About Ralph and Alissa Wakefield, the owners of Wakefield Music, LLC
The Wakefield’s have lived in Mountain Home since 2005, when they moved here from Pleasant Grove, Utah. Alissa has been teaching music for nearly 25 years in both secular and religious settings. She is a certified Harmony Road instructor, which facilitates her passion for teaching and performing group music. She specializes in teaching very young children how to play the piano. She has been leading choirs for over 20 years and is currently the pricipal conductor of the Mountain Home Community Choir and the Mountain Home Youth Ensemble. In addition to teaching group piano, she also teaches music and movement pre-piano classes to toddlers and pre-schoolers. She also teaches voice, violin and cello.
Ralph has been doing digital and print marketing and design for years. He recently stepped aside from doing the website and marketing to fulfill a dream of his by opening a bookstore. He was a great part in the growth of Wakefield Music. In fact, Alissa says it is due to him that Wakefield Music is what it is, however, Ralph says it is due to her and the other great teachers.
The Wakefield’s have 6 children, some biological, some adopted. Music is a very important part of their lives. Sarah, the oldest, has been playing the violin for 21 years and teaching for 10 years. Most of the others play at least one instrument.