Meet The Staff

Our Administration

 

Jeremy Hartshorn

Jeremy Hartshorn

Founder/Director

Jeremy Hartshorn is  the founder, board president, and program director of Bandwagon Institute for the Arts.  He is the chief architect of our program and makes sure our team has all the tools and training they need to deliver safe and meaningful experiences to the kids. He is responsible for most of our fundraising efforts!

He also gives senior lessons in ALL of the instruments, including sound production.

Leah Enns

Leah Enns

Program Coordinator

Leah is our scheduler and Lihue location manager. She also coordinates the Adopt-A-Band programs, band programs, and any other Bandwagon events. If you call, text, or email us, she’s who you’re talking to!

She also gives senior lessons for voice, piano, and uke.

 

Our Senior Instructors

Makana Aqui

Senior Instructor

Makana offers lessons on guitar, bass, drums, uke, and piano. He is one of our band coaches.

Matt Buchanan

Senior Instructor

Matt gives guitar and drum lessons in our Kapaa location. He is also one of our awesome band instructors! 

Keoni Cannizzaro

Senior Instructor

Keoni gives lessons on the uke, guitar, bass, piano, and drums. He is also a part of Stonehenge band.

Matty Drake

Junior Instructor

Matty gives piano and Logic lessons. He also has perfet pitch!

Emily Hartshorn

Senior Instructor

Emily gives lessons on guitar, bass, drums, and piano. She also works to develop the bands in our band program. When she’s not at the store, you can see her as the lead singer and guitarist for the band Stonehenge.

Misha Ivanchenko

Senior Instructor

Misha teaches guitar and bass lessons. He can also show you how to use Logic!

Emma Karlok

Senior Instructor

Emma is our Lihue violin instructor. She has been playing for 17 years and loves the instrument.

Jake LaForge

Senior Instructor

Jake is an instructor at our Kapaa location. He gives electric and acoustic guitar lessons!

Sara McKamey

Senior Instructor

Sara teaches lessons for guitar, bass, and uke. She plays for Stonehenge too!

Kaile Mckeown

Senior Instructor

Kaile gives lessons on drums, guitar, piano, bass, uke. She can also be a vocal coach, and helps with our band program! She rocks out with Stonehenge on the drums.

Larry Richarson

Senior Instructor

Larry is a bass, vocal, and performance instructor in Lihue! He’s a longtime rocker and has been in a few bands of his own… Metallica even showed up at one of their shows once!

Sabryn Rudinoff

Senior Instructor

Sabryn is a classically trained singer who’s been in many theater performances! She lends her talents in vocal lessons.

Aaron Swink

Senior Instructor

Aaron is one of our band coaches in Kapaa. He is also a super talented piano player.

Our Junior Instructors

Lainey Piper

Junior Instructor

Lainey is an electric guitar instructor! She is only at the Kapaa location at this time.

Stormy Selvage

Junior Instructor

Stormy is a drum instructor. She is only at the Kapaa location at this time. 

Caleb Wintersteen

Junior Instructor

Caleb is a bass and drum instructor! He is only at the Lihue location at this time. 

Our Support Team

Julie Hartshorn

Julie Hartshorn

Finances

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