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Academy Music Program

The Bethel College Academy Music program gives students one-on-one lessons, as well as group lessons, with expert music instructors who have many years of quality teaching experience. Interested students may call the BCAPA office for information on how to contact instructors to arrange private lessons. Private music instruction is offered to students of all ages and abilities in the following areas: piano, acoustic and electric guitar, violin, viola, cello, harp, voice, flute, clarinet, saxophone, steel drums, and percussion.


Download the spring 2018 registration packet (coming soon)


Kristin Kliewer, director of music
(316) 283-4902

  • Brad Shores – Guitar, Steel Drums, Percussion
  • Dan Grove — Violin, Viola
  • Daniel Colwell — Violin, Viola, Fiddle, Orchestras, Tour Group
  • Janel Harms — Violin
  • Jenny Bowen — Violin, Viola, Fiddle
  • Judy Mace — Piano & Harp 
  • Kara Tann — Violin 
  • Kenna Graber — Flute
  • Kristin Kliewer — Piano 
  • Rebecca Schloneger — Violin 
  • Seth Girton — Cello 

Apprentice instructors, who are advanced music students at area colleges upon recommendation of their college faculty, may also teach private music lessons for BCAPA.

  • Marial Mortimer (Friends University) — Voice
  • Matt Lind (Bethel College)— Piano, Clarinet, Saxophone 

About Bethel

As the first Mennonite college founded in North America, Bethel College celebrates a tradition of progressive Christian liberal arts education, diversity within community, and lifelong learning.