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Fugi Sisca

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Fugi Sisca

Fugi Sisca has been teaching music at Batavia Studios for ten years. She teaches piano, voice, flute and beginner guitar. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Communications from the University of Pittsburgh with Minors in Music and Psychology. Fugi believes that everyone can learn music and that their lives will be greatly enriched by it. She teaches with the philosophy that no matter what level you start at you can make progress through steady guidance and encouragement. Creating lifetime musicians is her goal. In addition to teaching, Fugi...

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Tess Walko

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Ms. Tess is a certified teacher with a BA in music education from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania. She has taught in public as well as private settings and had worked with student K through adult with various experiences and abilities including special needs students. Ms. Tess has performed with various groups including the Erie Philharmonic Chorus and Orchestra. She has worked for Batavia Studios since 2005 where she teaches piano, woodwind and voice. She strives to instill students with an inspiration for music through each student’s...

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Rocky Youhon

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Rocky Youhon has been making music for as long as he can remember. He began his studies with his mother who gave him his first piano lessons. In elementary school he picked up the violin and has not put it down ever since. As Rocky grew up his musical inspiration led him to study the bass at Duquesne with a regiment of jazz and more contemporary styles. Now a days Rocky can be found performing throughout Pittsburgh as a violinist and bassist in the Edgewood Symphony and the Eclectic Laboratory Chamber Orchestra. Rocky teaches Violin, Piano,...

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Laura Krentzman

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Laura Krentzman

Violist Laura Krentzman completed her undergraduate studies at the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston and graduate studies at the University of North Texas, where she studied with Carol Rodland and Susan Dubois.  While at the University of North Texas, Laura studied Baroque viola performance with Cynthia Roberts and was principal viola of the Collegium Musicum. Laura also has her Graduate Performance Certificate from the Hartt School where she studied with Rita Porfiris and was a member of the Performance 20/20 chamber music...

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