Sarah Hotchkiss

12 North Street #7
Burlington, VT 05401
802.223.8945
woodburystrings@gmail.com
www.woodburystrings.com
Beginner/Intermediate
Over 25 years of experience teaching in public and private schools.  Majored in Music Education at the Crane School of Music and directed the Vermont Fiddle Orchestra from 2003-2013.  Accepting students age 3-103, including beginning classical violin and viola.

Katie Oprea

300 Birch Way
Bakersfield, VT 05441
802.933.2607
koboern@gmail.com
All levels
A native of St. Albans, Ms. Oprea studied oboe with her father and later joined the Vermont Youth Orchestra, where she performed as a youth soloist with the VYO and VSO. Her principal teachers included Neil Boyer at the University of Southern Maine, Mark Weiger at the University of Iowa and César Ognibene at the Conservatoire National de Région of Lyon, in France. While in Europe, she served as principal oboist with the Romanian State Opera of Timisoara and also appeared with the Timisoara Philharmonic, the Europa Symphony, and the Bolshoi Ballet. Katie is currently principal oboist with the Burlington Chamber Orchestra, Middlebury Opera Company, and is a member of Heliand Consort. She has performed in the Vermont Symphony Orchestra, Burlington Ensemble, and the Vermont Mozart Festival. Ms. Oprea teaches oboe lessons in the Burlington area. Also offering oboe and English horn reeds for beginner through advanced players.

Nicola Cannizzaro

38A Jericho Road
Essex, VT  05452
802.857.5096/646.263.6533
nicolagiac@yahoo.com

All Levels: timpani, percussion (incl. mallets), drum set, and Latin percussion

Professional orchestra musician and Juilliard graduate.  Regularly plays with VT Symphony and Springfield Symphony.  Performed with NY Philharmonic and national tour of Disney’s Lion King. 

 

Stuart Carter

105 Walnut Street
Burlington, VT 05401-2818
802.660.8524
octavemode@gmail.com

https://www.octavemode.me

B.M. Ohio Wesleyan University 1975

M.M. Eastman School of Music 1982

Private teaching since 1976, started in Vermont in 1996

Research interest Psychology of Music: how to help a student understand how to learn, enjoy, and sustain making music for a lifetime.  Brass students of Stuart’s usually enjoy principal chairs and/or participation in school ensembles, district, All State, All New England Festivals and the VYO.  5 Star recommendations from students available.

 

Sandra W. Cathey

45 PR8
Middlesex, VT 05602
802.223.6988
wrenwould@gmail.com
Beginner/Intermediate: Recorder
Beginner/Intermediate: Clarinet
Beginner/Advanced: Oboe
BA in Music and Education. 40+ years teaching experience. 40+ years playing in orchestras and small ensembles; Vermont Symphony, Vermont Philharmonic, Montpelier Chamber Orchestra, and many other small professional groups. Also teach Kindermusik in my studio, an international music program for children, birth to age 7.

 

Rebecca Watson

6 Windridge Road
Essex Junction, VT 05452
802.878.1189
kmrdwatson@comcast.net
All Levels
BS in Music Education with flute emphasis; studied with Norman Dee; taught vocal, instrumental, classroom music; adjudicator for VT All-State flute auditions; over 30 years experience. My home studio welcomes flutists of all ages.

Paul Reynolds

24 Barclay Quarry Rd.
Graniteville, Vermont 05654
(802) 522-0738
pkr10@hotmail.com

wristrascal.com

All levels Viola & Violin
All ages taught

Paul Reynolds was recently appointed visiting assistant Professor at SUNY, Crane School of Music. He has a Masters degree from Rice University and a Bachelors degree from the Cleveland Institute of Music. His students have been accepted at America’s top conservatories as well as some of the best music festivals in the country. He is also the inventor of the patented Wrist Rascal teaching aid which helps to assist developing violinists with their left hand technique. He is a nurturing teacher that believes in developing a very strong foundation from the beginning and has two young daughters who are his pride and joy.

Nadine Carpenter

15 Andrews Avenue
South Burlington, VT 05403
802.658.4349
Nadine.Carpenter@uvm.edu
All levels
B.S. in Music Education/Applied Oboe, SUNY Potsdam, Crane School of Music. Extensive teaching and performing experience. Oboe studios at home and University of Vermont. Member of Burlington Chamber Orchestra. Studied with Robert Sprenkle and G. Randall Ellis.