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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 ...

Peter M. Gansevoort, NY

About Peter

The only instrument I play is the accordion. I am familiar with the standard (Stradella) bass system, and free bass instruments. I have worked alone for over 40 years with acoustic, and electronic/midi accordions. I play the Bass. Many accordionists do not, they play the right hand and hire a bass player. I have performed in Canada, the US all up and down the East coast, as far West as the Mississippi River, England, Scotland, Wales, Costa Rica. NY City, Saratoga Springs, Lake George, Lake Placid, Montreal, and many others I can't remember. I love the accordion, so it is easy for me to play. When you succeed, I succeed and it is my hearts desire to promote this beautiful, and extremely versatile instrument, and you with it. It's fun. Let's go. *** Lesson Details *** ...

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Edwin M. March 2, 2014
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Awesome teacher! I am learning and having fun at the same time.

Pete is extremely knowageable, he is very patient and driven to make sure a student achieve his goals as well as having fun doing it. I know I am going to become a great Accordion player cause of him. VIA SKYPE
Paul B. Schenectady, NY

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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

About John

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

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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