Aaron Old, Owner of Lanham Music

Aaron took his first guitar lesson from Lanham Music at age 16 and quickly realized his love for music. At seventeen he began drumming, and a year later enrolled at Missouri Western where he studied guitar, recording, music theory, and drums. He played drums for the local band Sculpture and recorded several local bands in his Pro Tools based home studio. Aaron taught guitar at Lanham for sixteen years and worked as a sales person for the past 13 years before taking ownership of the store in April of 2014.



Stephanie Gummelt

 Stephanie Gummelt is a singer/songwriter who began teaching herself guitar at the age of 12. Since then, she has written over fifty folk-rock styled songs. In the fall of 2014, Stephanie performed on American Idol and was chosen to go to Hollywood where she made it to the final 200 contestants. In 2018, she graduated from Missouri Western State University with a technical communication degree and a minor in computer programming. She currently runs Lanham’s social media, does some email marketing, and helps manage the website. Over the last 7 years, she’s performed at dozens of wineries, restaurants, events, and fundraisers.


 Josh May

Josh is a local musician from northeast Kansas. In 2017, Josh received a Bachelors Degree in Vocal Music from Northwest Missouri State University. Over the past 15 years, Josh has performed with local musicians as well as performing in community theatres in Kansas and Missouri. In May of 2017, Josh had the opportunity to appear as the baritone soloist in the Nodaway Chorales performance of the Faure Requiem. In his spare time, Josh enjoys video games, composing, singing and spending time with his wife. 


Jonathan Arthaud

Jonathan entered a soundbooth for the first time at age 12 and ever since has had a passion for audio engineering. He has been running lights, audio, and the live stream feed at his church for the past eleven years. When he was sixteen he joined the audio/light design team at his high school and assisted with many theatrical productions. At eighteen he enrolled at Missouri Western where he studied recording, live audio engineering, and percussion. He has engineered for various events such as the Extreme Percussion Show, the Melissa Manchester Concert, and the various MWSU Jazz Band concerts. He is currently the stage manager at Cafe Acoustic where he runs lights and audio.





Joe Moesch

Joe Moesch has been playing drums for over 30 years. His main genre is progressive rock, but Joe plays any type of percussion. He earned an audio production degree from Full Sail University. He has done live sound at Café Acoustic in town for over 3 years and has other experience in both live sound and recording. Joe also does sound installations for us here at Lanham’s.



Nichole Muehlbach

Nichole joined Lanham Music in April of 2014 to manage the books, inventory, and to head up the sheet music department.  She is in charge of web design and email marketing.  Nichole is currently studying the piano under the tutelage of Jeff Lux.  Her skillset seems limitless as she helps look after the store, and even bakes amazing desserts to share with her coworkers.