Dan Prindle

Multi-instrumentalist and vocalist Dan Prindle started his successful musical career with the New England jam-band juggernaut Rane, a band who recently celebrated the 20th anniversary of their formation with a sold-out show at Northampton’s Iron Horse Music Hall. The two intervening decades have been filled with musical accomplishments including the release of Dan’s first full-length […]

Michelle Prindle

Michelle Marinelli Prindle is an active soprano with a Bachelor of Music degree in classical vocal performance from The Hartt School in West Hartford, CT, where she graduated summa cum laude in 2002. Her operatic roles include Frasquita in Carmen, Giannetta in L’Elisir d’Amore, the Second Lady in The Magic Flute, and Nannetta in Falstaff. […]

Colin Jalbert

Drummer, educator and producer Colin Jalbert found his obsession with music at the early age of 5. His formative years were spent drumming along to everything from Led Zeppelin to Bob Marley, soaking in as much of the language as possible before beginning his formal studies with Clark Seibold at age 13. In 2012, he […]

Nate Christy

Nate Christy is a music entrepreneur, producer, engineer composer and performer. He has been running his company, Nate Christy Music, for over ten years. Nate produces with four-time Grammy nominated musician, songwriter, and producer, Larry Dvoskin, whose songs have sold more than 27 million copies worldwide.

Travis LaMothe

For Travis LaMothe, the last 22 years have been about the love of music.  The study, the gigs, the listening, the seeing, the teaching, the producing, and the writing have allowed him to evolve into the musician he is today.  Initially developing from early cassettes of Buddy Rich and Lars Ulrich, the tunnel vision was […]

Diane Lipartito

Bassoonist Diane Lipartito received her BA in music performance at Rowen University, where she studied with Lawrence Stewart. She was also a student of Philadelphia Orchestra members Kathleen White-Vigilante and Ferdinand Del Negro, and later, Arthur Weisberg at the State University of New York at Stony Brook, where she earned her MM in music performance. […]

Kate Robarge

Kate Robarge is a cellist, composer, and educator pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Performance and Education at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, where she will graduate in 2017. Kate studied with Astrid Schween, who is the newest member of the Juilliard String Quartet and currently studies with Edward Arron. She is the composer and […]

Joseph Goguen

Joseph Goguen is a Music Education and Trumpet Performance major at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, graduating in 2017. Studying under Eric Berlin, Joseph’s musicianship has been recognized by the International Trumpet Guild and National Trumpet Competition. He has performed with a variety of ensembles on campus, including the University of Massachusetts Minuteman Marching Band, […]

Dan Kennedy

Dan Kennedy’s commitment to contemporary instrumental music goes back to the 1980s. Conservatory trained, he got his start playing evenings of improvised piano music at Oberlin’s Cat-in-the-Cream Coffeehouse. His music has been in rotation on Sirius XM Satellite Radio ever since 2009, and can be heard on over 250 terrestrial radio stations, as well as […]

Mimi Goodman

Mimi Goodman is a soprano and violinist originally from New York City. She is a graduate of Haverford College and has spent the last 2 years working at Mount Holyoke as the Assistant to the Choral Director and at Northampton High School as a musical director. Mimi is a former member of C4: The Choral […]

Nina Gross

Nina Gross studied viola and piano performance at Interlochen Arts Academy. She holds her BA and MA degrees from Yale University where her focus was social science and education.  She has been a private strings instructor, writer, and musician-composer. She taught elementary music and violin at Atlanta Montessori International School, general music and choral instruction […]

Jon Carroll

At age 18, Jon Carroll was a founding member of Starland Vocal Band, recording the #1 Pop hit “AFTERNOON DELIGHT”. The group went on to be nominated for five Grammy Awards, winning two, one for Best New Artist and one for Best Arrangement for Voices. Vocal arranging was one of Jon’s roles in the group. Since […]

Kimaya Diggs

Kimaya Diggs is a vocalist and teaching artist based in Northampton. Kimaya studied classical vocal performance at Swarthmore College, and has toured three continents performing and teaching workshops on polyphonic folk music from 20 different traditions. She has just finished recording a solo album. Kimaya believes that every child can sing, and that every voice […]

Chris Foe

Chris Foe is an emerging composer whose work is performed and recorded widely throughout the New York, Boston, and Western Massachusetts areas. Originally from West Michigan, Chris graduated summa cum laude from the SUNY Purchase Conservatory of Music where he studied guitar and composition under the internationally-renowned Jazz guitarist, John Abercrombie. During his years there, […]

Clair Cangialosi

Clair Cangialosi graduated in the spring of 2017 from the University of Massachusetts Amherst with a bachelor’s degree in music education with a concentration in bassoon. She is an avid bassoonist and contrabassoonist, performing with ensembles in both the Pioneer Valley and the New York City area. Clair is a native of White Plains, New […]

Mary Corso

Mary Corso is a professional touring vocalist and music educator who graduated from the Jackie McLean Institute of Jazz at the Hartt School of Music. Mary is strongly influenced by jazz in her style of singing. Mary performed and studied with jazz legends such as Steve Davis, Nat Reeves, and many more during her college […]

Ilana Morris

Ilana Morris is an active vocalist in the Western Massachusetts music scene.  She has her Bachelor of Art degree with a focus on Music and a minor in Jazz Voice from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, MA. She discovered her love for singing at the early age of four, and as a member of […]

Zack Cross

Zack Cross began his formal classical piano training at the age of 6, quickly developing a passion for music. After being given a Thelonious Monk CD in high school, he joined the community jazz band and switched his focus. Since then he has become an international performer of all styles of music, from country to […]

Ava D’Agostino

Ava D’Agostino is a Rochester, New York native who is currently working to receive her masters in vocal performance from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst while working as a TA in Aural Skills. She received a Bachelors of Music degree in education in 2015 from SUNY Fredonia and is a New York-Certified K-12 music […]

Sarah Hill

Violist Sarah Hill received her MM in 2016 from New England Conservatory, where she was a student of Mai Motobuchi of the Borromeo String Quartet. Sarah holds undergraduate degrees in viola performance and English from Oberlin College and Conservatory, where she studied with Peter Slowik. An avid chamber musician, Sarah has performed widely in the […]

Zach Robarge

Zach Robarge holds a B.M. from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and is currently a Performance Certificate candidate at UMASS. He specializes in saxophone, clarinet, flute, and oboe and has experience as a performer and teacher of each. He has played extensively in pit orchestras for theatre companies such as Barrington Stage Company and the […]