Educational Programming

The Centre Theater Music School offers lessons for violin, viola, cello, double bass, guitar, and wind instruments. The lessons are provided by musicians and artists who are graduates of the prestigious local institutions. The faculty consists of:

  • Mikhail Yanovitsky – piano and chamber music.
  • Steve Kramer – cello, all strings, chamber music, and piano for beginners.
  • Michael Shingo Crawford – violin, piano, composition, and music theory.
  • Vartan Mailiantz – violin
  • Aleksandra Andreyeva – viola
  • Tony Wastler – clarinet, saxophone, flute, trumpet, trombone, baritone/euphonium, tuba, and classical percussion.
  • Thomas Lawton – jazz piano and jazz theory.
  • David Sherick – Latin percussion and steel drums.

If interested please contact Director of Music, Steve Kramer using this contact form.


Music has the power of producing a certain effect on the moral character of the soul, and if it has the power to do this, it is clear that the young must be directed to music and must be educated in it.

— Aristotle