Proud of Our Faculty

Studying Music at the Music School of Westchester will introduce you to a breadth of approaches to music, while challenging you to deepen your current skills and interests.

Dr. Vladimir Babadzhan: Co-Founder of the Music School of Westchester, Piano
DMA, Rimsky Korsakov Conservatory of Music, St. Petersburg (Russia). Thesis devoted to early music education. Concert pianist currently performing in Europe and US.

Rikako Asanuma: Piano
B.M M.M Musashino Academia Musicae, Tokyo, Japan, Manhattan School of Music , New York Performed as a soloist and chamber musician in Japan, England, Russia and throughout the United States such as at the Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, Stern Auditorium Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall, Alice Tully Hall, Kennedy Center.

John Colonna: Piano, Jazz Piano, Composition
B.M, M.M New York University, Berklee College of Music, Boston.
Performed with his group the John Colonna Quarlet regularly in New York City (Tomi Jazz, Red Rooster, Hutaoli) and perfomed with the Blake Fleming Trio, for Renaissance Church in Harlem.  Been active playing with Chinese rock and pop musicians. Currently faculty member at  Hartwick College.

Luke Enders: Composition, Guitar, Piano
BA Calvin College, MFA New York University
Has performed in venues all around the county. As a songwriter, he has had works across NYC including off-Broadway.

Antongiulio Foti: Piano, Jazz, Composition
M.M. Manhattan School of Music
Native of Roma, Italy. Antongiulio is now actively performing musician based in NYC, featured in 55bar, Fine&Rare, Birdland Jazz Club. Album of original compositions, ” Hold Fast”

John Geller- Drum, Piano, Guitar
B.M.  Manhattanville College.  Taught in Public and Private Schools.  Has performed in the USA and Europe, long collaboration with Grammy- Winning blues guitarist Joe Louis Walker.

Nick Green: Jazz, Saxophone, Flute
B.M, M.M The State University of New York Purchase College.
Has perfomed in some of New Yorks top jazz clubs such as Blue Note, Smalls, Dizzys Club Jazz at Lincoln Center and Fat Cat.