Piano / Keyboard Teachers

Anna Bukharova and a piano
Anna Bukharova

“I have been a musician the biggest part of my life. I started playing accordion and sing in the chorus at the age of six. After graduating High-school I was accepted into Ogynskie Music College and received Batchelor’s Degree in Music...


Susanna Shamountain and a piano
Susanna Shamounian

Susanna Shamounian was born in Turkmenistan. She started her piano career at the age of five. She auditioned into a Specialized Music School under Moscow Conservatory and studied piano, music theory and music literature for thirteen years.


Louise Carney and a piano
Louise Carney

1996 graduate of Saint Rose
K-12 Music Education
2004 Masters Degree Literacy B-6 University at Albany
Substitute teacher for BOCES in many area school districts including Mohonasen, Schalmont,


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Charlotte Xiaoling Zhang

My name is Charlotte Xiaoling Zhang. I have received my Master of Music (Vocal Performance) degree from Houghton College, and Bachelor of Music Education from Central China Normal University. I am teaching voice and


Wendy Curtis and a piano 
Wendy Curtis

Wendy has been teaching music since 1996 and has received her BS from Houghton College and MS from Oneonta.  Wendy offers encouragement and enthusiasm to each lesson to support the individual needs of her students. She supports her students in numerous recitals and competitions and has been with Hilton Music for over 7 years.

Gracie Lineham singing and playing piano
Gracie Lineham

Gracie Lineham is a songwriter and artist currently based in the city of Albany. She is a current junior at the College of Saint Rose, majoring in Music Industry with a concentration in Piano & Songwriting. Lessons with Gracie can cover classical, jazz, contemporary and commercial music.

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Mary Wolfe

Has been teaching piano at Hilton's music since 2016 on Saturdays. Teach various levels of piano and different styles. Have taught in the capital district privately and in local schools.
Love working one on one with piano students. Aim for all to have positive successful experiences on the piano at each lesson. 

            Chris Theriault
Chris graduated Crane  School  of music in Potsdam New York majoring in classical guitar and Musicians institute in Hollywood, California.
 He teaches using a combination of traditional methods such as reading music, scales and theory as well as a more modern approach using technology such as the iPad  to encourage development of musical skills such as improvising , ear training etc so students are not limited to just reading the notes.

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Doug Reynolds

Doug is an international touring guitarist who has been playing since the age of ten and started professionally teaching in 1999. Currently playing with The Erotics and New York Jaded among many other bands both past and present. Versed in many different styles not only on guitar but also piano, bass guitar and ukulele as well.

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