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Zing Productions’ Learning Center, is located at 114 Mill Street in Danville, PA. Here we offer classes in voice, guitar and piano. Our students are of all ages, from as young as 3 to teens, to adults. Music and creativity have no age barriers! The students of The Music Box are offered encouragement and training to develop and share their artistic gifts.

 

 

Stars Rising

Stars Rising is a group of children from the ages of three to sixteen, who perform throughout the year as a troupe and individually at many venues and local events and festivals in Danville and surrounding towns. Most of these children are students of The Music Box.

Our Programs and Instructors

Beginning Guitar, Voice & Performance– Suzanne Walzer

Suzanne has been a wandering minstrel of sorts for most of her adult life. Her greatest joy is empowering people, especially children, to express their creative and musical talents. She believes that music and learning should be fun, and her many students can attest to that! Suzanne has been teaching guitar and voice to Danville area youths for many years, and plans to continue that tradition through Zing Productions.

C. Brian Crane
Without question, I was blessed when I met you over 25 years ago. Fumbling with chord changes on my guitar in the background, I watched you lead sing-a-longs. I listened, watched and experienced how your voice and smile could transform people who project themselves as serious, rigid and stern into silly, light-hearted, happy spoon players. I learned music is powerful. Music can make people happy. Music can bring people together. Thank you for giving me such a wonderful gift and sharing your song.

Piano and Intermediate Voice - James Vesey

James has received private vocal and piano lessons for over twenty years,and has been teaching voice for nearly five years. James has been working as a professional musician and actor for the last sixteen years, including most recently as musical director for Danville High Schools’ performance of “Working”, an acting internship with Endstation Theatre Company, and a recurring major role with Wolfbane Productions in Virginia. Zing Productions is thrilled to have James teaching piano and advanced voice lessons to our students.

Intermediate Guitar -
Tim Latshaw

Tim studied guitar under Kelly Borghetti and Anthony Vivaldi, and music theory while attending Shamokin Area High School and Bloomsburg University. Tim has been playing music for over 40 years, covering many genres including rock, club music, jazz, and classical. He plays bass guitar, acoustic guitar, and electric guitar, and is now sharing his skills with the Students of The Music Box.

Voice and Piano -
Elise Mark

Elise has studied music since the age of six. She is trained in many different musical genres, including jazz, pop, acappella, and musical theater. She has studied classical vocal technique and operatic singing, and is now a professional singer and teacher. She obtained her Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance and a Pathways to Teaching minor from the University of Florida and she is a certified teacher in the state of Florida. She also received a Master's in Music for Vocal Performance from Temple University.

Zing Music Scholarship Fund

The Zing Music Scholarship Fund was established to provide any child with a desire to learn an instrument with the means to do so. Through the scholarship fund eligible children may receive an instrument, usually a guitar, as well as music lessons. Please contact us for more information about our scholarship fund. Your generous donation is tax deductible.

Please contact Suzanne Walzer with inquiries about the Scholarship Fund. We gratefully accept cash and in-kind donations, such as musical instruments, to support the musical enrichment of our Danville area youth.

Community Programs

Zing Productions is proud to be partnering with the Danville Arts Council on the 2015 Summer Concert Series. The concerts begin Tuesday, June 9th and run every Tuesday evening at 7pm through August 4th. Concerts are held in Memorial Park on Bloom Street in Danville. In case of rain, they will be held across the street from the park at Grove Presbyterian Church. Please visit the Danville Arts Council. to see the list of concert performers. Zing Productions is delighted to be part of this ongoing musical tradition!
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