Our Teachers    

  Michelle Elliott    

Giving the Gift of Music


Michelle Elliott is the mother of five children and a great supporter of music education for students and families. Michelle wanted to create a safe environment where music education can be explored. We look forward to having you on this journey!

Founder and Program Director

Heather Rider

Onsite Coordinator

IEMA Staff

Intro to Music Instructor

Ashley Hughes

Bel Canto Choir

Cody Noriega

Guitar Instructor

Allison Bitter

Handbell Ensemble Instructor

Mozart Music Maker I Choir

Stephanie Santos-Owens

Mozart Music Maker II Choir

CBU Music Majors

Concert Band Instructors

Josenee Chien

Drumline Instructor

IEMA Staff

Percussion Ensemble Instructor

Noemy Wheeler

Honor String Orchestra Conductor

 Jennifer Cruz

Piano Program Director

Steve Dahlgren

Encore Honor Choir Director

Dan St. Marseille

CBU Symphonic Band Director

Lisa Lyons

Musical Theatre Workshops

Kiana Bjur

Acting Fundamentals

Cecelia Melody

Acting Ensemble

CBU Theatre Staff

Musical Theatre Director

2020 - 2021 Music Season


Fall Semester Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday  / Thursday

Spring Semester Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday Classes




P.O. Box 56443 Riverside, CA 92517

(951) 901-6176 (Office voicemail)




Magnolia Church

8351 Magnolia Ave, Riverside, CA 92504

California Baptist University

8432 Magnolia Ave, Riverside, CA 92504

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