Private Teacher Listing

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

    Updated 3.23.18

For membership questions contact Allegra Smith,
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.

Private Teachers 2017-2018 PDF

Private teachers

Woodwinds First Name Last Name Home Phone # Email
Clarinet Jim Briggs 457-2752
Clarinet Amanda Cappa 516-996-0503
Clarinet Katlyn Chester Unlisted
Clarinet Michelle Di Pasquale 518-852-3528
Clarinet Kelly Ducham Unlisted
Clarinet Valerie George 914-474-0463
Clarinet Deborah Hyseni 772-1053
Clarinet Shane Peters 341-3279
Clarinet Carolyn Sayles Unlisted
Clarinet Deborah Simons 838-1077
Clarinet Allegra Smith 518-281-7413
Clarinet Sarah Suby 522-8331
Clarinet Christopher Zoutis 778-4049
Flute Judy Bracco 978-4892
Flute Jim Briggs 457-2752
Flute Amanda Cappa 516-996-0503
Flute Valerie George 914-474-0463
Flute Megahn Hughes 914-799-5535
Flute Laura Hulle 542-4816
Flute Deborah Hyseni 772-1053
Flute Kimberly Longo 427-2801
Flute Pamela Murphy 914-489-6631
Flute Merryl Newler 783-4069
Flute Lola Riddick 692-0713
Flute Carolyn Sayles Unlisted
Flute Barton Schindler 615-1452
Flute Carolyn Topliff 561-2877
Saxophone Jim Briggs 457-2752
Saxophone Amanda Cappa 516-996-0503
Saxophone Clayton Chan Unlisted
Saxophone Ellen Dickinson Unlisted
Saxophone Valerie George 914-474-0463
Saxophone Deborah Hyseni 772-1053
Saxophone Guy Johanson 315-278-6753
Saxophone Felix Robles Unlisted
Saxophone Todd Schietroma 928-7572
Saxophone Barton Schindler 615-1452
Saxophone Megan Shafer 796-6943
Saxophone Christopher Zoutis 778-4049
Woodwinds First Name Last Name Home Phone # Email
Bass Clarinet Katlyn Chester Unlisted
Bass Clarinet Megahn Hughes 914-799-5535
Bassoon Ryan Cerullo Unlisted
Oboe Guy Johanson 315-278-6753
Oboe Barton Schindler 615-1452
Piccolo Merryl Newler 783-4069
Piano First Name Last Name Home Phone # Email
Piano Dan Bradley 820-0241
Piano Ryan Cerullo Unlisted
Piano Erica Christy 412-5235
Piano David Crone 987-6729
Piano Michelle Di Pasquale 518-852-3528
Piano Alison Echevarria 518-573-0006
Piano Ruth Gordon Unlisted
Piano Laura Hulle 542-4816
Piano Mitchell Lang Unlisted
Piano Alex Marrero 781-6049
Piano Diane Miller 342-2206
Piano Pamela Murphy 914-489-6631
Piano Alva Nelson 917-656-0273
Piano Carolyn Sayles Unlisted
Piano Todd Schietroma 928-7572
Piano Carolyn Topliff 561-2877
Piano Robert Yapchanyk 914-907-2967
Piano- beginning Michael Hickey 325-9221
Piano- beginning Kelly Shackleton 527-0175
Piano- beginning, intermediate Jason Rickey 705-9367
Guitar, Fiddle, Organ, Ukelele, Bass First Name Last Name Home Phone # Email
Electric Bass Dean Aulogia 728-1988
Guitar Monica Antonelli-Guido 255-4786
Guitar Mark Visconti Unlisted
Guitar Robert Yapchanyk 914-907-2967
Guitar- beginning Michael Hickey 325-9221
Irish Fiddle Eleanor Allen Unlisted
Organ Dan Bradley 820-0241
Ukulele Shane Peters 341-3279
Brass First Name Last Name Home Phone # Email
Euphonium Helen Belles 800-2617
Euphonium Mitchell Lang Unlisted
Euphonium Amber Lomolino 774-9027
French Horn Guy Johanson 315-278-6753
French Horn Ryan Muehlbauer 607-760-2674
French Horn Keith Riddick 692-0713
French Horn Pasqua Ventre 741-2199
