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Tracey Dillon

In Connecticut, Graduates by jan_mfp

Tracey Dillon is a recent graduate of the MfP Musicianship program, where she has been developing short, improvised piano compositions and films. In 2008, she somehow fell in with a group of poets who introduced her to David Darling, and in a matter of a few years, improv music and poetry have become touchstones in …

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Thomasina Levy

In Connecticut, Graduates by jan_mfp

Web Site:  www.thomasina.net Email: Thomasina9@aol.com Connecticut State Troubadour (2005/2006), Thomasina Levy (www.dulcimersong.com) is an internationally recognized mountain dulcimer player, singer, and song writer whose performances weave together the best of traditional and contemporary folk music. Her four years of studies and graduation as a Facilitator of Music Improvisation with cello master, David Darling and Music …

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Sue “Suan” Armstrong

In Connecticut, Graduates by jan_mfp

Sue Armstrong is an accomplished flutist, dancer, composer, educator, and a graduate of Music for People. This program transformed her classical music life into one of self-expression through improvisation.  Con-currently she studied dance improvisation with Pilobolus, Meredith Monk and others, which inspired her to combine music and dance.  Sue’s flute and dance performance at the Long …

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Randy Brody

In Connecticut, Graduates by jan_mfp

Randy Brody is a music educator, drum circle and workshop facilitator, therapeutic drummer, and an accomplished World Music performer who adds warmth and humor to all of his programs. Randy studied hand drumming with a host of renowned award-winning drummers, including Babatunde Olatunji, Glen Velez, Layne Redmond, Bob Bloom and Arthur Hull. He plays Latin, …

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Peter Hawes

In Connecticut, Graduates by jan_mfp

Peter is a percussionist, composer and communications consultant who uses West African and Middle Eastern hand drumming, vocal/body percussion and improvisation to teach people about rhythm, music and world culture, and to foster self-expression, creativity, team and community building. He has created and led programs for all ages and levels of musical and creative experience. He is also …

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Matt McCauley

In Connecticut, Graduates by jan_mfp

Instruments: Violin, String Bass, Electric Bass Matt McCauley studied bass at Oberlin Conservatory with Jacque Posselle and Diane Meisel, electronic music with John Meisel, jazz theory and bass with Jeff Fuller and improvisational music with cellist, David Darling. Matt is a certified improvisational music teacher (MFP) who is as comfortable with classical orchestral repertory as …

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Mark Hinkley

In Connecticut, Graduates by jan_mfp

Mark is a musician-buisnessman who values improvisation as a way of accessing original ideas, deepening relationships and having fun. His teaching manner is friendly and fun-seeking. Mark is a piano player who sings, drums, and loves to imitate musical styles. He enjoys working with ensembles of any kind. Mark provides improvised music for several poetry, jazz, …

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Marcia Nelken

In Connecticut, Graduates by jan_mfp

Marcia teaches music improvisation and self-expression to people of all ages and experience, drawing upon a background in music, movement, art, Gestalt therapy, and elementary education. She has studied voice, harmonic chant, guitar, piano dance, t’ai ji and meditation. Marcia is Director of the Music and Movement Center in New Haven, CT, which offers innovative …