Mr. Mikulay earned his Bachelor of Music degree from Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, IL, where he studied euphonium with Charlie Schuchat and conducting with Dr. Ronnie Wooten. He earned his Masters of Music Education degree from VanderCook College of Music in Chicago, IL, where he studied conducting with Stacey Larson-Dolan. He is a member of the National Association for Music Education, Illinois Music Association, and Illinois Grade School Music Association.
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Steve Mikulay teaches instrumental music at Lincoln Middle School in Rockford, IL, where he directs the Beginning Band, Intermediate Band, and Advanced Band. His bands consistently earn high ratings at the Illinois Grade School Music Association Contest. He started his teaching career in Rockford, IL teaching beginning through advanced band, choir, and orchestra.
He has been an active adjudicator with several music organizations, including the Illinois Grade School Music Association and several regional elementary, middle, and high school districts. He is also one of the band directors for the Rockford Public School District Competitive Marching Band which frequently performs at state championships.
Ms. Lehman earned her Bachelor of Music degree from Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, IL, where she studied flute with Dr. Rebecca Johnson and conducting with Dr. Alicia Neal. Other teachers she has studied under are Brad Jenks in voice and Dr. Chris Mitchell in theatre. She is a member of the National Association for Music Education, Illinois Music Association, and Illinois Grade School Music Association.
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Dani'ca Lehman teaches vocal and instrumental music at Lincoln Middle School in Rockford, IL, where she directs the Beginning Choir, Intermediate Choir, Beginning Orchestra, and Intermediate Orchestra. Her ensembles have participated at the Illinois Grade School Music Association Contest. She started her teaching career in Freeport, IL teaching elementary general music.
She has been active in directing marching band, performing with her own band, and is currently performing in the pit orchestra for the Belvidere players theatre.
During her summers you can find Ms. Lehman working as technical crew for the Charlottesville Opera in Charlottesville,Virginia.