The VirtuLessons Teachers

We take the hassle out of finding and choosing a teacher by matching you with our high quality teachers. VirtuLessons teachers are personally vetted by the VirtuLessons team for their teaching experience and quality of instruction.

  • Jessica Wiese

    • Piano
    • Guitar
    • Clarinet
    • Flute
    • Violin
    • Saxophone

    Jessica Wiese is a co-founder of Virtulessons.com! She founded VirtuLessons after moving from NY to PA because she did not want to stop teaching her students in NY. With much research in online learning, curriculum, and design, Virtulessons was born and now connects teachers and students from all over the world in an interactive eClassroom! She has also taught in public, charter, restorative, and independent schools. She received her Bachelor of Music from Long Island... Read More

  • Leigh Rynecki

    • Flute

    Leigh Rynecki has been playing flute and performing in the Long Island area for fourteen years. She earned her bachelors degree from SUNY Fredonia in music education, with a performers certificate for flute. Leigh is currently completing her masters in music education at Teachers College, Columbia University. Presently, she is teaching music classes at Teachers College Community School, as well as the Theresa Academy of the Performing Arts.

  • Andrew Schiller

    • Piano
    • Guitar
    • Music Theory/Composition
    • Piano - Jazz
    • Bass
    • Bass - Jazz

    Andrew Schiller is currently residing in Brooklyn, NY after finishing a master’s degree in jazz bass performance at the New England Conservatory. A native of Phoenix, he graduated from Arizona State University under the musical direction of Michael Kocour. His personal mentors have been Ken Schaphorst, Donny McCaslin, Ralph Alessi, and Frank Carlberg. His bass teachers include John Clayton, Dave Holland, and John Lockwood. Andrew started performing on bass (electric and acoustic) and piano, forming... Read More

  • Scott Genovese

    • Percussion - Drum Set

    Hello everyone! My name is Scott Genovese and I from Long Island, NY. I am a certified NY state music teacher. I received my Bachelor's Degree in Music Education and certification when I attended LIU Post - Long Island University from 2007-2011. I also went to LIU Post for a Master's Degree in Music Theory and Composition from 2012-2014. I am a drummer and percussionist who has and still does perform throughout the Tri-State area.... Read More

  • Victoria Stacy

    • Clarinet
    • Flute
    • Trumpet
    • Saxophone

    I have been playing clarinet since I was in 4th grade. I got my Bachelor's of Music at C.W. Post in Brookville NY in 2011. Since then I got my Masters in Elementary and Special Education. I have been playing with the CW Post Wind Symphony since 2006. With the Wind Symphony I have been on performance tours to China, Poland and the Czech Republic.

  • Philip Scanze

    • French Horn
    • Trumpet

    Phil currently lives on Long Island, NY working as a music educator and a freelance musician. He began playing the horn at age nine and has kept with it ever since. Playing the horn has literally taken him around the world to places including: Warsaw, Poland Duszniki Zdrój, Poland Prague, The Czech Republic Juan Les Pins, France New York New Jersey Indiana Beijing, China Xi'An, China Iridium Jazz lounge Carnegie Hall He has had the... Read More

  • Matt Huntington

    • Clarinet
    • Flute
    • Saxophone
    • Music Theory/Composition
    • Saxophone - Jazz
    • Saxophone - Alto
    • Saxophone - Bari
    • Saxophone - Soprano
    • Saxophone - Tenor
    • Piccolo

    Matt Huntington has been playing music for over 25 years and is an accomplished musician, composer, arranger, and educator. Specializing in woodwinds, Matt's main area of expertise is in jazz, but he is also adept at playing classical and pop/rock music. Originally from Philadelphia, he comes from a long line of educators and is passionate about teaching and helping others discover the beauty and importance of music (which he has been doing since 2002). Matt... Read More

  • Frank Riggio

    • Bagpipes

    I have been a Bagpipe Instructor for over thirty years working primarily with the Nassau County Police Dept. Pipe Band. I am also working with the Northport Pipes and Drums. Additionally, I am the principal Bagpipe instructor and Pipe Major for the St. Anthony's H.S., Celtic Friars Pipe Band.which we founded in 2010.

  • Corey Emerson

    • French Horn
    • Trumpet
    • Trombone
    • Music Theory/Composition
    • Trumpet - Jazz
    • Bass

    Corey completed his Masters degree in Music Performance/Rehearsal Techniques in 2007 and has been a professional musician for the past 15 years. Corey enjoys performing in many different areas, including: Jazz, Musicals, Country, Pop, Rock, Concert Band, and Athletic Bands. As a band director Corey has nearly 10 years experience in the classroom ranging from K-12, as well as 6 years experience in College (including a NCAA div. I band program). Corey is a certified... Read More

  • Kristen Hallick

    • Piano
    • Clarinet
    • Flute
    • Saxophone

    Every musical desire is always attainable with practice and guidance. Music should always be fun--if it is no longer fun you need to put away your instrument and pick it up later. ABOUT ME My first memorable music experiences were listening to classical jazz radio with my father. I LOVED it. I did not go on to become a jazz musician, but these experiences would align me on my path to becoming a music teacher,... Read More