FRAN KESSELMAN, PIANO
    
Fran attended St. John's University and has been teaching piano for over 20 years. She received her training mostly in Southern California, studying with various teachers in pedagogy and piano performance, while attending master classes at CalArts and the Colburn School of Performing Arts. Fran developed a chamber music series for senior citizens in nursing homes and special needs children's centers. She has also performed in India on many occasions playing in an international orchestra. Fran loves music and enjoys sharing her passion for the piano with all students. Her enthusiasm is contagious and she will research literature to fulfill each students likes and need. She believes all children and adults should be given the opportunity to play the piano and have fun while doing so. Several of her students are happy actively participating in their school orchestras, jazz bands and churches. 

STEPHEN GOODNIGHT, VIOLIN AND CELLO 
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ASHLEY OROS, FLUTE
Ashley Oros is a recent graduate of Temple University- Boyer College of Music
where she earned her Bachelor in Music in Flute Performance under Mr. David
Cramer, Associate Principal Flute of the Philadephia Orchestra, and Mrs. Prema
Kesselman, ex-Principal Flute of the Santiago Philharmonic.
At Temple, Ashley performed with the Symphony Orchestra at the Lincoln Center of
New York, as well as with the Opera Orchestra, Conductors Orchestra,
Contemporary Ensemble, Concert Orchestra and Wind Symphony. She has also
performed in master classes with Marina Puccinini, Leone Buyse, Brad Garner, Göran
Marcusson, Bonita Boyd, Alexa Still (ZAWA): Jill Felber & Claudia Andersen, Stephen
Preston, and Lea Pearson among others. She has performed solos and participated in
festivals in the United States, France, Italy, Chile, Argentina and Brazil.
An enthusiastic and dedicated teacher, Ashley teaches privately in the Philadelphia
and surrounding areas. Previously she ran a flute studio at the International School
Nido de Aguilas in Santiago, Chile. She is an advocate of the Alexander Technique
and incorporates it into her lessons; she is working on becoming certified in the
near future. She loves learning from her students and watching them grow in a
healthy environment.





OLGA YELKINA, PIANO
    Olga has been teaching in public and private schools here in New Jersey for fifteen years. She is a music teacher with twenty three years of experience, working with a wide range of children from pre-school through high school. Her professional skills were developed through intense training at the St. Petersburg Institute of Culture in Russia. She furthered her training at Rowan University and at the Center of Music for Young Children in Princeton, NJ, receiving her certification in music Education-Grades K-12. Olga's areas of expertise include: choral conducting, voice instruction, and piano and keyboard instruction. Olga believes all students have innate musical potential and every child has the right to develop his/her music education so that it can empower and influence them throughout life.


DANIEL GLAUDEL, PIANO & VOICE
    Daniel Glaudel is a voice and piano instructor who recognizes how music is an integral part of young people's lives and encourages his students, with patience and understanding, to be the best they can be in their musical expression. He has sung more than fifty leading bass roles with national and regional opera companies and is a bass soloist with orchestras across the U.S. He has been general music instructor, vocal music teacher, music theatre director and music production supervisor. Daniel has also taught vocal master classes and voice workshops to New Jersey high school students through the New Jersey School of the Arts, Department of Education.


ROB SMITH, GUITAR, BASS, UKULELE
Rob Smith is a professional guitar player, bassist, teacher, and clinician with over 20 years of experience. He has taught over 30,000 lessons and has been an instructor at Gerald Veasley's Bass Bootcamp for the last eight years. He won the WMMR Building the Band contest and was previously named Philadelphia’s best rock bassist by Origivation magazine.  He is currently performing and recording with Visible At Night featuring Dave Weiner from Steve Vai’s band and is a former member of Disciples of Groove, The Endless March, Zeroesque, and The Minor Arcana.