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CYM's instructors have achieved high levels of education and accomplishment. Each has a minimum of a Bachelor's degree in music or music education, and a Master's degree is the norm. Our instructors have demonstrated a unique understanding of the music-learning sequence appropriate for young musicians. Continued education and certification are top priorities.

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Alicia McGinnis Co-Founder &

Victoria Raja Co-Founder; Curriculum Coordinator; Faculty Development Committee

Leah Givelber VP, Academic Affairs; Faculty Development Committee; Violin Faculty


Ryan Ash Cello

Jacob Nathanson Cello & Piano


Mark Marston Guitar

Danny Rectenwald Guitar

Erich Riebe Guitar; Admissions Assistant


Grace Burns Piano

Christin Cooper Piano

Jacob Nathanson Cello & Piano

Simmi Tripathi, NCTM, Piano


Rochelle Agnew Violin; Faculty Development Committee

Leah Givelber Violin; VP, Academic Affairs; Faculty Development Committee

Elisabeth Graham, Violin/Viola

Elizabeth Upson Perez, Violin/Viola

Christopher Sforza, Violin


Jenna Weaver Voice


Karen Schnatterly Staff