Beth Clark - Master Teacher
The perfect teacher for those students who want to go "all the way" with their music. She is college educated and a performing musician, who attended both Stevens College and Indiana University.
Beth teaches what the student needs to achieve their musical goals. Beth is well acquainted with all the method series, and augments lessons with additional music from outside sources.
Beth specializes in teaching classical piano, the standards, as well as the chord method of playing. Both children and adults appreciate her low stress teaching style.
Are You Interested in Teaching With Us?
* College Training and/or Professional Performance Experience
* Nurturing, Friendly, Warm Personalities
* Several years experience teaching beginners
* Customizable teaching methods that meet the needs of students’ musical goals
* Expertise teaching a specific age group.
* Experience teaching Popular Music, as well as the Classics and Standards.
* A clean criminal, drug, and sexual offender background check.
If you feel that Jay and Kay's Music Studio is a good fit for you, send us your professional teaching resume today!
Abbey Allison - Master Teacher
Abbey Allison is a professional accompanist & collaborator who has worked in New York, Chicago, and southwest Florida areas. She holds a double degree in piano performance and string education from Ithaca College, and has worked with both student and professional instrumentalists and vocalists, ranging from national competition winners to contemporary music specialists to performers on live Public Radio. In addition to working as a freelance pianist, she is the accompanist for the Symphonic Chorale of Southwest Florida, the service pianist for Temple Bat Yam (Sanibel)
David Jozaities - Senior Teacher
David Jozaities started his musical journey at the age of 5 and earned
his degree in music from the University of Illinois. He teaches organ,
piano and keyboard to students ages 6-100. He accepts students from
beginner on up, and teaches a variety of musical styles from
Standards to Pop and Classical.
He customizes his student's learning
through method books including Faber, Thompson and Bastien, but also
creates unique lesson plans gauged towards the individual student's
interests and needs.
He is an active performer and arranger, playing
popular and secular music in various venues.
Carol McGowan - Senior Teacher
Carol McGowan has been teaching piano
since 1985. She received her education from Hartwick College in NY
and Edison College in Ft Myers studying under Charles Schneider,
Founding Musical Director for the Glimmerglass Opera House in NY, and
Margaret Pendelton at Edison.
been an accompanist and conductor for senior choruses, community
choruses, and various churches.
At Jay and Kay's, Carol accepts
students ages 4 through adult and caters to those with busy
schedules. Using various method books she creates a unique
pedagogical approach for each student.
Kay Guretsky - Studio Owner
Kay Guretsky is a master teacher of piano and organ. Kay's many musical accomplishments include being the youngest member accepted into the Handel and Haydn Society, and performing The Messiah every year with the Boston Pops. She studied under the tutelage of Ruth Streeter, acclaimed teacher at The Metropolitan Opera House.
Her expertise is working with adults learning piano or organ later in life. Her clientele includes busy professionals as well as retirees. Her students are recreational players who enjoy the Standards, Classics, and the music of your life.
Rather than focusing on heavy technique, Kay creates customized lessons suited to the needs of her students, often creating arrangements to fit their skill set. Many of her student's have won local, state, and regional competitions.
Francheska Long - Master Teacher