Alysia Fink is a singer/songwriter, professional studio vocalist, and Director of the Bergen School of the Arts in Bergen NY. Alysia started her career and education in the Arts as a dancer for a total of 16 years, including 2 years at collegiate level and 4 years as an assistant dance instructor. Throughout High School, Alysia performed in several Musicals, sang in the select Women’s Satin Sound’s choir, and was 1st Flautist in the High School band.
Marsha Borys has been a music educator in the Rochester and Batavia areas for many years. She received her Bachelors degree in music education from Nazareth College. During her first year at Nazareth, she began teaching piano and organ lessons at a music store in downtown Rochester and found that to be her passion. Mrs. Borys enjoys teaching students from age four through adult. She teaches a variety of styles…
Bass, Guitar & Ukulele
Brian Goeltz has over 10 years of teaching experience. He has worked with all ages, all skill levels, and specializes in rock, blues, classical, music theory, and note reading. He graduated from the Atlanta Institute of Music in 2005 at the top of his class. While living in Georgia, he played with pop singer Cameron Connerty and also toured the southeast with the rock bands Altered and No Jaboinga. Since moving back to NY, …
Vibrant and versatile artist, wife and mother of five, Laura Genagon Kemler, loves all areas under the umbrella of art. While taking art lessons from Artist and Elba native Bernice Yunker, when she was a little girl she discovered clay & watercolors and fell in love with their endless possibilities. At the age of 14 her parents enrolled her in an Oil Painting 1 credit college course at Genesee Community College.
Sign Language Instructor
A Bergen resident for over 30 years, Steve Rapalee began signing while working as a Substitute Teacher at Rochester School for the Deaf (RSD) in 1990. By the year 2000, Steve continued his signing career at R.I.T. and in the Rochester community as a free-lance Sign Language Interpreter. Having taught both public and private sign classes, Steve presently works at DePaul Mental Health …