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Carrie Henrichs

Carrie Henrichs is a December 2016 graduate from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville with a music performance degree on bassoon. In addition, she plays all of the woodwinds and has traveled to different locations around the world performing, like Europe, Louisiana, and Florida to name a few. You may also find her singing at area churches […]

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George McClintock

George McClintock is our resident guitar technician! He has been an integral part of the Swing City Music team for many years. In his free time he creates his own pedals, the Don Geomac pedal collection, on top of being an accomplished guitarist in the St. Louis music scene. Stop by our Collinsville location and have […]

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Tara Wright – Lesson Coordinator

Tara Wright brings nearly a decade of music and music education experience to her new role at Swing City. An accomplished teacher of woodwinds, brass, percussion and piano for all ages, Tara pioneered the “Mini Melodies” program to nurture the youngest musicians, children ages 1-5, a program she intends to bring to Swing City as […]

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Brent Augustson – Band Instrument Repair / Logistics Coordinator

Brent Augustson is our in-house band instrument repair technician, as well as our shipping & receiving manager! He has been in the band & orchestra scene, as well as repairs and sales for over 17 years. He studied clarinet under George Mellott at SUIE and under Jerry Pierce at Anderson College. He has his B.S. […]

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Art Risavy Jr.

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Arthur Florian Risavy – CEO of AAA Swing City Music, Florians Jewelry, Florian Art Glass, A.F. Risavy Incorporated, Cafaye Imports, ArtCo Enterprises, Golden Eagle Studios, And everything else.

Art Sr. started Swing City Music with a pair of drumsticks and a dream. For many years he was the only employee and the only teacher. Starting in 1963, he made it his goal to supply musicians with their every need by any means possible. From artists Mick Jagger to Gretchen Wilson, he has served […]

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