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Popular Music Performance Teachers Near Cherry Hill

Andrew M.

Philadelphia, PA
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Genevieve C.

Havertown, PA
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Peter K.

Newark, DE
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Andrew M. Philadelphia, PA

Subjects Taught

Acoustic Guitar, Arrangement and Composition, Audio Engineering, Bass Guitar, Composition, Ear Training, Guitar, Music Performance, Music Recording, Music Theory, Songwriting

About Me

Andrew is a Philadelphia area bassist, guitarist, composer, sound designer, audio engineer, and teacher. As a recent graduate of University of the Arts with a MM in jazz studies, Andrew has had many opportunities to study with some of the best musicians that Philadelphia has to offer. Andrew performs in a variety of styles from rock to jazz and R&B. For Andrew, music is the most fun a person can have and this idea is the foundation for his instruction. Andrew aims to inspire his students, in the way that his great teachers have inspired him. He emphasizes improvisation, confidence, versatility, good habits, a strong foundation, and the concept of music as a language.

*** Lesson Details ***
Though I cultivate a laid-back atmosphere, I take music and teaching very seriously. I expect beginners to put in an honest effort, and expect more advanced players to be enthusiastic about the material I give them, and to give it the time and attention it deserves. Ultimately, a student will only get out what he or she puts in. It can and should be fun, (and if It isn't, I'll figure out a way to make it fun.) Students will learn to be creative every time they play. They will learn to interact with others (musically) and to rely on their ears and intuition. I try to focus on producing a well-rounded student who can play with emotion and spontaneity, yet has knowledge of music theory, history, convention, and other essentials of a more academic nature. I cater to the student's interests and tailor my lessons to the student's specific needs.

*** Studio Equipment ***
Home: studio with music stands, guitar/bass amps, music library and materials, keyboard, recording mixer, guitars (acoustic & electric), electric bass, fretless bass, upright bass, and computer with various music software, and a wipe off board.

*** Travel Equipment ***
Car, Music stand, instruments, amplifiers, Ipad

*** Specialties ***
I specialize in Jazz, Rock, Pop, and Contemporary music.

Genevieve C. Havertown, PA

Subjects Taught

Clarinet, French Horn, Music Performance, Music Theory, Piano, Trombone, Trumpet

About Me

I am a graduate of Montclair State University with a Bachelors degree in music education and a minor in sociology. I have also received an Associate'€™s degree in music from Brookdale Community College and have been playing the French Horn since I was 10-years-old and the piano since I was 14-years-old. I have also played a variety of other instruments including the trumpet, trombone, flute and clarinet.

I have performed with the NJ Conservatory in Beethoven'€™s 3rd Symphony and 9th Symphony. I have also conducted intermediate, concert and beginner bands and have given both group instrumental lessons and one-on-one private lessons. These group and individual lessons include clarinet, French Horn, trumpet, flute, trombone, saxophone, violin and percussion. I am most diverse in brass instruments and piano. I have also worked with students with special needs and students who do not have English as their first language. Currently, I am teaching general music to students in from grade kindergarten to fifth.

While still in high school, I performed at Carnegie Hall with the New Jersey Youth Orchestra, the New Jersey all shore band, the pit band for the high school musical productions, and received the Band Director's award in my senior year of high school. I have also performed in several other orchestras, bands and chamber groups at all musical levels including professional. I have accompanied choirs on piano in middle school and high school level.

I was on the Dean'€™s list at Montclair State University for six semesters and all four semesters at Brookdale Community College and received the NJ STARS scholarship and graduated Montclair State University and Brookdale Community College with honors.

*** Lesson Details ***
I believe it is very important that students know music theory along with performance knowledge. During lessons, I like to spend time going over music theory with the student, depending on what their instrument and age level is. This includes learning scales (major and minor), chords, reading music and anything the student shows an interest in. It is very important that students learn the basics of music to perform an instrument. I also incorporate learning pieces/songs in the lessons. The songs and pieces that I incorporate in the lessons are songs that are at the student's performance level and is something they are interested in learning. I believe it is important that students learn the fundamentals of music and have fun at the same time.

