Bob Pycior is an accomplished performer, composer and teaching artist. His teaching qualifications include private & ensemble instruction in violin, guitar, piano, bass, drums, banjo, cello, viola and ukulele. As well as composition, improvisation, and music theory.
Bob graduated from the State University of New York at Purchase, Purchase, NY - BFA Major in Studio Composition. His compositions for film and documentaries have received Peabody Awards, SXSW Audience Awards, Sundance Film Festival Grand Juries, and an Emmy nomination.
Brendan Wilson is teaching private lessons and music theory at the Arts After School Program at Snow Pond Center for the Arts. Brendan was born in Ivins, Utah, starting piano at age 5.He continued to play some piano and sing through high school until making a decision to pursue in Music Education at the University of Vermont, receiving a Bachelor's in 2014.
Wayne Berman attended Bard College, in Annandale, New York, where he earned a BA in Music Composition and Performance. Wayne also received a Masters degree in Music Composition and Theory from Bowling Greene State University in Ohio, is a past president of the Tampa Bay Composer’s Forum, and the founder of the Rise and Shine Performing Arts Camp.
Christine Little received her BFA in Dance from the Boston Conservatory, her MA in Dance Movement Therapy from Naropa University, and is an adjunct faculty for the University of Maine at Augusta. She has taught dance and creative movement to children and adults for over 30 years and still feels joyful and passionate about her art. Christine plays a variety of musical instruments and is a certified Music Mind Games teacher. In addition, she has had extensive training in Recreation Therapy and brings all of this experience to bear when facilitating individual and group creative arts sessions.
Ben Bowman is a graduate of UMA, holding a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Music with a concentration in performance. He brings 7 years of teaching experience, (Drumset, Hand Percussion, Latin Percussion, Piano, Bass Guitar, Trumpet) in addition to public performing as a member of a number of bands in a variety of venues. He lives in Augusta and is building a small home in Pittston. In his free time, he enjoys home-brewing and building lithium electric vehicles.