Faculty

Our Faculty

NBS faculty are hand-selected from the world's finest conservatories
Please contact us to schedule an evaluation for lessons at the Nelly Berman School of Music

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Nelly Berman, age 19, teaches her first student in Odessa, Russia.

Administrative Team

Nelly Berman

Late Founder and Director Emeritus

Elena Berman

Executive Director & Special Arrangement Piano Faculty

Galen Blanzaco

Administrative Assistant

Keyboard Faculty

Marianna Prjevalskaya

Piano Faculty

Dr. Igor Resnianski

Piano Faculty

Marina Voznaya

Piano and Voice Faculty

Alla Boychenko

Piano Faculty

James Anemone

Piano Faculty

Dr. Ariane Alexander

Piano Faculty

Maxim Mogilevsky

Special Arrangement Piano Faculty

Dima Borisovsky

Piano Faculty

Elena Berman

Executive Director & Special Arrangement Piano Faculty

Ronaldo Rolim

Piano Faculty

Dr. Anna Kislitsyna

Piano & Harpsichord Faculty

String Faculty

Paul Klinefelter

String Bass & Bass Guitar Faculty

Lorenzo Mazzamuto

Violin Faculty

Vladimir Dyo

Special Arrangement Violin Faculty

Elliot Mallard

Cello Faculty

Paul Arnold

Special Arrangement Violin Faculty

Tanya Ivanova

Violin Faculty

Rodolfo Leuenberger

Violin Faculty

Sylvia Ahramjian

Special Arrangement Violin Faculty

Irina Schuck

Violin Faculty

Dr. Joseph Kauffman

Violin & Viola Faculty

Lenny Ranallo

Guitar Faculty

Jeffrey Solow

Special Arrangement Cello Faculty

Wind & Brass Faculty

Joseph Dvorak

Clarinet Faculty

Gene Isayev

Flute Faculty

Frank Stroble

French Horn Faculty

Dr. Meghan Woodard

Oboe Faculty

Dr. Mathew D. Clayton

Saxophone & Jazz Improvisation Faculty

Dr. Kate Young

Clarinet Faculty

Andrew Urbina

Saxophone and Jazz Improvisation Faculty

Andres Gonzalez

Trumpet Faculty

Alex Siniavski

Trombone, Trumpet, & Jazz Improvistation Faculty

Voice Faculty

Marina Voznaya

Piano and Voice Faculty

Katie Erikson

Voice Faculty

Jazz Faculty

Alex Siniavski

Trombone, Trumpet, & Jazz Improvistation Faculty

Andrew Urbina

Saxophone and Jazz Improvisation Faculty

Dr. Mathew D. Clayton

Saxophone & Jazz Improvisation Faculty

Dr. Theresa Klinefelter

Jazz Piano Faculty

Paul Klinefelter

String Bass & Bass Guitar Faculty
“We have not been able to find the caliber of teaching which Nelly was able to assemble at NBS”

“We have not been able to find the caliber of teaching which Nelly was able to assemble at NBS — certainly part of her gift and her magic.”

Susie and Cedric Woindrich, Parents