*** Studio Equipment ***
Room with piano seating for parents

*** Travel Equipment ***
I can provide some music books or sheet music along with some CDs and a music stand. I would like for students to provide instruments and possibly some music books or any music they may want to learn.

*** Specialties ***
Brass, band, piano

Peter K. Newark, DE

Subjects Taught

Audition Prep, Conga Drums, Djembe, Drum, Ear Training, Hand Drums, Marimba, Music Performance, Music Theory, Percussion, Steel Drums, Xylophone

About Me

Welcome to Percussion and Drum set lessons with Peter D. K.

Due to a performer's schedule, please sign up for SCHEDULE AS YOU GO. I will then be in contact to schedule your first lesson! I look forward to working with you.

*** Travel Equipment ***
I can provide percussion instruments such as drum pad and or snare drum. Students would have to provide the keyboard instruments and drum sets.

*** Specialties ***
Drum set
African Percussion,
Keyboard Percussion
Classical Percussion
Solo Marimba
Solo Xylophone
Jazz Vibes

Maja Lisa F.

Philadelphia, PA
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Tim W.

Telford, PA
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Amy P.

Philadelphia, PA
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Maja Lisa F. Philadelphia, PA

Subjects Taught

Broadway Singing, Music Performance, Music Theory, Opera Voice, Piano, Singing

About Me

Maja Lisa has maintained a private voice studio since 2005. She has also taught at the University of Iowa and Camden Country Community College. She has also taught at Stagecoach school of the Arts, PA Performing Arts, Mainstage Center for the Arts and the Conservatory of Music and Dance. Her students have been cast as leads in musicals, are performers in NYC and have received top awards.

Maja Lisa is an active member of NATS (National Association of Teachers of Singing), MTNA (Music Teachers National Association) and on Sony's list of teachers.

Maja Lisa is an active performer and recently played Hansel in Hansel and Gretel in Delaware Valley Opera€™s summer festival. Upcoming performances include Meg in Falstaff in the Philadelphia Fringe Festival and Orlofsky in Die Fledermaus with Center Stage Opera. This year she performed Mercedes in Carmen with ConcertOPERA Philadelphia (while also covering Carmen), and the Nursing Sister in Suor Angelica in NYC with Opera Manhattan. She has appeared with Poor Richards Opera, Delaware Valley Opera Company, Cedar Rapids Opera Company, Center City Opera Theater, ConcertOPERA Philadelphia, and Bismarck Symphony Orchestra. Recent performances include Dinah in Trouble in Tahiti, Mother in Amahl and the Night Visitors, Lay Sister and Nursing Sister in Suor Angelica, La Chiesca in Gianni Schicchi Mrs. Jenks in The Tenderland, Praskovia in Merry Widow, Wife of the Giant in Jack and the Beanstalk, and Mercy Lewis in The Crucible. She has performed as a Young Artist with the Cedar Rapids Opera and Center City Opera Theatre. She was awarded first place in The Schubert Club Intermediate Category competition. Maja Lisa has been a soloist in the Messiah, the Vivaldi Gloria, and Mozart€™s Sparrow Mass and featured at the North Dakota Capital Gala Concert

*** Lesson Details ***
My goal for each of my students is to sing any kind of music in a healthy way. Each lesson will include vocal technique exercises where you will learn how to find your voice, sing in a healthy way, build breath support, and improve range, pitch, and sing with ease and clarity. Lessons will also include singing pieces that help your voice grow, or songs you love to sing!

*** Studio Equipment ***
Lessons in the front room, upright piano, space for parents

*** Specialties ***
opera, classical, broadway, show tunes, jazz, pop

Tim W. Telford, PA

Subjects Taught

Audition Prep, Bass Guitar, Ear Training, Music Performance, Music Theory, Upright Bass

About Me

I earned my master’s degree in jazz studies from The University of the Arts. As adjunct professor of music at Lebanon Valley College, I teach double bass, bass guitar, jazz improvisation, and directs small-group jazz combos. Working with students of all ages, I also teach workshops, clinics, and master classes at high schools, middle schools, and elementary schools in Pennsylvania and Maryland, as well as keeping a private teaching studio out of my Bucks County home.

