Jordan Bilicki

Jordan Bilicki is an alumnus of Lebanon Valley College. Jordan holds a degree in music education, where he spent 4 years learning all of the instrument. Jordan’s main instrument is the Alto Saxophone, though he’s taught lessons to each and every instrument family. The instruments Jordan can teach are clarinet, flute, piccolo, oboe, saxophones, trumpet, euphonium, percussion including drum set, violin, viola, cello, upright bass, guitar, and keyboard.

In addition to musical instruments, Jordan can also teach music theory, music composition, and basic jazz improvisation. Jordan’s concept of teaching is by practice, support, and constant creative assistance. Jordan looks forward to working with any and all students who have a passion to learn and are excited about music.

Miguel Hidalgo-Monroy

Miguel Hidalgo-Monroy, alto saxophonist and clarinetist, was born November 2, 1987 in Richmond, VA. He got his formal music training at Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA. While attending Berklee, he was fortunate enough to study under the guidance of Bill Pierce and Greg Osby. Upon graduation he did a few contracts playing saxophone, flute and clarinet with Carnival and Holland America Cruise Lines. After moving on from cruise ships, Miguel ventured back to NYC and could be heard around the city playing in many notable clubs. Recently Miguel has completed a Masters in music from North Carolina Central University. While there he studied and was mentored by Branford Marsalis and Robert Trowers. Miguel has performed with numerous notable musicians such as Branford Marsalis, Benny Golson, Joe Chambers, Antonio Hart and Stefon Harris to name a few.

Erin Kearney

Erin Kearney is a graduate of Mansfield University with a Bachelor’s degree in Music. She has taken lessons from a member of the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic for three years, as well as been part of Maywood University’s String Project where she learned fiddling techniques. During her time at Mansfield, Erin has been apart of the American String Teacher’s Association(ASTA). With ASTA, she had the opportunity to play for a few moments with Mark Wood, formally of Trans-Siberian Orchestra. Before going to college, Erin was part of Scranton High School’s Advanced Strings for three years, in one of those years she performed in Disney World. Erin enjoys bright colors, happy music and always having a good time!

Daniel Perez

Daniel Perez has been teaching privately for 8 years. He holds a Bachelors of Arts in Music from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte where he studied under renowned percussionist Rick Dior. Daniel began studying piano at the young age of eight years old and began his passion for music back in Caracas, Venezuela. During his early teen years he moved to North Carolina where he decided that percussion was his area of expertise. While he lived in Charlotte, North Carolina, Daniel also played with different local churches, jazz combos and musicals. While attending UNC-Charlotte he played percussion with different Operas, Musicals, the UNCC Wind Ensemble, UNCC Percussion Ensemble, UNCC Orchestra, Jazz combos and UNCC Big Band and University Events. He is well experienced in different genres such as rock, jazz, Latin, pop, funk, gospel, classical, and more. He currently leads worship at his local church and is very active with his youth group as well.

Daniel is a multicultural individual who has taught students as young as five years old to adults. With his teaching methods he focuses on the weekly improvement of the student as opposed to going through great amount of repertoire without letting the student retain the necessary skills to move ahead as a musician. Daniel finds his joy in sharing the passion of music with those around him and helping others become better at what they do.

Nicholas Dean

Nicholas Dean is a native Philadelphia musician who has been playing guitar for 15 years, piano for 20 years, and electric bass for 5 years. He has previously studied under guitar virtuoso Jim Dragini and is now studying composition and orchestration with composer Eric Haecker. Nicholas’ fusion style is rooted in the Motown, folk, r&b, pop and musical theater that he heard around the house in his youth. He then found home recording and began to experiment with beat making and hip hop production. Nicholas traveled to Egypt in 2014 and developed an interest in Eastern music, which inspired him to develop his own system of music theory, rooted in overtones and synthesizing Western tonality with Eastern microtonal systems

Joyce Ingle

Joyce Ingle has over 15 years experience in teaching vocal music and piano in both private and public schools. Originally from El Paso, Texas, Joyce earned her Bachelor of Music from University of Texas at El Paso and taught high school choir before enrolling in Boston University for her Master of Music Education.

