Frank is a veteran of Broadway and well known voice coach. He teaches voice, piano, acting, performance and more. Frank is an adjunct professor at Fordham University. See more at pisanimusic.com.
He is here on Tuesdays and teaches online voice and theatre arts.
Violinist Juliana Sharp is a graduate of the Cleveland Institute of Music and studied Violin Performance with William Preucil, Phil Setzer, Jessica Lee, and Brian Lewis, as well as Suzuki Pedagogy. Juliana is the first undergraduate student to ever receive a Suzuki Pedagogy degree and be registered to teach books 1-10. Juliana teaches private violin and viola lessons to students of all levels. Online and in the studio.
A concert level player, Bronwyn was with us in studio for a while. She is a concert level viola player. Online only. She hails from Cromwell CT. We hope to bring her in one day a week to work with our ensembles.
Michelle hold certification as an Early Childhood Educator. She is a well known church musician and teaches our children's music program She teaches flute, piano and voice.
A well known area performer, Lucia brings quite a resume. She has performed at The Met and more. For the serious voice student. Lucia is teaching online as well as in our studio by appointment. She is an adjunct professor at Fairfield University.
Dan works as a performer, educator, and transcriber. He teaches piano, guitar, ear-training, sight-reading, improvisation, Classical and Jazz. He also runs our classic rock ensembles.
Welcome to our new ukulele and children's guitar teacher. Sabrina Trueheart. She is teaching private guitar, jazz studies, piano, ukulele and children's voice online and is a Music Education Major. She has taught at numerous summer camps. If her name sounds familiar - she was a radio personality.
Joe is an avid chamber musician, forming the Proud Duo with his wife in 2016. Performing transcriptions and new works for saxophone and oboe, the Proud Duo has been invited to the International Double Reed Society Annual Conference in Granada, Spain, the North American Saxophone Alliance Biennial Conference in Cincinnati, Ohio, and received first prize in the first International Woodwind Duo Symposium’s Young Artist Competition.
As a teacher, Joe has had tremendous success coaching both individuals and chamber groups.
He will be working with our saxophone ensembles in the area of Jazz and performance. Joe is here Thursdays and Friday and teaches all winds privtely.
The other half of our husband and wife team! Teodora Pejašinović Proud is an active performer and educator. Originally from Sarajevo, she completed her undergraduate studies at the Academy of Arts in Novi Sad, Serbia. In her second year of study she attended the Academy of Music in Ljubljana, Slovenia, as a scholarship recipient. Teodora earned a Master of Music in Oboe Performance from the University of Arts in Belgrade
She is here Thursday and Fridays working with our mixed chamber groups and teaches oboe.
Welcome Pete Roe! He is a well known area performer. He has played everything from Broadway to the Good speed opera house. Monday and Tuesdays. Enrolling now.
Hailing from Springfield MA, Andrew is teaching online winds lessons. We hope to bring him in once a week to work with our ensembles. He's ready to go! He is primarily a saxophonist but plays all woodwinds.
Ayman is no stranger to our studio. He is a world traveler. He has been all over the world teaching percussion. He is a recording artist with many releases.
Ayman teaches piano, guitar and drums online. He hails from Brooklyn NY. We will try and get him to visit and help with our ensembles.