Margaret Angel, Piano
Owner and Certified in Piano Pedagogy. N.K.U.
Angel's House of Music was established in 1996 by Margaret Angel an Experienced Piano Teacher who is Certified in Piano Pedagogy by Northern Kentucky University, a certified Music & Me Instructor. Former President of Northern Kentucky Music Teachers Assoc. Co-Creator of Keyboard follies, an Evaluation Program for Piano Students
Kate Krueger, Voice
Master of Music, Voice -The College Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati
& Bachelor of Music, Voice -Peabody Institute
Katherine Krueger recently earned a Master of Music from the University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music while studying with Kenneth Shaw. She holds a Bachelor of Music from the Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University where she studied under Dr. Stanley Cornett. In 2010, she was awarded the George Castelle Award for excellence in voice. Katherine was a chorus member during the 2012 season at Cincinnati Opera, performing in Verdi’s La Traviata and Leoncavallo’s Pagliacci. While at Peabody Conservatory, Katherine performed as the Second Knitter in Game of Chance by Seymour Barab and as Evie in the world premiere of Generations by Emily Koh for which Ms. Krueger also wrote the libretto.
Elizabeth Remizowski, Piano
Doctoral Candidate at The College Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati
With fifteen years' teaching experience, Liz Remizowski is enthusiastic and comfortable with students of all ages and abilities, from young students to late beginners to those with special needs. She holds a Bachelor of Music degree in performance and pedagogy certificate from SUNY Potsdam, a Masters of Music degree in performance from Florida State University, and is currently earning her Doctorate of Musical Arts in performance at CCM under James Tocco. In addition to being an accomplished teacher, she has extensive performance and collaborative experience working with a wide range of musicians across the world. An advocate of new music, she has worked and performed with members of eighth blackbird and has premiered more than twenty pieces to date.
Nick Hach, Drum and Mallet
Senior at Northern Kentucky University
Nick Hach is a senior at Northern Kentucky University, pursuing a bachelor's degree in Music Performance with an emphasis in jazz studies.
Nick is a full time member of several live bands in the Cincinnati area, including Mickey James and the Queen City Crew (Swing), La Formula Big Band (Salsa), and the Nick Hach Quartet (Jazz). For recordings and performance calendar, visit www.nickhach.com
Lessons with Nick include basic/advanced drum set styles, rudimental studies, and percussion composition.
Joseph Archer, Brass Instructor
Masters in Trombone Performance at the College-Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati
A native of Chattanooga, TN, Joseph Archer completed his undergraduate work in Music Education at Lee University in Cleveland, TN, and a Masters in Trombone Performance at the College-Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati. Archer has performed with many groups in the greater Chattanooga area, including the Streamliner’s Swing Orchestra in Knoxville, TN, and the Jericho Brass Band and Chattanooga Symphony and Opera, both in Chattanooga; he has also acted a freelance substitute in Cincinnati, including spending one season as Interim Principal Trombone of the Cincinnati Metropolitan Orchestra. He has been a featured soloist with the Lee University Symphony as well as the Southern Adventist University Symphony. In demand as an instructor, Archer has worked for several schools and camps in the Chattanooga area, and has also served a summer working the New York Summer Music Festival in Oneonta, NY. During his time at CCM, Archer had the opportunity to teach the Brass Methods course as a Teaching Assistant in the Music Education Department. Archer’s teachers include Doug Warner, Cristian Ganicenco, and Tim Anderson.
