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Asim Barnes

Currently, I am working as a private music and STEM instructor while working on my Master’s degree in Music Education. I believe in uplifting my students and helping them reach their maximum potential through sharing the gift and joy of music and mentoring. My musical experience has led me to collaborate with The Roots, T.V. On …

Matt Krane

Matt has recently graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Jazz Studies from SUNY New Paltz and is currently pursuing a graduate program at Queens College. Having worked as a pianist, composer, and private piano tutor, Matt brings his experience and enthusiasm to the classroom!

Nada Radulovich

Cellist and teacher Nada Radulovich is an experienced mentor for students of all ages. A graduate of Smith College, Manhattan School of Music, and The Peabody Institute, she has completed extensive Suzuki Teacher Training with Pam Davenport-head of the cello department at ‘The School for Strings’ in Manhattan, Rick Mooney, director of the National Cello Institute, and renown pedagogue Dr. Shu-Yi Scott. In …

David Valbuena

David Valbuena is a passionate educator and freelance clarinetist that has performed throughout the US, Canada, Europe, and China. Based in NYC, he has been teaching privately and in the classroom for the past 10 years. David is very excited to continue his journey as a music educator with ETM!

Billy La Pietra

Billy La Pietra received his undergrad in music education from James Madison University in 2017. After graduating, he spent two years teaching abroad in Micronesia and the Caribbean before returning to the USA to pursue his master’s at Teachers College, Columbia University. Since then, he has taught in both Virginia and New York and is …

Suzie Berndt

Ms. Suzie is a Pennsylvania native but has been teaching and making music for the past 9 years in the San Francisco Bay Area. She taught K-5 music at five elementary schools (a different one each day!) in San Francisco Unified School District from 2016–2021 and holds a California Teaching Credential in Music. Ms. Suzie …

Jeremy Simmons

Jeremy is entering his fifth year as a public school music teacher. Gaining his prior experience through District of Columbia Public Schools, he strives to become better each year. When COVID happened, he decided life should be adventurous, and it was his time to relocate. As an avid lover of music and everything New York …

Bahati Barton

Bahati Barton is a native of Brooklyn, NY. In 2016 she earned her Bachelor of Music Degree from Howard University, and in 2018, her Masters of Music Degree from Binghamton University, both in vocal performance. As a trained opera singer Bahati has performed in productions and recitals nationally and internationally. Her performance experience spans classical, jazz, …

Josh Kinney

Josh Kinney is a musician, composer, producer, and educator based in Brooklyn, NY. As a saxophonist, they have shared the stage with jazz greats, including Jon Faddis, Ingrid Jensen, and Gary Smulyan, at venues such as Jazz at Lincoln Center, the Blue Note, and the Birdland. As a composer and producer, they have released 6 …

Zachary Bohanan

Zachary Bohanan earned his Bachelor of Instrumental Music Education from Oklahoma State University. Shortly after, he started his own business providing private lessons to double reed students across the state of Oklahoma. Before ETM, he was the director of multiple music programs throughout the five boroughs. He is an active bassoonist and contrabassoonist who has performed …