Local organ teachers

 

Name  

William Degan

Affiliation (work, AGO chapter) Waterbury, CT Sub-Dean, and AGO member since 1977

 

Brief vitae (education, work)  

B. Music Education: Hartt School of Music (1984)

Music Director, Bridge Community Church (formerly Bristol Baptist Church) since 2005

Taught at Pipe Organ Encounters in 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, and 2016

Physics teacher since 1984

I give classes on the physics of harmony, tuning and keyboard temperament

Contact info (email, phone)  

dblopen32@gmail.com

860-712-3536

 Preferred level (beginner, intermediate, advanced) Beginner and intermediate
Are you willing to offer a few (3) pro bono lessons to beginners? yes
Are you comfortable teaching using Skype, Facetime, or other new mediums? no

 

 

Name  

Susan Paisley

Affiliation (work, AGO chapter)  

AGO New Haven, Greater Bridgeport, Waterbury Chapters

Trinity Lutheran Church of Milford

Brief vitae (education, work) Past AGO Dean, New Haven

Music Minister

Concertmaster, Hamden Symphony Orchestra

 

Contact info (email, phone)  

spaisley@optonline.net

 Preferred level (beginner, intermediate, advanced) beginner, intermediate
Are you willing to offer a few (3) pro bono lessons to beginners? no
Are you comfortable teaching using Skype, Facetime, or other new mediums? Not yet

 

 

 

Name  

Jean Degan

Affiliation (work, AGO chapter)  

St. Joseph Catholic Church, Bristol, CT

Waterbury Chapter A.G.O.

Brief vitae (education, work)  

Bachelor’s Degree: Music Education (piano) UConn

Bachelor’s Degree: Organ Performance – Hartt School of Music

Master’s Degree of Liturgical Music – Hartt

Teaching, performing, recording, full time church musicians for 35 years

Contact info (email, phone) jeanmus2@gmail.com

860-543-3638

 

 Preferred level (beginner, intermediate, advanced) I can teach all levels
Are you willing to offer a few (3) pro bono lessons to beginners? I have done many pro bono lessons in the past and am willing to do so again
Are you comfortable teaching using Skype, Facetime, or other new mediums? No

 

 

 

 

Name Ken Beyer

 

Affiliation (work, AGO chapter) First Congregational Church, Torrington

Beyer Music

 

Brief vitae (education, work)  

University of Maryland

Peabody Conservatory

Contact info (email, phone) 70 Greenfield Dr.

Torrington, CT 06790

beyermusic@snet.net

860-482-8366

 

 Preferred level (beginner, intermediate, advanced) All levels
Are you willing to offer a few (3) pro bono lessons to beginners? yes
Are you comfortable teaching using Skype, Facetime, or other new mediums? no