Faculty

Guitar Faculty

Maoz Ezra

Maoz Ezra, EzraGuitar founding director and method developer, is an accomplished classical guitarist with a passion for teaching. He began studying music at the age of 7 in Israel, and later on he moved to Paris and to New York city to study guitar with some of the best masters in the world. Between 2003-2005, he

Anna Mnich

Anna Mnich, of Poland,began her guitar studies at the age of ten. Between 1999 and 2004 she studied at the State Academy of Music in Katowice in the guitar class of Ms. Wanda Palacz. She is a laureate of the competitions in Kielce, Sanok, Koszalin, and Rust (Ausria). Anna has played in the master classes

Nancy Goudinaki

Nancy Goudinaki: Greek Classical Guitarist and Jazz Vocalist  At the age of 8 years old, Nancy knew she wanted to pursue music, and learned how to play the classical guitar.  Nine years later, she continued her studies with master classical guitarist, Costas Cotsiolis, and received her degree and diploma with honors in classical guitar. Her

Stelios Michas

Inspired by the infinite sonic possibilities of the guitar, Stelios’ activities range from contemporary music to classical guitar with a strong focus on improvisation. Equally committed to the nylon as well as the electric guitar he combines elements of both worlds in his sound.  His guitar has gotten him from playing dive bars & sticky basements to accompanying

Federico Diaz

Born in Mendoza, Argentina, Federico Díaz is an upcoming versatile musician of the new generation of guitarists with a multi-faceted career as a performing artist, arranger and composer. His performances have taken him to distinguished festivals and concert halls in more than 20 countries including: Wiener Saal and Solïtär (Salzburg), Otto Braun Saal (Berlin), Clara Schumann

Jordan Dodson

“One of the top young guitarists of his generation” (Performance Today), Jordan Dodson is an active soloist and chamber musician based in New York and Philadelphia. He has received prizes in numerous competitions, including the 2013 Astral Artists National Auditions, 2011 Lillian Fuchs Chamber Music Competition, 2010 Indiana International Guitar Competition, and 2008 American String

Damien Kelly

Background Damien began his guitar studies at the age of 10 with renowned Irish teacher Marion Hyland at the Royal Irish Academy of Music. During this time he won a number of national competitions and also scholarships to continue his studies at the RIAM. He completed a BA in Applied Music at Dundalk Institute of

Adam Bilchik

Adam Bilchik: Classical Guitarist, Singer-Songwriter and Percussionist A Cleveland, Ohio native, Adam started his classical guitar training at the age of 8 with teacher Erik Wagner. He attended Baldwin-Wallace Conservatory of Music, where he received his Bachelor of Music degree, studying with composer and guitarist Dr. Loris Chobanian. His studies took him to New York

Joseph Douglass

Joseph grew up on New Jersey Shore, where he started his guitar studies relatively late, at the age of 12. He is an active performer in New York, as a member of the Third Rail Flute and Guitar Duo, but Joseph also performed as a soloist for the Long Island Classical Guitar Society, Belvoir Terrace

Collaborative Arts Faculty

Tamara Sevunts

Tamara Sevunts is a multilingual actress who hails from Montreal, Canada, and is now based in NYC. Off-Broadway credits include: The Good Girl (E59E Theatres), Loose Canon(SoHo Playhouse). Regional credits include: World Premiere of Douglas Carter Beane’s Fairycakes (Moth), Twelfth Night (Feste), Measure for Measure (Angelo) with the Scranton Shakespeare Festival. Film credits: The Real American (NYTVF, Atlanta Film Festival, Listapad International Film Festival), Larchmont, Cigarette Pact, You Can’t Go Home Again, Tale

Benjamin Rosenthal

Benjamin Rosenthal Singer-Songwriter and Drummer comes from Mamaroneck New York. He learned to read music and perform on saxophone in his school band at the age of 9. By the age of 14 he was drumming in the punk rock band Zombie Squad and recording and performing professionally at all ages in venues in New York City, Westchester, and Connecticut.

Julia Cavagna

Julia is a movement based actress, clown and performer from Argentina. Her specialization is in Physical and Poetical Theater. She has worked with a variety of international theater companies and has performed on an equal range of stages around the world, including recently performing in PARSIFAL and ELEKTRA at the Met Opera. Julia is one

Ethan Fox

Ethan Fox is a New York City based musician and educator. Ethan is an active performer of Indian Classical music and a faculty member of the Chhandayan Center for Indian Studies in Manhattan. He regularly performs with ensembles of various musical styles including Central Asian, Jazz, Western Classical, Afro Cuban and Ghanaian musics. Ethan is

Adam Bilchik

Adam Bilchik: Classical Guitarist, Singer-Songwriter and Percussionist A Cleveland, Ohio native, Adam started his classical guitar training at the age of 8 with teacher Erik Wagner. He attended Baldwin-Wallace Conservatory of Music, where he received his Bachelor of Music degree, studying with composer and guitarist Dr. Loris Chobanian. His studies took him to New York

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