Wesley Spark Peer Mentor

Wesley is a violist, violinist, educator, and music theorist based in Baltimore. She graduated with her master’s degree in viola performance and pedagogy at the Johns Hopkins University’s Peabody Conservatory in May 2023 and will continue with her Doctoral studies this fall. Previously, she earned two undergraduate degrees in Music Performance and Music Theory from the University of Georgia. Wesley currently teaches all ages and levels of violin and viola from beginner through advanced while also coaching chamber groups and sectionals for the Baltimore Youth Symphony Orchestra. Wesley has been a Strategic Advisor for the Spark Accelerator at the Pava Center since January 2023 where she advises a cohort of ventures in early development while she develops her own venture, The Practice Peg. Additionally, Wesley is a Teaching Assistant for Pitching Your Creative Idea, a business portfolio course taught at Peabody Conservatory focusing on portfolio development and grant writing.