Olivia DiMattio

Olivia D.

Allenhurst, NJ
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Levels Taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
I studied Songwriting at Berklee College of Music and carry a Bachelor's Degree in that subject. I worked with Pat Pattison at Berklee, learning his techniques and studying his practices, such as object writing.
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Olivia 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 2010

I love to create. The way I'm most comfortable creating is through writing; whether it's a song, a short story, a poem or a script. Writing has always been the bass line in my life; the heartbeat.

Music and film are both passions of mine. I graduated from Berklee College of Music where I studied Songwriting and Music Therapy. I was pushed to my absolute limits lyrically and musically within these majors, and I am so grateful for it now that I'm on my own creative journey.

I have a great deal of experience, but I am also still learning. I think it is very important as a teacher to always be learning, especially through their students. Teaching these lessons is, of course, about progress and advancement - but also about enjoyment, confidence building and positive encouragement.

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Lead Teaching Artist
Jul 2013 - Present
Two River Theater Company

Lead Teaching Artist - Theater Arts & Design grades 5-8.


Bachelor of Music in Songwriting
Sep 2008 - May 2013
Berklee College of Music
Music Theory, Voice & Guitar
Aug 2005 - Jun 2006
Conservatorio de Música de Puerto Rico


Limited Proficiency

13 Reviews

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Gabrielle May 23, 2018
Ukulele · Online

Olivia is awesome! My daughter can't wait for her weekly lessons.

angie May 16, 2018
Ukulele · Online

Katie Apr 24, 2018
Ukulele · Online

She is super awesome and she is very funny and it is super fun, I look forward to every Tuesday night!!!

Ainsley C. Apr 18, 2018
Acoustic Guitar · Online

Olivia is so kind and patient very well suited for young beginners. We were curious how the online lesson would work and it went so well! Highly recommend Olivia and the online lessons!

Katie Apr 17, 2018
Ukulele · Online

She is super Awesome and makes learning super fun, she is also very patent if you get the wrong cord and she can help you perfect it!!

Shea Apr 11, 2018
Ukulele · Online

My 10 year old thoroughly enjoyed her first class with Olivia last night. She is excited about learning the Ukelele even more so now that Olivia is her teacher!

Katie Apr 10, 2018
Ukulele · Online

She was awesome and the best Ukelele instructor or musical teacher I've ever had. She is also bright and very funny.

Stephanie T. Mar 28, 2018
Clarinet · Online

Olivia is a great instructor with a fun personality! Her lessons are great!

Kathleen A. Brennan Feb 26, 2018
Guitar · In home

Olivia is positive and very skilled. I believe I will learn a great deal from her expertise combined with her personable manner of teaching.

Paul Feb 20, 2018
Singing · Online

My daughter LOVES Olivia - she is a great teacher and maximizes each hour with her, teaching her skills she can use and build on week after week. She is very knowledgable and teaches in a logical, structured manner to ensure that the subject is understood and true learning occurs. Olivia is patient with our daughter as she learns new concepts and provides great feedback. We couldn't be happier with the lessons Olivia presents to our daughter!

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Trinity M. Feb 20, 2018
Clarinet · Online

An amazing teacher!

Liz N. Dec 6, 2013
Singing ·


Finding Olivia was no coincidence.My 11 year old daughter is so psyched when she has her lessons!
It is in Liv's home,just a 10 minute ride from where we live,it's warm,safe,and filled with talent.
The passion of music is everywhere you look,Daphne and Olivia are
Ike old souls that just jive together perfectly.
Daphne has gained confidence,a mentor,and a ton of fun,
I thought Daphne was on a short lived path,as kids often jump from one idea to the next,but I believe singing is something she will definitely peruse.
I am so pleased with Take Lessons and especially Olivia.

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Melissa H. Dec 5, 2013
Guitar ·


She is very patient, organized, and makes things fun. She cares very much about what I personally want out of the lessons, and makes steady progress at a very natural pace.

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