Contact information for the private teachers listed on this website is made available for prospective students only. OCMEA does not endorse any particular private teacher listed on this website. Students and their families should check references before choosing a private music teacher.


Private Music Instruction
Teacher List

All telephone numbers are in the 845 Area Code unless indicated otherwise.

We will be including only private teachers who are paid or retired OCMEA members in this list.

Please contact Lisa Moriarty for membership details.


Private Teacher List PDF File

  Updated 2.2.14


Violin & Viola



Double Bass


  Flute Oboe Bassoon Clarinet Saxophone


  Trumpet French Horn Trombone Baritone/Tuba



Brass First Name Last Name Home Phone Email
French Horn Maria  Fenfert 827-5713
French Horn Megan Lawrence 417-3320
French Horn Hilarie Clark Moore 469-8214
French Horn Ryan Muehlbauer 607-760-2674
French Horn Keith Riddick 692-0713
French Horn Ryan Walther 516-435-5372
Trumpet (beginners only) Doreen Sandor 283-9565
Trumpet Steve Austin 321-0638
Trumpet Keith Bischof 724-4377
Trumpet Darwin Lee Compton 914-402-5390
Trumpet Ari Contzius 692-6475
Trumpet Maria  Fenfert 827-5713
Trumpet Eric Parks 564-2669
Trumpet Chris Persad 477-0743
Trumpet Megan Reifenberg 414-617-9089
Trumpet Keith Riddick 692-0713
Trumpet Chris Taborsky 631-804-3505
Trombone Dean Aulogia 728-1988
Trombone Ellen Dickinson 258-4968
Trombone William Greene 344-7633
Trombone Keith Riddick 692-0713
Trombone Amina Thomas 594-3169
Trombone/Baritone Helen Belles 800-2617
Trombone/Baritone/Tuba Ken Brands 632-1714
Trombone/Euphonium/Tuba Brian Ackley 851-8308
Trombone/Euphonium/Tuba Kenneth Pick 565-4162
Trombone/Euphonium/Tuba Sam Shackleton 527-0117
Tuba Ralph Wagner 733-4402
Tuba/Low Brass Michael Kochem 775-3256
Low Brass Lenny Klopchin 234-5117
Strings First Name Last Name Home Phone Email
Strings Ruth Ann Gordon 419-788-9185
Strings Rick McCurdy 914-213-9048
Cello Tamara Moser 341-3126
Cello Kevin  Benedetto 800-5529
Cello Victoria Botta 294-8293
Cello Jeanne Fox 258-1306
Cello Elissa Maynard 987-8482
Cello Greg Phillips 534-2605
Double Bass Kevin Franca 430-3893
Double Bass Rick McCurdy 914-213-9048
Double Bass Analise Reed 728-5719
Double Bass Kenneth Schwartzman 544-1968
Violin Olga Dusheina-Dougherty 623-4943
Violin Anissa Kurian 598-2567
Violin Diana Marz 673-4712
Violin Karin Warner 565-6311
Violin/Viola Victoria Botta 294-8293
Violin/Viola Lauren  Buono 351-5697
Violin/Viola Valentina Charlap-Evans 845-562-8381
Violin/Viola Tracy Decker 988-7029
Violin/Viola Martha Diaz 206-6644
Violin/Viola Elissa Maynard 987-8482
Violin/Viola Amanda Mita 346-6699
Violin/Viola Roberta Warfield 497-7003
Violin/Viola Emily Faxon 534-8368
Guitar/Bass First Name Last Name Home Phone Email
Guitar Lucas Rau 207-577-2507
Guitar Mark  Visconti 292-0414
Electric Bass Ellen Dickinson 258-4968
Woodwinds First Name Last Name Home Phone Email
Woodwinds Ben Carriel 358-6748
Woodwinds Carolyn Sayles 565-4782
Bagpipes Antoinette DePasquale 321-8015
Bassoon Jessica Perry 585-738-1474
Bassoon Bruce Winslow (845) 496-7535