Lessons are available on upright bass, electric bass, improvisation, music theory, and ear training at all ability levels and all ages, from absolute beginners to high school students preparing for college auditions to adults. Some of my students have been accepted to various regional orchestras and jazz bands, and I'm very proud of their hard work.

While having an outlined curriculum to develop my students’ technique, reading, and knowledge of theory, I cater to their interests by showing them how to apply what the are learning to the music that they already know and love.

Amy P. Philadelphia, PA

Subjects Taught

Acting, Arrangement and Composition, Broadway Singing, Child Acting, Choir, Christian Gospel, Classical Piano, Classical Voice, Country Singing, Ear Training, Film Acting, Film and TV Acting, Improv Acting, Jazz Voice, Musical Theater, Music Performance, Music Theory, Opera Voice, Piano, Singing, Speaking Voice, Stage Performance, Theater Acting, Vocal Training, Voice Acting

About Me

Amy's teaching is centered on making her students love music.
Amy has been teaching students full time since 2009.
After graduating from Eastern University with a B.A. in Vocal Performance, Amy Peck has a broad range of experiences that make her a uniquely qualified voice teacher. Having taught piano and voice full time for over 5 years, Amy is an experienced teacher with fun and educational lesson plans. As a performer, Amy has performed nationally and internationally in opera festivals, as well as musical theatre venues. Please email with questions. References and Resume can be sent to you upon request. Studio policies are as follows....

Cancellation and Promptness
You must contact me 48 hours before the start of your lesson time if you need to cancel or reschedule. Otherwise, you are responsible for the payment for that lesson. There is no exception if I am not contacted before your lesson. The following are exceptions to the cancellation policy:
• Emergencies: Late cancellations due to emergencies will be handled on a case-by-case basis at my discretion.
• Sudden Illness: Please call before your lesson time to reschedule. If you are unsure about cancelling, please call and we can discuss your symptoms.
• Inclement weather
Please reschedule if:
• You are at the beginning of a cold
• You have a fever or a stomach virus
• You have a sore throat or feel very hoarse
Lessons will start and end on time. Please call or text if you will be late. As students are often booked back to back, lateness will not be accommodated at the expense of other students.
Note: Assume your lesson will continue as scheduled, even if it falls on a minor holiday. I am happy to reschedule with sufficient notice.

Parking
Please park in the gravel parking lot in front of the house. Do not park in the paved parking lot, unless it is a weekend, as that is for the local businesses

Payment
Payment is to be made at or before the lesson. If a check does not clear, you are responsible for a $20.00 fee.

Lesson Rates
$50.00 for one hour
$40.00 for 45 minutes
$25.00 for 30 minutes

Studio Class
Every few months I will hold a Studio Class. Studio Class is a performance workshop for the singers of a teacher’s studio. Students sing for the class and receive feedback. It is an excellent opportunity to prepare for performances and auditions. There will a guest pianist, director, or singer to join me in running the class. It is held in my living room, and between 8- 10 students participate. Students are invited on a rotating basis. The fee for the class is $10.00.

Recitals
Recitals will take place in the beginning and the end of the year; one at Christmas time and one in late spring. All students are invited to perform. It is not required but highly recommended. Parents, family and friends are invited to recitals. They will be held in local venues around the Philadelphia area.

General
 I have a dog. She is Hypo-allergenic, 4 pounds full grown, and very friendly.

 If you arrive early and I am with another student, you may come in and sit in the living room.

 As singing is a physical activity, it is often beneficial to use hands-on techniques. I will always ask the student before physical contact and respect his/her comfort zone.

 Parents and/or guests are welcome to observe the lesson, just please let me know in advance.

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