Photo Credit by MARILYN BECRELIS 

Alex Becrelis - has been playing mandolin, guitar, piano, writing songs and singing for over 20  years.  Alex brings a unique perspective to these instruments and has been a private instructor for several years teaching instrumentalist of all backgrounds and ages.  Alex is also a member of the pop-folk group Tripping Lily.

Photo Credit by MARILYN BECRELIS

Alex Becrelis - has been playing mandolin, guitar, piano, writing songs and singing for over 20  years.  Alex brings a unique perspective to these instruments and has been a private instructor for several years teaching instrumentalist of all backgrounds and ages.  Alex is also a member of the pop-folk group Tripping Lily.

Photo by KATHERINE BECRELIS 

Demetrius Becrelis - is a diverse musician in styles that range from pop and rock, to classical, jazz, celtic and bluegrass.  He has maintained a private teaching studio for the past five years.  Before moving back to Cape Cod, Demetrius was involved in the Nashville music scene as a singer songwriter, recording artist, producer and session player.  Demetrius has studied voice under the direction of Renee Grant Williams  who has taught Carrie Underwood, Tim McGraw, Faith Hill and Keith Urban.  Demetrius teaches ukulele, guitar, voice, songwriting and piano.  Currently Demetrius is realizing his dream of starting Cape Cod's first ukulele ensemble and feels it is never too late or early to pick up an instrument. Demetrius currently performs and tours with the pop-folk group Tripping Lily.

Photo by KATHERINE BECRELIS

Demetrius Becrelis - is a diverse musician in styles that range from pop and rock, to classical, jazz, celtic and bluegrass.  He has maintained a private teaching studio for the past five years.  Before moving back to Cape Cod, Demetrius was involved in the Nashville music scene as a singer songwriter, recording artist, producer and session player.  Demetrius has studied voice under the direction of Renee Grant Williams  who has taught Carrie Underwood, Tim McGraw, Faith Hill and Keith Urban.  Demetrius teaches ukulele, guitar, voice, songwriting and piano.  Currently Demetrius is realizing his dream of starting Cape Cod's first ukulele ensemble and feels it is never too late or early to pick up an instrument. Demetrius currently performs and tours with the pop-folk group Tripping Lily.

Photo by JACK MARCH

Clayton March leads a dual musical life as a clarinetist and an Irish fiddler.  After graduating from New England Conservatory Clayton began to explore beyond classical music and realized his love of the clarinet music from Eastern Europe and the Fiddle tunes of Ireland.  On clarinet he performs with the highly energetic and sometimes zany Polka Dan’s Beet Box Band.  He has recorded with Polka Dan as well as with The Bart Weisman Klezmer Swing Group.  In 2012 Clayton recorded In Klezmer with Pianist Jacqueline Schwab.  

As a fiddler Clayton leads Irish sessions across the region and is a sought after teacher.  He is a founder of West Bend Music in Dennis Port where he maintains a large teaching studio.

Photo by JACK MARCH

Clayton March leads a dual musical life as a clarinetist and an Irish fiddler.  After graduating from New England Conservatory Clayton began to explore beyond classical music and realized his love of the clarinet music from Eastern Europe and the Fiddle tunes of Ireland.  On clarinet he performs with the highly energetic and sometimes zany Polka Dan’s Beet Box Band.  He has recorded with Polka Dan as well as with The Bart Weisman Klezmer Swing Group.  In 2012 Clayton recorded In Klezmer with Pianist Jacqueline Schwab.  

As a fiddler Clayton leads Irish sessions across the region and is a sought after teacher.  He is a founder of West Bend Music in Dennis Port where he maintains a large teaching studio.

