Our Teachers

Joe Childs- Guitar, Bass, Banjo​

Joe Childs- Guitar, Bass, Banjo​

Joe is a professional recording artist, performer, and educator. In addition to being one of the founders of two private ...
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Scott Nestler- Guitar, Bass, Ukulele

Scott Nestler- Guitar, Bass, Ukulele

With well over 20 years of experience playing, Scott is well versed in all genres of music including, classical, jazz, ...
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Josh English- Drums

Josh English- Drums

Josh graduated from Villa Maria College with a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Industry in 2015. Renowned for his high energy, ...
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Mike Slomowicz- Guitar, Bass

Mike Slomowicz- Guitar, Bass

Mike Slomowicz holds both B.A. (Canisius College) and M.M. (University at Buffalo) degrees in classical guitar performance.  He has several ...
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Michael Lukasiewicz – Woodwinds & Brass

Michael Lukasiewicz – Woodwinds & Brass

Michael Lukasiewicz is a clarinet player and teacher from Buffalo, NY. In 2017, he graduated from SUNY Fredonia with a ...
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Joshua Sabo – Drums

Joshua Sabo – Drums

Joshua Sabo is a drummer and percussionist from Arkansas. He began playing drums at the age of seven, and began ...
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Alessia Paolini – Voice & Piano

Alessia Paolini – Voice & Piano

Italian Soprano Alessia Paolini received her second Master’s Degree in Voice Performance from Houghton College (N.Y.) in 2018. In 2015 ...
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Evan Laedke – Piano

Evan Laedke – Piano

Evan’s musical journey began at the age of 14 with Hammond B3 organ lessons taught by Buffalo’s local blues legend, ...
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Hayley Richbart – Piano, Vocals, Guitar

Hayley Richbart – Piano, Vocals, Guitar

Hayley Richbart is a Board-Certified Music Therapist (MT-BC) with a B.S. in Music Therapy from Molloy College. She has played ...
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Demyia Browning – Piano & Voice

Demyia Browning – Piano & Voice

Originally from Las Vegas, NV, Demyia (they/them) studied musical theatre performance and composition at the College of Southern Nevada. Songwriter ...
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Mat Missert – Guitar

Mat Missert – Guitar

Mat graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Music Industry from Villa Maria College in 2018. He plays several instruments which ...
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