Instructors

Joshua Kerns

Voice, Piano, Guitar, Brass

Wednesday, Friday and Saturday Lessons- Few spots left

Joshua Kerns is a graduate of SUNY Buffalo State College where he focused on trumpet and education. In his spare time he plays piano and is a singer songwriter in the styles of Jazz, Hip Hop, and R&B. He teaches at Boulevard Music Lessons as well as Performing Arts Music. Joshua has the ability to teach most band instruments ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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MaryBeth King

Guitar, Piano, Voice & Ukulele

Online Lessons Only

MaryBeth has been teaching a variety of instruments for the past nine years.  She has been adding new techniques and teaching skills to really improve her craft and keep her students laughing and having fun.  In lessons she encourages her students to work on performing in shows and do their very best.  She received her Bachelor’s of Music degree in performance from Villa Maria College of Buffalo. Not only has she played in the Western ...
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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 ...
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Marcus Roper

Guitar & Piano

Monday- Thursday Lessons- Only a Few Spots Left!

Marcus Roper is a Jazz, Blues, Funk, and Classical Guitarist from NYC who is finishing up his Bachelors in Music Education. He has been teaching guitar ever since he started playing & believes in teaching music first through ear and then through notation because we learn languages in the same way. He believes that all children should be at least exposed ...
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Marissa O'Connor

Voice, Piano, Drama, & Musiking

Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday Lessons- Only a Few Spots Left!

Voice, Piano, Drama, & Musiking Marissa is a classically trained vocalist from Buffalo State College. She graduated with a B.A. in Music and Psychology. She studied under Dr. Joseph Spann at Buffalo State. Since graduating, she has begun another music program to complete her certification in Music Therapy. With her students, Marissa encourages them to find their own ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Kate Seres

Vocal Instructor

Online lessons Only

Kate is a vocalist and songwriter who has been singing for over 15 years, and has been teaching voice for over two years. She also dabbles in piano, guitar, and ukulele and is currently recording her first original album with Glenn Bernardis of GB Audio. Aside from being a musician, Kate is a writer and published playwright. Kate specializes in teaching teenage and adult singers who ...
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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 ...
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Rafi Bloomberg

Guitar & Bass

Has lesson times on Wednesdays- Only a few spots left 

Raised in Williamsville, NY, Rafi graduated from Buffalo State College, State University of New York in May of 2020 with a Bachelor's Degree in Arts and Letters. His academic focus was Digital Music Production. He is a rock music composer, audio engineer and multi-instrumentalist. Rafi is also a member of the Audio Engineering Society, and he recently participated in ...
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Dillon Slater

Guitar, Bass & Beginner Piano

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday Lessons Available

Dillon Slater is a Rock, Alternative, Jazz and Classical guitarist from Williamsville, NY. He graduated Buffalo State in the spring of 2020, obtaining a Bachelor of Arts degree with a concentration in Music Performance. While at Buffalo State, he studied classical guitar under guitarists Evan Drummond and Kahlil Sarikey. Under ...
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Lindsey Roth

Brass Instruments
Mondays 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, ...
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Elsie Herold

Voice, Piano, Musiking
Mondays and Saturdays

Elsie Herold is a recent graduate of SUNY Buffalo State with a bachelor’s degree in music education, concentrated in vocal performance. During her time at Buffalo State, Elsie performed in multiple choirs, sang lead roles in operas, and participated in musical theater. Elsie also volunteered at Buffalo State, teaching the choir and piano classes for the Buffalo Urban Music Project; ...
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Sydney Reiser

Voice & Piano
Mondays & Fridays

Sydney Reiser is very excited to be a part of the Performing Arts team! She’s spent her entire life surrounded by music! Throughout elementary and high school she participated in chorus and musicals. Sydney attended Monroe Community College and graduated with an Associate’s Degree in Music Performance. She then went on to study Music Education at Buffalo State. During her ...
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