Alice Armentrout, Artistic Director
Alice Armentrout received a Bachelor of Music in Music Education from Methodist University in Fayetteville, NC. She has taught in public and private schools and has toured with children’s choral programs along the east coast. Alice is the Director of Music at Central UM Church . She resides in Radford with her husband Scott, and their sons.
Michael Cline, Guitar, Bass, and Ukulele Instructor
Michael Cline, from Oceana, WV, has been influenced by music since he was ten years old. When he was sixteen, he played guitar and sang in his church band. For the past five years, Michael has been classically trained and educated at Radford University and has been a member of two choirs, guitar ensemble, jazz quartet, jazz ensemble, & concert jazz. He enjoys playing and teaching many different styles of music and his goal is to share his passion for music with others.
Chloe Coulthard is a classically trained singer and instrumentalist from Emory, Virginia. Chloe holds a music minor from Emory & Henry College, where she studied voice with Rachel Helton. She was the church choir director and music intern for both Emory United Methodist Church and Meadowview United Methodist Church. Last summer, Chloe recorded backup vocals for a song with Dolly Parton that is scheduled to be released in the near future.
Amanda Hill is a graduate of Radford University with a Masters Degree in Music Theory. Her undergraduate work was completed at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville in 1981. She has been teaching piano lessons locally for 19 years. When she is not teaching she spends her time as the Praise Team Leader at Grove United Methodist Church, and likes to walk and cross-stitch.
Beth Shelor is a student at Radford University pursuing a degree in Music Education. She teaches piano and voice. Recently, Beth toured with the Radford Singers to Carnegie Hall. Beth has been singing her whole life, with groups as well as soloing.
Sharon Taylor, Art Instructor
Sharon Taylor is a long time Radford resident who has recently retired from nursing. She is active in children’s programs at CUMC, Wonderful Wed, and Vacation Bible School. She has been painting for about 10 years and continues to take art classes in water color.