Make Music Your New Year's Resolution

New Student Discount — Online Music Lessons

Make Music Your New Year’s Resolution

Finding the right teacher makes all the difference

New Student Discount — Just $190 for your first six online lessons!*

Finding the right music teacher in 2021 can bring you the results that you’ve been looking for. With a new student online lesson package, it’s never been easier to build your skill level and bring a needed dose of positivity to your day.

WCM’s expert teachers are now available for online lessons with you and your family. Held over Zoom videoconferencing, the convenience of virtual learning will help you keep your resolution. Don’t worry about travel time or bundling up in cold weather – start your musical journey today!

Hurry, offer ends January 31, 2021.



* Discount does not include semester registration fee.

“The piano has been an incredible part of our family life during these tough times, and the lessons are very effective!”
– – The McPhedran Family

Online Lessons are a TMJ4 Top Pick

Being indoors doesn’t mean you can’t stay connected. See why entertainment guru David Caruso recommends the Conservatory’s online music lessons and family activity series as stay-at-home top picks.

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Learn online with expert faculty members

Meet Our Teachers

WCM teachers have the expertise to help any student excel in school band, orchestra, and choir, including:

• Experience as school music directors and program leaders.

• Advanced music degrees from top universities like Juilliard, Berklee, Harvard, Northwestern, & more.

• Performance credits that include Carnegie Hall, our hometown Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, film & national television, and alongside Grammy Award-winners.

• A history of student achievement in local, state-wide, and
national competitions.

• Successful coaching of college-bound seniors for program
acceptance and scholarship auditions.


Browse Faculty by Department

Brass / Guitar / Piano / Percussion / Strings / Vocal Arts / Woodwinds

Vocal Arts Faculty

Shaddai Solidum

Shaddai Solidum, Vocal Arts

Fast Facts
Shaddai has appeared in operatic roles such as Fiordiligi in Così fan tutte in Hong Kong and as Mimi in La Bohème at Wisconsin Union Theater, and has made soloist concert performances in Handel’s Messiah in Korea and Vivaldi’s Gloria in the Philippines.

Shaddai’s spring 2021 virtual Lesson Availability

Thursdays from 2:00pm – 3:00pm; 6:30pm – 9:00pm

Saturdays from 9:00-10:00am; 12:00 pm – 5:00pm



Guitar Faculty

Matthew Schroeder

Matthew Schroeder, Guitar

Selected Education
BFA with honors – University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Fast Facts
Matthew is one of a handful of players to graduate, with honors, from the short lived cooperative program between The Wisconsin Conservatory of Music and The University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee with a performance degree in American fingerstyle guitar.


matthew’s SPRING 2021 virtual Lesson Availability

Mondays from 3:00pm – 4:30pm, 6:30pm – 9:00pm

Tuesdays from 8:30pm – 9:00pm

Wednesdays from 3:30pm – 4:30pm; 6:00pm – 6:30pm; 7:30pm – 9:00pm



Piano Faculty

Catalin Iacob

Catalin Iacob, Piano

Selected Education
DMA, Piano Performance – Texas Tech University | MA, Collaborative Piano and Chamber Music – Sam Houston State University

Fast Facts
Last fall, Dr. Iacob competed in the 2020 Texas Tech University Concerto Competition and won the piano division of the competition which means he will be able to perform Franz Liszt’s Totentanz with the Texas Tech University Orchestra in the 2020-2021 school year. 


Catalin’s SPRING 2021 virtual Lesson Availability

Mondays from 3:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Saturdays from 9:00 am – 9:45 am; 11:00 am – 3:00 pm



Strings Faculty

Sam Winternheimer Bass

Sam Winternheimer, Bass

Selected Education
Master Degree, Jazz Studies – Florida State University

Fast Facts
In addition to his jazz studies, Sam also studied classically with the Assistant Principal of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, Robert Goodlett, and taught alongside Robert at the Quattro String Academy in Indianapolis, IN.


sam’s SPRING 2021 VIRTUAL Lesson Availability

Wednesdays from 3:00pm – 4:00pm; 5:00pm – 5:30pm; 6:00pm – 7:00pm

Thursdays from 3:00pm – 3:30pm; 6:00pm – 6:30pm


george teague cello

George Teague, Cello

Selected Education
MM – Chicago College of Performing Arts

Fast Facts
George teaches private lessons and also in the Suzuki Strings program. George’s teaching strongly revolves around Dr. Suzuki’s philosophy that “Every Child Can!” It is this belief that every person possesses the ability to play beautiful, satisfying music. An accomplished performer, George has held principal seats in numerous orchestras, including the CCPA Symphony and NAU Symphony Orchestra, as well a cello section member of the Flagstaff Symphony Orchestra.


George’s SPRING 2021 virtual Lesson Availability

Tuesdays from 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Fridays from 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm



Woodwinds & Brass Faculty

Rosemary Walzer Sax

Rosemary Walzer, Saxophone

Selected Education
Master of Music, Instrumental Conducting | University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Fast Facts
Music educator and saxophonist Rosemary McGee Walzer is Director of the UWM Youth Jazz Ensemble, and Director of Bands at Maple Dale Elementary School, in addition to freelancing with several area instrumental ensembles.


rosemary’s spring 2021 virtual Lesson Availability

Mondays from 3:00pm – 4:00pm

Wednesdays from 5:30pm – 6:00pm;



Adam Fisher Trumpet

Adam Fisher, Trumpet

Selected Education
MM, Trumpet Performance – University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee | BS, Music Education – University of Wisconsin- La Crosse

Fast Facts
Adam plays with groups such as the Wisconsin and Milwaukee Philharmonics and the Lake County Symphony Orchestra, and plays in the pit orchestras of dozens of musicals around Wisconsin.


adam’s spring 2021 virtual Lesson Availability

Mondays from 7:45pm – 8:30pm

Wednesdays from 6:45pm – 8:00pm

Thursdays from 4:00pm – 4:45pm; 6:00pm – 6:30pm; 7:30pm – 8:30pm