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.
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.
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
Annette Daniels Taylor is a playwright, poet, actor, teacher, singer and costumer.
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
The Benched Players are a theatrical improvisation ensemble led by Melissa Kate Miller, a songwriter, stage and voice actress, writer, and poet. The Benched Players lift students from the sidelines (“
As a bilingual instructional technology consultant specializing in “Flipped Classroom Strategy”, Alex’s primary focus is CTE and its connection to the Arts and Mathematics.
Mohamed Diably began playing the jembe at age seven, under the supervision of his elder brother Moustapha. By fifteen, he was asked to join a group sponsored by the wife of Guinea’s famous President Sekou Toure. Mohamed travels throughout the US, Canada, and Europe teaching drum and dance and promoting the music and culture of Guinea.
Wooden Cities is both an ensemble and a collective of performers and composers seeking to help increase the performance and awareness of contemporary classical music in Western New York through unique, educational presentations.