Griffin Brady has a Master of Arts degree from Goddard College with a focus in Ethnomusicology and Music Pedagogy. His masters thesis and adjoining musical method book were inspired by his work as a touring musician and educator with groups such as the SAAKUMU Dance Troupe of Ghana, West Africa. He serves as the director… Read more »
Gaitrie studies all forms of dance including a regular practice of Yoga, a steady study of Indian classical dance; Bharatanatyam along with Contemporary and various dance classes. She believes that she is always a student, always yearning to learn more, always wanting to find out what more she can do.
Phyllis Thompson works with fiber textiles, printmaking, photography and collage processes. Her work reflects the influence of her mother and grandmother who made quilts and other creations from recycled materials.
Jen Russo is a visual artist who has been teaching in public and after school settings since 1998. She is a certified New York State art teacher and artist, and she focuses on figurative painting, murals and storyboard drawing. She also offers a variety of visual arts programs which include, but are not limited to, mandala designs and explorations in printmaking.
Doug Rougeux is an entertainer specializing in circus and theater performance. He is a graduate of Ringling Bros. & Barnum and Bailey’s Clown College, Venice, FL and the University of Buffalo.
Both students and staff love Kevin’ s state-of-the-art show! With a concert feel and an incredible light show, he sings, plays guitar, and uses backing tracks for a full-band sound.
Kris Crosson has been a teaching artist for Young Audiences since 2003. She provides visual art workshops focusing on creative self-expression and self-awareness, building self-esteem through success-oriented art experience, as well as group-art for positive socialization.
Ladies First Jazz Combo feel a responsibility to educate the next generation of jazz performers and audiences. They are dedicated to making this unique American art form and musical history accessible to audiences everywhere.
Airigami, the art of folding air in latex containers, stands at the crossroads of three very ancient art forms: sculpture, puppetry and origami. Performance artists Larry Moss and John Wolfson use airigami to create original works of art, installations and experiences that range from the ridiculous to the sublime.
Performance artist Larry Moss uses airigami to create
Doug Yeomans brings over 30 years of award winning performing, recording and teaching experience to young people across Western New York. Their workshops on the performance, history and profession of