Faculty

Francesco Catricala

Francesco Catricala grew up in a family of musicians and began taking piano and drum lessons in elementary school. During middle school he taught himself guitar under the guidance of his father, a professional guitarist and school teacher. Interested in jazz Francesco joined his high school jazz ensemble and was invited to play with the Skidmore [...]

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Priscilla Faustini

Priscilla Faustini, born and raised in New Jersey, comes from a musical family of church musicians, singers and teachers. She is a recent graduate of Westminster Choir College in Princeton, New Jersey, where she received a Bachelor of Music in Sacred Music. She began her musical journey at age six, taking piano lessons from her grandfather. [...]

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Victor Gould

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Ariel Jacobs

Ariel Jacobs is a classically trained pianist currently attending Brooklyn College Conservatory of Music in pursuit of a degree in Music Performance. There she is studying under Jeffery Biegel. She is currently the accompanist for the Brooklyn College Chorale and Conservatory Chamber Choir. Ariel grew up in New Jersey and began taking piano lessons at the [...]

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Melissa Manning

Melissa Manning, was born and raised in Newark, NJ. She is a Juilliard trained concert pianist who attended the Manhattan School of Music and Montclair University as a piano performance major. She won the piano concerto competition at Montclair and performed the Rhapsody In Blue with the Montclair Concert Jazz Band. At the age of 17, [...]

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Alecia Dalessio McClintock

Alecia Dalessio McClintock began playing piano at the age of four because of her parents’ influence, both of whom were musicians. Taking numerous courses as a child at the Mannes College of Music preparatory division led to Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees at Mannes.  She studied piano under Diane Walsh and Thomas Sauer, and also obtained a [...]

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Kessa Mefford

Kessa Mefford has been an active solo pianist and piano teacher for nearly a decade. She gave her first full solo recital at age 14 and began teaching piano privately less than a year later. She has performed concerts around Westchester and New York City, as well as in Utah during her BM in piano performance [...]

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Kate Eunjung Noh

Music has always been a way to connect with myself and with others. Music encourages us to express our emotions and helps us unlock our inner creativity. Learning how to play the piano will give students an opportunity to critically think, connect with others, and be proud of their hard work. That is what I hope [...]

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