Performing Arts Teachers

Spencer Glinski

Posted on September 28, 2022

Spencer Glinski Bass Guitar Spencer has been playing music for 10 years. His main playing focus is bass guitar but is knowledgeable in other instruments as well. He graduated from Villa Maria with a Bachelors in Music. He is currently a student at UB in the Music Education program.

Stephen Adolf

Posted on August 3, 2021

Stephen Adolf Guitar, Bass & Drums Stephen Adolf is a Guitarist, Bassist and drummer. Born and raised in Clarence NY, he has traveled the country touring and opening up for national acts like KC and the Sunshine Band, Florida Georgia Line, Montgomery Gentry, Eric Church, Aaron Carter, Easton Corbin, Eric Pasley and more. After graduating in 2013 from the University of Akron with a Bachelors of Arts in Performance on Guitar he moved to Nashville, TN where he joined JoeRead More

Lindsey Roth

Posted on May 17, 2021

Lindsey Roth Brass InstrumentsMondays and Thursdays Lindsey Roth is a musician from West Seneca, New York. She is currently pursuing her Bachelor’s degree in Music at SUNY Buffalo State College,  as well as a minor in Digital Music Production. She studies trumpet with Dr. Mark Filsinger and French horn with Ms. Sheryl Hadeka. During her time at Buffalo State, she has performed in Wind Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble, Philharmonia, and Chorale, as well as several chamber ensembles. Lindsey believes that theRead More

Mike Alessi

Posted on July 20, 2020

Mike Alessi Voice, Piano, Musiking Monday-Saturday lessons with only a few slots left Mike is currently a student of the Master’s of Music Education Graduate Program at the University at Buffalo, and has over a decade of musical experience. He graduated from Canisius College in 2018 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Music with a concentration in Vocal Performance. Additionally, he has been heavily involved in a wide variety of choirs, a cappella groups, and musical theatre productions. During his time performingRead More

Elizabeth Klimek

Posted on January 23, 2019

Elizabeth Klimek Voice and Musiking Tuesday, Wednesday & Saturday Lessons A recent graduate of the University at Buffalo, Ms. Klimek holds a Master’s in Vocal Performance, as well as a Master’s in Music History, with a concentration in opera and musical theatre. She also holds a Bachelor in Arts, with a concentration in Music from Nazareth College of Rochester. Ms. Klimek has participated in the Cadenza Workshop with Dr. Mario Martinez and Professor Sebnem Mekinulov. In Buffalo, she has performedRead More

Erin Szymanski

Posted on January 23, 2019

Erin Szymanski String, Piano, Guitar and Musiking Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday Lessons- Only a few spots left! Erin graduated from SUNY Fredonia with a Bachelors in Education with a concentration in Music. She has had over 4 years of teaching experience in the classroom and 10 years in private setting. Erin has been a member of the Warren Civic Symphony Orchestra for 6 years and has been part of the Cheektowaga Community Symphony Orchestra since 2015. Ms. Erin is ableRead More

Scott Keller

Posted on January 23, 2019

Scott Keller Drums & Percussion Tuesday Lessons- Only a few spots left Scott Keller has been playing drums and percussion for over 40 years. He has performed locally in bands playing various styles including: Rock, Jazz, Blues, Progressive Rock, Rockabilly and Americana. He has studied with Michael Bookspan and Gerald Carlyss from the Philadelphia Orchestra, Lynn Harbold of the Buffalo Philharmonic and at the University of Buffalo with Jan Williams. Scott currently performs with the Sam Marabella Band.

Joe Childs

Posted on January 23, 2019

Joe Childs Guitar & Banjo Online Lessons Only Joe is a professional recording artist, performer, and educator. In addition to being one of the founders of two private music schools in Western NY, Boulevard Music Lessons in Tonawanda and Performing Arts located in Depew, NY, he is also director of guitar at Buffalo Academy of the Sacred Heart. His musical repertoire consists of many styles that include blues, folk, classical, rock, country and jazz. Additionally Joe is a Buffalo MusicRead More

Josh English

Posted on January 23, 2019

Josh English Drums Monday and Thursday Lessons Josh graduated from Villa Maria College with a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Industry in 2015. Having played drums for over 19 years, Josh is a very versatile instructor, fluent in many styles of drumming including rock, blues, funk, jazz, and many more. Currently, Josh plays with Buffalo rock supergroup Grosh, in addition to playing and recording with numerous artists both local, national and international. Josh is a very high energy instructor and isRead More

Jennifer VanDuzer-Kerns

Posted on January 23, 2019

​Jennifer VanDuzer-Kerns Unfortunately Mrs. Jen does not have lesson availability right now. Jen graduated with a Bachelor of Music degree from Buffalo State College in May 2015, specializing in Voice. She is the owner of Performing Arts. She has played piano and performing voice for many years. Jennifer was the President of the Buffalo State chapter of the National Association of Music Education and is still an active member. She is known for singing Soprano Arias by Mozart, Duparc, Liszt,Read More