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About Jose Luis
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We welcome all levels of experience and styles of voice. Become the singer you were meant to be!
Justin Pollinger is a vocal coach, singer, performer, and educator based out of Jersey City, NJ.
During his high school years, Justin discovered his passion for music and education. Kenneth Brown, his former choral teacher, and mentor recognized Justin's untapped potential. He taught him the fundamentals of choral conducting, vocal technique, music theory, ear training and repertoire selection. Justin was a member of the award-winning Edison High School Choi
Justin has spent 14 years studying under some of the best vocal coaches in New York and New Jersey, including Sarah Bachman Krieger (Manhattan School of Music, The Juilliard School), Steven Schnurman (The Juilliard School) and; Katherine Wessinger (University of Michigan). He currently studies under Melissa Perry (Westminster Choir College, Temple, and post-graduate work included 750 hours with Maestro Vittorio Rosetta of La Scala) While doing studies at Westminster Choir College, he studied with Tenor Eric Rieger (Eastman School of Music).
Justin founded and directed The A Cappella Choir of Middlesex County. After a successful first year and a full-length album, The A Cappella Choir sang at Carnegie Hall for the premiere of Eric Whitacre's electronic opera "Paradise Lost: Shadows and Wings"
Justin was the head of the choral department at the New Dover United Methodist Church in Edison, NJ. He directed and musically directed production's of The Rocky Horror Show at the Villagers Theater in Somerset, which subsequently moved to The Den Nightclub and ran for 2 consecutive years.
Justin has organized, directed and performed in fundraisers for the Edison high school Choral program, the program that first honed his raw talent and a place that to this day he still can call a home.
As a performer, Justin was seen as a backup singer in the Bryan Hansen band. He has participated in theater all over NJ and is frequently hired for studio session work. He recently contributed backing vocals for Mike Wells' upcoming third studio album.
Justin has been teaching privately since 2007 (Justin Pollinger Vocal Studio). His Students have been accepted to some of the top music programs in the country including Westminster Choir College, Boston Conservatory, Cincinnati Conservatory of Music, Oberlin Conservatory, Mason Gross School School of the Arts, The Hart School and AMDA.
"Justin is so much fun to work with and always makes me feel good about performing, even when I get discouraged. He has helped me to discover a side of my voice that I didn't even know I had."
- Debbie Lingel
"Justin has been a miracle worker with my vocal development. I have gone through several instructors for numerous years and no one could tell me how to actually find my own voice. Justin was able to do that immediately and I was sold! Since then it has been a gratifying experience with our weekly lessons. Knowing I have Justin's techniques in my arsenal of tools make me a much more confident artist on stage. I can't thank him enough!
- Raj Singh
Phone: (732) 887-6496
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· Classical Voice · In studio
I started studying with Justin in September 2013. He's so incredibly realistic. He lacks any form of pretense and his personality is so magnetic. Every time I walk into my lesson, I'm ready to go. He creates an atmosphere that is just so easy to adjust to, and he listens. I'm so grateful to have found him. In a little less than a year, he's helped me restore confidence in my vocal ability and gain back years of lost discipline in such a short time. He will hold you accountable without alienating you and for me that's invaluable. If you're looking for someone warm, but disciplined, Justin is your guy.
· Singing · In studio
· Musical Theater · In studio
I have been performing with classical, jazz, and various other groups for over 15 years. I started off on drum set and then expanded to classical and jazz percussion. My teachers include the principal percussionists for the New Moscow Symphony, Israel Philharmonic, and Atlanta Opera. I have extensive experience on stage, including shows at the Kennedy Center and a concert tour of Greece, and am an active performer and composer.
I have been teaching lessons for the past 5 years and love working with students of all ages and skill levels. I am very patient and interested in using my skills to help students reach their goals.
I work with students to establish milestones and individualize the structure of lessons to fit student-determined goals. While all students receive similar training in regard
During lessons we will generally play through last week's exercises, talk through any questions the student might have, discuss goals and progress, and come up with a set of assignments for next week. Assignments can include playing exercises out of a book, playing along to recordings, transcribing drum solos, theory assignments, and more.
Feel free to contact me if you have any questions!
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PS. I didn't renew my background check but I'm a 19 year old college student, not a criminal.
Marina received her training in Russia in 1979, where she received a master degree in piano. As an expert in her field, Marina looks forward to helping new students achieve their goals.
· Piano · In studio
Beyond just teaching me music history, theory, and performance etiquette, she has taught me how to appreciate and love music for what it is. I've had numerous music teachers and none of them have shown the same energy, vigor, and passion for music as Mrs. Marina has. Anybody can teach music, but Mrs. Marina teaches you how to love music.
Her many years of experience has given her fantastic insight on how to approach every issue you may have. She has solutions for every technical problem I have, knows which pieces to assign to each individual student, and properly prepares her students for any piano exams and competitions. I have completed the ABRSM Grade 8 Practical Exam and competed in the Golden Key Music Festival competition!
Last year, I attended Carnegie Mellon University's Pre-College Program for music, and it was only with Mrs. Marina's help and guidance that I had such a wonderful opportunity.
If you're thinking about starting piano lessons for yourself or for your kids, I say absolutely go for it. Mrs. Marina is so warm-hearted and caring, and is truly a one-in-a-million piano teacher. It would be a shame to miss such an amazing opportunity.
In 2004, I graduated from Florida Southern College earning my Bachelor’s in Music Education Degree with a concentration in vocal studies. While at Florida Southern, I had the awesome privilege of studying classical voice under the world renowned mezzo soprano, the late Beverly Wolff.
Following earning my degree, I returned home to the Cayman Islands where I began building a career in music education. For over 12 years, I had the privilege of teaching general music to over 500 students per week. I also enjoyed teaching voice and piano privately during this time.
Throughout my teaching career, I have dedicated much time in preparing instrumental and vocal soloists, small ensembles, and large choirs for loca
As a teacher, I have won numerous awards including the Cayman Islands Classroom of the Month Award in May of 2016.
I am also an accomplished Jazz vocalist and I love to perform in my free time.
I work very well with people and am very patient and kind, which is very important in the field of teaching. Look forward to assisting you as we explore this wonderful world of music. Look forward to hearing from you soon!
· Piano · In home
His teaching experience covers a wide variety of topics. He has been a music director for numerous theatrical productions, coaching singers and musicians to quality performances. While teaching popular-music-centered piano lessons to several students at Stanford University, he was also a Teaching Assistant
For TakeLessons, he provides piano lessons from beginning to advanced levels, as well as intermediate-level vocal instruction for singers primarily interested in musical theater and "show tunes". Music theory lessons are also available. He looks forward to working with you!
I am a seasoned, positive, open-minded teacher and, to me, there is nothing more rewarding than to help someone play an instrument, write their first song, and/or otherwise deepen their understanding and love for music.
SOME FACTS ABOUT ME:
- I can play you a Beethoven Sonata and then plunk out the latest Lil Uzi Vert beat. I gotta stay young somehow.
- I can just as easily teach you how to play a Bach Invention for a recital as I can teach you how to play an Alicia Keyes song so you can impress your crush.
- My day job is the greatest- I teach high school music (of many varieties). I'm a 12-
year veteran of the NYCDOE.
- I have a BA in piano (Michigan State University, 2005) and an MA in music education (Northwestern University 2011).
- I am a NYS certified/licensed K-12 Music Educator.
- I have
- I teach the following lessons: (beginning/intermediate)
Piano (all styles)
Low Brass (baritone and tuba)
Music Theory, Composition, and Arranging
- I teach all ages, but I specialize in teens/adults.
- I am a music theory geek. I enjoy teaching students the rules and then how to break all of them gracefully! I will also happily teach you how to read music (AND play by ear).
- I have a throwback-Jamaican Ska band (not kidding and it's GREAT!). I play brass and arrange the tunes.
- Sometimes I crash local parades with my sousaphone.
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