Established in 2006, Rose Academy of Ballet has a place for all who appreciate a fun, classical approach to dance training and dance education.

Sylvie Yannello
Music Coordinator

BA NYU, Music & Psychology

Sylvie is a pianist, drummer, teacher, and arranger of music. A lifelong student, she studied classical piano in her home town for ten years under Mrs. Helga Hulse, and rock and ragtime piano in New York City under Dr. Mark Birnbaum. She also studied audio technology in the graduate program at NYU’s Steinhardt School of Education. Currently she studies drums with Matt Ritter and blues piano with David Bennett Cohen.

Sylvie has played professionally as a cocktail pianist, wedding pianist, and church accompanist, and has played for musical theatre productions as solo accompanist and also as part of an ensemble. She was the drummer in the Brooklyn-based rock band Her and the Grey from 2014-2016. In 2014 she published piano/vocal arrangements of five songs by Elvis Costello.

Sylvie joined Rose Academy in 2013.