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Daniel Klimoski Daniel Klimoski

Daniel G. Klimoski, earned his Master of Music degree in ’88 from the New England Conservatory, (Jazz Studies), and was a full-time professor for Berklee College of Music in Boston. 


His musical career includes performing with many well-known artists over the years including Buddy Morrow, Ella Fitzgerald, Dennis Day, Maureen McGovern, Barbra McNair, Sherman Hemsley, Tiny Tim, Homer and Jethro, Joe Frazier, and Little Anthony.

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Beth Clark - Master Teacher 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.

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Are You Interested in Teaching With Us? Are You Interested in Teaching With Us?

Our Music Teachers Have:

* 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!


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Abbey Allison - Master Teacher 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)

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David Jozaities - Senior Teacher 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.

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Carol McGowan - Senior Teacher 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. 
        Carol has 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.

        

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Kay Guretsky - Studio Owner 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.   

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Jason Kloosterman Jason Kloosterman

Jason started playing guitar in 1986. He studied at Berklee Collage of Music for 3 semesters in 1992-1993 before transferring to and graduating from the University Of Wisconsin Whitewater. He has experience teaching  in the public school system and as a private guitar teacher. He has a passion for helping students achieve their musical goals. He has played in a number of bands as a guitarist and also as a bassist. He currently plays guitar in The Noise Police, a Fort Myers based Rock band.

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Gerard Stafford Gerard Stafford

Professional guitar and bass player, and studio musician. Teaches all levels from beginner on up. Gerard also has special lessons for piano players who want to play Keyboard in a band. For students who are more country, he also teaches Mandolin and Ukulele. 

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Francheska Long - Master Teacher Francheska Long - Master Teacher

Francheska Long teaches classical and contemporary music in the best world traditions. She plans carefully every lesson, customizing it for each student according to his/her age, abilities and desires.

She has 29 years of teaching experience in Russia and USA. Double BM degrees in piano/music theory and choir from Russian music college and the University of Texas (UTA). Her former students are successful professionals, lifelong learners, and happy music hobbyists.

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