Meet the Faculty

Our teachers provide living examples of our mission to promote “music for life.” Each one is an accomplished professional musician, dedicated to encouraging and guiding students with energy and patience. It is our desire to make a significant contribution in the educational and cultural life of the community.


Allen, Blanca Violin BM, Boston Conservatory; MM , New England Conservatory
Bigelow, John Guitar BA, Franconia College, Mannes College
Edgerton L., Anne Dalcroze Eurhythmics BA, Occidental College, MALS, Wesleyan University, Dalcroze Degree and Certificate, Longy School of Music
Fonberg, Igor Violin MA, Boston University
Hitchcock, Edward Ukulele and Dalcroze instructor
Korsantia, Neya Piano BA, Tbilisi State Conservatory – Georgia; MM, Tbilisi State Conservatory – Georgia
Levin, Ben Guitar MA, Berklee College of Music, Boston
Roberts, Tim Cello BM, New England Conservatory, MM, Northwestern University, DMA candidate, Cleveland Institute of Music
Rupert, Mary-Jane Harp B.M. Oberlin Conservatory; MM, Indiana University
Seifetdinova, Anasatasia Piano DMA, University of Hartford, The Hartt School of Music
Simovici, Doina Piano MA , George Enescu Conservatory, Iasi, Romania
Wright, Matthew Guitar BM, Peabody Conservatory, MM, Longy School of Music, Cambridge, MA


Since she began attending Allegro Music School our daughter Sophie (Harrigle) has blossomed in her confidence, knowledge and focus. Her daily violin practices and weekly tutorials with Blanca and...

-Gregory G. Harrigle

Just one year ago, our elder son began theory study at Allegro Music School with Gil Harel. By September of last year, Kyril, with our approval, decided to have Gil also instruct him in classical ...

-Bob & Sharon McCauley

The Allegro school has transformed the way children view music. Allegro offers so many opportunities for children to perform where personal best is the goal, not perfect performance. Allegro teaches ...

-Dale Sinesi

Our older daughter was an Allegro Music School student for over 8 years and is now playing the violin in her college orchestra. She had wonderful instruction through Allegro and played in the NEC ...

-Cindy Hoyle and Bert Cushman

I have been with Allegro Music School since the second grade, making this year my eleventh and final. Since starting, music has always been a part of my life, and in fourth grade I was inspired to ...

-Ben Williams