Meet the Team

Christopher Gotzen-Berg

Christopher Gotzen-Berg has been highly active as a concert guitarist and educator for over 20 years. He has performed internationally as a soloist, chamber musician, with orchestras, and has been a guest on National Public Radio. Christopher has been on faculty at Molloy College, Dowling College, and The Crane School of Music at SUNY Potsdam. His students have been accepted to the finest programs including Florida State University, The Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University, and Peabody Institute at Johns Hopkins.

Paul Little

Paul Little is a violinist, conductor, and educator. He is the concertmaster of the Northport Symphony Orchestra and the Island Symphony Orchestra, as well as the current conductor of the West Islip Symphony Orchestra. He is currently President of the Northport Symphony Orchestra and holds board positions with the Island Symphony and West Islip Symphony.

Paul has been a New York State-certified teacher for over 10 years, teaching all levels of students. He has worked in virtually every area of music, from performance to composition to production, and led audio-visual teams in live musical and theatrical performances on countless productions.

The Legato Board of Directors


Nick Spiliotis

Members At-Large

Jonathan Kirchner