BMS teachers bring years of experience and a commitment to teaching at the highest levels. What further distinguishes them is the ability to meet every student at their individual level, working with all types of students from beginners to advanced students (including young children, teens, and adults) in private lessons, group classes, workshops, and ensembles.

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Jump to a specific category to learn more about our faculty or scroll the complete alphabetical list below. Select a faculty member name to learn more about individual teaching philosophy and biography.

Lessons


Brass

Tom Halter
  • Trumpet
  • Tuba
Anne Howarth
  • French Horn
Russell Jewell
  • Trombone
  • Trumpet
  • Tuba
  • Baritone/Euphonium

Guitar

Justin Meyer
  • Upright Bass
  • Electric Bass
Scott Pittman
  • Drums
  • Guitar
  • Bass
  • Ukulele
  • Banjo
Tev Stevig
  • Guitar
  • Ukulele
  • Banjo
  • Lap Steel Guitar
  • Ethnic Plucked String Instruments: Oud, Tanbur, Bağlama (or Saz), Rabab
Pritesh Walia
  • Guitar
Robert Ward
  • Guitar

Percussion

Scott Pittman
  • Drums
  • Guitar
  • Bass
  • Ukulele
  • Banjo

Piano

Amira Acre
  • Piano
Sara Chen
  • Piano
Niva Fried
  • Piano
Leah Kosch
  • Piano
Siu Yan Luk
  • Music Moves For Piano
  • Piano
Dan Sedgwick
  • Piano
  • Composition Lab
April Sun
  • Piano
  • Creative Theory & Musicianship
Aimee Tsuchiya
  • Piano
  • Chamber Ensembles
  • Chamber Ensembles Coordinator

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Strings

Konstantin Arakelov
  • Violin
  • Suzuki Violin
Narine Arustamyan
  • Violin
  • Suzuki Violin
Allison Dobbs
  • Violin
  • Viola
  • Suzuki Violin
Leo Eguchi
  • Cello
Stephanie Fong
  • Violin
  • Viola
Tomoko Iwamoto
  • Violin
  • Viola
  • Suzuki Violin
Egle Jarkova
  • Violin
  • Chamber Ensembles
Justin Meyer
  • Upright Bass
  • Electric Bass
Karine Nowick
  • Violin
Maura Shawn Scanlin
  • Violin
  • BMS Fiddle Group

Voice


Woodwinds

Thomas Carroll
  • Clarinet
  • Recorder
Sam Childers
  • Bassoon
Julianne Johnston
  • Flute
  • Saxophone
  • Clarinet
  • Suzuki Flute
Anthea Kechley
  • Flute
  • Suzuki Flute
  • Flute Seminar
Karen Robbins
  • Flute
  • Recorder
  • Saxophone
  • Clarinet
Andy Voelker
  • Saxophone
  • Clarinet

Group Classes


Classes For Young Children

Rachel Adler-Golden
  • Music Moves For Piano
Krista Jadro
  • Music Moves For Piano
Ruby Lee
  • Music Moves For Piano
Siu Yan Luk
  • Music Moves For Piano
  • Piano
Cathy Marks
  • Music Moves For Piano
Shena Miura
  • Musical Adventures
  • Move, Sing, Drum!
  • Music Moves For Piano
  • Music Play
Jennie Mulqueen
  • Music Play
  • Musical Adventures
Clare Sung
  • Music Moves For Piano
Christy Zarlengo
  • Music Moves For Piano

Movement & Dance


Musical Skills Classes

Konstantin Arakelov
  • Violin
  • Suzuki Violin
Narine Arustamyan
  • Violin
  • Suzuki Violin
Allison Dobbs
  • Violin
  • Viola
  • Suzuki Violin
Tomoko Iwamoto
  • Violin
  • Viola
  • Suzuki Violin
Julianne Johnston
  • Flute
  • Saxophone
  • Clarinet
  • Suzuki Flute
Anthea Kechley
  • Flute
  • Suzuki Flute
  • Flute Seminar
Maura Shawn Scanlin
  • Violin
  • BMS Fiddle Group

Music Therapy

Adrienne Flight
  • Music Therapy
  • Piano For All Children
Kathlynn C. Sell
  • Music Therapy
  • Neurologic Music Therapy

Performing Ensembles

Russ Gershon
  • Jazz Ensembles & Rock Bands
  • Jazz/Rock Coordinator
Aimee Tsuchiya
  • Piano
  • Chamber Ensembles
  • Chamber Ensembles Coordinator