Clarinet Helen Belles 800-2617
Clarinet Judy Bracco 427-2742
Clarinet Jim Briggs 457-2752
Clarinet Michelle DiPasquale 518-852-3528
Clarinet Don Franklin 297-5631
Clarinet Valerie McMillan 914-474-0463
Clarinet Michael Pacer 469-8528
Clarinet Peter Prokopchak unlisted
Clarinet Felix Robles 674-7103
Clarinet Carolyn Sayles 565-4782
Clarinet Tom Scott  564-3089/857-5228
Clarinet Rachel Skopin 401-5023
Clarinet Allegra Smith 518-281-7413
Clarinet Sarah Suby 522-8331
Clarinet Dan Teare 636-4216
Clarinet Deborah Vitanza 772-1053
Clarinet Jennifer Wagner 733-4402
Clarinet Christopher Zoutis 778-4049
Flute Judy Bracco 427-2742
Flute Jim Briggs 457-2752
Flute Ruth Ann Gordon 419-788-9185
Flute Megahn Hughes 914-799-5535
Flute Kaylyn Kinney 914-474-3996
Flute Kim Longo 427-2801
Flute Laura Martellaro 542-4816
Flute Michael Pacer 469-8528
Flute Lola Riddick 692-0713
Flute Carolyn Topliff 561-2877
Flute Deborah Vitanza 772-1053
Flute/Piccolo Merryl Newler 783-4069
Flute/Piccolo Joan Schwartzman 544-1968
Woodwinds First Name Last Name Home Phone Email
Saxophone Judy Bracco 427-2742
Saxophone Jim Briggs 457-2752
Saxophone Ellen Dickinson 258-4968
Saxophone Michael Pacer 469-8528
Saxophone Peter Prokopchak unlisted
Saxophone Felix Robles 674-7103
Saxophone Megan Shafer 796-6943
Saxophone Rachel Skopin 401-5023
Saxophone Dan Teare 636-4216
Saxophone Deborah Vitanza 772-1053
Saxophone Christopher Zoutis 778-4049
Percussion First Name Last Name Home Phone Email
Percussion Ben Carriel 358-6748
Percussion Paul Carroll 255-2951
Percussion William Couture 631-255-0505
Percussion Andrew Hulle 467-7529
Percussion/Drumset Thomas Cunane 566-7559
Mallets/ Percussion/Drum Set Matthew Christy 631-275-3849
Composition/Theory First Name Last Name Home Phone Email
Composition Daniel Bradley 820-0241
Theory Hilarie Clark Moore 469-8214
Piano  First Name Last Name Home Phone Email
Piano (beginners only) Kristin Henne 649-2777
Piano (beginners only) Roberta Monkash 783-7077
Piano (beginners only) Doreen Sandor 283-9565
Piano (beg./intermediate) Kelly Shackleton 566-5261
Piano (All Levels) First Name Last Name Home Phone Email
Piano Daniel Bradley 820-0241
Piano Ben Carriel 358-6748
Piano Erica Coppola 206-8476
Piano David Crone 987-8460
Piano Christa Damaris 343-4201
Piano Michelle DiPasquale 518-852-3528
Piano Karen Ewing 542-1261
Piano Ruth Ann Gordon 419-788-9185
Piano Alison Henry 518-573-0006
Piano Casey Hulick 647-3002
Piano Kaylyn Kinney 914-474-3996
Piano Michael Kochem 775-3256
Piano Alex Marrero 781-6049
Piano Hilarie Clark Moore 469-8214
Piano Elizabeth Olivo 827-6079
Piano Sharon Satkowski 496-6732
Piano Carolyn Sayles 565-4782
Piano Carolyn Topliff 561-2877
Piano (Jazz/Rock) Paul Davis 496-8982
Voice First Name Last Name Home Phone Email
Voice Gregory Bennett 342-2552
Voice Daniel Bradley 820-0241
Voice James Cahill 661-5728
Voice Erica Coppola 206-8476
Voice  Erin Cross 342-3351
Voice Christa Damaris 343-4201
Voice Ruth Ann Gordon 419-788-9185
Voice Noreen Hanson 258-2132
Voice Kristin Henne 649-2777
Voice Robin Meade 551-7106
Voice Lucas Rau 207-577-2507
Voice Carolyn Topliff 561-2877
Voice Barbara Vultaggio 631-766-6266