Tierney McLean

Born and raised in Spencerport, Tierney McLean has been inseparable from her trumpet since she began playing sixteen years ago. Awarded the Spencerport Music Association Scholarship upon her high school graduation in 2011, she moved to Ohio to pursue a Bachelor’s Degree in Trumpet Performance at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music under the […]

Denin Koch

Denin Koch is a guitarist, composer and educator from Washington State currently completing a Master of Music degree at the Eastman School of Music. Koch has performed and collaborated with Arturo Sandoval, Pat Metheny, Wycliffe Gordon, Branford Marsalis, Dee Daniels, Ellis Marsalis and Rosario Giuliani. He held positions in the Spokane Jazz Orchestra and Bob Curnow […]

Stephen Morris

Stephen Morris is a drummer, composer, and educator from Southern California, recently graduating with a BM in jazz studies: drum set from the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York in May of 2017. Prior to Eastman, Stephen studied drum set and jazz at Saddleback College in Mission Viejo, California, and graduated Magna Cum […]

Cesar Costa

César Haas Costa is a Brazilian guitarist, composer and educator. César Haas is a Doctor of Musical Arts in Jazz Performance student at Eastman School of Music, where he teaches Jazz Improvisation and Theory courses along with private jazz guitar lessons. Cesar also works at the Eastman Community Music School as a Small Jazz Ensemble and private […]

Glenn Estey

Glenn Estey, born and raised in Salt Lake City, Utah, started his musical career at the age of 10. By age 18 Mr. Estey had familiarized himself with most woodwinds (Clarinet, Oboe, Alto Sax, Flute). While attending Utah State University for business administration, Glenn studied classically, simultaneously, with Symphony principal clarinetist, Christie Lundquist and retired […]

E-Na Song

Pianist E-Na Song from South Korea began playing the piano at the age of six. After studying at Sun-Hwa Arts School and Sun-Hwa Arts High School, she earned a Bachelor’s degree with Hyung-Bae Kim at Seoul National University. She received Scholarship and was graduated with honors in the university. She earned a Master of Music […]

Koki Tanaka

Koki Tanaka is a 26 year old 3rd year Doctor of Musical Arts student, studying with Mikhail Kopelman at the Eastman School of Music. Koki received Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Washington and Master of Music degree from Eastman School of Music. Koki started playing the violin at age 6 in Japan […]

Heather Holmquest

Heather Holmquest is a singer, pianist, and music theorist. Born in Chicago, she began singing in high school, received her B.A. in music from Knox College, and earned her Ph.D. in music theory at the University of Oregon. Dr. Holmquest has been teaching individual voice and piano lessons for over ten years, including two years […]

Matt Quistorf

Matt Quistorf has been an active performer within the Rochester music scene since the early 90s.  With countless hours of studio and stage time Matt brings a unique approach to instruction which centers around the individual artist and their goals.  As music coordinator for American Music Centre’s Performing Arts School of Music he brings over […]