Marlene McCarthy

Marlene M.

New York, NY
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Marlene delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 4+ and special needs

Teaching since:
2012

I'm a professional pianist with my master's degree in piano performance from NYU. I'm also one half of an acoustic duo, where I write songs, play piano, and sing.

While I specialize in classical music, I enjoy teaching many genres, including jazz, pop, rock, and country. I also have extensive training in helping pianists who have injuries, who are struggling with tension, or lack coordination in their playing. I've been working with students from age 4-99 for over five years, and have taught complete beginners as well as budding professional pianists.

Each student usually has a specific goal in mind and it's my job to get to the heart of what that goal is. I customize each lesson and give detailed guidance for at home practice so that my students are consistently working toward their goals. I believe that studying music should be a fun and rewarding experience no matter the age or experience level of the student!

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Education

MA in Piano Performance
Sep 2015 - May 2017
New York University
BA in Piano Performance
Sep 2011 - May 2015
Mannes College, The New School for Music

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