Photos by Enid Bloch

Joanne Castellani and Michael Andriaccio are experienced and proven pedagogues, having performed and taught at over one hundred colleges, universities and conservatories around the world. Today, they are dedicated and passionate teachers of the classical guitar and chamber music to students of all ages and levels. Ms. Castellani has been on the faculty of the State University of New York since 1975, having created the Guitar Program at Fredonia State College and is currently Adjunct Professor of Guitar at the SUNY at Buffalo. She is also in demand as a Suzuki Certified instructor. Mr. Andriaccio took over the faculty position at the SUNY at Buffalo upon the retirement of Oswald Rantucci in 1978. He continued his work there as an Artist-in-Residence until 1995.

Joanne's students have gone on to be awarded graduate teaching assistantships and full scholarships to such prestigious institutions as the Eastman School of Music, The Lamont School of Music of the University of Denver, Indiana University and Ithaca College while others have moved on to concert/recording and teaching careers.

The Castellani-Andriaccio Guitar Studio offers state of the art instruction in classical guitar - traditional, Suzuki Certified, Ensemble "Saltarello", recitals and master classes.

Video Performances:

Aiden Karph, 7 years old, performs May Song

Aursa Mussett, 11 years old, performs Etudeby

Caleb Samland, 13 years old, performs Recuerdos de la Alhambra

Devyn and Dylan Walsh, 10 and 12 years old, perform Sertaneja

The Walsh Brothers' Quartet, Camron, Devyn, Dylan and Liam perform Follow Me Up To Carlow

For more information, please contact:

The Castellani-Andriaccio Guitar Studios
4523 Main Street, Snyder, NY 14226 USA
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The Castellani-Andriaccio Duo
Award winning American composer, Roberto Sierra has composed two major concerti for the Duo.

The Duo are Co-Artistic Directors of the JoAnn Falletta International Guitar Concerto Competition

The Castellani-Andriaccio Duo are endorsers of Karura Guitar Cases

Savarez Strings

For Booking Information, please contact:
Jacqulin Kinal, personal representative
Fleur de Son Classics, Ltd. |  4523 Main Street, Snyder, NY 14226 USA
Tel: 716.445.4602
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