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Anders Åstrand

As a world-renowned mallet specialist, Anders Åstrand collaborates with Swedish as well as international musicians. He is a sought after percussion clinician, but has also led several choir projects both in Europe and in the US. Åstrand has performed several times at PASIC (Percussive Arts Society International Convention). Since 2008, Åstrand has been an International Education Orchestral Consultant for Zildjian. Anders Åstrand plays Yamaha instruments, Zildjian cymbals, Innovative Percussion m...
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Anders Åstrand

Anders Åstrand

As a world-renowned mallet specialist, Anders Åstrand collaborates with Swedish as well as international musicians. He is a sought after percussion clinician, but has also led several choir projects both in Europe and in the US. Åstrand has performed several times at PASIC (Percussive Arts Society International Convention). Since 2008, Åstrand has been an International Education Orchestral Consultant for Zildjian. Anders Åstrand plays Yamaha instruments, Zildjian cymbals, Innovative Percussion m...

Johny Barbata

Johny Barbata, rockstar drummer, star of stage, television, and radio, formerly of the Turtles; Jefferson Airplane; Jefferson Starship; Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young. Collectively and individually played on over 100 albums and twenty hit singles.

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Johny Barbata

Johny Barbata

Johny Barbata, rockstar drummer, star of stage, television, and radio, formerly of the Turtles; Jefferson Airplane; Jefferson Starship; Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young. Collectively and individually played on over 100 albums and twenty hit singles.

John Beck

John Beck is perhaps the most revered percussion, Philharmonic percussionist, timpani and marimba professor in the world. He is a former Music Chair of the Percussion Department of the Eastman School of Music. John H. Beck is a Professor Emeritus of Percussion at the Eastman School of Music, and retired Timpanist of the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra.  He is active throughout the United States, Europe and South America as a performer, composer, clinician and conductor. Bec...
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John Beck

John Beck

John Beck is perhaps the most revered percussion, Philharmonic percussionist, timpani and marimba professor in the world. He is a former Music Chair of the Percussion Department of the Eastman School of Music. John H. Beck is a Professor Emeritus of Percussion at the Eastman School of Music, and retired Timpanist of the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra.  He is active throughout the United States, Europe and South America as a performer, composer, clinician and conductor. Bec...

Paul Bielatowicz

A true master guitarist, performer, and master teacher. UK guitarist Paul Bielatowicz is best known for his virtuoso work with some of the biggest names in progressive rock. He’s played, recorded and toured the world with the likes of Carl Palmer (ELP), Neal Morse (Spock’s Beard, Transatlantic), Mike Portnoy (Dream Theater), Paul Gilbert (Mr. Big) and Les Paul. Paul has over a decade of experience as a music educator - teaching and writing syllabuses for numerous further and higher education c...
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Paul Bielatowicz

Paul Bielatowicz

A true master guitarist, performer, and master teacher. UK guitarist Paul Bielatowicz is best known for his virtuoso work with some of the biggest names in progressive rock. He’s played, recorded and toured the world with the likes of Carl Palmer (ELP), Neal Morse (Spock’s Beard, Transatlantic), Mike Portnoy (Dream Theater), Paul Gilbert (Mr. Big) and Les Paul. Paul has over a decade of experience as a music educator - teaching and writing syllabuses for numerous further and higher education c...

Suzi Blair

Teacher, performer, song writer, and vocalist in multiple musical styles. Suzi Blair (who performs as Suzi Willpower) has been teaching and performing music full-time for over 20 years. She offers vocal performance, songwriting, and folk guitar. She studied vocal performance at College of Marin, in California. She specializes in creating her lessons to the strengths and desires of each individual student. Her students range from beginning to advanced levels, and they sing and play a multitude o...
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Suzi Blair

Suzi Blair

Teacher, performer, song writer, and vocalist in multiple musical styles. Suzi Blair (who performs as Suzi Willpower) has been teaching and performing music full-time for over 20 years. She offers vocal performance, songwriting, and folk guitar. She studied vocal performance at College of Marin, in California. She specializes in creating her lessons to the strengths and desires of each individual student. Her students range from beginning to advanced levels, and they sing and play a multitude o...

