Ben Morey (He/Him)

Ben has been a full time musician for the past 7 years. He studied Audio Engineering and Ethnomusicology in college and is a graduate of Geneseo. He plays in bands and owns a recording studio called Submarine Sound Studio. He has been working with kids and teaching music since his time in college in 2008. He has a passion for songwriting and audio recording that has lead him to some incredible opportunities, which include touring the United States and Europe playing his music. 


Katie Morey (She/her)

Katie started teaching herself music from a young age as a way to express joys and troubles. She has worked in schools since 2008, has directed several musical theater productions and has written and directed a choral works for children called The Snowy Suite. She is a full time musician and songwriter, playing solo and in several bands. Her biggest passion is for songwriting and loves to record, play shows and go on tour. Music has gotten her through all the seasons of life and she hopes to pass that special connection to music on to the students she teaches.

Austin Yee (He/him)

Austin is a recent graduate at Eastman school of Music where he studied Music Education and Jazz Performance. He began playing piano at the age of six and then started trumpet when he was ten. He loves listening and playing to all types of music and is excited to be here at the Submarine School of Music!

Alex Cote (He/him)

Alex is a graduate of SUNY Purchase, where he studied jazz performance. He is a multi-instrumentalist with drums as his first instrument. He's played in bands, playing locally and touring internationally since he was 10 years old! Mr. Coté has made a career as a touring artist, studio musician and teacher. He has taught music in a variety of settings for 10 years.

Jen Bender (She/Her)

Jen graduated from SUNY Geneseo in 2018 with a degree in Music (Vocal Performance) and in Sociology. She is classically trained in voice and piano, and also plays bass and guitar in several bands. Jen has several years of teaching experience and finds great joy in sharing her love of music with students of all ages and levels!


Interested in joining our faculty?

At The Submarine School of Music, we want our strongest asset to be our outstanding staff. We are looking for some of the finest, most compassionate and talented music teachers that Rochester has to offer.

If you think you might be a good fit at The Submarine School of Music, please submit your resume and a brief letter of intent to our email: submarineschoolofmusic@gmail.com



Looking for teachers in these areas of expertise:

+ Guitar

+ Piano

+ Drums

+ Ukulele

+ Strings

+ Brass

+ Voice

+ Woodwinds