Faculty

Being a student at the Joy of Music Program means being part of a warm and supportive community and experiencing the camaraderie of sharing the joy of music with enthusiastic teachers and students. Our highly qualified and carefully chosen faculty is dedicated to helping students of all ages and levels of ability develop their self-confidence and build the skills that enable them to express themselves through music. They enjoy the whole spectrum of teaching, from starting beginners to preparing students seriously considering careers in music for conservatory auditions.

Nancy Ackerman
Clarinet; Wind Ensemble
Jim Allard
In Memoriam
Phil Andrews
Percussion, Percussion Ensemble
Richard Ardizzone
Trombone; Jazz Ens., World Drumming
Wendy Ardizzone
Piano; Music & Movement
Jerry Bellows
Recorder
Cindy Bizzarro
Piano; Recorder, Accompanist
Betsy Bronstein
Cello, Violin, Chamber Music
Lira Cady
Harp
Mary Casey
Piano, Recorder
Lucy Colwell
French Horn
Mike Connors
Percussion
Colton Cox
Oboe, English Horn
Scott Daugherty
Trumpet (classical & jazz)
Joe D’Angelo
Guitar, Electric Bass
Sean Farias
Double Bass (Jazz & Classical); Jazz Ensemble
Nan Gibbons
Children's Chorus
Debby Greenebaum
Violin, Suzuki Violin
Peter Hughes
Violin
Kallin Johnson
Piano (Classical & Jazz)
Beth Keusch
Voice, Piano
Kenji Kikuchi
Saxophone, clarinet
Sanghee Kim
Piano
Laurie Knorr
Violin, Suzuki Violin
Patti Lahey
Music & Movement; Creative Movement & Drama
Mike Melendez
Guitar
Julie Metcalf
guest faculty ~ Fiddling Workshop
Ralph Metcalf
String Ensembles, Sinfonietta Strings
Aaron Packard
Violin, Viola, Chamber Music
Olga Pineda
Violin, Piano
Regie Pineda
Violin, Viola; Chamber Music, Sinfonietta & Orchestra
Caroline Reiner-Williams
Cello, Chamber Music
Joe Scott
Classical Guitar, Suzuki Guitar
David Siegel
violin
Timothy Terranella
Cello, Flute; JYO; Chamber Music
Dr. Ning Tien
Cello, Chamber Music
Vlad Vaskevich
Clarinet, Saxophone
Mark Weissman
Saxophones