Instructors | In Progress for Fall 2018
Chase Ludeau, a native to Lafayette, LA has been playing the piano and singing for over twenty years. He holds a double bachelors degree from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette in classical piano performance and pedagogy with a minor in voice, and is a member of the Music Teacher’s National Association. Chase has also been involved with musical theater for years, taking on roles as a collaborative pianist, actor, dancer, music director, and has even composed for musicals. As an eclectic and diverse musician, Chase regularly accompanies himself vocally in a variety of styles as well as performs with classical chamber groups, choirs, jazz ensembles, and many soloists. Chase currently resides in New Orleans where he plans to expand and develop his career as a performing artist and instructor.
Nic Lefebvre After 3 Counselor
Nic Lefebvre has a Bachelor Degree in Music Composition and in Jazz Studies from Loyola University. He has been working as a counselor for After 3 for the past three years, and has become a piano instructor after proving his teaching capabilities through his substitute work over the past year. Nic has been teaching piano, guitar, and bass for the past 7 years, and in that time, he has refined a teaching style based on creating a musical foundation out of each student's specific musical interests and strengths. Along with teaching, Nic plays and writes for a variety of jazz, rock, classical, and pop bands around the city.
Coach Patrick Adams has been coaching baseball at the youth and high school levels since 1984. He coached in the Jefferson Parish Recreation Department from 1984 until 2012 as both assistant and Head coach for ages 9-17. He also coached at Carrollton in 2015 and 2016 for the Carrollton Roosters as 12 and 13 year old teams. He is currently the Head Coach for the 12U Carrollton Select Blue Travel team.
Coach Adams started his high school coaching career at his alma-mater Archbishop Rummel in 2009 as an assistant coach for the freshman baseball team. He became the Head Freshman coach in 2012 before becoming an assistant Varsity coach for the Raiders from 2014-2016 and took over the Head Coaching job for the Eighth Grade Team in 2017.
In 2018, he became the Middle School Baseball Director at Isidore Newman High School where he oversees the 6th, 7th, and 8th grade players as well as acting Head Coach for the 8th Grade team.
He prides himself on teaching the basic fundamentals and building on those fundamentals individually and also as it pertains to a team perspective. He works also as a personal instructor in all aspects of the game such as pitching and catching, as well as all defensive positions, and excels on teaching the mental and mechanical parts of hitting.
Patrick Scioneaux is currently working on a Master's of Piano Performance. He has a BA in Music Studies with an emphasis on piano teaching methods, a specialty in Classical music and 12 years of teaching experience. He has been working with students in After 3 for 4 years.
Sarah Devlin has been teaching Media Arts to elementary school students in New Orleans for over 6 years. Sarah is an experimental filmmaker whose work has screened at Carnegie Hall and Parson's School Gallery. She has received several awards, including Gambit's 40 under 40, Louisiana Film Fest's Best of Festival, Scholastic Portfolio Gold Medal, and more. When she’s not teaching the craft of filmmaking, Sarah enjoys making music videos with local musicians.
Sebastian Bharj is a Newman alumus with a BA in Music Performance and Politics from Vassar College, NY. He has played professionally in London, New York and New Orleans and plays a diverse range of music spanning Jazz, Gospel, Latin, Pop, and R&B. Sebastian grew up in England where he was taught classical piano from an early age but it wasn’t until he moved to New Orleans at age 13 and starting playing jazz that he really fell in love with the piano. He has gone on to receive music scholarships for Jazz performance and can be found playing locally as a soloist and with various groups at venues like Tipitina's and the House of Blues. Sebastian personalizes each lesson to suit the musical interests of the student and seeks to instill joy and enthusiasm for learning. His lessons emphasize musicianship skills such as ear training and creativity whilst providing a solid technical foundation.
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