Joey Arcuri

Joey Arcuri

Gravitating to the upright bass at the age of ten, Joey Arcuri hasn’t put it down since. Youth orchestras, jazz bands, and rock groups launched him through early schooling. Continuing into college, Joey studied with Tim Cobb at SUNY Purchase and Dr. Nicholas Walker at...
David Allen Coester

David Allen Coester

David Allen Coester has been teaching the guitar to people of all ages and abilities for more than 25 years — formerly at the Crestwood Music Education Center in Westchester County and in his private studio in downtown Ithaca. He primarily teaches beginning to...
Hayden Frank

Hayden Frank

Hayden Frank was born and raised in Ithaca, where he became active in music and theater at a young age. Drawn to the deep grooves of ‘60s and ‘70s R&B/Soul music, he picked up the bass as a teenager and studied under local legend Doug Robinson, until departing for...
Jan Nigro

Jan Nigro

Jan Nigro is a co-founder, songwriter for, and performer with Vitamin L, a youth choral group which performs extensively year-round at schools, education conferences, festivals, and camps. (1989 to present, over 800 concerts to date). For more info see the website:...
Gerald Slevin

Gerald Slevin

Specializing in teaching students how to play and sing simultaneously, and employing an easy-going, creative, song-oriented pop/rock approach, Gerald has taught for over 12 years both one-on-one and in groups with students of all ages. To help each student uncover...
Bryan Spencer

Bryan Spencer

Bryan Spencer is a classical guitarist in Ithaca, NY. He holds a master’s in music performance from Ithaca College where he studied under Pablo Cohen. Having started classical study much later than learning the instrument, he has a solid background in many styles,...
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