Ben Noyes

Willy LeBihan

Benjamin Noyes grew up in Portland, ME, inheriting a rich musical/pedagogical heritage from his parents. He found local acclaim immediately and while attending Bowdoin Summer Music Festival, Irene Sharp invited …

Peter Dugas

Cecile

Peter Dugas joined the music faculty at L’Ecole Française du Maine in 2013. He has been playing and teaching classical and jazz piano professionally for over fifteen years. He has been …

Chantal Joubi

Cecile

Chantal joined L’Ecole Française du Maine in 2015, initially as a Preschool Assistant Teacher and Yoga Instructor, when her family relocated to Maine from Florida. In January 2018, she received …

Gary Wittner

Cecile

Gary joined the music faculty at L’Ecole Française du Maine in 2012 as Suzuki teacher of classical guitar. Gary has been delighting audiences of all ages for over 25 years, performing and teaching …

Shaina Graff

Cecile

Shaina has been teaching violin through the Suzuki Method at L’Ecole Française du Maine since 2012. She began playing at age three as a Suzuki student herself, and music has …

Laura Piehl

Cecile

Laura joined the faculty of L’Ecole Française du Maine in 2008 and has been a valued member of the School ever since, teaching in several classrooms and ultimately leading the …

Emily Smith

Willy LeBihan

Emily graduated from New York University with a personalized degree in Mind and Body Wellness, concentrating on neuroscience and psychology as well as dance and body awareness practices. She believes …

Maggie Simon

Willy LeBihan

After many years as a parent participant in Music Together classes, Maggie is excited to be joining Music Together of Greater Portland and teaching at L’Ecole Française du Maine. While …

Alex Silver

Willy LeBihan

Alex recently completed an AmeriCorps volunteer term at an elementary school in Portland, focusing on supporting English language learners and students navigating hybrid classes during the pandemic. Previously he taught …