This is a list of private instrument teachers in our area. It is not a list of recommendations - just people who are close. It's important to make sure there’s a good fit between the teacher, your child and your family’s needs. I’m always happy to discuss this option with you at any time.


    Mary Barton 917 292 9620

    Yenling Chen 914-316-0223 ylingcviolin@gmail.com

    Ray Dotoratas 914-723-0960

    Jonathan Kahn 646-456-4876

    Yang Sun Kim 914-844-1295 yangsun20@hotmail.com

    Andrew Knebel andrewknebel84@gmail.com (203) 434-2241  (viola specialist)

    Elissa Leventhal 917-836-0199 egviolin@gmail.com

    Chi-Chi Lin 646 321 6987

    Anne Misener 901-218-6288 acm.violin@gmail.com 

    Denise Rood 914 420 8171

    Alla Suerbakov 917-428-0986 igrala@yahoo.com

    Deborah Song deborah.song@gmail.com

    Emily Philio Staudt 253-740-0213 theemilystaudt@gmail.com

    Sumiko Tijihi http://sumikotajihi.com/

    Kathleen Thomson 914 591-8483  kt@mossfamily.net

    Larry Watson 914-439-3121 lwatson@ccsd.edu

    Zheng-Zhong Yu 646-207-4859 lyu8211@gmail.com 

    Katie Kresek, Violin/Viola Teacher & Concertmaster, Moulin Rouge! The Musical on Broadway

    Website: https://www.katiekresekmusic.com/teaching

    Contact: katie.kresek@gmail.com

    Lakshmi James, violin and viola lakshmi.james5@gmail.com


    Lila Ainsworth 914 498-1753 lainsworth@optonline.net 

    Mairi Dorman-Phaneuf 917.9450426 http://mairidormanphaneuf.com/bio

    Andrew Brown abrown@scarsdaleschools.org

    Ben Larsen Cellomania@gmail.com 

    Claire Stancarone 646 872 9011

    Nada Radulovich 917 743 3688 nradulovich@gmail.com (travels to your home)

    Peter Seidenberg (through the Hoff-Barthelson school of music 914 723 1169

    Eleanor Norton 814-571-5879 (cell)

    Anja Wood, Cello Teacher & Cellist of Hamilton, An American Musical on Broadway

    Website: https://anjawood.wixsite.com/cello

    Contact: anjawoodcello@gmail.com


    Brad Aikman 917-331-6121 (travels to your home) 

    Tod Hedrick 917 520-3747 (travels to your home)

    Sue Fleishaker 914 714-5893 1dblbass@gmail.com (travels to your home) 




    Brendan O'Keefe 




    PHONE: 914-391-9776


    Hoff-Barthelson 914 723-1169

    Westchester Conservatory 914 376-9404

    Mid Westchester JCC 914 472-3300 ( ask for Melissa Healy, dir. of music)

    Musika 914 833-7595 This is an association of teachers that will teach in your home.