One of the reasons our students say they love Pakachoag is because of the special connections they develop with their teachers.
Our faculty are all experts in their assigned are of instruction. Most of our private lesson teachers are active performers, as well as caring teachers. We take time to understand your needs, and will work with you to find the best placement.
Whether you’re a child or an adult, a beginner or heading toward a conservatory degree, we’ll work with you to support your learning goals.
This is my fourth year playing the piano. At Pakachoag, I really like the atmosphere of learning.
Appleton. Age 12.
Faculty information is available by area of instruction or alphabetically.
Janeen Baker, Piano
Andrey Karpyuk, Piano
Kamilla Isanbaeva Irving, Piano
Inna Muravnik, Piano
William Ness, Organ
Vladimir Odinokikh, Piano
Sam Politz, Jazz Piano
Debby Sedgwick, Piano (Auburn & W. Boylston)
Betsy Bronstein, Cello (Auburn & W. Boylston)
Marilyn Butler, Violin / Suzuki Violin (W. Boylston)
Madalyne Cross, Violin / Viola / Suzuki Violin (Auburn & W. Boylston)
Jeff Dostal, Upright Bass (String Bass)
Peter Hughes, Violin / Viola
Laurie Knorr, Violin / Suzuki Violin (Auburn & W. Boylston)
Amy Matherly, Violin / Suzuki Violin; Suzuki Program Coordinator (Auburn & W. Boylston)
Sheila Reid, Violin / Viola
David Siegel, Violin
Leah Zelnick, Suzuki Violin, Piano; (Auburn)
Jeff Dostal, Guitar, Bass Guitar (Electric, Acoustic, Jazz, Folk, Classical, Pop)
Josh Goldman, Guitar (Electric, Acoustic, Jazz, Folk, Classical, Pop)
Usha Verma, Sitar (Classical Indian)
Nike Beaudry, Clarinet/Sax
Jung-Yi Alice Hsieh Daugherty, Flute / Fife / Piccolo
William Ness, Pipe Organ
Colton Ray Cox, Oboe / English Horn (Auburn or W. Boylston)
Sarah Harrison Smongeski, Flute / Recorder
Victoria Bartolomeo, Voice
Silvia Irving, Voice
Gretchen D’Andrea, Musical Theater
Julie Holston, Music Together (Auburn, W. Boylston, Sturbridge, Sterling)
Linnea Lyerly, Music Together
Vladmir Odinokikh performs Rachmaninoff. The Steinway concert grand is made available courtesy of Pakachoag Church.
Jonathan Clark, Trumpet
Maxim Korn, Violin
Lea Lucia Lipner, Piano
Mary Anne Slack, Early Childhood / Music Together