Bill Cahn

Grammy Award winner - Paul Winter Consort Member of the NEXUS percussion group since 1971 Bill Cahn has been a member of the NEXUS percussion group since 1971 performing with orchestras and in solo concerts worldwide. He has served as an Associate Professor of Percussion at the Eastman School of Music and a visiting artist in residence at the Showa Academy of Music in Kawasaki, Japan. Bill was the principal percussionist in the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra from 1968 to 1995. He served 8 yea...
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Bill Cahn

Bill Cahn

Grammy Award winner - Paul Winter Consort Member of the NEXUS percussion group since 1971 Bill Cahn has been a member of the NEXUS percussion group since 1971 performing with orchestras and in solo concerts worldwide. He has served as an Associate Professor of Percussion at the Eastman School of Music and a visiting artist in residence at the Showa Academy of Music in Kawasaki, Japan. Bill was the principal percussionist in the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra from 1968 to 1995. He served 8 yea...

John Covach

John Covach received his B.Mus., M.Mus. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Michigan. He was a Fulbright scholar in Vienna, Austria during 1987-88, and has done post-doctoral work in philosophy under Charles Bambach at the University of Texas-Dallas. Professor Covach has taught at the Interlochen Arts Academy, The University of North Texas College of Music, and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His students have won a wide variety of awards, and hold faculty positions at CUNY...
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John Covach

John Covach

John Covach received his B.Mus., M.Mus. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Michigan. He was a Fulbright scholar in Vienna, Austria during 1987-88, and has done post-doctoral work in philosophy under Charles Bambach at the University of Texas-Dallas. Professor Covach has taught at the Interlochen Arts Academy, The University of North Texas College of Music, and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His students have won a wide variety of awards, and hold faculty positions at CUNY...

Vincent Ercolamento

Vincent Ercolamento, an outstanding Sax Player, has been an educator in music since 1985. A recipient of a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to study abroad, he recognizes the value of continuing education, and is the author of his own method book for saxophone entitled The 3 T's of Music. He has performed with countless groups in concert, and on numerous professional recordings.

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Vincent Ercolamento

Vincent Ercolamento

Vincent Ercolamento, an outstanding Sax Player, has been an educator in music since 1985. A recipient of a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to study abroad, he recognizes the value of continuing education, and is the author of his own method book for saxophone entitled The 3 T's of Music. He has performed with countless groups in concert, and on numerous professional recordings.

Simon Fitzpatrick

Simon Fitzpatrick is a London based bass guitar and chapman stick player. Whilst currently being a regular member of Carl Palmer's ELP Legacy band, Simon has also toured globally with other artists such as Jennifer Batten (Michael Jackson, Jeff Beck), Kee Marcello (Europe), Michael Hill (Michael Hill's Blues Mob), Robbie Boyd, John Macaluso (Yngwie Malmsteen, Symphony X) and Joe Lynn Turner (Deep Purple, Rainbow). In 2013 he released his debut solo bass guitar album Reflections which features ma...
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Simon Fitzpatrick

Simon Fitzpatrick

Simon Fitzpatrick is a London based bass guitar and chapman stick player. Whilst currently being a regular member of Carl Palmer's ELP Legacy band, Simon has also toured globally with other artists such as Jennifer Batten (Michael Jackson, Jeff Beck), Kee Marcello (Europe), Michael Hill (Michael Hill's Blues Mob), Robbie Boyd, John Macaluso (Yngwie Malmsteen, Symphony X) and Joe Lynn Turner (Deep Purple, Rainbow). In 2013 he released his debut solo bass guitar album Reflections which features ma...

Jimmie Highsmith, Jr.

Jimmie, or as friends call him Tjari, was born September 18, 1967 in the "Flower City" - Rochester NY. Critically acclaimed, Grammy Nominated and award winning Saxophonist Jimmie Highsmith Jr., has shared the stage with and opened for multiple Grammy Award winners, including Najee, Alicia Keys, Victor and Joseph Wooten, Chris Botti, Grover Washington Jr., and Wynton Marsalis just to name a few. In the last ten years he has recorded 8 top selling smooth jazz CDs that have sold thousands worldwide...
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Jimmie Highsmith, Jr.

Jimmie Highsmith, Jr.

Jimmie, or as friends call him Tjari, was born September 18, 1967 in the "Flower City" - Rochester NY. Critically acclaimed, Grammy Nominated and award winning Saxophonist Jimmie Highsmith Jr., has shared the stage with and opened for multiple Grammy Award winners, including Najee, Alicia Keys, Victor and Joseph Wooten, Chris Botti, Grover Washington Jr., and Wynton Marsalis just to name a few. In the last ten years he has recorded 8 top selling smooth jazz CDs that have sold thousands worldwide...

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