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, Concertino, Philharmonia, and Cadet Orchestras
Rhona Reagen, Reading Orchestra


Chamber Music

Robert Bassill, Chamber Music Director & String Music Coach
Rose Armbrust-Griffin, String Chamber Music Coach
Schmuel Ashkenasi, String Chamber Music Coach
Naomi Bensdorf Frisch, Woodwind Chamber Music Coach
Amanda Dennis, String Chamber Music Coach
Julie Fischer, String Chamber Music Coach
Paula Fischer, String Chamber Music Coach
Lyudmila Lakisova, Piano 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
Gerardo Ribeiro, String Chamber Music Coach
John Shaffer, String Chamber Music Coach
Rami Solomonow, String Chamber Music Coach
Tatyana Stepanova, Sonata Class & Piano Chamber Music Coach
Mathias Tacke, String Chamber Music Coach


Jazz

Chris Madsen, Jazz Program Director
Dan Pierson, Jazz Faculty
Joe Policastro, Jazz Faculty


Choral

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


Early Childhood

Teddi Koch, Music and Movement Instructor


Theory and Composition

Dr. Megan Beugger, Music Theory and Composition Instructor