Gina Martinelli

Gina M.

Jacksonville, FL
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Lesson Details



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

Teaching since:
January 1970

Music is my love and I have been teaching people how to creatively express themselves through music and artistic expression for over 30 years. I understand that each person learns differently, and I customize my lessons to each student's unique abilities. It is an honor to mentor my students to answers that are authentically their own. My teaching model is based upon fun and positive reinforcement. My studio provides a casual and relaxed environment designed to inspire growth and confidence.

Education: BA in Music Education from Adelphi University, Long Island, NY.
BA in Fine Arts with a focus on Sculpture from the University of North Florida in Jacksonville, FL.

Honors: Artist in Residence for the Florida State Department of Cultural Affairs for the maximum, three-year tenure. This prestigious position was awarded for my production of the Dragon Workshop which was implemented in the North Florida school district. This week-long program allowed children to take part in the creation of a musical by artistically expressing themselves through music, painting, clay building, dance, and theater.

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Jan 1999 - Present
Art & Music Studio of Gina M

Private piano, voice and art lessons for ages five through adult. Preparation for music competitions for all musicians playing any instrument. Art instruction using paint, mixed media and clay. Studio kiln allows for on-site firing of projects into beautiful finished pottery and ceramics.

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Art and Music Teacher
Jan 1996 - May 1998
Crystal Springs Elementary

Workshop Instructor- Art and Music
Jan 1984 - May 1994
Duval County Public and Private Schools


BFA in Sculpture
Jan 1985 - May 1989
University of North Florida
BA in Music Education
Jan 1967 - May 1970
Adelphi University


Fluent / Native Proficiency


Teacher K-12, Art and Music
Jan 1996
Duval County Public Schools


Artist in Residence
Jan 1995
Florida Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs

Photos & Videos

Voice and piano lessons

Music composition lesson

Wedding performance

Freedom of expression always encouraged at the Art and Music Studio of Gina Martinelli.

Art and Music Studio of Gina Martinelli

Jam session

Studio concert

Studio lounge

Piano student practicing her latest assignment at the Art & Music Studio of Gina Martinelli.

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Geri Nov 20, 2016
Singing · In studio

I had the pleasure of recording an album of songs with a trio of local musicians, Joshua Bowlus on piano, Gary Starling on guitar and Rebecca Zappen on violin. It was a collection of tunes that I had sung through the past years on gigs and with home recordings with my husband, Tony Tamburello on piano. The album was a big hit with my friends and family and me !! I sent it to a radio jock in Montreal also and he played it on the air. Needless to say, Gina was the master mixer at the controls !! Love her !!!

Geri Tamburello -- "Sequin"

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