Gretchen Owens

24 Margaret St.
Essex, VT 05452
(802) 399-4366
gobluebird@gmail.com
All Levels – Oboe
BA in Music Performance, Syracuse University; studied with Phil MacArthur and Burt Lucarelli. 20 years of teaching and performing experience. Teaching out of home studio in Essex.

Sharon Waxman

196 Timothy Way
Williston, VT 05495
learnviolavt@gmail.com

Experience teaching viola and violin lessons, ages 6-adult. Group lessons offered on occasion. Studied music at Juilliard Pre-College, Interlochen Arts Festival, and Louisiana State University. More info available at learnviolavt.com

Steven Klimowski

68 Wilkins Road PO Box 67
Fairfax, VT 05454-0067
802-849-6900

clarinet@together.net

Steven Klimowski spent seven years studying with the famous Leon Russianoff in NYC before joining the State of Mexico Symphony Orchestra where he spent three seasons. He has played with the Vermont Symphony Orchestra, the Vermont Mozart Festival (15 yrs) and is the principal clarinetist with the Burlington Chamber Orchestra and the Opera Company of Middlebury. He is founder and director of the Vt. Contemporary Music Ensemble and a member of the cross-over group Frevo. He has been playing for Vermont students with the VSO Woodwind trio “Raising Cane” since the mid ’80s. He has taught clarinet at the University of Vermont since 1981 and taught saxophone at UVM for 25 years. He is also clarinet instructor at Middlebury College.

 

Deb Smoller

Berlin, VT / Burlington, VT
802-793-9055
dmsmoller93@gmail.com
Facebook: smollersuzukipiano

Debra Smoller works with the Suzuki method that nurtures parents to nurture their child’s abilities, leading to a life-long love of music.  Ms. Smoller has 20+ years teaching experience.

Samuel Whitesell

95 Caroline St.
Burlington, VT 05401
802.461.6676
sam_whitesell@yahoo.com
www.samuelwhitesell.com

Welcoming piano students of all ages and abilites. M.M. and B.M. in piano performance from the Crane School of Music at SUNY Potsdam with concentrations in piano pedagogy and a jazz studies minor. Performing and teaching experience in classical, jazz, blues, rock, and pop. Lessons are tailored to meet the needs and interests of each student. Experienced accompanist and collaborative musician.

Larissa Hebert

1685 Rugg Road
Fairfield, VT 05455
802.598.6727
lhebertvt@gmail.com

Beginner-Intermediate. Suzuki piano instruction for any age. Member of the Vermont Music Teacher’s Association.

Suzanne Smith

449 Moretown Common Rd.
Moretown, VT 05660
(802) 496-5273
cellochan3b@gmail.com
All Levels – Cello

cellochan.com / cellochanwoods.com / http://www.mcmcvt.org/cello.html

Suzanne brings 30 years of teaching experience to VT from Ann Arbor, MI. in 2016.  Degrees: Bachelor of Performance, Oberlin Conservatory / Masters in Music, State University of New York under Greenhouse. Other teachers: Richard Kapuscinski and Janos Starker.   What makes Cellochan unique is it’s teaching philosophy.  With a holistic approach to the artistic process, Suzanne helps students pursue excellence in the context of well being.  Frequent performance opportunities, ensemble coaching, improvisation, home concerts, and more.

Tim Swanson

100 Kennedy Drive Apt. 39
South Burlington, Vermont 05403
(802) 373-7223
tbswanson@gmail.com

tbswanson.com

All levels Violin & Viola
All ages taught

Experienced teacher using traditional and Suzuki methods, depending on student. Individual and group lessons.
I am versed in classical, jazz, blues and folk.
Strong understanding of in theory, improvisation, rhythm, harmony.
Sliding scale.