Rosemary Capaldo, the owner of Ms. Roe's Music Center has been singing, dancing, playing piano, and composing music since age 5. She graduated from Five Towns College with a BA in Music Education.  Rosemary has taught elementary Chorus in Central Islip and Sachem school districts. She has also opened up for  Cool & The Gang, Corina, and Marky Mark. She has written music for many up to and including  "One Life To Live" actress Tika Sumpter. Currently she has a successful music school and continues to write and sell music for herself and others.    

Michael Ernst has been playing Guitar for 47 years. He studied privately for 15 yrs and has since went on to do many amazing things in the music industry. He attended the University of North Texas and later got his Bachelors of Music at Five Towns College. He has played with many legendary musicians through his musical journey including Bo Diddley. He  also opened up for James Brown and Latoya Jackson just to name a few.  Michael also wrote music for the hit children's show Sponge Bob Square Pants.

Joseph D'Ambrosi has been teaching piano for over 30 years. He has worked at Ms.Roe's Music Center for the passed 15 years. He has had the opportunity to perform and record with great musicians including 2 Grammy nominated albums with Phil Driscoll. He is currently working toward his Masters Degree at Berklee School of Music for Electronic Music Production and Sound Design.

Mark Lucas  is a Dramatic and Fine Arts teacher who recently retired from the Sachem School district after 34 years. He loves working with children and has directed a numerous amount of plays and musicals throughout his journey. He is currently teaching Theater at Ms Roe's Music Center and aspires to direct more plays and musicals in the near future.

Amanda Liantonio is a violinist who is currently a senior at Hofstra University studying Music Education. She performs with The Hofstra Chamber Orchestra., The Hofstra Symphonic Orchestra and the University Choir. She aspires to be an elementary Orchestra teacher upon graduation. She currently teaches violin and beginner piano at Ms. Roe's Music Center.


Kim Anne Pittsley comes to us with multiple experiences as a performer, teacher, and administrator. She graduated from SUNY Purchase with a BFA majoring in Opera performance. She spent the next few years pursuing her Operatic career. Later she got her MS in Elementary Education, Music Education and Special Education. She also has a second MS in Educational Administration. She is currently the Principal at the Nassau County Juvenile Detention Center. She teaches voice, Piano and Musical Theater/Glee at Ms. Roe's Music Center.