Faculty

For general information, please contact mya@mya.org

“We are so blessed to have such a wonderful, talented faculty teaching our children.”
  – Dr. Allan Dennis


Orchestra

Allan Dennis, Founder and Executive Director; Concert and Symphony Orchestras
Patrick Pearson, Cadet, Concertino, and Philharmonia Orchestras
Rhona Reagen, Reading Orchestra


Chamber Music

Robert Bassill, Chamber Music Director & String Music Coach
Rose Armbrust-Griffin, String Chamber Music Coach
Naomi Bensdorf Frisch, Woodwind Chamber Music Coach
David Cunliff, String Chamber Music Coach
Amanda Dennis, String Chamber Music Coach
David Eisenreich, Percussion Chamber Music Coach
Julie Fischer, String Chamber Music Coach
Paula Fischer, String Chamber Music Coach
Joy Hoffman, Harp Chamber Music Coach
Lyudmila Lakisova, Piano Chamber Music Coach
Martin Nocedal, String Chamber Music Coach
Christopher O'Hara, Brass Chamber Music Coach
Matt Oliphant, Woodwind Chamber Music Coach
Charles Pikler, String Chamber Music Coach
Rhona Reagen, String Chamber Music Coach
Desiree Ruhstrat, String Chamber Music Coach
John Shaffer, String Chamber Music Coach
Tatyana Stepanova, Sonata Class & Piano Chamber Music Coach
Mathias Tacke, String Chamber Music Coach


Jazz

Quentin Coaxum, Jazz Faculty
Neil Carson, Jazz Faculty
Dan Pierson, Jazz Faculty
Joe Policastro, Jazz Faculty


Choral

Gary Fry, VX Studio Vocal Ensemble
Stevi Marks, Voices Rising Director
Alyssa Allgood, Mini and Mighty Maestros Director


Early Childhood

Teddi Koch, Music and Movement Instructor


Theory and Composition

Dr. Megan Beugger, Music Theory and Composition Instructor