Jen Raich


Jen has been teaching beginner cellists at Melody Mart since 2011. She got her start in music at age 5 with piano and at age 9 for cello in Flossmoor School District 161. Around age 10 she began playing in her church’s volunteer orchestra. After high school, Jen continued to play cello for weddings and school musicals as a musician for hire. 

Jen received her teaching certificate from Governors State University in 2017 and currently teaches at Thornridge High School.

Teaches In-Person Mondays/  Video Chat Lessons

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Al Joseph

Fiddle/ Violin


Al has been teaching at Melody Mart for many years. Whether you want to learn classical violin to country fiddle, Al is the teacher for you.

Teaches In-Person Mondays/Tuesdays/ Teaches Video Chat Lessons

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