School of Dance

Group or Private Lessons Available


Dance: Kids & Adults

(Musical Theater, Jazz & Tap)

Wednesdays: (ages 6-12) Kate & Jess

5:00pm-6:00pm Musical Theater

Wednesdays: (ages 18 and up) Kate

6:00pm - 7:00pm  Jazz

Wednesdays: (ages 18 and up) Jeanne

7pm - 8pm TAP

Friday Evenings: (ages 13 and up) Kate

4:00pm-5:00pm Musical Theater

Dance Instructors:

Kate Fabrizio

Jessica Hyland

Jeanne Norton

$8 per class

School of Acting

Group and Private Lessons Available

Acting: (Group & Private)

Wednesdays 6-7pm (Kids 6 - 12)

Fridays 5-6pm (Teens 13 - 18)


Matt Gaska

$8 per class

School of Music

Private Lessons Available


Voice: (Singing)

Beth Duhr-Ramirez

Wednesdays 3-8pm


Musical Instrument Lessons



Elaine Closser

Tuesday 3:00-7pm

Wednesday 4-8pm

Thursday 3:00-7pm

Chanmi Baek

Mondays 3:00 - 8pm

Fridays 3:00 - 7pm


Chris Adams

1/2 hour & 1 hour lessons

Al Miele

1/2 hour lessons



Matt Snyder

Mondays 4-8pm

Andy Salvemini

Friday afternoons

Varies by Instructor & Class Length

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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. Miss Kate 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.

Jessica Hyland

Dance, Kids (1 hr. Group Classes)

This newly formatted kids class will offer instruction in a wide variety of dance styles including Musical Theatre, Jazz, and Contemporary. This class will be a great way to enhance your dance skills in a variety of areas without a huge time commitment.

Jeanne Norton

Dance, ADULT TAP (1 hr. Group Classes)

The EPAC School for Performing Arts is now offering an Adult Basic, Beginner TAP CLASS. Good for low impact and Aerobics. Students will learn Tap Steps and Routines. No Pressure, just good for your bones, heart and soul. Promise to have a good time.

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.

Chanmi Baek

Piano Lessons

My name is Chanmi Baek, and 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.

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.

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.

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