College of Humanities & Fine Arts

Success Studio Tutoring

The HFA Success Studio tutors provide learning support for students enrolled in music theory. This fall semester we will be supporting students in MUSC 101 - Theory I and MUSC 201 - Theory III.

Meet Our Tutors

Will Hartman sitting with guitar in hand.

Will Hartman  (he/him)

Music Theory Tutor (ISA)

Will is a General Music and Recording Arts Major with experience in Jazz, Rock, and Choral music. His main instruments are guitar, voice, and saxophone, but he also has some experience playing drums, piano, and bass. Outside of the PAC Will enjoys writing songs, binge watching TV shows, and performing in bands around town. 

Office:  PAC 109

Schedule: 

Monday: 11am-12pm, 3-5pm

Friday: 1-2pm


Daisy Ferris standing outside in front of greenery.

Daisy Ferris (she/her)

Music Theory Tutor (ISA)

Daisy is a percussionist majoring in Music Education with a minor in Linguistics. She is heavily involved in Chico State's Wind Ensemble and Pep Band, but she also enjoys singing in Acapella Choir and drumming in Jazz Xpress. Daisy is a Chico local, and she enjoys spending her free time cooking, drawing, and watching movies. 

Office:  PAC 109

Schedule: 

Tuesday: 2-3:30pm, 5-7pm (Homework Hours/Group Study)

Thursday: 2-3:30pm, 5-7pm (Homework Hours/Group Study)


Sophia standing in front of greenery.

Sophia Simmons

Music Theory Tutor (ISA)

My name is Sophia, I am a 5th year General Music and Spanish major at Chico state, with an emphasis in Jazz Studies and Composition. I am offering tutoring in Music Theory 1-4 and can also assist in Songwriting and Jazz Composition. I hope to guide you through any questions you may have and lead you towards independence and curiosity. Hope to see you in the Success Studio!

 Office:  PAC 109

Schedule: 

Monday: 12-1pm, 2-3pm

Tuesday: 9-10am, 12:30-1:30pm, 5-7pm (Homework Hours/Group Study)

Wednesday: 11am-1pm, 2-3pm

Thursday: 9-10am, 12:30-1:30pm, 5-7pm (Homework Hours/Group Study)

Friday: 9-10am, 12-1pm, 2-3pm