Faculty

Manna House Workshops features an experienced and diverse faculty of music and dance instructors.

Gloria DeNard Gloria DeNard (1967)
Voice Instructor, Chorus, Executive Director
BA, Juilliard School of Music; Jazz vocalist, pianist, and composer.

Bertha Hope Bertha Hope (2008)
Piano Instructor
BS in Childhood Development, Antioch University, Yellow Spring, OH

Naoko OnoNaoko Ono (2008)
Piano & Music Theory Instructor
MA Jazz Performance, Queens College Certified music teacher of NY State Professional pianist and composer

Kiyoko YamaokoKiyoko Yamaoka (2009)
Piano & Music Theory Instructor
BA, Berklee College of Music, Boston, MA

Carlton Holmes Carlton Holmes (1993)
Jazz Piano Instructor & Accompanist
BA, The University of Tulsa; Master of Music in Jazz, The Manhattan School of Music; Former instructor, The Dalton School and The Manhattan School of Music; Professional pianist, composer, and arranger.

Ethan MannEthan Mann (2001)
Guitar, Music Theory instructor
BA in Jazz Guitar, The Manhattan School of Music; Professional Jazz guitarist.

John RobinsonJohn Robinson (2003)
Bass, Junior Jazz Ensemble Instructor
AA, Music, Bronx Community College
Professional Jazz Bassist/Arranger

Andrei CarriereAndrei Carriere (2002)
Guitar Instructor, Adult Ensemble and Sight Singing
BA, Berklee College of Music, Boston, MA
Professional Jazz/R&B Guitarist

Rashida Jones (2012)
Dance Instructor

Peter LewisPeter Lewis (2009)
Drum Instructor
BFA in music performance, The Manhattan School of Music, The Mannes College of Music, and Manhattanville College.

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