Music

Instructors

 

Linda Edwards Linda Edwards - Associate Professor of Music
edwardsl@sanjuancollege.edu

Linda is the Director of Vocal Music, and holds a Bachelors of Music Education, a Masters Degree in Choral Conducting from Kansas University, and a Masters of Music Humanities Degree from California State. She obtained practical education from her performances with the Kenley Players of Dayton Ohio, in their summer stock musical comedy productions. On staff at San Juan since 1978, Linda developed the core foundation of classes for the existing programs within the Music Dept. Linda conducts the Concert Choir, Masterworks Choir, and Country Company vocal ensemble.   She teaches music theory, ear training, keyboard harmony, intro to music, and serves as vocal coach for the Spring Musical.

 
 

Cristine Kidd Cristine Kidd - Vocal Instruction
Cristine began studying music at a young age by singing with her family in various church and community events. She then sang with the Salt Lake Children's Choir for eight years. Along with taking voice lessons, she also took twelve years of piano lessons along with many years of violin lessons. She studied music at Ricks College now BYU - Idaho), where she received an Associates Degree in vocal performance and pedagogy. She has performed in a number of operas including, "The Marriage of Figaro", "Gianni Schicci", and "Tales of Hoffman". She has also performed in many community and church musical performances. Cristine has been teaching voice lessons for five years and began teaching at San Juan College in the Fall of 2000.

 

Gordon Peck Gordon Peck - Guitar Instructor
Gordon studied as a music major at the University of Colorado in 1967, and in 1970 went on to pursue a professional career with various road bands across the US. He studied classical guitar with Bill Wolzein and jazz guitar with Joe Jones. Gordon continues to play professionally in our area and has taught many local students since 1991. We are fortunate to have him on staff with us here at SJC since 1999.

 

Alyssa Brown- Staff Accompanist