“Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and life to everything.” ~ Plato
Ms. Vicki Botta
Ms. Vicki Botta is dually NYS Certified Music and English teacher with a Master's Degree in Education. She started two string orchestra programs, one in the Goshen School District and one at the St. Joseph Catholic School in Middletown. She worked for several years as a New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA) Adjudicator judging their auditions. She also played with the Greater Newburgh Orchestra for several years and for weddings and private functions. She is a member of the American String Teachers Association (ASTA), NYSSMA and the Orange County Music Educator's Association (OCMEA). She has been teaching students privately for sixteen years on violin, viola, cello, saxophone, french horn, piano and guitar.
To contact Vicki Botta please email her at email@example.com .
Half Hour Classes---------- $30
45 minute Classes----------$45
Ms. Amy Fiorito
Flutist Amy Fiorito pursues an active performance career as an orchestral musician, chamber artist, and recitalist in concert venues throughout North America and Europe. She graduated summa cum laude from the University of Miami's Frost School of Music with a Master’s of Music and a Bachelor’s of Music in Flute Performance. There she studied under the distinguished tutelage of Trudy Kane, former Principal Flutist of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra for thirty-two years and student of Julius Baker. Ms. Fiorito also served as Graduate Teaching Assistant and Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra Fellow. She was invited into the National Music Honor Society, Pi Kappa Lambda and received the Constance Weldon Scholarship for Music and Academic Performance. Prior to that, Ms. Fiorito was a recipient of the Music Educators National Conference All-USA High School Musicians Scholarship and won acceptance into the New York State All-State Orchestra. She has appeared in master class performances for renowned flutists Leone Buyse, Brad Garner, Jeffrey Khanner, Robert Langevin, Gary Schocker, and Jim Walker.
In addition to her performance experience, Ms. Fiorito is also an accomplished Music Educator having taught in elementary, secondary, and university settings with students of varied ages and skill levels. She has served as a Teaching Artist and Clinician for numerous honors ensembles and school programs in South Florida and New York. She is also an experienced Adjudicator and has evaluated for several music organizations including the Florida Flute Association. Ms. Fiorito has been recognized as an influential Music Educator who believes in making musical instruments more accessible for young students and was invited to become a Flute Ambassador for Nuvo Instrumental. She is currently Flute Instructor and Primary Directress at Montgomery Montessori School where she shares her musical talent and love of learning with the students there.
To contact Amy Fiorito please email her at Flute@montgomeryms.com .
Wednesday & Thursday Private Classes
Starting at 3:30pm
Half Hour Classes--------- $30
Hour Classes-------------- $55