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Marc K.

Long Branch, NJ

About Marc

I am an Actor, Musician, Teacher, Painter, Designer & Author.
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Marc K.

Marc K.

Long Branch, NJ 07740
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$60 / 60-min
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Charles C.

West Long Branch, NJ

About Charles

BA Music Theory and Composition from Rutgers College. MS from Montclair in Music Composition,
Jazz Studies with Kenny Baron. Composition Studies with Nicholas Rousakis, Frank Foster, Noel DaCosta.

Member Music Educators National Association.
Member Jersey Shore Music Educators Association
Member BMI

I am an experienced lifelong pianist. I work professionally as a solo pianist, church organist, choir director, piano teacher, composer and arranger. I am experienced in most styles of music including, classical, jazz, pop, gospel, broadway, rock.

I develop an individual leaning
path for each of my students so they can achieve their music goals. I use many different piano teaching methods and am not bound by any particular one. Depending upon my students level and goals I will supplement the methods books with pieces that interest the student.

*** Lesson Details ***
Depending upon the student lessons we will work on several areas designed to improve the students understanding of music and playing the piano.

1. How to practice efficiently,
2. Improving technique.
3. Weekly songs and pieces to learn.
4. Long range major works which will take several months to master
5. Sight reading
7. Music theory,harmony, rhythm and melody, which can be applied to all styles of music, popular song, classical, jazz, etc
8. Understanding of music styles and composers

How much time we spend in each area will be determined by the students level and goals.

*** Studio Equipment ***
Kawaii Professional Studio Upright
Steinway Professional Studio Upright
Yamaha Digital Practice Piano
Yamaha PS-1500 Arranger Keyboard
Logic Pro 9 Recording Software
JV-1010 Synth Module
Roland VK-8M Organ Module
E-MU Hamond B3 Module
Focusrite 6i6 Audio Interface
JBL Studio Monitors
Macbook Pro

*** Travel Equipment ***
Each student must have a suitable weighted keyboard or piano at home for practice.

*** Specialties ***
Specialties Include:

Jazz, Pop, Broadway and other Popular Forms

Songwriting and Arranging

Accompanying yourself or another singer on the piano

Developing a performance repertoire.

Technique Development
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Linda J. May 8, 2015
Piano · In home
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Charles is just great....there's no way I could have found a better teacher. Not only does he know everything there is to know about music, he's interested in keeping the lessons and learning interesting and fun. You can tell he really cares about trying to help his students to both progress, learn some theory, but to have fun and build skills they'll use/enjoy for a long time. Really impressive.
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John L. February 10, 2015
Jazz · In home
Charlie has been giving lessons to my son and is the absolute best! He is passionate about music and brings such energy to each lesson. My son is learning how to play jazz from Charlie after being classically trained. It has opened up a whole new world for him.

It great listening to the lessons because Charlie and my son enjoy music so much.
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Dawn J. February 9, 2015
Piano · In home
Charlie is the best piano teacher I have worked with. In just two months of taking lessons with him, I have learned myriads of info about music, theory, jazz, blues, and the classics. Being under his tutelage is truly an honor and he is patient with me even when I don't practice (Although I must say he's a real stickler for that). I would recommend anyone to him with a desire for music whether you are 5 or 55.
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Charles C.

Charles C.

West Long Branch, NJ 07764
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Catherine S.

Marlboro, NJ

About Catherine

I have been a music teacher for over two decades, teaching individual piano lessons, group workshops on piano technique/music theory/music performance, and early childhood music. To me, teaching is about the person (student), not the curriculum or material - my focus is always on the student first, the material second. I like to engage and motivate students based on their interests and learning styles. I am always looking to develop as much rapport with my students as possible and connect with them personally and also through music.

My training background was initially in piano performan
ce, with a BM from Manhattan School of Music and a MA from Queens College (CUNY). Currently I am in the doctoral program in Music and Music Education at Teachers College Columbia University.

I am always looking forward to having fun with my students in lessons, and learn and grow through the wonder and joy of music!
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chi June 24, 2016
Piano · In studio
My daughter has studied with Catherine since 4th grade. Catherine is a passionate, enthusiastic, fair, and caring teacher. She has always helped in making sure my daughter was able to perform at her best, and she was extremely encouraging. Tangmei has helped my daughter progress so much as a musician, and I could not have asked for a better teacher.
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Kit June 24, 2016
Piano · In studio
My son has been taking lessons with Central Jersey Piano for the 5th year now. Over the years, through Ms. Catherine's guidance, he has developed proper piano fingering skills and habits. He has learned a lot of classical music and Ms. Catherine also stimulates him by suggesting fun pieces of his interest such as video game music. He looks forward to his lessons every week.
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chi June 24, 2016
Piano · In studio
My daughter has studied with Tangmei since 4th grade. Tangmei is a passionate, enthusiastic, fair, and caring teacher. She has always helped in making sure my daughter was able to perform at her best, and she was extremely encouraging. Tangmei has helped my daughter progress so much as a musician, and I could not have asked for a better teacher.
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Catherine S.

Catherine S.

Marlboro, NJ 07746
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$30 / 30-min
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Melissa K.

Asbury Park, NJ

About Melissa

Acclaimed for performing repertoire ranging from orchestral literature to experimental electronic music, flutist and composer Melissa Keeling, ABD, is a sought-after artist based in New York City and New Jersey. She is also member of SONYQ, an electric flute and guitar duo whose debut solo album was released in 2010. Mrs. Keeling is active on YouTube, and her instructional videos and performances have gained over 450,000 views worldwide.

Mrs. Keeling is currently a Doctoral Candidate at the City University of New York and holds degrees from Middle Tennessee State University (Music Performa
nce, MA) and Western Kentucky University (Music Education, BS). She has participated in masterclasses with Michel Debost, Keith Underwood, Alexa Still, Brad Garner, and abroad with Rhonda Larson in Italy. Mrs. Keeling has studied with Heidi Álvarez, Deanna Hahn Little, and Robert Dick.

www.melissakeeling.com
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https://soundcloud.com/melissakeeling
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Melissa K.

Melissa K.

Asbury Park, NJ 07712
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$35 / 30-min
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James H.

Long Branch, NJ

About James

RELEVANT SKILLS - Excellent music instrument instructor of clarinet, saxophone, and flute. (Beginner/Intermediate/Advanced).
Recording Engineer/Producer (ProTools) High level of experience in all aspects of production from tracking, editing and mixing, to mastering.
NOTABLE ACHIEVEMENTS - 1976-Present: Private music instructor for clarinet, saxophone, and flute (all levels). Students have gone on to shore and state-wide recognition as members of the New Jersey All Shore and Regions Wind Ensemble. Two are Full College Scholarship recipients.
1978-2000: Performed live in a wide variety of v
enues and festivals in the New York-metro area with established headline acts including: Street Heat, Jr. Smoots and the Disturbers, Blue Gumbo and No Discipline.
Engineered, produced and performed on more than 11 CDs recorded for commercial distribution with independent labels.
1994 AT&T infomercial (music arrangement, performance and recording production) for national distribution.
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James H.

James H.

Long Branch, NJ 07740
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$40 / 30-min

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