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Christobal Jacques

In Graduates, New York by jan_mfp

A teachers comment on a first grade report card read “ Chris is a fine little boy who loves to sing and dance but that’s all he wants to do” and not much has changed in the sixty-five plus years since that observation was made. None the less performing is not high on my list …

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Terry Keevil

In Graduates, New York by jan_mfp

Terry Keevil, oboe, english horn, duduk, has performed with the Bach Aria Group, Lazar Gosman’s Tchaikovsky Orchestra, and the Manhatten Chamber Orchestra and Choir of Sacred Music. He is currently a member of the improvisation group, Hidden City, The Constellation Trio, the chamber group North Shore Pro Musica, and the Phoenix Trio.  Terry can be …

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Stuart Fuchs

In Graduates, New York by jan_mfp

Web site: www.stufuchs.com Stuart Fuchs is a multi-instrumentalist, music workshop facilitator, educator & creativity consultant based in Buffalo, NY. He plays everything he can get his hands on, but specializes in Ukulele, Guitar (all styles), Didjeridoo, and Percussion. He began playing the guitar as a young boy when he would take his father’s guitar into the wilderness and …

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Stephanie Hirschmann

In Graduates, New York by jan_mfp

Music has always been a part of my life. I have always sang and have had and still have many songs in my heart. I have the ability to create a tune with words unheard of before out of thin air. Listening. I sing what I see, and feel, or sometimes finding a story that wants to be …

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Sera Smolen

In Graduates, New York by jan_mfp

Sera Smolen finds both freedom and discipline in music to be rich and mysterious worlds. This has taken her to concert stages, recording studios, beaches, woods, into the dark, temples, theaters, workshops, lessons, projects with sculptors, painters, dancers, into avante garde experiments, the Light in Winter festival, Chiron Festival of the Creative Spirit, vibrational healing and …

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Neil Tatar

In Graduates, New York by jan_mfp

Neil is a graduate of the Music For People Musicianship and Leadership program and serves on its Board of Directors. Neil is driven by his love of music and passion for helping others develop their innate musicality.  His gentle teaching style draws from a background in tai chi.  He welcomes the musically inexperienced as well …

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Ned Leavitt

In Graduates, New York by jan_mfp

Ned started music by singing in his church choir which exposed him to sacred music, chanting and celebratory hymns.  Later he took up trumpet until he became a teenager and got more involved in vocal music. He was exposed to all kinds of singing from art songs to musical comedy, from renaissance choral music to …

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Monica Lewin

In Graduates, New York by jan_mfp

Monica Lewin holds a B.A. (1996) from the Gallatin School of Individualized Study at New York University, with a focus in the psychophysiology of sound and music; and has also studied Music Education at both Eastern Michigan University (instrumental) and The University of Michigan (vocal).  She has taught privately for 20 years and as a …

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Lynn Margileth

In Graduates, New York by jan_mfp

Lynn Margileth is a multifaceted educator and guide in many areas of her adult life. She has taught art and music to students of all ages, working as a professional artist, public school teacher, staff developer and arts administrator. She has a private practice in New York City as a Pathwork Helper, in which she facilitates …

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Carroll Butterworth

In Graduates, New York by jan_mfp

As a musician, Carroll has worked primarily with her voice, mostly in New York City, performing western European and American music, Mediaeval to contemporary, in concerts and in a variety of staged works. She has joined other MfPers in improvised Soundpainting performances, conducted through hand and body signs created by Walter Thompson. Bracketing and threading …