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Special Music School Faculty

Lydia Kontos, President
Katherine Banucci-Smith, Principal
Sean Hartley, Chair of Admissions
Sandra Noreen, Dean of Music
Nicholaus Tucker, Music Education Manager

Music Faculty

Anna Basis, Violin Faculty
Viktor Basis, Violin Faculty
Genia Betman, Piano Faculty
Yari Bond, Cello Faculty
Andre Didorenko, Violin Faculty
Anne Farber, Theory Faculty
Heidi Garson, Horn Faculty
Wanda Glowacka, Cello Faculty
Chris Graham, Percussion Faculty
Sean Hartley, Chorus Faculty, Theater Wing Director
Valerie Holmes, Flute Faculty
Emily John, History/Chorus/Music Faculty
Nicole Johnson, Cello Faculty
Igal Kesselman, Piano Faculty, Lucy Moses School Director
Irina Krivonos, Piano Faculty
Cynthia Lilley, Theory Faculty
Robinson McClellan, composition faculty
Natela Mchedlishvili, Piano Faculty
Irina Morozova, Piano Faculty
Ian Munro, Music Technology Faculty
Irina Nuzova, Piano Faculty
Genya Paley, Piano Faculty
Vladimir Panteleyev, Cello Faculty
Nancy Ranger, Oboe Faculty
Matthew Reichert, Violin Faculty, Suzuki Program Director
Luke Schwartz, Theory Faculty
Joseph Ries, Piano Faculty
Brad Siroky, Trumpet Faculty
Lynelle Smith, Violin Faculty
Diane Taublieb, Flute Faculty
Suzanne Wagor, Viola Faculty
 

 

Academic Faculty

Elementary School
Kindergarten - Stephanie Cherabin
Grade 1 - Marisa Bolson
Grade 2 - Nicole Honrado
Grade 3 - Juliet Tang
Grade 4 - Abby Rapoport
Grade 5 - Kerri Hook

Middle School
Humanities - Shannon Potts
Science & Mathematics - George Tsugranes
History - Ari Friedman

SMS High School
English - Noah Gordon
English -  Nathan Blom
Science Max Chomet
Math - Elli Simonen
Math - Jeff Reeder
Social Studies - Ari Friedman
Social Studies - Abby Plump

Cluster Teachers
Physical Education - Sam Fox
Visual Arts - Ireena Gurvich
Language (Spanish) - Morgan Harlan

Special Education Teachers and Service Providers
ESL - Sarah Anderson
Guidance Counselor - Laura Hohm
Occupational Therapist (K8) - Rachel Pinkerton
Occupational Therapist (HS) -  Nghi Le
Speech ES/ MS  - Marci Guarriello
Speech HS  - Lindsey McNamee
SETTS (HS) - Lauren Ryan
Paraprofessional (HS) - Mary Lynn Rosario

SBSTPS199
Psychologist Esvetlana Safonts
Social Worker Corrine Schlam

School Aide
KMC - Martin Nolan
MLK - Sarah Rosario

Administrative Staff
Katherine Banucci Smith, Principal
MLK/ G22 - Kristen Palmieri, High School Director
Parent Coordinator - Lisa Stump
Academic Business Manager - Alexandra Dunbar

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