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Joe Kenney Enterprises and Wallflower Observer Present "Harmonic Hope and Healing Festival"

 

In an effort to bring awareness to mental health and music therapy initiatives, Joe is teaming up with Katie Butler and The Wallflower Observer for an exciting live music event with a diverse artist lineup, as well as sound healing elements, a research panel, and vendor market. Harmonic Hope and Healing Fest is an all-day, all-music festival and will take place at Canstatter Volksfest Verein in Philadelphia on May 5th, 2024 from 11am-8pm. The festival is scheduled in alignment with Mental Health Awareness Month. 

Carter Fox, Ethan Stauffer, and Joe Kenney's original song "Space Island" wins best jazz song in the Hometown Heroes awards held at The Queen Wilmington, DE on 8/7!

Fox, Stauffer, and Kenney also perform with drummer Chris Fox in The Proper Hustlersa jam band with jazz fusion and indie rock influences.

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Owner/Piano Instructor

Joe Kenney

Joe Kenney is the owner/lead piano instructor at The Studio. He graduated with honors from West Chester University in 2013 (B.M. Piano Performance). Kenney has 9+ years of teaching experience, and teaches all ages and levels. Also a concert pianist and recording artist, Joe loves helping kids reach their fullest potential musically, in a fun and welcoming learning environment.

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Violin/Viola/Oboe Instructor

Amanda Bewley


Amanda Bewley received her B.M. in violin performance from West Chester University. She is passionate about providing high-quality education to young learners. She has helped dozens of students create and achieve their musical goals. Amanda studied violin pedagogy at the Juilliard Starling-Delay Symposium and studied the Suzuki method in the Every Child Can! course. She enjoys sharing music locally and performs with the Divine Hand Ensemble, theater groups, and orchestras. Amanda teaches violinists and violists of all levels and beginner oboe students.

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Saxophone/Guitar Instructor

Eddie Meyer

Eddie Meyer is a multi-instrumentalist, session musician, and instructor based out of the Philadelphia area. Known as a talented saxophone and guitar player, he has played with many of the rock n roll, blues, jam, and funk bands in the region, making a name for himself as a highly sought after sideman. He has led a few of his own projects, including rock duo Saint Phoenix, jam band Quarrydog, and Americana duo Rolling Doubles. Despite deep roots in the blues, no genre truly defines the range of Eddie's artistic interests. He has done studio work for groups in the Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware Tri-State area, and is a founder of the "Jamz Music and Arts Festival", an annual summer fest in Chester County. In 2018, Eddie released a four song EP with Mechanizer Studios of Malvern, PA. Eddie has big plans for 2019, including recording more solo material, working on new full band projects, touring, and imparting his talents and wisdom as an instructor to a growing roster of students!

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Piano Instructor

Bess Zahradnik

Bess Zahradnik iss a certified music teacher in the state of PA, and currently works as a substitute teacher in the Phoenixville and Owen J. Roberts school districts. She has been playing piano since the age of 10, and has a passion for teaching students of all ages. In addition to the piano, she is a lover of choir, band, (and more recently orchestra,) and musical theater, and has her Bachelor’s degree in Choral Music Education from the University of Valley Forge. She currently resides in Phoenixville. 

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