Meet our instructors…


Anna Drozdova
Instruments: Piano
Education: B.A. Music – Early Childhood Education (New Jersey City University)
Teaching Since: 2001





Brian Nivison
Instruments: Brass, Woodwinds, Band
Education: M.A. Instrumental Conducting (Mansfield University) / B.M. Music Education – Performance (Crane School of Music – SUNY Potsdam)
Teaching Since: 1999


dan-engvaldsen-4x5Dan Engvaldsen
Instruments: Guitar, Bass, Banjo
Teaching Since: 1992
Performing Since: 1987
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Francine Warshany
Instruments: Strings, Piano, Guitar, Orchestra, Band
Education: B.M. Music Education (Mercyhurst University)
Teaching Since: 1985





Kate Anderson
Instruments: Woodwinds, Piano, Jazz Improvisation
Education: M.M Jazz Studies (Northern Illinois University) / B.M. Saxophone Performance (Pennsylvania State university)
Teaching Since: 2007
Performing Since: 2006



Matthew King
Instruments: Guitar, Piano, Bass, Mandolin, Ukulele, Songwriting
Education: B.A. Music Theory & Composition (CUNY College of Staten Island)
Teaching Since: 2004
Performing Since: 2003




Obi Kaye
Instruments: Middle Eastern, African and Afro-Cuban Percussion (All Levels); Drum Set, Marching Percussion (Beginning to Intermediate); Specializing in music for those with special needs
Education: Studied Jazz / Jazz History at Penn State, Global Percussion at University of Pennsylvania; Plus private instruction with other traditional percussionists
Teaching Since: 1994
Performing Since: 1984



Sandy Bookey
Instruments: Drum Set
Education: M.S. Music Education (Queens College) / B.M. Music Education (SUNY Binghamton)
Teaching Since: 1991
Performing Since: 1984