Arielle-Khrystiana Plucinski: Owner, Voice, Beginning Piano and Violin:

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. 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. 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.

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, then continued his studies with jazz  instructor Stu Weissman at Buffalo State College.   Mr. Stoll has been active in several rock, blues and oldies bands as a lead guitarist, harmonicist, and vocalist.  He currently performs with the Timeline Band and That 60s Trio. Mr. Stoll has been described by his students as a "classic rock expert" "friendly" and "patient."

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 for many years 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. One of her favorite roles is Cinderella in the beloved musical "Into The Woods." Ms. Zimmerman also has extensive experience performing  Medieval and Renaissance Music.  Sabrina actively studies voice and teaching with Arielle-Khrystiana Plucinski currently.

Dr. Gregory Docenko, Advanced Violin/Viola/Cello: Dr. Docenko is a professional violinist, arranger, and teacher with more than 40 years of experience. Extensive works involving composing, arranging and conducting for all instruments. He is Concertmaster of The Buffalo Civic Orchestra as well as a frequent All-County and NYSSMA judge. Dr. Docenko is well versed in all repertoire, from classical, to gypsy, jazz and more!

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