Kate Fabrizio

Musical Theatre Dance

Kate has been working with the EPAC Kids Theater Workshop for many years now and has performed on the EPAC stage in numerous EPAC Productions. If she's not busy enough juggling between her job, her 1 year old son and other children, she's here at EPAC either Choreographing a show or teaching a dance class.

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

Voice Instructor, (1/2 hr. private)

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

Piano (1/2 hour private lessons)

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.

Madeline Hoover

Summer Piano Lessons

My name is Madeline Hoover, and I am a senior piano performance major at Mansfield University, PA.  In the fall I plan to live in the Binghamton area while commuting to Mansfield to graduate.  Over the summer and while finishing my degree in the fall, I am eager to start playing and teaching piano professionally.  I am thrilled to teach at EPAC!

Chris Adams

Drums (1/2 hour, 1 hour classes)

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

Drums (1/2 hour classes)

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.

Andy Salvemini

Private Guitar Lessons

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.

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.

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