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Faculty

Our teachers are among the best and most experienced in New England, holding advanced degrees from the world’s finest conservatories and universities, performing as soloists, collaborators, and bringing years of experience and a commitment to teaching at the highest levels.  BMS teachers know how to strike just the right chord between creating fun, playful learning and teaching solid musical concepts.  Teaching in a community music school that welcomes all ages and ability levels, our teachers are experienced in working with every type of student, from young children and adult beginners to advanced high school students and college undergraduates, in both individual and group settings.

We invite you to browse our faculty pages and find out more.  You will find that each teacher has shared their personal teaching philosophy as well as teaching and performance biographies. 

Accordion
Emilian Badea

Banjo
Scott Pittman

Bass Guitar
Justin Meyer
Scott Pittman

Cello
Leo Eguchi
Ariel Friedman
Nara Shahbazyan
Valerie Thompson

Clarinet
Thomas Carroll
Kathy Olson
Karen Robbins
Chris Veilleux

Dance / Creative Movement
Tom Krusinski

Double Bass
Justin Meyer

Drums / Percussion
Scott Goulding
Rick Landwehr
Scott Pittman

Early Education
Cathryn Fassbender
Marie Crasta
Krista Jadro
Ruby Lee
Maria Mandico
Cynthia Sanger

Flute
Julianne Johnston
Anthea Kechley
Kathy Olson
Karen Robbins
Chris Veilleux

French Horn
Anne Howarth

Guitar
Brendan Burns
Will Dick
Scott Pittman
Jussi Reijonen
Robert Ward
Björn Wennås

Harmonica
Tom Krusinski

Harp
Amanda Romano

Jazz / Rock Ensembles
John Purcell

Music Therapy
Adrienne Flight

Oboe
Mary Cicconetti

Oud
Jussi Reijonen

Piano
Lindsay Albert
Karine Bagdasarian
Sara Chen
Elizabeth Chladil
Bryan Eyberg
Niva Fried
Brian Friedland
Atsuko Jozaki
Jessica Teal
Leah Kosch
Franco Leon
Marina Magazinnik
Valerie Ross
Cynthia Sanger
Dan Snape
Gregory Tolwinski

Recorder
Thomas Carroll
Karen Robbins

Saxophone
Kathy Olson
John Purcell
Karen Robbins
Chris Veilleux

Suzuki Flute
Julianne Johnston
Anthea Kechley

Suzuki Violin
Konstantin Arakelov
Narine Arustamyan
Tomoko Iwamoto

Trombone
Russell Jewell

Trumpet
Tom Halter
Russell Jewell

Tuba / Euphonium
Russell Jewell

Ukulele
Scott Pittman

Viola
Sasha Callahan
Stephanie Fong
Tomoko Iwamoto

Violin
Konstantin Arakelov
Narine Arustamyan
Stephanie Fong
Sasha Callahan
Luis Antonio Ibanez R.
Tomoko Iwamoto
Egle Jarkova
Karine Nowick

Voice
Sissy Castrogiovanni
Lisa Lynch

 

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