woodwinds in the Chicago area for more than 30 years. He will begin flute, clarinet and saxophone lessons at Arts in Bartlett in March 2016. He can be reached at or 630-215-5019. 

Piano & Voice Lessons; director of Children's  Choir

Mindy Dupee teaches piano and voice. She has taught piano for more than 20 years and taught voice for 15 years.  She previously led a children's choir for a Therapeutic Day School and has sung with the Elgin Choral Union for four years. She may have a few spaces for new students this fall. Her contact information is or 847 924 3331.