Faculty

BMS teachers bring years of experience and a commitment to teaching at the highest levels. What further distinguishes them is the ability to meet every student at their individual level, working with all types of students from beginners to advanced students (including young children, teens, and adults) in private lessons, group classes, workshops, and ensembles.

Faculty

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Jump to a specific category to learn more about our faculty or scroll the complete alphabetical list below. Select a faculty member name to learn more about individual teaching philosophy and biography.

Private Lessons


Brass

Tom Halter

Trumpet | Tuba

Anne Howarth

French Horn

Russell Jewell

Trombone | Trumpet | Tuba | Baritone/Euphonium


Guitar

Justin Meyer

Upright Bass | Electric Bass

Scott Pittman

Drums | Guitar | Bass | Ukulele | Banjo

Tev Stevig

Guitar | Ukulele | Banjo | Lap Steel Guitar | Ethnic Plucked String Instruments: Oud, Tanbur, Bağlama (or Saz), Rabab

Pritesh Walia

Guitar

Robert Ward

Guitar


Percussion

Scott Pittman

Drums | Guitar | Bass | Ukulele | Banjo


Piano

Amira Acre

Piano

Sara Chen

Piano

Niva Fried

Piano

Leah Kosch

Piano

Siu Yan Luk

Music Moves For Piano | Piano

Dan Sedgwick

Piano Composition Lab

April Sun

Piano | Creative Theory & Musicianship

Aimee Tsuchiya

Piano Chamber Ensembles Chamber Ensembles Coordinator


Strings

Konstantin Arakelov

Violin | Suzuki Violin

Narine Arustamyan

Violin | Suzuki Violin

Allison Dobbs

Violin | Viola | Suzuki Violin

Leo Eguchi

Cello

Stephanie Fong

Violin | Viola

Tomoko Iwamoto

Violin | Viola | Suzuki Violin

Egle Jarkova

Violin | Chamber Ensembles

Justin Meyer

Upright Bass | Electric Bass

Karine Nowick

Violin

Maura Shawn Scanlin

Violin BMS Fiddle Group


Voice


Woodwinds

Thomas Carroll

Clarinet Recorder

Sam Childers

Bassoon

Julianne Johnston

Flute | Saxophone | Clarinet | Suzuki Flute

Anthea Kechley

Flute | Suzuki Flute | Flute Seminar

Karen Robbins

Flute Recorder Saxophone Clarinet

Andy Voelker

Saxophone Clarinetw


Classes & Programs


Classes for Adults


Classes For Young Children

Rachel Adler-Golden

Music Moves For Piano

Phil Berman

Music Play | Musical Adventures

Zoe-Rose de Paz

Music Menagerie | Music & More

Jessie Doyle

Music Moves For Piano | Instrument Discovery

Krista Jadro

Music Moves For Piano | Move, Sing, Drum!

Ruby Lee

Music Moves For Piano

Siu Yan Luk

Music Moves For Piano | Piano

Cathy Marks

Music Moves For Piano

Shena Miura

Music Moves For Piano | Musical Adventures | Move, Sing, Drum!

Clare Sung

Music Moves For Piano | Piano For All Children

Christy Zarlengo

Music Moves For Piano


Movement and Dance

Tom Krusinski

Movement & Dance Classes | Harmonica


Music Therapy

Adrienne Flight

Music Therapy Sessions Neurologic Music Therapy Piano For All Children

Kathlynn C. Sell

Music Therapy Sessions Neurologic Music Therapy Piano For All Children


Musical Skills Classes

Konstantin Arakelov

Violin | Suzuki Violin

Narine Arustamyan

Violin | Suzuki Violin

Allison Dobbs

Violin | Viola | Suzuki Violin

Tomoko Iwamoto

Violin | Viola | Suzuki Violin

Julianne Johnston

Flute | Saxophone | Clarinet | Suzuki Flute

Anthea Kechley

Flute | Suzuki Flute | Flute Seminar

Maura Shawn Scanlin

Violin BMS Fiddle Group


Performing Ensembles

Russ Gershon

Jazz Ensembles & Rock Bands Jazz/Rock Coordinator

Aimee Tsuchiya

Piano Chamber Ensembles Chamber Ensembles Coordinator


Contact Us

Brookline Music School is a nonprofit organization that has provided excellence in music education to the Greater Boston community since 1924. We rely on the generous support of our donors to benefit the community through music.

Brookline Music School welcomes students of all ages. Enrollment is open year-round so students may begin private lesson study at any time. Join us!


Office Hours

Monday: 9am to 8pm
Tuesday: 9am to 8pm
Wednesday: 9am to 8pm
Thursday: 9am to 8pm
Friday: 9am to 5pm
Saturday: 9am to 4pm
Sunday - Closed for the summer