Arielle-Khrystiana Plucinski: Owner and Teacher:

Miss Plucinski is an accomplished violinist and soprano from the WNY area. She began teaching the violin apprenticing under Suzuki teacher Marilynn Standard at the age of 17, and has been teaching strings since. Her musical studies began at the age of 7 with Mr. Stephen Pregmon.  Miss Plucinski studied voice with renowned operatic sopranos Sebnem Mekinulov, Jacqueline Quirk and Gracia Transom. The soprano studied music at The University at Buffalo.  She has appeared in performance with The Nickel City Opera, Buffalo Cadenza Opera Workshop, The Opera  Foundation of Buffalo, The American Repertory Theater of WNY, and The New York Lyric Opera Theater, to name a few.  She has performed on the violin with various rock bands and with the ART Theater of NY.  Her operatic roles include Zerlina, Juliette, Berta, Adele, and Ines. She is an in-demand soloist with the Polish and Ukrainian Communities of WNY, as a Slavic music enthusiast. She sings and performs in11 languages including, English, French, Italian, German, Russian, Ukrainian and Serbo-Croatian. Miss Plucinski completed an internship with the ART Theater in 2012 as Assistant Musical Director of the musical, "First Lady Suite." Her studio students were the recipient of the distinguished Brigid Sweeney Scholarship for Early Singers and The Stephen K. Pregmon Spring String Scholarship in 2015.  Miss Plucinski has been praised highly by her students for her patience, musicianship, and compassion.Recent operatic roles include Nedda ("I Pagliacci") for Varna, Bulgaria and Genovieffa ("Suor Angelica") for NY Lyric Opera. She teaches a combination of Bel Canto and Swedish-Italian technique, for voice and Suzuki and traditional for strings.

Timothy Stoll, Guitar/Harmonica/Ukulele/Piano: Timothy Stoll studied Music Performance at NCCC focusing on piano and guitar while working full-time as an NYS Correction Officer while earning his degree,  then continued his studies with jazz  instructor Stu Weissman at Buffalo State College.  After college,  Mr. Stoll has been active in several rock, blues and oldies bands as a lead guitarist, harmonicist, and vocalist, and as a popular soloist. He currently performs with the Cold Shot Blues Band. Mr. Stoll has been described by his students as a "classic rock expert" "friendly" and "patient."He is well-versed in piano and music theory.

Sabrina Zimmerman, Voice/Piano: Lyric Soprano Sabrina ("Brie") Zimmerman will be joining the team in April 2019 for voice and piano! Sabrina received a degree in Vocal Performance from NCCC under the tutelage of esteemed soprano, Lois Stipp. Sabrina also taught voice  at The Music School of Niagara. She also has extensive experience as a church choral director. The soprano is a versatile performer in the worlds of operatic recital and musical theater, and as a wedding event soloist.

David Burbee, Piano: Mr. Burbee is a talented young up-and-coming classical pianist who has been playing music since the age of 5, including the drums. Dave is also an operatic baritone and talented rock singer. He is kind, patient, friendly yet methodical with students while improving their musicianship through weekly scale and sightreading exercises. His favorite composers are Mozart and Chopin.

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