The Immersed in Music staff draws on the broad and varied backgrounds of seven instructors, all of whom have played and recorded in bands, as well as taught students in individual and group situations. Their resumes span a period of 35 years and include working with local, regional and well known musicians and technicians in the industry. In addition, the staff collectively has over 75 years of experience teaching students of different ages and ability levels, in many varied settings.

Rick Batley
Co-founder of Immersed in Music
band mentor, songwriting and music theory instructor
Rick Stevens
Co-founder of Immersed in Music
band mentor, private piano lesson instructor
Habiba Miller
Programs Manager
 band mentor
WadeCorbin_percussion instructor
Wade Corbin
Instructor, percussion and drums,
Equipment Manager, and band mentor


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Kyrie George
Video Production


image of Jay Kirrsin, sound engineer and sound recording instructor
Jay Kirrsin
Band mentor, live sound and recording engineer, sound engineering instructor


Camela Widad Kraemer
Camela Widad Kraemer
Private vocal instructor
(photo credit: Sean Simmers)
Anwar Curtis
Anwar Curtis
Band mentor



Titus Irvin
Titus Irvin
Private guitar instructor


Alex Valsing
Alex Valsing
Assistant instructor