Our Team

Foyil Music Studio of Owasso is the Best because we have the Best!  Our teachers have thousands of hours in teaching and performing experience!  We have more State Certified Instructors with music degrees than any studio in Oklahoma!  Check out our phenomenal Team!

Amanda Foyil

Owner & Lead Instructor

 

Specialties: Vocal Performance, Vocal Heath, & Vocal Technique

 

Amanda Foyil graduated with honors from East Central University with her Bachelors in Vocal & Instrumental Music Education grades PreK-12. She loves sharing her passion of music with her students and was named Chairman of the Northeastern Choral Directors Association  in 2012. She currently serves on the state board of the Oklahoma Choral Directors Association as their High School Show Choir Chairman. She also serves on the Southwest Region American Choral Directors Association as the Repertoire and Standards Chair for Junior High Choirs.

 

Amanda offers lessons and classes for Voice, Piano, and all band instruments.  She is state certified in voice, piano, & all band instruments. She has taught students who are beginners to Nashville recording artists!  Her students have performed all over the world including Carnagie Hall multiple times in New York and Disney World! Her groups have been selected to perform as honor groups for the Oklahoma Music Educator's Association's State Conference multiple times!

 

Amanda's performing experience includes singing the National Anthem at a Chicago White Sox game, touring Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Costa Rica, and all over the U.S.  She has led worship at Falls Creek (The largest youth encampment in the world) for 4 Summers!  She was also the first soloist in the new Tabernacle.  Amanda has performed multiple times for the Susan G. Komen Tulsa Race for the Cure, and Oklahoma State Law Enforcement Memorial & FOP State Conference. Amanda has been featured in the Tulsa World, Fox News, Channel 6 News, and on Channel 8 News for her performing and teaching successes.  The National Society of High School Scholars named her Claes Nobel Educator of Distinction in the Fall of 2017.

 

She has had solo students perform at the Cain's Ballroom, receive professional recording contracts, make it to the executive rounds at American Idol numerous times, and much more!  Her students can take lessons for fun or use lessons as stepping stones to help pay their way through college.  

 

Amanda attends over 200 hours of optional professional development each year for voice instructors to stay up to date with the best teaching techniques for students of all ages!

Beth Polston

Master Teacher & Instrumental Instructor

 

Specialties: Piano, Woodwind, Strings, & Brass Instruments

 

Beth graduated with her Bachelors from Oklahoma Baptist University in Instrumental Music Education and is state certified in instrumental instruction for grades K-12. She has experience teaching it all!  From Band in Shawnee to Elementary Music in Owasso she loves her students and it shows!  Beth is the current Circle the State with Song Region Coordinator for the Oklahoma Music Educators Association.

 

Beth currently serves in her church playing flute and if you need a professional flute player Beth is your lady! Beth plays for weddings and other special events year round!  Beth is a highly sought after private instructor and offers private lessons and classes for all band instruments, piano, ukulele, and violin for all ages.  Intermediate students also have the opportunity to take her Woodwind or Brass class!  

Sheldon Clark

Master Teacher, Guitar, Banjo, and Ukulele Instructor

 

Specialties: Guitar

 

Sheldon Clark has taught guitar for over 30 years.  Over 5 years with Foyil Music Studio of Owasso.  As a well known professional guitar player he is often sought out for gigs all over the country. He's played for bands who perform at venues like the Cain's Ballroom and many others across the Nation.  Sheldon loves sharing his musical gifts with his students and has a genuine desire to help them succeed in all things music related!  

 

Sheldon offers private lessons and classes for guitar, banjo, and ukulele!  To get started with Sheldon give us a call 918-521-7206.   

Rachel Drost

Master Teacher, Music Therapist, Voice, Piano, beginner guitar, and beginner ukulele

 

Specialties: Voice, Piano, and Music Therapy

 

Rachel graduated from John Brown University with a Bachelor of Music Education and earned a Bachelor Equivalency in Music Therapy from Oral Roberts University.  She is nationally certified and licensed by the Oklahoma Medical Board as a music therapist.

