Professors


**ATTENTION** We are temporarily offering 100% REMOTE LESSONS to all of our students due to the recent outbreak of COVID-19. The Prindle School is not currently holding on-site lessons until further notice. However, we are ACCEPTING NEW STUDENTS to begin remotely right away. ENROLL TODAY!


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 […]

Kris Danielsen

Dr. Kristoffer Danielsen is an active freelance trombonist and educator throughout greater New England. In addition to maintaining an extensive private teaching studio, Kris has performed with the Albany Symphony, Cape Symphony, Portland Symphony, Eastern Connecticut Symphony, Handel Society, Moscow Ballet, Nautilus Brass Quintet, Massachusetts Chamber Players, Pioneer Valley Symphony, Windham Symphony, Keene Chamber Orchestra, […]

Alisha Lopez-Marrero

Trumpet teacher Alisha Lopez-Marrero is in her final year at the University of Massachusetts Amherst where she is pursuing a Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in Music.  Her current focus is trumpet performance, but she is also minoring in Economics, as well as pursuing a Certificate in Arts Management.  Alisha currently performs with […]

Steve Yarbro

Steven Yarbro is a prolific musician with experience in a wide range of musical styles and capacities. A seasoned performer, his highlights include a tour of the Midwest U.S. and Japan with the Indiana University Wind Ensemble, a feature solo saxophone performance with the Arizona State University Concert Jazz Band, several performances as a saxophonist […]

Emily Thomas

Emily Thomas is a student at the University of Massachusetts Amherst currently pursuing her undergraduate degree in clarinet performance and music education. While at UMASS, Emily has been a member of the Wind Ensemble, Symphony Orchestra, Studio Orchestra, Clarinet Choir, Clarinet Quintet, Woodwind Quintet and Oboe, Clarinet and Piano Trio. As a clarinetist, Emily has […]