Dan Hollenbeck

Dan Hollenbeck is currently a senior attending Central Connecticut State University for a B.S degree in Jazz Studies. During his years there, he has played in the school's big band and jazz combos, and acts as an accompanist for jazz recitals. He is studying privately with Ken Fischer, a teacher and leader of Simsbury High School Jazz Groups, and has studied classical lessons in the past with Carolyn Halstead. He has had the opportunity to play with the Bristol Reunion Jazz Band, and currently plays and tours with rock group Elison Jackson.


Adriane Kuzminski

Adriane Kuzminski served as an active duty Soldier in the U.S. Army Band for over three years. She toured the Far East for a year as a clarinetist and alternate percussionist in the 2nd Infantry Division Band on Camp Red Cloud, South Korea. She later transferred to the 36th Army Band at Fort Huachuca, AZ, to promote the U.S. Army Band Program throughout the West Coast as a pianist and mallet player. Adriane teaches clarinet and piano and is pursuing a degree in Film Production at Emerson College in Boston.  


John Valerio

John Valerio received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in music education from Western Conn. State College where he studied piano with Lawrence Honan of Danbury. Lie later studied with the late renowned John Mehegan. He has been a public school music teacher since 1972 and has been teaching in District 13 since December 1973. He can be seen performing throughout the New England area. 

Conn Valley School of Music and Dance
226 Main Street
Portland CT, 06480
Phone: (860) 342-2270
Email: info@connvalley.net 

Mon - Thurs: 12:00 pm to 8:00 pm 

Friday: 12:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Saturday: 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Sunday: (December) 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm

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