Eli Gonzalez, Saxophone and Clarinet Instructor
Northern Kentucky University
Eli Gonzalez, a saxophonist pursuing a Jazz Performance Degree at Northern Kentucky University. Originally, Eli is from Paducah, a small town in Kentucky. Eli has been studying for the past four years under the wing of William Brian Hogg, the Director of Jazz studies and Saxophone professor at Northern Kentucky University. In his years at Northern, he was placed in the Intercollegiate Jazz Band two years in a row (2017&2018). Being at Northern, Eli has had some amazing opportunities to play with some well known players in the Jazz scene. This includes Darmon Meader (Jazz Vocalist), Rufus Reid (Bassist), Tim Hagans (Trumpeter), and last, but not least Brad Goode (Trumpeter). Eli also consistently gigs around the Tri-State area. He plays with Mickey James and the Queen City Crew (tenor), Nasty Nati Brass Band (alto), La Formula (bari), C-RAS (tenor), The Company (alto), and Hot Horns (alto). The groups all range from Dixieland, to Jazz, Swing, Latin American, R&B, and top 40 Eli is excited to be teaching at Angel’s House of Music, and is proud to be apart of the team.
Jose Giraldo, Piano Instructor
Colgate University (B.A., Music)
José is a native New Yorker and pianist recently relocated to Cincinnati / Northern Kentucky. A graduate of Colgate University (B.A., Music), José studied piano at Juilliard under Dr. Michael Shinn and keyboard studies under Jessica Chow Shinn two years prior to relocating, receiving perfect scores in both, while also working in the New York City public school system as a Teaching Artist with the non-profit arts education organization Wingspan Arts. He is currently pursuing a double-major degree program in Music Education / Piano Pedagogy at Northern Kentucky University, where he studies both piano performance and pedagogy under Dr. Richard Van Dyke.
Edward Liu, Guitar Instructor
University of Cincinnati at the Conservatory of Music with a B.A. in Jazz Guitar
Edward Liu is from Columbus, Ohio and He graduated from the University of Cincinnati at the Conservatory of Music with a B.A. in Jazz Guitar. Edward Liu has been teaching at Angel’s House of Music since 2016. He has played in jazz bands in school and in extra curricular programs including the Columbus Youth Jazz Arts program. Having studied classical guitar, Edward was accepted into the classical program in CCM as well. He is also interested greatly in singing and is in the top choir in CCM and takes voice lessons, working in the choir of his church on Sundays.
Shuchen Jiang, Violin Instructor
Doctoral Degree Candidate for Music Arts in violin performance at University of Cincinnati's College-Conservatory of Music
A Cincinnati-based violinist and instructor Shuchen Jiang was born in Qingdao, China, where he began his violin studies since the age of 8. He completed his Master Degree of Music Arts in violin performance at the University of Cincinnati Conservatory of Music(CCM) in 2018, and now he is continuing his study for Doctoral Degree of Music Arts in violin performance at CCM under the wonderful violinist Schmidt, Giora. He has rich study experiences with various famous modern violin virtuoso such as Liang Chai, Pitor Milewski, and David Taylor. etc. Since he started his study at CCM in 2016, he has established himself as a versatile performer and educator, working in orchestral, chamber music, and private teaching. As an solo violinist, he was selected as one of the young talents for Chinese National Young Pioneers Committee in 2010. He won the Gold Award of Qingdao Young Musician Competition; Gold Award of National Charity performance; Gold Award of International Exchange Exhibition—Western Music and many other prizes. As an instructor, he is always professional and strives for a positive experience. His goal is to help his students develop their inner confidence through music and expand their interest in violin.
Adam Satorius, Guitar Instructor
Krista Ogden, Flute Instructor
Student at Northern Kentucky University
Krista Ogden is a senior at NKU. She grew up in Southgate KY. She will be graduating in the spring with a Bachelors of Music Education. She has been teaching private lessons for 6 years, and is thrilled to be a part of the family at Angel's House of Music. Krista also serves on the worship team at her church where she sings and plays piano. Her dream is to be an elementary music teacher one day, as well as continue to teach private flute lessons.
Katy Evers, Guitar Instructor
Student at University of Cincinnati's College-Conservatory of Music
Katy will be graduating in December 2018 with a BA in Music Education from The University of Cincinnati's College-Conservatory of Music, main Instrument of study being Guitar.