Christina Condon-Numerick enjoys having a multi-faceted career as pedagogue, soloist, orchestra musician, and clinician. She has gained inspiration from her primary flute teachers, Randy Bowman, Jill Felber, Diane Gilley, and Pamela Endsley, and from masterclasses with notable performers such as James Galway, Marianne Gedigian, Jill Felber, Jan Gippo (piccolo), Ervin Monroe, and Bonita Boyd. Christina has performed as a flute soloist around the Dayton and Cincinnati areas and in over 40 musical theatre orchestras on flute/clarinet/saxes.
Christina maintains a competitive flute and clarinet studio in Centerville, Ohio. Her students have placed in several national flute solo competitions such as with the National Flute Association, Flute Society of Kentucky, and the Firebird Chamber Ensemble, and have been accepted into music programs at schools such as the College-Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Ohio State University, Miami University, and Ohio University. Her students’ flute ensemble has been invited to perform at the Central Ohio Flute Association convention at Ohio State University and at the Chicago Flute Club Convention.
Kristen began playing viola in 1977 in Minneapolis MN where she was raised, and enjoyed several opportunities playing internationally throughout High School and College. After settling in Dayton OH in 1998, she started playing bluegrass and folk fiddle, and has played with many regional bands and musicians both on stage and in the studio. Kristen works full-time, plays weekly at Fairhaven Church, and assists with event operations and performance with Viva La Strings.
Amanda Roberts received a Bachelor of Music degree in Percussion Performance from the University of Louisiana at Monroe and studied collaborative piano with Linda Perry at Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville. She is currently the Coordinator of Accompanying at Wright State University. In addition to collaborating on piano with many musicians in the Greater Dayton area, Amanda arranges music for cello and hammered dulcimer and performs on dulcimer at local festivals, markets, and private events.
Becky is a graduate of Wright State University and has taught orchestra in public schools since 2008. She has performed with Turtle Island String Quartet and has collaborated with L.A. based rock string group, The Section Quartet for multiple performances. Becky completed her Master of Education degree in 2014. Becky plays weekly at Fairhaven Church and is a past member of the WSU Orchestra and the Lebanon Symphony Orchestra.
Tim began playing the violin at the age of 9, later focusing his studies on viola. Since then, he has earned his Masters of Music in viola performance from the University of Tennessee in 2015, studying under nationally recognized violist Hillary Herndon, after earning his Bachelors in viola performance from Marshall University in 2013. He has participated in such events as Viola Intensive, Eastman Summer Viola Workshop, The Karen Tuttle Workshop, and the annual University of Tennessee Viola Celebration. Tim is also a teacher and avid enthusiast for the advancement of the viola, commissioning and performing new works for the instrument.
Cameron has a BA in Composition from Berklee College of Music. He retired in 2013 as a Master Sergeant from the US Air Force, serving his country as an airman-musician in the AF Band career field. During his 20-year career, he performed as a guitarist in a wide variety of styles, genres, and musical ensembles. His experiences include composing, arranging, instructing, as well as band leader and supervisor. Along with his military service, he has enjoyed serving his local church as a multi-instrumentalist, band leader, arranger, guitar instructor, care group leader, Sunday-school, and bible class teacher.
He currently holds a position as adjunct guitar instructor at Cedarville University, and is the Music Director at St. Andrew United Methodist Church in Beavercreek. In addition he performs in various venues in the local community on guitar, piano, and bass, as well as arranging, music transcription services, and studio musician work. His music can be heard on his website.
Thomas is the former principal cellist of Dayton Philharmonic Youth Orchestra and Centerville High School orchestra. He currently performs with the Centerville Chamber Orchestra andis an Allstate cellist. Additionally he performs weekly with the Fairhaven Classics Worship Quartetat Fairhaven Church in Centerville.