The NewArt School of Music is comprised of individual studios that  emphasize the art of piano, guitar, flute, voice, violin, ukulele, viola, and cello. Each instructor comes to the NewArt School of Music with solid  backgrounds in their instrument and provides a customized private lesson  to suit the needs of each individual student. The NewArt School cultivates  creativity and enriches the community by offering quality visual,  performing, and cultural arts education for all ages and abilities.

Our Mission

  • Develop imaginative programming in response to the needs and desires of the community;
  • Contracts top quality artisans and instructors for its faculty, and supports them in their creative endeavors;
  • Pursues the goal of offering scholarships and grants for a need-blind admissions policy;
  • And provides an outreach programs to reach the underserved areas of the Catawba Valley.

We are looking for instructors in guitar, flute, voice, violin, viola, and cello. If you teach one of these or another not listed please contact our Executive Director, we would love to speak with you about teaching at NewArt Music & Art School!  

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Cheryl Weldon - Piano, Voice, Flute, Ukulele

Mrs. Weldon received her Bachelor of Music degree from East Carolina  University with concentrations in Music Education and Piano Pedagogy,  and her Master of Music Degree from Western Carolina University. While  at Western, she completed Orff Schulwerk Levels I and II. As an adjunct  faculty member of Catawba Valley Community College, Mrs. Weldon teaches  piano, voice, woodwinds, and music appreciation. She also directs the  renaissance recorder ensemble. Mrs. Weldon has taught band, chorus and  elementary music in the public schools. Her sacred music experience  includes directing church choirs, handbells, and serving as a guest  clinician for workshops. She has written materials for use with young  children using Orff techniques.


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