Professors

Carol Wrobleski

With performance experience spanning opera, musical theater, and cabaret, singer Carol Wrobleski appeared for numerous seasons with the New York City Opera Chorus, in multiple tours with Opera Northeast, performed in a cabaret revue at Eighty-Eights in NYC, and in summer stock. Concert solo appearances include Musica Historia’s Shakespeare’s Words and Music and the Great […]

Brian O’Connell

Brian O’Connell is widely known for his kinetic and inventive playing on bass guitar and touch guitar with several bands. Active on the Northeast music scene and beyond for over 20 years, he has performed widely with Uncle Sammy, Gordon Stone, Gary Backstrom, Jo Henley, Rev Tor, Dave Brunyak, Sarah Blacker, under his own name, and […]

Darby Wolf

Darby Wolf is a pianist, organist and keyboardist based in Western Massachusetts.  He grew up studying piano with family friend Mitch Chakour (musical director for Joe Cocker).  He played piano and trumpet in bands with friends in middle school and starting gigging while in high school at age 15.  He continued his education in jazz […]

Carolyn Dufraine

Carolyn graduated Magna Cum Laude from Westfield State University in 2018 with a degree in trombone performance, and studied under Timothy Atherton. She is currently pursuing a masters degree in trombone performance at UMass Amherst, studying under Gregory Spiridopoulos. She found her passion for music in middle school, listening to great musicians like JJ Johnson, […]

Amanda Armstrong Lapell

Amanda began playing the violin in 1987.  She developed a sincere love for the instrument and endeavored to dedicate her life to the pursuit of advanced musical study.  She studied Music Performance at the prestigious Baldwin-Wallace Conservatory of Music and the Crane School of Music at S.U.N.Y. Potsdam.  While at Crane, Amanda studied Suzuki Teaching […]

Jason Davis

Jason Davis has completed a Doctorate of Music from McGill University and a Master’s in Music from University of Massachusetts. He is a highly skilled teacher on electric bass, guitar, acoustic bass, and piano in jazz, classical, latin, and pop styles. Jason is extremely patient, encouraging, and supportive, and believes in always tailoring music lessons […]

Judy Bruneau

Judy Bruneau is a well-rounded musician with lots of energy and a passion for teaching. Her father was a drummer and she grew up listening to a lot of big band music which fueled her love for jazz. She also had a great interest in parade drumming and participated in drum corps at an early […]

Phil Rodriguez

Phil Rodriguez has more than two decades of professional experience as a freelance trumpet player, touring artist, session musician, composer and teacher. Born and raised in Santa Barbara, CA, Phil earned a Bachelor of Music degree in Jazz Studies from the University of Southern California Thornton School of Music, where he studied with the great […]

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