Our Faculty

Talented working musicians as well as highly educated and experienced teachers, our faculty are  incredibly important in the musical education of your children.

As founder and director of The Music Studio, Noel Liberty created, established, and developed the educational programs of The Music Studio, as well as wrote the books used in the Music Fundamentals curriculum.

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A teacher at The Music Studio for more than twenty-five years, Shirley Myers also serves as Organist at Christ our Light Church in Loudonville and Our Lady of the Assumption in Latham.

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  A member of The Music Studio faculty for five years, Nina Vepritskaya studied at the Municipal Music School in St. Petersburg, Russia. She then continued on to the St. Petersburg Conservatory, where she studied piano with Professor N.P. Korihalova. Deciding against a career as a professional pianist, Ms. Vepritskaya was awarded a Master’s Degree…

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Joseph Fennimore made his orchestral concerto debut at 13, and New York City debut 13 years later on the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Young Artist Series. Earning an undergrad degree from Eastman, an MS from Juilliard  and winning a national competition enabled Mr. Fennimore to tour the USA and Japan for the State Department. After winning…

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Beth McLaughlin is a Board Certified Music Therapist who developed and directed the music therapy program at Wildwood, a school for students with neurological impairments. There she provided music therapy and adapted piano instruction to students age 5–21 for 35 years. Ms. McLaughlin received her Master’s Degree in Music Education from the College of Saint Rose….

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Gilli Hachey graduated from The College of Saint Rose in 2008, having earned an accelerated dual-degree (BS/MBA) with a concentration in Marketing and a minor in Public Communications. She grew grew up in Johnstown, New York, and danced throughout her childhood and college, where she served as President of the Golden Knights Dance Club. She is a member and one-time…

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