Dominic Sahagun

Dominic S.

New York, NY
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About Dominic S.

Dominic is an Assistant Professor at Berklee College of Music and The College of Saint Rose. A graduate of the Boston Conservatory of Music, Dominic has years of experience teaching people of all ages, and in all styles of music. Professionally, he has performed in National Tours, Off Broadway, and in major films. In 2020, his band Air For Ants was nominated for an Independent Music Award for Best Indie Rock Album.

"Music has always been my absolute favorite thing in the world.
As far as I know, I am the only teacher in New York City who teaches Voice, Piano, Guitar, Bass and Trumpet."

Currently Dominic's studio consists of -
An Academy Award winner
A Tony Award nominee
Four students are currently performing on Broadway

BFA The Boston Conservatory of Music
Lyric Baritone

Notable Quotes about Dominic:

Ken Nelson (Coldplay) - "Fantastic voice"
Kenneth 'Babyface' Edmonds - "Really cool songs"


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19 Reviews
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio

Dominic gave me great advice to start learning how to sing !

Posted Aug 16, 2017
Ariel B.
Profile-location-home Student's Home

He is great Trumpet teacher. He is professional and friendly. My son enjoyed his first lesson. Thank you

Posted Oct 11, 2016
Marla H.
Profile-location-home Student's Home

Dominic is fabulous. if you have a chance to work with him, do yourself a favor and do it!

Posted Mar 22, 2016
Cathy M.
Profile-location-online Online

Dominic is really easy to work with. He is very patient, talented and can work will all levels of learning. Absolutely recommend!

Posted Feb 2, 2016
Corey Birtles
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio

Dominic has been an excellent voice coach. Each week he uses appropriate techniques tailored for the unique challenges that I've been having and genuinely shows an interest in my progress. He's always pleasant to be with and continues to be punctual. On the weeks where my work schedule affects our slot, he's been more than obliging in finding another appropriate slot. Before each session, Dominic makes a point of reaching out to me to confirm all is ok. I would definitely recommend him to anyone who is looking for coaching at any level.

Posted Jan 29, 2016
Cathy M.
Profile-location-online Online

Always fun and challenging. Thanks, Dominic!

Posted Jan 28, 2016
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio

Dominic is a real blessing, after I master the piano I will be moving on to guitar, God is amazing.

Posted Nov 23, 2015
Profile-location-online Online

Great Teacher

Posted Oct 26, 2015

Great intro to singing. I have never taken singing lessons because I never thought I could have a singing voice, but after taking this intro course with Dominic it made me realize that I could develop my voice into something good. Dominic is very knowledgeable and very patient. I recommend using headphones so you can hear the piano as you are going through breathing exercises.

Posted May 14, 2014

Very easy to relate to! I will definitely come back to this Helpout!

Posted May 14, 2014

Dominic is terrific! I haven't been this close to a piano or keyboard in probably 30 years. He was very patient and kept me focused.It's amazing how things come back to you. I will definitely keep him as my teacher. Thank you Dominic!


Posted May 14, 2014

Other than a technical difficulty, the instructor was fantastic. I learned a lot, and look forward to learning more!

Posted May 14, 2014

Dominic was very knowledgeable and helpful. Although I don't have a great deal of music experience, he was able to teach about basic music theory and I felt that I came away with a learning experience. I would highly recommend him to friends.

Posted May 14, 2014

Amazing teacher that is really fun to work with. Thanks so much!

Posted May 14, 2014
Jordana R.

My lessons

Dominic is patient and thoughtful, I am someone that started piano two years ago, and I am now in my 40'S therefore set in in my ways, and i could not read music and had no idea how to play but decided one day I wanted to try. Dominic tries to get me as his student to feel the music through intuition, while also learning the parameters. He also has taught me that there are no mistakes; and it is important to have fun and keep moving forward. This is similar to the best wine connoisseurship classes that I have taken which make the point that while you can learn about wine the best wine is the wine that you enjoy.

Posted Mar 20, 2014


My 10 yr old daughter took her first songwriting lesson with Dominic, and he was super nice and patient. She loved it. Dominic gave her some really good ideas about how to get started. He kept it simple and easy to understand.

Posted Mar 6, 2014


Dominic instantly made me feel at ease and gave me a lot to think about as I continue to practice my singing every day. In just a short session, he helped me to warm up effectively and think more about how my breath, jaw, and tongue all effect my sound. Plus, we sang some Joni Mitchell :) All in all, a great lesson!

Posted Mar 6, 2014


You Are Great Dude I soon Will Learn How to Sing Better.

Posted Mar 6, 2014


Awesome! Dominic is Very Friendly! This was a great Refresher for me.

Posted Mar 6, 2014

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Adjunct Faculty, Music Industry
Jan 2020 - Present

The College of Saint Rose

Assistant Professor, Voice
Aug 2017 - Present

Berklee College of Music


Aug 2000 - May 2004

The Boston Conservatory of Music



Limited Proficiency


Limited Proficiency


American Federation of Teachers
Aug 2017
The American Federation of Teachers is a union of professionals that champions fairness; democracy; economic opportunity; and high-quality public education, healthcare and public services for our students, their families and our communities. We are committed to advancing these principles through community engagement, organizing, collective bargaining and political activism, and especially through the work our members do.
Actors' Equity Association
Apr 2006
Actors' Equity Association, founded in 1913, is the labor union that represents more than 49,000 Actors and Stage Managers in the United States. Equity seeks to advance, promote and foster the art of live theatre as an essential component of our society.

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