Kenneth Green II
Kenneth Green is a native of Columbia, South Carolina and has been music professor at Allen University since 2007. He graduated from Shenandoah Conservatory in 2005 with a Bachelors of Music degree in Trumpet Performance, and received a Masters of Music degree in Trumpet Performance from Indiana University’s Jacobs School of Music in 2007.
Kenneth is a member of the International Trumpet Guild, and has performed at numerous venues and festivals including The Eastern Music Festival, Sewanee Music Festival, Bach-Handel Festival, Indiana University Summer Festival, Shenandoah Performing Arts Festival, the Midwest Clinic in Chicago, Illinois, The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. and Piccolo Spoleto Festival. His principal teachers include Robert Nagel, Susan Rider, Adel Sanchez, and Edmund Cord.
Originally from Florence, South Carolina, John Vail has been in the columbia area since age 7. He began private guitar lessons at age 12 and was a member of the percussion section in his high school marching band. The knowledge he acquired from guitar instructors like Marty Nashleanas and Don Russo fused with his school music career and led John to study classical guitar under Christopher Berg at the University of South Carolina. John earned a Bachelor’s in Music Composition in 2008. From 2010-2013 John was a Victory Records recording artist with Reteched. Three albums featuring John’s intricate metal guitar solos were produced during that time. John has been a guitar instructor at musiciansupply since 2005.
Alto Sax, Bassoon
Feleighta Green returned to Columbia, South Carolina after earning a Masters at Cincinnati Music Conservatory and Bachelors at Shenandoah Music Conservatory. She has been an instructor at Musician Supply since 2009 where she teaches students bassoon, saxophone, and piano. Feleighta was recently part of the Colour of Music Festival in Charleston, South Carolina. Currently she is performing with the Long Bay Symphony Orchestra, the South Carolina Philharmonic Orchestra, and Symphony of Augusta. She enjoys teaching and spreading the beauty of music to the varied audiences she encounters.