EPAC Instructors

Kate Fabrizio

January 01, 2020

Miss Kate is an EPAC Choreographer who would like to teach the basics of Musical Theater Dance, while educating her students on the importance of a complete performer needing more than just dance technique. Kate has been a dance instructor for the EPAC Kids Theater Workshop for many years now and has performed on the EPAC stage in numerous EPAC Productions. She also choreographs many of the local High School Productions as well.

Matt Gaska

Matt has been performing on the EPAC stage as well as many others in the area for close to 10 years. He has been one of the EPAC Kids Theater Workshop acting instructors for a number of years now, and has recently received his Bachelor's Degree in Theatre Performance from Binghamton University where he was seen in many main-stage musicals including RENT, Hairspray, A Chorus Line, and Man of La Mancha. 

Elizabeth Duhr-Ramirez

Upstate New York based voice teacher and performer.  An Iowa native, Ms. Duhr-Ramirez earned a B.M. in Vocal Performance from the University of Iowa. Elizabeth earned a M.M. in Opera from the joint program between Binghamton University and Tri Cities Opera, where she was a Resident Artist and performed in many roles.  As an active concert artist she has served in many concert venues all across the country. Beth has recently become a certified Music Together teacher. 

Elaine Closser

Elaine has taught piano at EPAC for many years.   She received a B.A. of Music degree in Piano Performance from Seton Hill College and a Master of Music degree from Ithaca College. Mrs. Closser brings many years of experience in teaching piano to students of all ages.

Chris Adams

Private drum lessons focus on snare drum technique, rhythm reading, drumset independence, NYSSMA, All-County, and College Audition prep. Chris is co-author with renowned session drummer, Gary Chester, of the Internationally acclaimed drumset books, The New Breed and New Breed II. Classes are offered periodically to supplement private lessons with a focus on ensemble playing and performance. Chris' passion for drumming is infectious!

Al Miele

Al Miele has taught private drum lessons in Endicott for many years. He has studied with Joe Roma, Tony Monforte, and Chris Adams. Al's focus is on hand and foot technique, reading, and drum set coordination.

Matt Snyder

Matt Snyder is happy and honored to start teaching at EPAC. He is a trained classical guitarist with experience on string bass, bass guitar, piano, singing, cello, ukulele, drums, and even mandolin. He is looking forward to working with you or your children.

Chanmi Baek

January 01, 2020

My name is Chanmi Baek, and I am eager to start playing and teaching piano professionally.  I am thrilled to teach at EPAC!

Andy Salvemini

January 01, 2020

Guitar, Bass Guitar, Ukulele

 Andy has taught Guitar, Bass, and Ukulele, lessons in the area for over 30 years. He studied Music Theory and Applied music at Suny Broome Binghamton. Andy focuses on Acoustic and Electric Guitar technique’s, Music Theory, Song Writing, and Performance. He is Delighted to be Teaching at EPAC and is looking forward to working with you.

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