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Individual and group instruction

New and returning music majors:
Please contact your applied instructor (below) for private lessons. You must audition, schedule a lesson time AND register for credit IMMEDIATELY once classes begin. Forfeiture of your place in their studio may occur should you not deal with this in a timely manner.

Applied lessons (one-on-one instruction) are available to all SUNY students. Due to limited studio size, priority is given to students needing lessons for a degree program, but non-majors may take as well if sufficient space is available and with instructor permission. Should you wish to take lessons, please contact the instructors listed below for more information. Lessons are considered an academic class and students receiving lessons MUST be registered. Students must also be registered for an ensemble experience (Choir, Orchestra, Wind Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble, etc.).

Piano Class I - 2 credits MUS 230 see current class schedule Rebecca Horning, Instructor
Piano Class II - 2 credits MUS 231see current class schedule Rebecca Horning, Instructor
Voice Class I - 2 creditsMUS 240 see current class schedule Robert Allen, Instructor
Voice Class I - 2 creditsMUS 240see current class schedule Nancy James, Instructor
Guitar Class I - 2 creditsMUS 285 see current class schedule Rick Balestra, Instructor
 INDIVIDUAL INSTRUCTION (Applied)You cannot register without instructor approval.
Please make contact during the first week of the fall/spring semester. 
TrumpetTerry Caviness x2974 
French HornTerry Caviness x2974 
TromboneTerry Caviness x2974 
BaritoneTerry Caviness terrance.caviness@oswego.edux2974 
TubaTerry Caviness x2974 
GUITAR & ELECTRIC BASS:Rick Balestrarichard.balestra@oswego.edux2982
PERCUSSION:Eric Schmitzeric.schmitz@oswego.edux2981 
 Tom McGrath thomas.mcgrath@oswego.edux3052
PIANO:Robert x2977 
Juan x2978 
Violin - minors/non-majorsAhreum
Violin, ViolaAhreum 
CelloDanny Ziemanndanny.ziemann@oswego.edux2369
BassDanny Ziemanndanny.ziemann@oswego.edux2369
VOICE:Todd Graber x2976 
Mihoko Tsutsumimihoko.tsutsumi@oswego.edux2968 
Robert Allenrobert.allen@oswego.edux2134
Nancy Jamesnancy.james@oswego.edux2968
Oboe Trevor Jorgensen trevor.jorgensen@oswego.edux2980 
Clarinet Trevor Jorgensentrevor.jorgensen@oswego.edux2980 
SaxophoneTrevor Jorgensentrevor.jorgensen@oswego.edux2980 
BassoonTrevor Jorgensentrevor.jorgensen@oswego.edux2980