Administrative & Instructional Staff
Rick Wiltse, Director of Programming
Rick Wiltse has been with Allegro since 2009 and is responsible for overseeing all operations of the School of Music, as well as teaching some of our instrumental private lessons and piano and choral classes. Prior to his arrival at Allegro, he taught instrumental and general music for 15 years in a variety of Michigan public schools. He is a native of Rockford and has a BM from Alma College and a MM from Western Michigan University. Now living in Wyoming, he is an avid trombonist, vocalist, handbell player, pianist, and bassist, having performed with and/or led numerous bands, orchestras, handbell choirs, and choral groups throughout his career.
Lyn Jameyson, Board Trustee
Lyn Jameyson is the founder of Allegro School of Music, having begun to work for its predecessor in 2001. In 2003 she acquired the business and soon renamed it to its current moniker, in the process greatly expanding the scope of the school. In 2011 she completed the process of transforming the business into a non-profit organization. She has worked tirelessly over the years, serving as Executive Director and Board Trustee, teaching Music & Movement and choral classes, and securing a partnership with Head Start of Kent County. Lyn has a degree from Western Michigan University and currently resides in Grand Rapids with her two children. She has a wide variety of musical experience, and is proficient on piano, voice, handbells, flute, and violin. In addition to playing multiple instruments, Lyn enjoys composing and arranging her own music, as well as performing as an ensemble and solo vocalist.