Mentors

Brian

Brian is a woodwindist, keyboardist, composer, and educator residing in Rochester, NY. He studied with saxophone greats Dave Schiavone, Greg Banaszak, Gary Keller, and Troy Roberts. In 2006, he graduated with a Master’s in Music from the Frost School of Music at the University of Miami. Brian has performed as a freelance artist all over […]

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Marilyn

Marilyn, a Caledonia native, is a graduate of Potsdam Crane School of Music in Music Education.  She has been in the music circuit dating back to the 70’s, where she taught in both public and private schools.  Still to this day, she is very much active directing and playing for local area churches, weddings and […]

Tierney

Born and raised in Spencerport, Tierney has been inseparable from her trumpet since she began playing sixteen years ago. Awarded the Spencerport Music Association Scholarship upon her high school graduation in 2011, she moved to Ohio to pursue a Bachelor’s Degree in Trumpet Performance at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music under the instruction […]

Koki

Koki is a 26 year old 3rd year Doctor of Musical Arts student, studying with Mikhail Kopelman at the Eastman School of Music. Koki received Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Washington and Master of Music degree from Eastman School of Music. Koki started playing the violin at age 6 in Japan with […]

Matt

Matt has been an active performer within the Rochester music scene since the early 90s.  With countless hours of studio and stage time Matt brings a unique approach to instruction which centers around the individual artist and their goals.  As music coordinator for American Music Centre’s Performing Arts School of Music he brings over 27 […]

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