Music Teachers

Sarah Leamy – Piano, Guitar, Flute Teacher

Sarah Leamy is new to the area but not new to teaching music lessons. She holds a BS in Music Education from Slippery Rock University, Pa and has some Graduate Studies. Having taught over 30 years, her primary students have been piano students. However, being versatile all her life she also teaches guitar, flute and voice. When the need or interest arises, she also teaches Brass, Woodwind, and String Instruments. Sarah also has 22 years experience as Music Director, Accompanist, Organist/Pianist for churches. Sarah enjoys a multitude of ages and has taught from 5-70 plus years of age. Besides her Love of Music, she is passionate with gardening, chickens, hiking, cycling, traveling, and grandchildren.




Peggy Flickinger – Piano Teacher

Peggy Flickinger has been teaching Piano and Voice for over 25 years.  She has been teaching Piano at Kramer’s Piano Shop for over a year. Peggy enjoys teaching children and adults. She graduated from Sheperd University and is a Member of the Music Teachers National Association and Frederick County Music Teachers Association.






Opal Snyder – Piano Teacher


Opal Snyder has been teaching at Kramer’s Piano Shop for over twenty-five years. She enjoys teaching children and has started students as young as 5 years old in the “Little Mozarts“ music program. Some of her students have gone on to major in music in college. Opal graduated from Hood College with a B.A. degree in music, and had served as President of the Maryland Piano Teachers Guild for three years. She lives in the Union Bridge area, works full-time for the Frederick Memorial Hospital, is a church organist, and is currently president of the Ruritan Club. She enjoys traveling, camping, fishing and, of course, music. Opal was honored as one of two thousand “Outstanding Musicians of the Twentieth Century” in 2001, from Cambridge, England.






Kennady Thorpe – Guitar Teacher

Kennady has studied guitar for over 9 years and ukulele for over 7 years. She recently started teaching guitar and ukulele but already enjoys it! She excels in playing and teaching fingerpicking style, folk, and pop music. She will earn her Bachelors of Fine Arts with a concentration in music from Mount St. Mary’s University in May of 2023. She teaches her students music theory and encourages them to play their favorite music. She has primarily worked with middle school students and loves seeing their faces light up when they achieve their goals in learning. Kennady has played with the worship band at her church for the past six years and played in a college rock band for two years.


Don McCuller – Guitar Teacher


Don McCuller, Jr.  has been teaching guitar at Kramer’s Piano shop since 2008.  He is an accomplished guitarist and has composed music, and has played  with various local Christian bands over the years.