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


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.

Updated PDF 10.13.20

Private Teachers 2019-2020 PDF

Private Teachers 2019-2020 Spreadsheet File


Woodwinds First Name Last Name Home Phone # E-Mail Address
Bass Clarinet Katlyn Chester Unlisted
Bassoon Ryan Cerullo 866-8409
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 800-5578
Clarinet Shane Peters 341-3279
Clarinet Felix Robles 674-7103
Clarinet Richard Rose 475-5648
Clarinet Carolyn Sayles 857-4029
Clarinet Megan Shafer 796-6943
Clarinet Deborah Simons 838-1077
Clarinet Allegra Smith 518-281-7413
Clarinet Sarah Suby 522-8331
Clarinet Christopher Zoutis 778-4049
Flute Judy Bracco 614-0345
Flute Jim Briggs 457-2752
Flute Amanda Cappa 516-996-0503
Flute Ashley Head Unlisted
Flute Laura Hulle 542-4816
Flute Kim Longo 427-2801
Flute Kristina Martorano 914-420-8711
Flute Pam Murphy 914-489-6631
Flute Merryl Newler 783-4069
Flute Lola Riddick 692-0713
Flute Richard Rose 475-5648
Flute Carolyn Sayles 857-4029
Flute Barton Schindler 615-1452
Flute Megan Shafer 796-6943
Flute Carolyn Topliff 561-2877
Oboe Julie Carter 239-3528
Oboe Barton Schindler 615-1452
Piccolo Merryl Newler 783-4069


Saxophone Jim Briggs 457-2752
Saxophone Amanda Cappa 516-996-0503
Saxophone Clayton Chan Unlisted
Saxophone Ashley Head Unlisted
Saxophone Kristina Martorano 914-420-8711
Saxophone Felix Robles 674-7103
Saxophone Richard Rose 475-5648
Saxophone Barton Schindler 615-1452
Saxophone Megan Shafer 796-6943
Saxophone Christopher Zoutis 778-4049
Strings First Name Last Name Home Phone # E-Mail Address
Cello Kevin Benedetto 800-5529
Cello Vicki Botta 294-8293
Cello Noreen Davis 566-5622
Cello Jeanne Fox 646-335-8582
Cello Leonard King 572-3400
Cello Tamara Moser 341-3126
Cello Melissa Neyer 837-9402
Double Bass John Arbo 986-7042
Double Bass Darryl Hey 566-9577
Double Bass Melissa Neyer 837-9402
Double Bass Analise Reed 563-8450
Double Bass Richard Simons 838-1077
Viola Mary Porcaro 489-3217
Violin Karin Warner 565-6211
Violin/Viola Vicki Botta 294-8293
Violin/Viola Noreen Davis 566-5622
Violin/Viola Tracy Decker 988-7029
Violin/Viola Martha Diaz 206-6644
Violin/Viola Olga Dusheina 563-8400
Violin/Viola Emily Faxon 534-8368
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 258-0318
Brass First Name Last Name Home Phone # E-Mail Address
Euphonium Lenny Klopchin 234-5117
Euphonium Mitchell Lang 631-879-5849
Euphonium Amber Lomolino 774-9027
French Horn Peter Gehres 527-1964
French Horn Danielle Hommel 534-4380
French Horn Ryan Muehlbauer 607-760-2674
French Horn Tyler Odell 775-9305
French Horn Keith Riddick 692-0713
French Horn Pasqua Ventre 741-2199
Trombone Peter Gehres 527-1964
Trombone William Greene Unlisted
Trombone Lenny Klopchin 234-5117
Trombone Jake Hoover 389-6056
Trombone Amber Lomolino 774-9027
Trombone Pasqua Ventre 741-2199
Trombone Daniel Walker 527-9789
Trombone Johanna Wiley Unlisted
Trombone Keith Riddick 692-0713
Trumpet Keith Bischof 264-0077
Trumpet Ari Contzius 978-7117
Trumpet Peter Gehres 527-1964
Trumpet Jake Hoover 389-6056
Trumpet Tyler Odell 775-9305
Trumpet Chris Persad Unlisted
Trumpet Keith Riddick 692-0713
Trumpet Johanna Wiley Unlisted
Tuba Darryl Hey 566-9577
Tuba Jake Hoover 389-6056
Tuba Mitchell Lang 631-879-5849
Tuba Amber Lomolino 774-9027
Tuba Johanna Wiley Unlisted
Other Musical Skills First Name Last Name Home Phone # E-Mail Address
Composition Richard Simons 838-1077
Conducting Richard Simons 838-1077


Piano First Name Last Name Home Phone # E-Mail Address
Piano Ryan Cerullo 866-8409
Piano Erica Christy 206-8476
Piano David Crone 987-6729
Piano Michelle Di Pasquale 518-852-3528
Piano Alison Echevarria 573-0006
Piano Ruth Gordon 419-788-9185
Piano Ashley Head Unlisted
Piano Skyler Klein Unlisted
Piano Erin Lawney 631-804-9934
Piano Alex Marrero 781-6049
Piano Diane Miller 342-2206
Piano Roberta Monkash 781-6099
Piano Pam Murphy 914-489-6631
Piano Carolyn Sayles 857-4029
Piano Carolyn Topliff 561-2877
Piano Robert Yapchanyk Unlisted
Piano (beginner) Laura Hulle 542-4816
Piano (beginner) Pasqua Ventre 741-2199
Percussion First Name Last Name Home Phone # E-Mail Address
Drum Set Sanford Bookey 570-228-6726
Drum Set Thomas Cunane 566-7559
Drum Set Andrew Hulle Unlisted
Hand Percussion Thomas Cunane 566-7559
Mallet Percussion Matthew Christy 412-5235
Mallet Percussion Andrew Hulle Unlisted
Percussion Matthew Christy 412-5235
Percussion Adam Conforti Unlisted
Percussion Thomas Cunane 566-7559
Percussion Andrew Hulle Unlisted
Percussion Al Konikowski 343-9887
Percussion Kristina Martorano 914-420-8711
Voice First Name Last Name Home Phone # E-Mail Address
Jazz Vocal Mary Porcaro 489-3217
Voice Gregory Bennett Unlisted
Voice Julie Carter 239-3528
Voice Erica Christy 206-8476
Voice Brian Clark (607) 768-2621
Voice Danielle Cornacchio 386-2940
Voice Erin Cross 342-3351
Voice Brian Flint Unlisted
Voice Ruth Gordon 419-788-9185
Voice Patricia Halpenny Unlisted
Voice Skyler Klein Unlisted
Voice Diane Miller 342-2206
Voice Pam Murphy 914-489-6631
Voice Casie Snow-Hebel 522-3014
Voice Carolyn Topliff 561-2877
Voice Barbara Vultaggio 631-766-6266
Other Instruments First Name Last Name Home Phone # E-Mail Address
Bass Guitar Jeff Bouck Unlisted
Guitar Mark Visconti Unlisted
Guitar Robert Yapchanyk Unlisted
Guitar/Bass Monica Antonelli-Guido Unlisted
Guitar/Bass Matthew Christy 412-5235
Electric Bass John Arbo 986-7042
Ukulele Shane Peters 341-3279