String Faculty

Rebecca Geyssens

Violin Faculty (also viola)

Rebecca Geyssens teaches violin and viola at the Northeast Iowa School of Music. In addition, she is the Director of the Dubuque Symphony Youth String Ensemble and the Dubuque Community String Orchestra, and is the Librarian for the Dubuque Symphony Orchestra. Previously, Ms. Geyssens was the Director of Orchestras at Waterloo East High School in Waterloo, IA and...

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Brianna Tieskotter

Viola Faculty (also violin)

Brainna Tieskotter graduated with a Bachelor of Music Education degree from Wartburg College in Waverly, Iowa and is certified to teach K-5 and 5-12 Music Education in Iowa. She recently finished her fifth year as an Itinerant Elementary school orchestra teacher in Dubuque Community Schools. She plays violin in the Dubuque Community String Orchestra.

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Natalie Delcorps

Viola Faculty (also violin)

Natalie Delcorps is the 6-8 orchestra teacher at Eleanor Roosevelt Middle School. She recently graduated from Luther College in Decorah, IA with a degree in K-12 music education. Natalie grew up in the Chicago suburbs and started playing the viola in fourth grade. She has thoroughly enjoyed her experiences in the Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra and the Luther College...

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Tracey Rush

Viola Faculty (also violin)

Tracey Rush taught orchestra at Roosevelt Middle School and recently retired as the founding conductor of the Dubuque Community String Orchestra after 20 years. She has a BS in Music Education from Bob Jones University and a Masters of Music from UNI. She served many years as the principal violist of the Dubuque Symphony and is a veteran chamber music player.

Tracey...

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Julie Sonne

Cello Faculty

A passionate and accomplished young musician and performer, cellist Julie Sonne has toured worldwide and performed as soloist with the Buffalo Suzuki Strings Advanced Performance Ensemble. She held the position of principle cellist with the University of Florida Orchestra for two years and has played with the Amherst Symphony Orchestra.

In the spring of 2016 Julie...

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Andrew Geyssens

Bass Faculty

Andrew Geyssens teachers double bass and bass guitar at the Northeast Iowa School of Music. He also is the Director of Orchestras at Dubuque Senior High School and the Director of the Dubuque Youth Philharmonia. Previously, he taught 5-12th grade orchestra in Marshalltown, Iowa.

An active classical and jazz bassist, Mr. Geyssens performs throughout Eastern Iowa and...

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Mike Jozefowicz

Bass Faculty

Mike Jozefowicz graduated from the University of Wisconsin – Platteville with a bachelor’s degree in music education having both a vocal and an instrumental major.  In 1971 he earned his Master’s Degree in teaching music.  String bass was Mike’s original instrument, but one that he never had opportunity to teach until retirement. When Northeast Iowa School of Music...

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