Laura Vollen, NCTM

Owner, Make a Joyful Noise Music Studio

     Laura received her Bachelor of Music in Education/Instrumental at Wichita State University in 1996. She first taught

lessons at
Senseney Music in Wichita, then at Stubbs’ Music Center in Tallahassee Florida in 1999. Since moving back

to Wichita in 2003,
she has taught in her own studio as well as Senseney Music and Musical Offerings in Derby, KS.

She
is organist/pianist and director of Atonement, an instrumental ensemble, at Covenant Presbyterian Church since

2004. She also was the El Dorado Middle/High School Choir accompanist for the 2016/17 school year. Starting in the summer

of 2017 she is now the Administrative Assistant at Senseney Music's Education Department.

    
     Laura is  a member of many
professional music organizations such as MTNA: Music Teachers National Association,

KMTA:
Kansas Music Teachers Association, and WMMTA: Wichita Metropolitan Music Teachers Association, which she 

served as
Treasurer 2006-09 and President 2010-11.  As a member of these organizations Laura is able to stay current

with trends in music and education. In addition to her organ/piano duties she also plays clarinet and bass clarinet at

Covenant Presbyterian
church, Senseney Music Community Band and in Delano Wind Ensemble. Laura is a Nationally

Certified Teacher of Music by Music Teachers National Association. She is certified as a piano teacher.

Laura is also a Licensed Kindermusik Educator since 2009.



Dr. Guy Vollen
is a horn player and composer; he attended Wichita State 
University and earned a Doctorate in musical composition from Florida 
State University. He has taught on the faculty of Wichita State 
University and Bethany College. As a horn player he has performed 
with the Wichita Wind Ensembles Professional Band, the Pegasus Brass 
Trio, and at the Crown Uptown Theatre. As a conductor he was a co-
founder of the Delano Chamber Players and was the first conductor and 
music director of the Delano Chamber Orchestra, and served as the 
Director of Brass and Bands at Bethany College. He currently performs 
with the Delano Chamber Brass and Senseney Music Community Band, and 
contributes music reviews to the Wichita Eagle.