Joyce has taught students of all ages and levels voice, piano, vocal ensemble, sight-singing, theory, and performance techniques. She is passionate about teaching students based on their musical interests to then expand their knowledge to other musical genres and styles. Joyce currently teaches music to preschoolers and serves in her church’s music ministry as a director of the children’s choir and a cantor for masses.

Jason Roamer

Jason Roamer studied Music Education at the University of Nevada in Reno where he developed his playing in the Bel Canto style. He was the principal tubist in the University symphony orchestra and symphonic band. He played bother trumpet and Trombone in the University Jazz lab band. Outside school, Jason was the principal tubist in the Reno Pops Orchestra and Carson City Symphony, and he currently plays with the Rose Tree Pops and Carriage House Brass.

Former students of Jason’s have attended Boston University’s Tanglewood Young Artists’ Institute, won scholarships to both Lake Tahoe and Donner Mine music camps, and won seats in the Reno Philharmonic Youth Orchestras.

Jimmy Cianci

 

Jimmy Cianci has been playing local venues for over 30 years, and teaching for over 26. He teaches all ages and styles on both six and twelve string orientations. Jimmy places an emphasis on the importance on the various fields of music theory and strives to combine that knowledge with what his students wish to play. He has played in several well known groups in the area and specializes in Hendrix and Santana style progressive rock music, but his passion is creating and recording original music. His original compositions have been compared to Frank Zappa, Jimi Hendrix, and Deep Purple.

 

Steve Harbaugh

Steve Harbaugh has been drumming for 40 years, and teaching the art of drumming for 35 years. He attended West Chester University where he earned a Bachelor of Music degree in percussion performance. He received his teaching certificate from Immaculate College, and received honors for academic achievement. Steve loves to play any style, but has a special love for jazz drumming.
He is a master of the traditional grip in drumming, but realizes most students lean towards matched grip playing. Steve believes the most important element in drum technique is to let the stick bounce and do all the hard work. With a history of playing in many varied ensembles, Steve is ready to help all eager and aspiring drummers.

Steve Catania

Steve Catania is 23 years old and has been playing guitar for 9 years. He also plays piano, drums, and bass. While attending Penn State University, he played guitar in the Penn State Outer Dimensions jazz combo. He is currently the lead singer and guitarist for the up- and-coming progressive jam band Cocktail Party Phenomenon (CPP).
Steve has played at many well known venues in Philadelphia, New York, and New Jersey such as World Cafe Live, The Blockley, Legendary Dobbs, Triumph Brewery, The Stone Pony (NJ), and Sullivan Hall (NY). While in his previous band, The Good News, he opened for Lupe Fiasco and O.A.R. At the Movin’ On Festival in State College. With CPP, he performed at the official pre and after parties for Umphrey’s McGee when they came to the Electric Factory in February of 2012.

Ryan Berg

Ryan Berg is a dedicated drum-set performer and educator with international touring and teaching experience. Ryan’s educational background includes studies conducted at Berklee College of Music in Boston and extensive studies with world-renowned educator Gary Chaffee, whose former students include many of the top drummers working today.
An active performer, Ryan has performed internationally in diverse musical settings with artist such as Project/Object featuring Frank Zappa band alumni, composer Chris Opperman, and many more.
Former students have performed internationally, attended college, and participated in national tours. Current and former students alike include professional performers and educators in the area.

Mike Donato

Mike Donato has been playing guitar professionally for ten years, both as a teacher and a gigging musician. He has a repertoire of over 200 popular songs, and is well-versed in techniques of all different styles of music from progressive to pop.
His practical, no-nonsense approach is designed to turn people into competent, fluent musicians as fast as possible. Mike specializes in pop, folk, classical, and all types of rock music from classic to contemporary.