College of Humanities & Fine Arts

Success Studio Tutoring Services

The HFA Success Studio tutors provide learning support for students enrolled in music theory and aural musicianship courses at Chico State. This fall we will be supporting students enrolled in MUSC 101, MUSC 103, MUSC 201, and MUSC 219

Meet Our Tutors

Daniel Pankey, Advising Intern

Kara Gorr (she/her)

Music Theory & Aural Musicianship Tutor

Kara is available to tutor students in Music Theory and Aural Musicianship. She has a background in choral music, as well as an Associates Degree in recording arts. Kara is currently pursuing her degree in Music Education.

Daniel Pankey, Advising Intern

Jess Cheatham (she/her)

Music Theory Tutor

Jess is originally from the Bay Area and has lived in Chico for the past 9 years. She earned her AA in Social and Behavioral Sciences from Butte College and is currently working on a BA in Music to fulfill her dream of becoming a music teacher. While attending school, she teaches flute privately and volunteers in music classrooms at local schools. Jess enjoys discovering each student's unique personality and learning style, and she recognizes the importance of adapting lessons to meet the needs of each student.