Vocal pedagogue, Kristy Errera-Solomon, serves on the voice faculty of Bridgewater State University and formerly on the voice and theater faculty of The South Shore Conservatory (SSC), teaching private students as well as class voice and musical theater courses. She has also directed at SSC’s Summer Vocal Institute. Errera-Solomon served as the Director of Admissions…

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Co-founder

Erin Verina has been performing professionally across the country and all over the world for more than 14 years. Erin graduated from the Catholic University Benjamin T. Rome’s School of Music with a Bachelor in Music and emphasis in Music Theater. After graduating, she performed as a singer/dancer at Tokyo Disney in Japan. Erin originated…

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Meredith Gosselin is a Boston-area Equity actor known for chameleon-like qualities, playing everything from power lesbians to shy bookworms! Meredith’s approach to monologue coaching draws upon a combination of techniques she acquired while studying at the Boston Conservatory at Berklee and those she picked up through her experiences performing. She touches upon the work of…

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Voice, Flute, Piano

Terry Doyon holds a BA in music from Bridgewater State University, where she studied voice, flute, and piano. While earning her degree, she was the recipient of the ATP Grant for her original compositions for voice and piano and she was the winner of BSU’s concerto competition in 2014. After graduating, Terry has been an…

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Allyson Lynch is a passionate vocal pedagogue and performer who has been a member of the South Shore’s music and theater community her entire life. She has held previous teaching positions on the Voice and Theater faculty of South Shore Conservatory, and has worked closely with the Music Department and Drama Club at Silver Lake…

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Guitar and Ukulele

Killian has a Bachelor of Arts in Music degree in classical guitar performance from Bridgewater State University, where his studies included composition and pedagogy. While attending, he attended National Conference for Undergraduate Research, and wrote for the undergraduate philosophy journal. He composes and performs musical theater, pop, metal, and concert music. He has taught guitar…

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Piano, Beginner Winds and Brass

Massachusetts native, Sara Barkon, has been an active Music Educator on the South Shore for the past two decades. Her instrumental studies began with the Flute at a young age, soon followed by Piano which quickly became her principal instrument. Sara earned a B.M. in Professional Music while studying Piano and Music Education at Berklee…

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Violin and Viola

A native of Saratoga Springs, NY, Dr. Cassandra Sulbarán began her musical studies on piano and violin, later dedicating herself to viola as an undergraduate at Ithaca College. Cassandra graduated summa cum laude from Ithaca in 2005, earning a Bachelors in viola performance with Debra Moree, and continued her studies at the University of Maryland,…

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Musical Theater/Acting

Tyler is an arts educator with over fifteen years of experience working with youth of all ages and abilities. He sees the arts as lens that allows us to explore the world around us in a meaningful way, building community through inclusion and education in the arts. Tyler focuses on translating the skills we learn…

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Musical Theater

Sarah Kelly is a 2018 graduate from Plymouth State University in NH, where she studied Music Theatre. She was living in New York City, but is now residing in Braintree! Sarah has worked locally around the South Shore, both theatrically and with children! She played some wonderful roles at The Company Theatre in Norwell, such…

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Voice and Piano

Amal El-Shrafi has quickly gained traction as a versatile international performer in both concert work, musical theater and opera. While actively performing as a vocalist and accompanist, Amal has also been a dedicated pedagogue, teaching voice and piano to children and adults for the last decade. Originally an elementary school music teacher in the public…

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Guitar, Bass Guitar, Ukelele, Banjo, Mandolin

Jim Davidson is a guitarist, teacher, and composer from Southeastern Massachusetts. Highlight performances include Boston GuitarFest, Tuesday Night New Music in Jordan Hall, The Martin Institute at Stonehill College, and numerous solo & chamber recitals throughout New England. Passionate about new music, he has performed the world premieres of over a dozen works by contemporary…

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Musical Theater Dance

Sarah was born and raised in Orlando, Florida. As a child, Sarah split her time between the dance studio and training as a gymnast. She traveled the East Coast with her competitive dance team for 10 years, winning national titles and awards. Living in Orlando presented a terrific opportunity for Sarah to get involved in…

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Musical Theater

Currently living in Los Angeles, Ashley is an actress, singer, dancer, and teacher who has toured internationally with five broadway shows and performed in regional theaters all over the United States. First National Tours include Kinky Boots, Sister Act (Sister Mary Robert), 9 to 5, Legally Blonde, and High School Musical. Regional credits include Beauty…

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Jenna Lea Scott, (She, Her, Hers) is a Teaching Artist in the New England area. She has taught with Wheelock Family Theatre @BU, The Hanover Theatre and Conservatory for the Performing Arts, Arts Alive(RI), Brookline Music School, and Walnut Street Theatre(PA), to mention a few. Jenna is a professional actor who’s most notable role to…