French Horn Ryan Walther Unlisted
Low Brass Brian Ackley 851-8308
Low Brass Lenny Klopchin 234-5117
Low Brass Ralph Wagner 733-4402
Low Brass Daniel Walker 527-9789
Trombone Dean Aulogia 728-1988
Trombone Helen Belles 800-2617
Trombone William Greene 344-7633
Trombone Amber Lomolino 774-9027
Trombone Keith Riddick 692-0713
Trombone Pasqua Ventre 741-2199
Trombone/Bass Trombone Sam Shackleton 527-0117
Trumpet Brian Ackley 851-8308
Trumpet Dean Aulogia 728-1988
Trumpet Helen Belles 800-2617
Trumpet Keith Bischof Unlisted
Trumpet Kristen Calohan 709-9786
Trumpet Lee Compton 914-402-5390
Trumpet Ari Contzius Unlisted
Trumpet Jake Hoover 389-6056
Trumpet Chris Persad Unlisted
Trumpet Jason Rickey 705-9367
Trumpet Keith Riddick 692-0713
Trumpet Christopher Taborsky 631-804-3505
Trumpet Pasqua Ventre 741-2199
Tuba Darryl Hey 566-9577
Tuba Mitchell Lang Unlisted
Tuba Amber Lomolino 774-9027
Music Theory, Tech, Composition, Conducting First Name Last Name Home Phone # Email
Composition Dan Bradley 820-0241
Composition Darryl Hey 566-9577
Conducting Richard Simons Unlisted
Music Technology Alva Nelson 917-656-0273
Music Theory Diane Miller 342-2206
Percussion First Name Last Name Home Phone # Email
Conga/bongo Thomas Cunane 566-7559
Drum set Matthew Christy Unlisted
Drum set Thomas Cunane 566-7559
Drum set Andrew Hulle 467-7529
Drum set Al Konikowski 343-9887
Drum set Dion Placencia 430-1097
Mallets Matthew Christy Unlisted
Marching Percussion Dion Placencia 430-1097
Percussion Matthew Christy Unlisted
Percussion Adam Conforti Unlisted
Percussion Thomas Cunane 566-7559
Percussion Michael Hickey 325-9221
Percussion Andrew Hulle 467-7529
Percussion Al Konikowski 343-9887
Percussion Dion Placencia 430-1097
Percussion Todd Schietroma 928-7572
Snare Drum Brian Ackley 851-8308
Voice First Name Last Name Home Phone # Email
Voice Gregory Bennett 342-2552
Voice Erica Christy 412-5235
Voice Lee Compton 914-402-5390
Voice Danielle Cornacchio 386-2940
Voice Erin Cross 342-3351
Voice Brian Flint Unlisted
Voice Ruth Gordon Unlisted
Voice Patricia Halpenny 672-3450
Voice Noreen Hanson 258-2132
Voice Sophie Levenberg Unlisted
Voice Diane Miller 342-2206
Voice Pamela Murphy 914-489-6631
Voice Rachel Scali 707-2769
Voice Carolyn Topliff 561-2877
Voice Barbara Vultaggio 631-766-6266
Strings First Name Last Name Home Phone # Email
Cello Kevin Benedetto 800-5529
Cello Noreen Davis 561-5622
Cello Jeanne Fox 258-1306
Cello Elissa Maynard 987-8482
Cello Tamara Moser 341-3126
Cello Richard Simons Unlisted
Cello Vicki Botta 294-8293
Double Bass Monica Antonelli-Guido 255-4786
Double Bass Darryl Hey 566-9577
Double Bass Analise Reed 728-5719
Double Bass Richard Simons Unlisted
Violin Martha Diaz Unlisted
Violin Hana Walton Unlisted
Violin Karin Warner 565-6311
Violin/Viola Eleanor Allen Unlisted
Violin/Viola Vicki Botta 294-8293
Violin/Viola Lauren Buono 837-1007
Violin/Viola Noreen Davis 561-5622
Violin/Viola Tracy Decker 988-7029
Violin/Viola Emily Faxon 534-8368
Violin/Viola Laura Greco 781-0315
Violin/Viola Diana Marz 705-0619
Violin/Viola Elissa Maynard 987-8482
Violin/Viola Amanda Mita 346-6699
Violin/Viola Tamara Moser 341-3126
Violin/Viola Roberta Warfield Unlisted