Teaching Faculty

  • Kendra Kuster – Voice & Piano Faculty

    Kendra Kuster is the music specialist at Hickory Hill Elementary in the Papillion-La Vista Community School District, where she teaches Kindergarten through Sixth grade. In addition to teaching general music classes, Kendra has also hosted Drama Club, and the Hickory Hill Singers – an after-school auditioned ensemble for upper-elementary students[…]

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  • Thomas Young – Voice & Piano Faculty

    Thomas Young is Co-Director of Choirs at Millard West High School. Mr. Young spent most of his formative years in Wheaton, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago. He is a graduate of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with a BA in Music Performance and an MA in Education. Throughout his career, Mr.[…]

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  • Patty Kramer – Voice & Piano Faculty

    Patty Kramer currently serves as Adjunct Professor of Voice at Peru State College and is completing a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Vocal Performance at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, with graduation expected for 2018. She has been a Music Director at the Allegro Wolf Broadway Academy since 2015, and is a[…]

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  • Chris Work – Voice & Piano Faculty

    Chris Work currently serves as the Vocal Music Instructor for Plattsmouth High School where he directs the Varsity Choir, Bella Voce (women’s choir), Uncommon Time (‘select’ ensemble), and Sapphire & Ice (show choir). He also music directs and assistant directs the musical each spring. In addition to his work at[…]

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  • Patty Fox – Voice Faculty

    Patricia Fox graduated with a Bachelors in Music Education from Nebraska Wesleyan University with High Distinction in 2009 and has taught choir with Bellevue Public Schools for eight years.  In addition to teaching 7th and 8th grade choir, Patricia has served as the SSA conducting clinician at the Hartland Community[…]

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  • Aaron Miller – Voice & Piano Faculty

    Aaron Miller is a music educator born and raised in Omaha, Nebraska. He attended Nebraska Wesleyan University where he graduated with a Vocal and Instrumental Music Education degree. He is excited to join the Sing Omaha Studios faculty where he will be teaching voice lessons and piano lessons! During his[…]

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  • Jackie Havranek – Voice & Piano Faculty

    Jackie Havranek is entering her fourth year as the K-6 music specialist at Walnut Creek Elementary School in the Papillion La-Vista Community Schools District. In addition to teaching general music, she also directs an after-school choir, an Orff-Schulwerk Honors Ensemble, and is a Student Council advisor. Jackie earned her Bachelor of[…]

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  • Reva Benefiel – Piano Faculty

    Reva is excited to join the Sing Omaha faculty family, and is grateful for the opportunity to work with Sing Omaha students! Reva Benefiel began her piano studies in the studio of Dr. Claudette Valentine, in Omaha, and went on to major in piano performance at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa[…]

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  • Elizabeth Stinman – Voice & Piano Faculty

    Elizabeth Stinman is a Lincoln native and currently serves as the the full-time staff collaborative pianist at Peru State College, with Director of Choral Studies (and Sing Omaha founder) Matt Hill. She graduated magna cum laude from Doane College in Crete, Nebraska, having earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in[…]

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  • Michael Stinman – Voice & Piano Faculty

    Michael Stinman currently serves as the General Music Specialist (K-5) at Treynor Community Schools in Treynor, Iowa. Always seeking out new educational opportunities, Michael loves finding creative ways to make a connection with his students through music.Michael earned his Bachelor’s degree in Music Education and Vocal Performance from Hastings College,[…]

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  • Holly Eberhardt – Voice & Piano Faculty

    Holly Campbell Eberhardt is the K-5 Vocal Music Educator at Minne Lusa Elementary and Rose Hill Elementary for the Omaha Public Schools (OPS), a position she’s held for 10 years. Before teaching in OPS, Holly was a Graduate Teaching Assistant for the Department of Bands at the University of Nebraska[…]

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  • Carmen Campbell – Voice & Piano Faculty

    Carmen holds a Bachelor (2003) and Master (2007) of Music in Education from the University of Nebraska at Omaha, and a Master of Curriculum, Instruction and Educational Leadership (2015) from Concordia University of Portland, Oregon. Carmen Campbell is a K-5 Vocal Music educator at Benson West Elementary in the Omaha[…]

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  • Jen Hill – Voice Faculty

    Jen Hill is a founding partner in Sing Omaha, and serves the organization in many ways. Jen’s primary responsibilities include conducting our auditioned “Girls’ Choir” (6-12th graders), and teaching private voice lessons at Sing Omaha Studios. Jen earned a Bachelor’s Degree in music education, and taught vocal music in the[…]

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  • Jason Horner – Voice Faculty

    Jason holds a Master of Music degree in Conducting from Butler University, Indianapolis, IN, a Master of Sacred Music degree with a focus in Choral Conducting from Luther Seminary and St. Olaf College, and a Bachelor of Arts in Music Education from Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota. Jason M. Horner[…]

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  • Madeline Amenta – Voice & Piano Faculty

    Madeline Amenta is a music educator at St. Wenceslaus Catholic School, where she teaches Kindergarten through fourth grade music, and assists with Mass music. Madeline earned a Bachelor of Music Education in May of 2015 from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, where she was involved in many ensembles, including the flagship choir,[…]

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