Dana McCoy has taught Method Acting for Musicians at Berklee College of Music’s brand new campus at The Power Station in NYC, The Actors Voice and Acting is ReActing as a teaching artist at the award-winning Harwich Junior Theatre,  Choir Director for Cape Cod TechniChoir from Cape Cod Tech, Method Acting at TVI Actors Studio in New York City, Voice for Dancers at Tides Dance Collaborative in Chatham, Massachusetts, as well as privately coaching students internationally in voice, acting and songwriting. Ms. McCoy will also resume her position as Choir Director at Cape Cod Regional Technical High School, an outreach program offered by The Harwich Junior Theatre in partnership with The United Way who is funding this ground-breaking pilot program bringing the arts to vocational schools. Having written six Billboard chart-topping songs, performed her own and other’s musicals internationally and off-Broadway, and studied with Marcia Haufrecht of the Actor’s Studio, as well as Katie Agresta of the Bel Canto vocal tradition, Dana is a confident and competent guide. She started out in Dance studying Ballet at North Carolina High School of the Arts, then Boston Conservatory for Musical Theater, and then on to Berklee College of Music for her degree in composition and performance. McCoy still enjoys a full performing schedule so she’s got a lot of practical and current experience to offer.  She particularly enjoys helping people shine far beyond their own expectations. Her students have ranged from people who’ve never performed before, to those who’ve gone on to receive scholarships, awards, and bright professional careers.

Dana McCoy has taught Method Acting for Musicians at Berklee College of Music’s brand new campus at The Power Station in NYC, The Actors Voice and Acting is ReActing as a teaching artist at the award-winning Harwich Junior Theatre, Choir Director for Cape Cod TechniChoir from Cape Cod Tech, Method Acting at TVI Actors Studio in New York City, Voice for Dancers at Tides Dance Collaborative in Chatham, Massachusetts, as well as privately coaching students internationally in voice, acting and songwriting. Ms. McCoy will also resume her position as Choir Director at Cape Cod Regional Technical High School, an outreach program offered by The Harwich Junior Theatre in partnership with The United Way who is funding this ground-breaking pilot program bringing the arts to vocational schools. Having written six Billboard chart-topping songs, performed her own and other’s musicals internationally and off-Broadway, and studied with Marcia Haufrecht of the Actor’s Studio, as well as Katie Agresta of the Bel Canto vocal tradition, Dana is a confident and competent guide. She started out in Dance studying Ballet at North Carolina High School of the Arts, then Boston Conservatory for Musical Theater, and then on to Berklee College of Music for her degree in composition and performance. McCoy still enjoys a full performing schedule so she’s got a lot of practical and current experience to offer. She particularly enjoys helping people shine far beyond their own expectations. Her students have ranged from people who’ve never performed before, to those who’ve gone on to receive scholarships, awards, and bright professional careers.

Jake Bautista is a singer/songwriter from Los Angeles, California. Jake attended Berklee College of Music from 2011-2012. During this time he formed Mad Blackbirds, a trio that played an eclectic brand of indie rock. In 2014, Bautista moved back to Los Angeles. There he spent a year playing as a solo artist, and in the folk-rock group Black Birch Dogs. In 2015, he moved to Harwich, Massachusetts. Since then, he has been gigging as a solo artist and teaching around Cape Cod and the greater New England area.

Jake Bautista is a singer/songwriter from Los Angeles, California. Jake attended Berklee College of Music from 2011-2012. During this time he formed Mad Blackbirds, a trio that played an eclectic brand of indie rock. In 2014, Bautista moved back to Los Angeles. There he spent a year playing as a solo artist, and in the folk-rock group Black Birch Dogs. In 2015, he moved to Harwich, Massachusetts. Since then, he has been gigging as a solo artist and teaching around Cape Cod and the greater New England area.

Mariellen Sears – (BA and MM UMass/Lowell) has enjoyed a great career as a public school music educator for the Nauset Public Schools. Mariellen currently performs with the Cape Symphony Orchestra, Trio Vivo and the Scorton Chamber Ensemble. She has toured the United States with the American Wind Symphony and has performed in Austria, Germany, Poland, Hungary, the Czech Republic and Slovakia with the Metropolitan Festival Flute Orchestra. She is a certified Suzuki Flute Instructor and has training in the Kinderflute Method.

Mariellen Sears – (BA and MM UMass/Lowell) has enjoyed a great career as a public school music educator for the Nauset Public Schools. Mariellen currently performs with the Cape Symphony Orchestra, Trio Vivo and the Scorton Chamber Ensemble. She has toured the United States with the American Wind Symphony and has performed in Austria, Germany, Poland, Hungary, the Czech Republic and Slovakia with the Metropolitan Festival Flute Orchestra. She is a certified Suzuki Flute Instructor and has training in the Kinderflute Method.