Karl Killer started drumming at a very young age. He is a diverse musician having studied and performed in jazz bands, concert bands, marching bands, and pit orchestras. Karl was a student of RVP for many years, studying under the owner, Greg Trabandt, who helped him flourish into the drummer that he is today. READ MORE
Chrissy Grazio, Voice
Chrissy has studied voice since she was six years old. She has extensive knowledge In vocal technique and performance and has been part of the RVP staff teaching vocal lessons for the past 5 years using Rose Coppola’s Rock Your Vox curriculum. READ MORE
Todd Grosberg started playing bass guitar at the age of 14. Todd is from Milford, CT. and was a member of the Joseph A. Foran High School jazz, concert, and marching band While playing in the his school jazz band Todd also played in many other cover bands playing metal, rock, funk, etc…
Greg Trabandt, Percussion
Drumming since the age of nine, Greg is an accomplished & diverse player. Greg has performed in school jazz, concert bands and the All Eastern UCONN Symphony Orchestra. After graduating from Lyman Memorial High School in Lebanon, CT – Greg left for NYC. READ MORE
Voice, Beginning Piano, Music Theory
Dean has been studying voice for over ten years and began teaching voice five years ago. He has his BA in Vocal Performance from the Hartt School, and is currently a voice teacher at Yale University, where he is pursuing his Master’s Degree in Music. Dean has also taught voice at Salt Marsh Opera and Young Voices of CT (Opera Works). READ MORE
Voice, Piano, & Music Theory
Band leader, vocal coach, guitar player, lead singer, and recording artist, Sandy Connolly has over twenty years of experience teaching voice and guitar. She loves to get all her students grounded in the fundamentals of music and has developed her own voice, piano, and music theory curriculum toward that goal.
Susan Larkin is excited to be bringing acting coaching to Performance Plus and RVP studios, with a specialty in audition technique, a special skill actors need in order to succeed in this business. Susan is available for individual acting coaching and also will be offering group classes.