Mark’s passion is playing jazz. He can help in all areas and has been running the store for over 21 years. He attended the University of Tulsa with a music scholarship and obtained a business major, then went for his MBA at University of North Carolina Wilmington. He plays saxophone with the Route 66 jazz band and clarinet with the Meramec Community Concert Band. He handles all administrative and financial matters and has a good knowledge of all areas of music literature.
Schedule – Mon-Wed-Fri 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Cindy Schellenberg – Owner and Shipping/Receiving
Mark’s wife and right hand woman keeps outgoing orders organized and running smoothly. Cindy earned a Bachelor of Music Education with an emphasis in flute, from the University of Tulsa. In fact, this is where Mark and Cindy met. She taught band several years in Oklahoma and St. Louis. She assists with the Community Music School’s Flute Camp each summer. Currently she plays flute and piccolo with the Meramec Symphonic and University City Summer bands.
Schedule – Mon-Wed-Fri: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Jeff Girard – Wind Band and Instrumental specialist
Jeff Girard is a wind band conducting specialist who has been working with wind band literature for 21 years now. He’s particularly adept at tracking down hard to find, obscure and foreign wind band titles, as well as finding the hidden gems amongst all the hundreds of new wind band works published each year. He also directs a local community band, BandTogether, during the year.
Schedule – Tues-Thurs-Sat: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Jim Kerfoot – Band and Solo / Ensemble Specialist
Jim Kerfoot is Jeff’s right hand man and brings over a decade of experience with instrumental music sales with him to the store. One of Jim’s monumental tasks includes the organizing of thousands of solo / ensemble pieces that are on the Texas, Florida, and Missouri state lists.
Schedule – Thur. - Sat. : 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Kevin Koontz – Vocal/Choral/Piano Specialist
Kevin’s experience and knowledge comes from over thirty years of teaching choral music in area middle and high schools while also singing in some of the vocal organizations and church choirs such as Opera Theater of St. Louis, The Muny, St. Louis Symphony Chorus, Masterworks Chorale, and most recently St. Louis Chamber Chorus.
Schedule – Mon-Wed: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm