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15 Best Jersey City Piano Teachers

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Bergen Academy of Music and Art, Inc. in Oradell offers private lessons in piano, voice, violin, and all styles of guitar. Students as young as five years old can take private lessons with one of the academy’s internationally recognized instructors. The academy’s instructors can tailor each student’s lessons to match his or her preferred genre of music, whether it is pop, classical, jazz, or rock. Bergen Academy of Music and Art, Inc. offers a preschool music program called “Piano Toons.” The program’s instructors work to create a fun and interactive learning environment to ignite an interest in music that will, hopefully, follow them throughout their lives.

Elefante Music & School for the Performing Arts is a family-owned business in New Providence that moved from lessons at the instructor’s home to a three-room music studio in 1996. Elefante Music & School for the Performing Arts grew quickly in its first several years, causing the owner, Al Elefante, to buy, renovate, and expand the entire building to accommodate local demand for his services. Elefante Music & School for the Performing Arts now teaches more than 600 students and often rents out instruments to members of high school bands from all over the state. The business offers private lessons in piano, voice, guitar and other strings instruments, the drums, woodwind instruments, and brass instruments. Students’ parents are welcome to sit in on lessons if they wish.

Garden Street School of the Performing Arts in Hoboken offers dance and martial arts programs, musical theater groups, music lessons, and more. The school teaches ballet, hip-hop, jazz, tap, and lyrical styles of dance. Other classes the school offers include song and dance, strength and conditioning, and techniques sessions to help performers perfect their leaps, jumps, and turns. Garden Street School of the Performing Arts teaches piano, guitar, bass, voice, violin, viola, electric fiddle, and drums. Morning programs that combine art, dance, and other forms of artistic expression are available for kids under five years old.

Hunterdon Academy of the Arts in Pompton Lakes was founded in 1981 and offers music and acting lessons to students of all ages and skill levels. Private lessons are available for those who want to learn to play instruments such as the piano, guitar, drums, flute, clarinet, trumpet, mandolin, the accordion, and more. For parents who would like to introduce their children to music’s therapeutic benefits and its cultural significance early on, the academy offers its Musikgarten program. Musikgarten starts by introducing infants to different sounds and beats, and then exposing toddlers and preschoolers to the music, rituals, and stories of different cultures, helping them to understand and effectively communicate with the people around them.

Each of the instructors at Mallimo Piano Studio has dedicated his or her life to the study of performance arts with a focus on piano. Both instructors have more than 15 years of experience teaching private piano lessons to students of all ages and skill levels. Though owners and instructors Salvatore and Katherine Mallimo push each student to do his or her personal best, their primary objective is for the student to have fun and enjoy his or her musical experience in its entirety.

My Music Garden in Jersey City specializes in helping local school systems integrate music education into their programs, whether through an after-school program or an in-school music class. My Music Garden offers violin and piano lessons for students ages five and older. The business’s instructors, Erasmia Voukelatos and Ashley Horne, are conservatory-trained professional musicians with more than 20 years of experience. Mr. Horne trained for his musical career at The Julliard School and is an active member of numerous orchestras and ensembles.

The owner of Pearson Studios in West New York, Scott Pearson, already had about 20 years of experience with classical piano before he earned his BFA in musical theater from Point Park Conservatory. Mr. Pearson offers piano and voice lessons. Parson Studios has a recording facility musicians can use to record demos, voice-over reels, and more. Mr. Pearson can help musicians arrange and compose musical works whether they are a solo artist or part of a large band. Other services the studio offers include music transcription, remixing and remastering, and the creation of custom-made backing tracks.

Piano Playground of Jersey City specializes in private piano lessons for children. Piano Playground guides students through the different stages of learning how to play the piano as outlined in the Faber Piano Adventures series. The business’s owner, Loren San Diego, keeps students engaged by using fun activities such as drawing, playing musical games, and listening to music. In addition to sharpening her students’ piano skills, Ms. San Diego is dedicated to helping her students grow internally. Over time, she hopes to fill her students with confidence, curiosity, positivity, discipline, patience, work ethic, and a healthy self-esteem.

Scherzo Music Studio is a small, family-owned business in Summit that offers music lessons in piano, voice, guitar, percussion, cello, clarinet, flute, saxophone, and other instruments. The owner of Scherzo Music Studio has more than 15 years of musical experience teaching and performing. The instructors at Scherzo Music Studio welcome students as young as three years old. Scherzo Music Studio offers private lessons, group lessons, and master classes at competitive prices.

Soyulla Artists in Jersey City offers lessons in piano, guitar, voice, cello, harp, flute, saxophone, percussion and other instruments. Soyulla Artists teaches classes in songwriting, composition, music theory, music history, and ear training. Instructors at Soyulla Artists can accommodate a range of preferences in regards to music tastes from classical and opera to jazz, rock, and pop. Lessons may take place in either the student’s home or in one of the area’s music teaching studios.

Standing Ovation Music Academy in Lebanon offers lessons and classes that range from learning to play an instrument to theater performance to art. The academy’s instructors can teach students how to play the piano, guitar, violin, and the drums. Students can choose between in-home lessons and lessons held at one of Standing Ovations Music Academy’s branches. Standing Ovation Music Academy puts on seasonal and yearly recitals and performances. Several of the academy’s past students have performed professionally at venues such as Paper Mill Playhouse, the New Jersey Performing Arts Center, and Carnegie Hall. These students have also been awarded scholarships to schools like the University of Michigan, the University of Delaware, and the Westminster Choir College for their musical talents.

The Gwin Studio of Music & Technology in Linden has built a fun learning environment in which students are encouraged to explore their musical interests freely and to add their own personal touch to whatever they may be learning at the time. The Gwin Studio of Music & Technology offers private lessons in piano, guitar, clarinet, and singing for students as young as four years old. The studio welcomes students of all skill levels, whether they are starting at square one or simply looking for new challenges as they perfect their preexisting skills. The studio’s instructors have experience teaching genres such as jazz, classical, R&B, country, blues, gospel, pop, rock, and more.

The Montclair Music Studio has been offering music lessons, guitar repairs, rental instruments, and more for nearly 40 years. The studio’s faculty members have experience teaching instruments such as the piano, guitar, violin, trumpet, saxophone, flute, clarinet, drums, and others. Instructors at The Montclair Music Studio let students express their individuality by integrating their preferred genres or other musical interests into lesson plans. The store sells instruments, loose strings, reeds, straps, amps, instrument cases, and other items.

Theater Steps of Jersey City offers piano lessons, voice lessons, and early childhood music lessons. Instructors can adapt lesson plans to revolve around a range of musical genres including pop, rock, classical, musical theater, and country. The school's founder, Lisa Villamaria Casia, is a member of the National Association for Music Education and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists.

Veltri Studios, LLC is a music school and recording studio in Jersey City that offers lessons in guitar, piano, and the accordion. Veltri Studios, LLC allows students to make use of its floor space and equipment to record performances they can show to friends and family or simply as a way to document their progress for personal reasons. Veltri Studios, LLC can help groups and solo artists record drum beats, vocal soundtracks, acoustic instruments, and more using the studio’s digital library of instrumental sounds and professional editing services.

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