Suzy Ramel loves being a New Song teacher! She teaches voice, piano and guitar. She is a classroom general music teacher and also teaches voice and piano lessons throughout the Chicagoland suburbs. She is dedicated to growing the musical skills of each student as a unique individual. Miss Suzy customizes lessons made to lead your student to perform their personal best. She was recently seen on PBS special "A Christmas Carol: The Concert" during 2013 and 2014 holiday seasons. She also performs regularly with the Ed Wagner Lustige Blaskapelle Polka Band as their lead singer.
Matthew Ramel teaches clarinet and piano. He has performed at IMEA collegiate demonstrations as well as Orchestra Hall. He was also part of a Clarinet quartet that played at the annual Clarinet Collaborations Chicago located at Northeastern Illinois University. Mr. Ramel has taught globally.
For two weeks he traveled to a variety of schools in Montego Bay Jamaica. He performs regularly with the Ed Wagner Lustige Blaskapelle Polka Band on clarinet.
Leslie Weinzettel Originally from San Diego, CA, Leslie Royalty attended Wheaton College and then moved to Jacksonville, FL where she worked for a non-profit Christian organization for the past five years. She recently returned to the Wheaton area and has joined the New Song Music team as a piano teacher! Leslie began playing piano at the age of 5 and has participated in numerous music teams and choirs throughout her life. Her passion for music has led to her desire to help children discover and develop their own unique musical abilities. Through creative and experiential teaching methods, Leslie seeks to impart solid music theory and technique while ultimately fostering within each child the true joy of music!
Seth Luna is an organist, harpsichordist, and pianist who specializes in church music and historical performance. An enthusiastic believer in the transformative power of music, he teaches music to people of all ages. Seth is a graduate of Wheaton College-Conservatory where he studied organ, harpsichord, continuo, and church music from Dr. Edward Zimmerman and conducting from Dr. John William Trotter. He has served many churches, most recently as organ scholar at All Souls Anglican in Wheaton, and organist/choir director at St. John UCC in Palatine. Currently, he serves as Music Director at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Barrington Hills where he acts as organist, choir director, and cantor and oversees major liturgical concerts. He is an active performer and teacher in the Chicagoland suburbs.