Our Team:



Lisa Oltmans teaches 4th Grade at St. Paul’s Lutheran School in Beatrice. She is a former student of Hadley Haven at the University of Nebraska – Omaha and has training in Classical (fingerstyle) and Rhythm guitar. She was chosen as a particant in a Christopher Parkening Classical Guitar Master Class in 2006. She has taught all levels of students and enjoys teaching beginners of all ages.
Guitar – Beginner, Intermediate & Advanced
Groups, Ensembles and Private Lessons
Acoustic, Classical, Rhythm & Electric Guitar


Ginger Hunt is a certified yoga teacher and author. She will be helping us to develop many programs combining yoga, music and wellness for musicians, teachers and all ages of people in our community.

Academy Assistants


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Avery Knowles is a junior at Beatrice High School. She helps us cover the front desk during lesson and class times and she helps out with the behind the scenes activities of running the Academy. She has traveled all over the country and loves paddleboarding, camping and her dog, Vince.


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Stacey Edeal has worked in the Beatrice Public School system for over 13 years as a Special Education Paraprofessional. Stacey will be helping us with all of the daily operations of Music Works Academy. She will also be helping us develop music and class program ideas and implementation for our special needs community.

Skill Areas: Autism Spectrum, Developmental Disabilities