Avi started taking piano lessons when he was ten years old and never looked back. In High School, Avi loved theatre, band and chorus. He graduated Cum Laude from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, Massachusetts with two Bachelor’s Degrees: one in History and one in Music Education with Piano/ Vocal Concentration. He has taught classroom music, history and drama for the past eight years. Currently, he is teaching Music and Drama at Collier Youth Services in Morganville, New Jersey. Avi has been Musical Director for numerous plays, including Aladdin, Beauty & The Beast, High School Musical, Seussical, Grease, Fiddler On The Roof, as well as cabarets and non-musical plays for theatrical organizations in both Massachusetts and New Jersey. Avi is the Co-Founder of BBRAVO (Berlin Boylston Regional Acting & Vocal Oragnization) in Central Massachusetts.