The Prindle School is a music school in the Pioneer Valley of Massachusetts offering private music lessons, classes, and ensembles. We have three convenient locations:
123 Union St., Suite 301 in Easthampton, MA
31 Campus Plaza Rd. in Hadley, MA
221 Pine St., Suite 320 in Florence, MA
Our faculty have a wealth of experience delivering exactly the right program of lessons for each individual client: young children as they begin their music journey, highly dedicated professional musicians, adult learners who hope to bring more joy into their lives, and everything in between.
Zach Robarge holds a B.M. from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and is currently a Performance Certificate candidate at UMASS. He specializes in saxophone, clarinet, flute, and oboe and has experience as a performer and teacher of each. He has played extensively in pit orchestras for theatre companies such as Barrington Stage Company and the Berkshire Theatre Group. As an educator, Zach teaches privately at The Prindle School and in the Belchertown School District. A versatile teacher, he works with a wide variety of students of all ages in both jazz and classical styles.
Janine Neprud is a graduate of UNC Greensboro with a Bachelors of Music degree in Music Education, and is currently working towards her Masters of Music in Flute Performance at UMASS Amherst. Janine has studied flute for 12 years, with additional background in piano and ukulele. She has experience teaching students of all ages. Her performance experience includes performances with the UNCG Symphonic Band, the UNCG Wind Ensemble, and the UMASS Symphony Orchestra. In addition, Janine took part in the Corciano Arts Festival in Corciano, Italy and lead in the creation and performance of a collaborative work for composer, flutist, actor, dancer, and poet during her undergraduate career.