Christina Marcopolus

Christina M.

Haskell, NJ
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Christina delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 5+

Teaching since:
June 2006

Greetings! My name is Christina and I am a recent Rutgers University graduate with a double major in both music and economics. I have had over 12 years of private training in piano, with additional experience in violin, orchestra, choir and various performance-related events. Over the years I have studied with numerous pianists and incorporated many different methods and techniques that have greatly influenced my own teaching. I have been teaching music lessons to both children and adults since high school, and am comfortable teaching any age. I do believe that a solid foundation in any instrument begins with music theory, and it is something I incorporate little by little into each lesson; however, it is very important to me that the learning process be enjoyable, and I strive to make each lesson as fun, inspiring, and exciting as possible!

*** Lesson Details ***
Curricular rigor is chosen to fit the needs of each individual student, depending on whether the student is preparing for the challenges of a conservatory, or simply learning for recreational needs.
For beginners, I often refer to both the Faber and Music Tree curriculum. However, I am flexible and open to requests from students, since my goal is for students to learn, advance and enjoy the overall experience.

*** Studio Equipment ***
home studio--- upright kawai

second studio---travel from home

room for parents to sit

*** Travel Equipment ***
Keyboard provided.
Student is expected to provide a piano

*** Specialties ***
Focus is primarily on Classical Piano and Music Theory.

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Music Teacher
Sep 2010 - Present
The Montclair Music Studio

Tutored children and adults in piano.

Music Teacher
Sep 2010 - Present
The Music & Performance Studio

Tutored children and adults in piano.


Bachelor of Arts
Sep 2006 - May 2010
Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Bachelor of Arts
Sep 2006 - May 2010
Rutger University-New Brunswick


Fluent / Native Proficiency

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6 Reviews

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Lisa V. Sep 21, 2016
Piano · In studio

I had a great experience for my first lesson with Christina. She is very patient and makes the learning experience very easy. I highly recommend her.

Laura S. Sep 16, 2016
Piano · In studio

My 5 year old daughter left her first piano lesson with Christina excited and motivated to learn how to play!! I couldn't be happier!!

Isabella Aug 19, 2016
Piano · In studio

Christina does a great job and my daughter really looks forward to her lessons!

ross F. May 1, 2015
Piano · In home

Christina is an excellent teacher and very knowledgeable on the subject.

Patricia R. Jul 29, 2014
Piano · In studio

I'm an older student who always wanted to take piano lessons but never could (until now). Christina was worth the wait. She challenges me just enough so that I'm eager to practice, so I look forward to my piano lesson all week. My daughters are even playing again and piano music has once again filled our house. Wonderful!

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ReginaR May 17, 2011

the children are happy

christina is very engaged with thomas and lara. she is prepared and gets a lot done in a session. practicing was an issue but now they really seem to enjoy it and want to succeed. the positive reinforcement is great. thank you christina

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