About Us

East Mountain Studio is a private lesson and recording studio founded in 2019 in the Hudson Valley town of Cold Spring, NY and operated by Stephen and Kathryn Selman. Together, they provide mentorship and creative space for students of all ages to explore music and self expression.

Stephen is a studio engineer, musician, and teacher with over 15 years of teaching experience as a private and group instructor. He specializes in guitar, bass, piano, drums ukulele and songwriting/production.

He holds a degree in Songwriting and Guitar Performance from Berklee College of Music.

Kathryn is a recording artist and teacher with over 10 years of teaching experience. She holds her masters degree in Jazz Performance from the University of North Texas.

Kathryn is not currently taking students, but she's helping out behind the scenes!

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“The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.”

― William Arthur Ward

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