 

She was an interim music minister, choir director, and children's choir director for seven years and still loves to minister at church through both voice and piano.  Her performance skills include professional piano accompaniment and membership in Tulsa's Signature Symphony Chorale.

 

Rachel is experienced in teaching voice and piano of all ages as well as ability levels. She specializes in combining music education and music therapy techniques to offer adaptive lessons for those with special needs especially ASD. Lessons are individualized to meet the needs and goals of each student. In addition to paino and voice lessons, Rachel offers music therapy, music theory, music composition, and beginning guitar!

 

Chase Davis

 

Specialties: Voice, Beginner Piano, Ukulele, and Guitar

 

Chase has been singing for years. He started voice lessons with Foyil Music Studio in seventh grade and throughout junior high and high school made many honor choirs including Oklahoma All-State Choir!  Chase was also selected for the Quartz Mountain Choir twice!  In fact he received the top score of all bass singers auditioning for Quartz Mountain and was chosen to give a special performance because of this!  He has received multiple awards at District and State OSSAA Solo Competition as well as awards at NATS Competition!

 

Chase received multiple scholarship offers upon high school graduation but decided to persue his vocal performance degree at Oklahoma Baptist University. Chase is in his third year as a vocal performance major. He has proven to be an outstanding performer and musician on several instruments including piano, ukulele, and guitar! Chase teaches Voice, beginner Piano, Ukulele, and Guitar in the studio.  He also substitute teaches when needed.  

 

Chase has lead worship at his church and has performed all over Oklahoma, most recently a lead roll in an opera!

 

To book lessons with Chase call 918-521-7206.   

Malia Sherwood

Master Teacher, Voice, Piano, and Brass Insructor

 

Specialties: Voice, Piano, and Trumpet

 

Malia received her Bachelor's Degree in Music Education from Oklahoma State University and is currently working on her Master's Degree from the University of Central Oklahoma in Vocal Pedegogy.  Proud to call Malia one of our alumni she has performed in amazing venues like Carnegie Hall, The Vatican, St. Paul's Cathedral.  She has also performed at the National ACDA Conference and Oklahoma Music Educators Conference.  Both of which are big honors!

 

Malia has performed as a soloist at Bluebell Taste of Summer, Rooster Days, Owasso Harvest Festival, Tulsa's Mayfest, and many other festivals!  Malia currently teaches Master Classes for voice students and substitute teaches when needed.  We can't wait until she graduates with her Master's Degree and becomes on of our full time teachers!

 

 

Marilyn Foyil

 

Specialties: Beginning Piano

 

Marilyn graduated with her Bachelor of Education from Louisiana Tech and from Northeastern State University with her Masters in Education.  She taught for over 35 years before retiring from teaching in Tulsa Public Schools where she taught elementary grades and elementary music!  She absolutely loves working with beginners and young children and is a master at it! Marilyn is the accompanist for Freedom Church in Owasso, Owasso Band Soloists, and the Owasso High School Choirs.

 

She offers lessons in beginning piano and would love to get your little one started!

Riley Rezac

 

Specialties: Beginning Guitar & Ukulele

 

Riley has taken lessons from Sheldon and Amanda for years. An accomplished performer and song writer in her own right, Riley leads worship at her church and loves to share the Lord through music!  She travels with On the Move leading worship with other studio singers and instrumentalists throughout the year.  

 

Her performing experience includes but is not limited to performing in the ACDA Regional Honor Choir which includes the top singers from 9 different states, as a soloist at the BOK Center,  Tulsa's Mayfest, Owasso Harvest Festival, the Bluegrass & Chili Festival, Woolorac Festival of Lights, Rooster Days in BA, Bluebell Taste of Summer, and MANY other venues all over Oklahoma!  She recently received 1st Place performing in the Comming Attractions Talent Competition competing against all types of performers of all ages.  

 

Riley plans to persue a degree in music so she can continue her musical journey! She offers lessons and classes in Beginning Guitar and Ukulele.

Contact Us Today!

Foyil Music Studio of Owasso
8361 N Owasso Expressway
Owasso, OK 74055
 


Phone: 918-521-7206

E-mail: amanda@foyilmusicstudio.com

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