Benjamin Hellman

Benjamin H.

Caldwell, NJ
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Levels Taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

Hi, I'm Benjamin! Thank you for viewing my profile page. I am a professional violinist and violist with a Bachelor's and Master's Degree in performance from the Manhattan School of Music. I am Suzuki Registered and State Certified in both New Jersey and New York to teach in public schools grades K- 12. I have over 20 years of experience in the music industry. Whether you're a beginner looking to explore something new or an advanced player looking to prepare for an audition, I am happy to help!

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Benjamin teaches



Benjamin delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 5+ and special needs

Teaching since:
September 2004

An active teacher, as well as performer, Mr. Hellman has been teaching violin and viola since 2004. He has taught students of all ages and experience levels. He currently teaches violin at the Lindeblad School of Music in Pine Brook, New Jersey.


Violin Instructor
Jan 2016 - Present
Lindeblad School of Music

Private violin lessons.

After School Violin and Viola Instructor
Sep 2011 - May 2016
Bronxville Union Free School District

Private violin and viola lessons.

Violin and Viola Instructor
Apr 2014 - Jan 2016
Hunterdon Academy of the Arts

Private violin and viola lessons

Violin Coach
Sep 2012 - May 2015
Stamford Young Artist's Philharmonic

I serve as coach and mentor the violin section during full orchestra rehearsals and lead sectional group rehearsals.


New York State Certification in Music Education Grades K - 12
Jan 2007 - Dec 2011
Manhattanville College
Master of Music in Violin Performance
Aug 2004 - May 2006
Manhattan School of Music
Bachelor of Music in Violin Performance
Aug 2000 - May 2004
Manhattan School of Music


Fluent / Native Proficiency
Limited Proficiency


New York State Certification in Music Education Grades K - 12
Feb 2013
Manhattanville College

Allows me to teach in New York Public Schools.


Finalist in New York American String Teacher's Association/National School Orchestra Association Solo Competition
Aug 2003
American String Teacher's Association in collaboration with The National School Orchestra Association
Francesca Church Award
Apr 2000
Hudson Valley Music Club
Concerto Competition Winner
Mar 2000
Yonkers Philharmonic Orchestra

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2 Reviews

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Robert C. May 25, 2017
Violin · In studio

Ben is such a nice guy patient with my son (15) he comes home proud of what he learned after each lesson!!

Tommy N. Nov 30, 2016
Violin · In studio

Benjamin is very good teacher, he has a lot of patience
teaching 71 years old person
and Yes Very nice person

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