"I would teach children music, physics & philosophy, but most importantly music, for the patterns in music & all the arts are the keys to learning"

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© 2019 Schule of Music | Stamford, CT

  Our Teachers    

Michele Maresca Schule - Founder

 

Michele began her musical education with the most caring and patient teacher, her father and then her musical mentor, Dr. Donald Pirone.  Music was a part of her earliest memory and influenced her love and affection for the art of music and others.

 

At The Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College, Michele studied Music and Education and piano and continued as organist, choral conductor and accompanist at institutions throughout New York and Connecticut and has directed and produced local musicals from Elementary to High School. 

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She is actively working as a music director at St. Agnes in Greenwich and other churches. Michele shares her love of piano and music by teaching privately in her home studio and in various schools, Pre-school through Seniors.  She is thrilled to bring these unique musical programs to this area and looks forward to enlightening every student  at every age.

John Patrick Schule - Vocal, Elementary Piano and Group Theory Classes-Children -Adult

 

John grew up in a very musical household, began playing piano at age 4 and his love for music flourished in high school when he began studying musical theatre. John studied Music Theory at Fordham with a focus on vocal performance and did his graduate work at Sacred Heart in Education. He also had the opportunity to study Ear Training and Sight Singing at The Juilliard School.

 

While enrolled in University, he co-founded and performed with "The Fordham Hot Notes" a jazz acapella group. He continues to perform in various other singing groups locally and internationally and performs on stage at various musical venues. He is currently employed by the Stamford Public Schools.

Matthew McArthur - Guitar, Ukulele, Rock Jam Classes

 

Matthew has been playing guitar since the age of 10 and performing in musicals since the seventh grade. He has been a member of several bands and a capella groups over the years. Matt graduated from NYU with a degree in Music Business in 2017 and is the oldest of five musical brothers.

Lucia Crespo - Toddler Programs 3-6

 

Lucia is an early educator and caregiver of children with an emphasis in bilingualism. She graduated in 2007 and has 10 years experience with children including owning her own Montessori based school that focuses on music, art, dance, and theater in her home town in Colombia. She has performed in many musicals and is currently  dedicated to developing her passion of working with children and teaching through performing arts.