Music Mentors

Theory, Instrumental, Vocal

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Scotto di Uccio

Youngstown, Ohio

French Horn

Maria has been playing the French Horn for eight years and is the Principle Horn Player Cleveland and Youngstown Youth Orchestras. Being a musician allows Maria to speak without words, and to listen more than anything else. Maria says that the Horn changes her life everyday: She learns to work hard, to teach, and to be grateful.

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Kelly Aguilar

East Meadow, New York

Flute & Piccolo

Kelly Aguilar is the President of Tri-M Music Honor Society at her high school and has participated in several youth orchestras, including the Long Island, Metropolitan, and Gemini Youth Orchestras. According to Kelly, music is one of the most eloquent expressions of our humanity. Music inspires her because it is a way to truly define oneself.

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Bella Petz

East Meadow, New York


Bella is the Treasurer of Tri-M Music Honor Society at her high school and she has experience working in a plethora of different musicals. Bella has been working in musical theater productions for over seven years. According to Bella, the ability to express herself vocally has always been something that she finds powerful. She finds that music helped her find herself as a person.

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Maria Glus

Flushing, New York


Maria has been playing the drum for the past four years, and mallet percussion for two years. Through music, she has been able to meet new people and form an important community. Maria feels that playing music also helps put energy and focus into a positive activity, helping with stress. Maria spends her time as a drum instructor and participates in Concert and Jazz Band.

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