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Tyler Davis first discovered his passion for music at nine years old when he was introduced to his Ludwig snare drum at Halifax Elementary School. At eighteen, he graduated as the recipient of the Louis Armstrong Jazz Award and as the lead drum set player at Silver Lake Regional High School. Tyler graduated from Bridgewater…

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Trombone, Beatboxing, and Abelton

William “Friendship” Lombardelli has been live looping beatbox, and bass trombone for the better part of three decades, sharing stages with the likes of State Radio, Guster, and George Clinton, at clubs and festivals like Camp Barefoot, Catskill Chill, Mountain Jam, and the Glastonbury Festival (uk). Now Will is pleased to offer all of his…

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Drums and Percussion

Dylan Barber is a Boston based freelancer and educator. His recent performances include appearances with the Boston Pops Orchestra, Hartford Symphony, Rhode Island Philharmonic, and New Haven Symphony Orchestra. You can also find him playing the drums at his church, City on a Hill Church in Brookline. His performances have taken him across the U.S.,…

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Musical Theater, Dance

Maddy Wendell is super excited to be joining the Spotlight squad! She is pursuing her BFA in Musical Theatre at the University of Tampa. Growing up in Hingham, she has been participating in community theatre since 2007 at companies such as The Company Theatre, Kids’ Cabaret, and Massasoit Theatre Company. Some of her favorite roles…

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Musical Theater, Dance

Madison is thrilled to be joining the Spotlight family! She is a graduate of The University of the Arts where she holds a BFA in Acting and Musical Theatre. Madison has grown up participating in theatre around the south shore. She has been teaching and choreographing for children and young adults in the area for…

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Musical Theater

Meghan Ryan is a Braintree native who is so excited to be joining the Spotlight Academy team! She graduated from the University of Massachusetts Amherst where she earned a BA in Theater Arts and Elementary Education. Since graduating, Meghan has focused on theatre and music education through her positions at Rising Stars, The Academy of…

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Musical Theater

Soprano, Holly Ann Jennings enjoys a well rounded career as a performing and teaching artist. Her forte being musical theater, she has worked alongside award winning directors and actors in world premiere musicals as well as more traditional productions in Boston and throughout New England. This path has also brought her to the stage for operatic…

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Musical Theater

Megan Daniel is so excited to be joining Spotlight Music and Theatre Academy! She graduated from East Carolina University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Musical Theatre. Since then, she’s worked for many theatre companies along the East Coast. Her favorite roles include Brooke in How It Works (Hatbox Theatre) and Cinderella in Into…

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Guest Teacher, Musical Theater Dance and Voice

A Los Angeles native, Ramone is thrilled to be a guest artist with Spotlight! Most recently Ramone was seen on Broadway in BEETLEJUICE THE MUSICAL. Other Broadway credits include MOTOWN THE MUSICAL; Tour: MOTOWN THE MUSICAL; Off-Broadway: Irish Rep; Regional: PaperMill Playhouse (The Sting, World Premier), TheaterWorks (The Prince of Egypt, World Premier) Sacramento Music…

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Guest Teacher, Acting

WILL BLUM received his BFA in Musical Theatre with an emphasis in Directing from The Boston Conservatory. After making his Broadway debut at 23, he’s spent the last 13 years as an actor, director, and acting coach in NYC and London, most recently performing on Broadway in the Tony nominated musical, Beetlejuice. Other Broadway credits…

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Guest Teacher, Acting

Clifton Samuels has appeared on Broadway in the multi Tony/Grammy nominated Revival of Stephen Sondheim’s Follies (w/Bernadette Peters) and most recently in the original Broadway company of Amazing Grace at the Nederlander Theatre. Clifton has another passion that includes teaching young artists. He has taught master classes in New York, North Carolina, South Carolina, Kentucky, Los Angeles and Florida. His young clients can be seen…

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Guest Teacher, Acting (Film/TV)

Nick was seen in the Broadway revival of Follies as “Young Ben” starring Bernadette Peters and across the country as “Sonny” in the Broadway National Tour of Grease starring American Idol winner, Taylor Hicks. He has sung with symphony orchestras throughout the United States and Canada and has performed with Teatro, Josh Groban, and countless Broadway singers and musicians. Nick also carries a strong background…

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Guest Teacher, Percussion

Sam teaches percussion at The Boston Conservatory at Berklee, Boston University, is Percussion Director of The Boston University Tanglewood Institute (BUTI), and Artistic Director of the Juilliard Summer Percussion Seminar. From 2007-2011 he was president of the Massachusetts Chapter of the Percussive Arts Society. His book, “How to Write for Percussion,” has received critical acclaim…

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