TEACHER DIRECTORY 

Private teachers are vital to young musicians' development in school and in programs like the Saratoga Youth Symphony (SYS). Below is a list of teachers who would like to be listed in our private teacher directory. We are grateful to the teachers who provide instruction to SYS students and thank them for referring students to the SYS. 

Violin
Jessica Belflower     720-560-0607    North Greenbush   
Jessica Bowen    518-479-9623    Troy
Rick Brodwin  518-888-2323    Saratoga Springs
Andrew Caswell  518-569-3763    Halfmoon
Christine Chin  518-336-5397    Albany  
Natalie Criscione  518-728-7553    Albany
Hilary Walther Cumming  508-344-7945    Rensselaer
Keegan Donlon  518-641-9385    Halfmoon
Stephani Emery  518-526-3970   Saratoga Springs  
Will Hayes  518-242-0561    Mechanicville
Margret Hickey  518-859-2860    Mechanicville
Jessica Hindson  978-985-8133    Wilton
Amanda Armstrong LaPell  518-334-3662    Albany
Holly Larson  518-266-9665    Cohoes
Jill Levy  518-696-2328    Stony Creek/Saratoga Springs
Ellen Madison  518-369-4440    Latham
Suzanne Miller  518-506-7736    Rexford
Sue Nazzaro  518-583-1128    Saratoga Springs
Christopher Neubert  518-583-0969    Saratoga Springs
Christine Orio  518-794-7371    Averill Park
Leonid Polishchuk  845-750-3239    Niskayuna
Josh A. Rodriguez  518-813-7597    Greenwich/Saratoga Springs
Ann-Marie Barker Schwartz  518-366-7513    Scotia
Liz Silver  518-527-9454    Averill Park
Michelle Stewart  914-715-1541    Round Lake



 

Viola
Jessica Bowen  518-479-9623    Troy
Andrew Caswell  518-569-3763    Halfmoon
Keegan Donlon  518-641-9385    Halfmoon
Stephani
 Emery  518-526-3970   Saratoga Springs  
Will Hayes  518-242-0561    Mechanicville
Cathy Hackert  518-469-8516    Ballston Spa
Amanda Armstrong LaPell  518-334-3662    Albany  
Holly Larson  518-266-9665    Cohoes
Suzanne Miller  518-506-7736    Rexford
Sue Nazzaro  518-583-1128    Saratoga Springs
Christopher Neubert  518-583-0969    Saratoga Springs
Christine Orio  518-794-7371    Averill Park
Ann-Marie Barker Schwartz  518-366-7513    Scotia






 

Cello
Cathy Hackert  518-469-8516    Ballston Spa
Will Hayes  518-242-0561    Mechanicville
Nicole Kellogg  518-222-8634    Glens Falls
Demetria Koninis  518-461-8470    Saratoga Springs
Amanda Armstrong LaPell  518-334-3662    Albany
Sue Nazzaro  518-583-1128    Saratoga Springs
Christopher Neubert  518-583-0969    Saratoga Springs


 

Double Bass
Will Hayes  518-242-0561    Mechaniville
Jack Marshall  518-860-0758    Clifton Park
Christopher Neubert  518-583-0969    Saratoga Springs


 

Harp
Elizabeth Huntley  518-860-5809    Greenfield Center
Karlinda Caldicott  518-226-0508    Saratoga Springs

 

We value teachers and work together to advocate music education in the Capital Region   

Flute
Renee Brodwin  518-769-9187    Saratoga Springs
Melanie Chirignan  631-559-8665    Schenectady
Norman Thibodeau  518-281-3502    Schenectady 
Jackie Wright  734-883-1826    Glenmont


Oboe
Allison Rubin  917-882-0569    Stockport

Clarinet
Eric Hughes  518-928-2423    Albany/Loudonville 
Jessica Stout  518-338-7488    Hudson Falls


Trumpet
Peter Bellino  518-339-2392    Niskayuna
Jeff Calistri  518-867-9883    Waterford
Jonathan DeLappa  518-361-4506    Glens Falls
Allyson Keyser  518-381-1231 Ext. 5    Schenectady
Eric Latini  518-265-7271    Albany


Trombone
Michael Blostein  518-477-7086    East Greenbush
Phil Pandori  518-708-4566    Saratoga Springs


French Horn
Amy Baker  518-744-2468    Queensbury/Lake George
Jennifer Brink  518-705-0409    Glens Falls
Patrice Malatestinic  518-587-7717    Saratoga Springs/Albany
Victor Sungarian  518-250-9205    Latham
Joshua Thompson  518-332-1620    Gloversville/Castleton/Saratoga Springs