Jessica Winters

Jennifer Hay

Jessica Winters was born and raised in Arlington, Texas. She began playing viola at the age of 10. While attending James W. Martin High School, Jessica was a part of the 2015 Honor String Orchestra and had the privilege to perform at the Texas Music Educators Association conference in San Antonio, Texas. Jessica is currently pursuing her Bachelor of Music … Read More

Jennifer Hay

Jennifer Hay

Jennifer Hay serves as the Executive Director of the B Sharp Youth Music Program.  Prior to joining the B Sharp Team in 2014, Ms. Hay served as a band director at Colleyville Heritage High School in Grapevine-Colleyville ISD, at Ousley Junior High School in Arlington ISD, at Timberview High School in Mansfield ISD, at Martin High School in Arlington ISD, … Read More

Samuel Rolim

Jennifer Hay

Brazilian Violinist Samuel Rolim began his violin studies under the guidance of his father, Junio Araujo, an amateur violinist, and later studied with Elton Cabral. Upon joining his local youth orchestra, he began taking lessons at the EMAN conservatory under the guidance of Ronedilk Dantas. He later studied with professors Yerko Tabilo and Hermes Cuzzuol Alvarenga in the youth program … Read More

Austin Kroll

Jennifer Hay

Austin Lee Kroll is a transplant musician of Fort Worth, Texas from Yuma, Arizona. He first found an interest with music when he was 11 years old; all credit to the styles of punk music as his first influences to learn the trombone. Being involved with school band expanded his affinity for the peculiar and picturesque universe of music, however, … Read More

Edinson Moreno

Jennifer Hay

Edinson Moreno was born and raised in Cali, Colombia; Edinson began taking violin lessons at the age of 9 and piano lessons at the age of 10 at the Arboledas Music Academy in Colombia. He has taught violin over the past 13 years. Before Edinson moved to the United States, he studied Violin Performance at the conservatory of Cali, Colombia. … Read More

Fletcher Rudd

Jennifer Hay

Fletcher Rudd began his musical journey in the Arlington Independent School District after joining the string and band programs at Bryant Elementary. By the time he graduated from James Bowie High School in 2014, Fletcher had performed with the “Spirit of the Volunteers” marching, concert and jazz bands – as well as the chamber strings and full orchestra. Fletcher also … Read More

Iva Raykova

Jennifer Hay

Iva Raykova began her musical studies in Bulgaria at the age of 4 and graduated the National Musical School “Lyubomir Pipkov”. Iva holds a BM and AD in performance from Texas Christian University, where she studied with Dr. Misha Galaganov and MM in performance from Southern Methodist University, where she was in the class of Barbara Sudweeks. Iva is an … Read More

Joseph McGee

Jennifer Hay

Joseph McGee is from Burleson, Texas. Music and education have always been a major part of his life as his father is a band director and his mother is a classroom teacher. He has played his primary instrument, trumpet, since 2010. He is currently in his sophomore year at Texas Christian University pursuing a Bachelor of Music Education degree. He … Read More

Tsun-yuet Kwok

Jennifer Hay

Currently teaching assistant of Prof. Jesus Castro-Balbi, Tsun-yuet Emmanuel Kwok is a doctoral student majoring in cello performance at Texas Christian University with full scholarship awarded. Native of Hong Kong, he received several awards including the 1st prize in Hong Kong Music Festival and the 2nd prize of National Competition of Asia. Appears as solo cellist, he had gave concerts … Read More

Dorsey Griffin

Jennifer Hay

music after school program coordinator

Dorsey Griffin is the Senior Program Coordinator for B Sharp and his responsibilities include not only developing a behavior model for the program, but also overseeing its implementation with students and B Sharp Teaching Artists. He has an impressive background as a Behavioral Specialist, working most recently at Paschal High School in FWISD as a teacher assistant in the Behavior … Read More