Ariele Macadangdang

Violin Instructor
Ariele Macadangdang is a violinist and private teacher from Southwest Michigan. She completed her undergraduate studies at…

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Robyn Clair Savitzky

Violin and Viola Instructor
Robyn Clair Savitzky, violist and violinist, is an active chamber and orchestral musician. She is passionate about teaching…

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Steffen Zeichner

Violin Instructor
Steffen Zeichner is currently pursuing his Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Violin Performance at the University of Miami’s (UM) Frost School of Music…

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Sarah Huesman

Cello Instructor
Sarah Huesman, cellist, is majoring in Instrumental Performance at the University of Miami Frost School of Music. There, she is a…

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Dan Montgomery

Double Bass Instructor
Dan Montgomery is an upright/electric bassist, vocalist, composer, and educator from Rochester, New York. He recently graduated….

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Zachary Bartholomew

Piano Instructor
Pianist Zachary Bartholomew was born in Tallahassee, Florida. In 2009, he graduated magna cum laude from Florida State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Music-Jazz Studies. During school and after graduating…

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Derek Fairholm

Piano Instructor
Derek Fairholm is an accomplished performer and composer.  He has formed several bands….

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Rachel Ohnsman

Piano and Voice Instructor
Rachel Ohnsman, a native of Berks County, PA (home of Taylor Swift and the Amish), lives in Miami, where she is pursuing a music degree at the University of Miami Frost School of Music…

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Jon Hamm

Guitar and Mandolin Instructor
Jon Hamm is a CAP guitar and mandolin instructor.  Mr. Hamm also directs the Symphonic Band, Guitar Ensembles, Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Combo, and Pit Orchestra at Ransom Everglades School (RE) in Miami. Under Mr. Hamm’s baton…

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Nick Tannura

Guitar Instructor
Nick Tannura, guitarist, is originally from Chicago. Nick has been playing music his entire life, but began playing guitar when he was…

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Manuel Echazabal

Saxophone and Woodwinds Instructor
Manuel Echazabal is a saxophonist, woodwinds player, and composer. “Manny” completed his Bachelor’s degree at the University of Miami Frost School of Music, where he majored in Studio Music and Jazz Performance…

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Jessica Hawthorne

Trombone Instructor
Jessica Hawthorne is a versatile musician performing classical, jazz, and chamber music on tenor and alto trombone…

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Michael Dudley

Trumpet Instructor
Michael Dudley hails from Cincinnati, Ohio. Beginning at a very early age, Michael developed a passion for music that would shape his life in unique ways. After being introduced to the trumpet at the age of 11, Michael began to acquire an interest in playing jazz music…

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Jack Wengrosky

Trumpet Instructor
Jack is currently completing his DMA in Studio and Jazz Trumpet at the University of Miami Frost School of Music, where he is a Henri Mancini Fellow and Teaching Assistant. He received his Master’s degree in music from the University of North Texas, where he was lead trumpet in the Grammy-nominated…

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Lucas Apostoleris

Percussion/Drums Instructor
Lucas Apostoleris is a drummer and composer from Massachusetts. He is a recent graduate of the University of Miami’s Frost School of Music as a member of its Studio Jazz Writing Master’s program…

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Benjamin Beal

Voice Instructor
Vocalist, pianist and composer Ben Beal, from Westwood MA, has had the honor of performing with Tyshawn Sorey, Sheila Jordan, Matt Wilson, Alex Sipiagin, Lauren Sevian, among others…

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Caroline Lazar

Piano and Songwriting Instructor
Caroline Lazar grew up playing piano and singing. She later began composing her own songs from poetry she wrote. Caroline released her first EP of original music, Nevermine, this past year through the record label, My Little Empire…

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Sherrine Mostin

Voice Instructor
Sherrine Mostin was born and raised on a small pear and walnut farm n Kelseyville, California. Her mother began giving her piano lesson at the age of five, and she began singing…

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Mark Small

CAP Harmony Principal Instructor
Mark Small, saxophonist/woodwind player/composer, has not only worn many hats as a performer, he has also taught in a variety of educational environments.  From his 20+ years of private teaching, instructing band in the Connecticut public school system…

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Shawn Crouch

Music Theory Principal Instructor
Shawn studied composition with Martin Bresnick, Ezra Laderman, Lansing McCloskey and Malcolm Peyton. He has also been the Wallace-Readers Digest Composition Fellow at the Tanglewood Music Center…

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Desiree Bannister

Music Theory TA
Desiree Bannister, CAP Saturday Music Classes Music Theory Teaching Assistant, “cannot be more excited to be joining the CAP family!” From Montclair, New Jersey, Desiree is…

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Brian Bibb

Music Theory and CAP Harmony TA
Brian Bibb…

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