Founders:Terry & Mariasari Janow
Terry Janow is a former "Grove School of Music" Director of the General Musicianship in Los Angeles, woodwind artist for New Lawrence Welk Orchestra in Branson, Missouri, Missionary for Indonesian Full Gospel Fellowship in Jakarta, Indonesia and Band Director for Sekolah Pelita Harapan, a private Christian school of over 1500 Indonesian and International students.
Terry Janow holds a Master of Arts from the Omega Bible Institute and Seminary.
As a saxophonist,Terry has written many original music compositions , and recorded albums in the USA, Korea ,Indonesia, performed with Paul Baloche,The Temptations,Anita O’Day, Chester Thompson .He has received A Jazz Award from the National Endowment of the Arts.
Terry serves as the Instrumental Music Director of the Hoffmantown Church Orchestra.
Terry and his wife, Mariasari, founded the “Janow Academy of Music LLC” in February of 2010. They are using this new company to teach and develop young musicians at “Hope Christian School” in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Mariasari has developed the love of music since she was 6 years old. She has studied Piano, Organ, Guitar, Vocals, Bass, Drums and Violin. Mariasari grew up playing organ at church at nine years old. She graduated from the Grove School of Music in Los Angeles in Keyboard/Piano and Music Arranging & Composition. Mariasari holds Bachelor of Arts in Music Composition from the University of La Verne in California.
She studied Film Scoring/Composition at UCLA in Los Angeles. Mariasari has written original Compositions, Jingles for TV,and Movie scoring where she played and recorded in USA , Korea and Indonesia.
She has been teaching Music and Piano to all ages for over 27 years. Mariasari and her husband Terry Janow established J.A.M (Janow Academy of Music LLC ) in 2010 in Albuquerque New Mexico. Mariasari is a music instructor at Hope Christian School. She also serves every week in the Praise Team and Hoffmantown Church Orchestra . Mariasari enjoys composing and arranging Music and learning new kinds of instruments.
Camille holds a BFA from Carnegie Mellon University and an MM from New England Conservatory of Music, both in vocal performance. She has performed in opera and concert works throughout the United States, appearing with the Phoenix Symphony, the Santa Fe Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, New York City Opera National Company and the Tanglewood Music Center among others. Her favorite operatic roles include Norina in Don Pasquale, the title role in The Ballad of Baby Doe, and Cherubino in The
Marriage of Figaro. For the past 14 years, she has taught voice lessons from her private studio in Arizona, Oregon and now New Mexico. Originally from the Pacific Northwest, Camille and her family recently relocated to Albuquerque pursuing opportunities for her scientist husband.
Violin & Guitar
Patsie Potvin holds a Bachelor of Arts from University of Nevada Las Vegas and a Master of Science in Administration from Central Michigan University. She has studied Piano from the age of 4, also studied Guitar, Alto Clarinet, Flute, Violin and Cello.
After moving to Albuquerque she has played instruments and served in churches. Currently she plays violin with the Hoffmantown Church Orchestra. Patsie lives in Albuquerque with her husband Gary. She is a volunteer at the Albuquerque Botanical Garden, giving tours of the Japanese garden and sometimes plays Ukulele for children’s story time.
Wayne Hofeldt grew up in Southern California and started violin at the age of eight. He has played in orchestras from elementary, through high school and with different College Orchestras for several years. Wayne has achieved many awards from the Music Teachers’ Association of California, and holds a graduate degree from Sherwood School of Music. He enjoys performing violin solos with piano accompanists, and teaching violin part time, which he has done for over twenty-five years. He has played in several Church Orchestras, performing “Handel’s Messiah”, and also served as Concertmaster in the Hi Desert Symphony for two years under the direction of Thomas Mancini.
Wayne has performed scheduled violin solos for the “Arts in Medicine” Program at the University of New Mexico Hospital. The program provides music and art projects for patients, their families, and medical professionals during the Fall and Spring concert seasons.
Currently Wayne performs with the Hoffmantown Church Orchestra, in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on Sundays and in several concerts throughout the year, under the direction of David Hopkins.