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Christopher C. Altamont, NY

About Christopher

Let me introduce myself! I have been playing the violin for about 20 years, and have always know that the violin is an extension of myself! I have an incredible passion for music, and would like to inspire all of my students to share that passion. I've been teaching violin lesson since my high school graduation and throughout my conservatory career. I've taught students as young as 5 as well as adult students looking to learn something new. I was a volunteer at the Hamilton Hill Center for the Arts and helped create the only opportunity for students in the community to learn the violin. I studied Violin Performance at the Longy School of Music of Bard College in Cambridge, MA and graduated in June of 2012. My former teachers include Michael Emery and Mark Lakirovich. *** Lesson ...

Paul B. Schenectady, NY

About Paul

Over 14 years of teaching and playing experience in many areas of music. I have a Masters Degree from Boston University. I love teaching and playing rock, jazz and classical on both drum set and mallet instruments. *** Studio Equipment *** D.W drum set with Zildjian cymbals. Yamaha Marimba, 4 1/3 octave rosewood. Musser M-55 Vibraphone. Two Ludwig Timpani.

Dan A. Slingerlands, NY

About Dan

Dan is currently a senior at SUNY Oneonta, pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Music Industry with minors in both Audio Production and Percussion Performance. As a drummer, Dan has played in many different ensembles, including the SUNY Oneonta Jam Band, Percussion Ensemble, R&B Band, Zappa Band, and the Hartwick/Oneonta Rock Orchestra. Dan has also played in the Capital Region’s Empire State Youth Orchestras for 4 years, and was selected as a NYSSMA All-state Alternate in the Spring of 2009 and 2010. Dan has also played in his high school’s jazz band, orchestra, wind ensemble, and pep band. In the spring of 2012, Dan was voted to be President of the Drag N’ Rolls Drumline. Dan is also a member of the Audio Production Engineering Club. Dan is currently in the Classical Percussion ...

John G. Troy, NY

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College Student with strong background in Music Theory, passionate about playing music.

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Kathy M. April 8, 2015
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John was great! Very professional and encouraging. He was accommodating and answered all my questions. I am looking forward to continuing my lessons with him.
Hikaru I. Albany, NY

About Hikaru

はじめまして!My name is Hikaru. I'm originally from Tokyo Japan, and this is my eighth year living in NY so it feels like my second home now. I'm currently pursuing my Master's degrees at SUNY Albany for Language Education and Communication and completed my Bachelor's Degrees in Music Department, Music Performance and Political Science. I LOVE to teach languages and also the enjoyment in devoting your time to music! Excited to hear from you!

Alex B. Albany, NY

About Alex

I am a current Ph.D. Student in Education. I have earned a Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Music Education.

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