Joseph Puliafico

Joseph P.

Sayreville, NJ
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Singing

Levels Taught:
Beginner, Intermediate
I've been teaching professionally for 11 years, I pride myself on creating a good foundation for beginning vocalists and allowing them to learn the way that is best for them. Students of mine have been successful at getting into college music programs and being recognized at theater festivals.
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About

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Joseph delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 10 to 18

Teaching since:
2008

Joseph has been performing in local theatre since 1995 and teaching since 2003. He received his Bachelor's Degree in Music Education from the University of Delaware in 2007, and his Master's in Music Education from Boston University in 2018. He has performed locally with The Ocean County College Repertory Theatre, Sayreville Main Street Theatre Company, and the East Brunswick Young Adult Charity Players, where he also music directed for five years. Currently, he is a full time Voice Instructor at the Ocean County Performing Arts Academy in Lakehurst, NJ. Students of Joseph have been accepted to Musical Theatre and Music Education Programs at schools such as Fairleigh Dickinson University, Montclair State, Rowan, AMDA, Monmouth University, Ithaca, University of the Arts, Rider University, Berklee College of Music, and Belmont University. Students of Joseph have also received Superior ratings in Musical Theatre Solo, Duet, and Group and the NJ Thespian Festival and at the International Thespian Festival. Joseph is a member of the Educational Theatre Association, The National Association for Music Education, and NJEA

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Experience

Instructor
Sep 2018 - Present
Sayreville Main Street Theater

I team-teach three levels of musical theater classes to children ranging from 7 to 13.

Vocal Instructor
Jul 2008 - Present
OCVTS Performing Arts Academy

I teach high school students in an auditioned program geared towards preperation for a career in the arts

Private Instructor
Sep 2007 - Feb 2009
Academy of Music on Main Street

Private Voice and piano instructor, taught Children's Musical Theater class.

General Music Instructor
Sep 2007 - Jun 2008
Oradell Public Schools

General Music instructor, part-time, for Kindergarten, 4th, and 5th graders

Education

Master of Music- Music Education
Jun 2015 - Dec 2017
Boston University
Bachelor's of Music- Music Education
Aug 2003 - May 2007
University of Delaware

Certifications

NJ Teacher of Vocational Music
Jun 2009
NJ Department of Education

Affiliations

Educational Theatre Association
Sep 2015

The Educational Theatre Association (EdTA) is a national nonprofit organization with approximately 90,000 student and professional members. EdTA’s mission is shaping lives through theatre education by: honoring student achievement in theatre and enriching their theatre education experience; supporting teachers by providing professional development, networking opportunities, resources, and recognition; and influencing public opinion that theatre education is essential and builds life skills.

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National Association for Music Education
Sep 2007

National Association for Music Education (NAfME), among the world’s largest arts education organizations, is the only association that addresses all aspects of music education. NAfME advocates at the local, state, and national levels; provides resources for teachers, parents, and administrators; hosts professional development events; and offers a variety of opportunities for students and teachers. The Association orchestrates success for millions of students nationwide and has supported music educators at all teaching levels for more than a century.

Since 1907, NAfME has worked to ensure that every student has access to a well-balanced, comprehensive, and high-quality program of music instruction taught by qualified teachers.

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