Ramona Delgado

Ramona D.

Brooklyn, NY

About Ramona D.

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Ramona teaches: Ages 5 and up
Teaching since: February 2002
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I'm a professional musician and audio engineer. I'm a classically trained pianist and I offer lessons in piano, guitar, voice, music theory, music recording, music performance and songwriting.

I received my music education from The Brooklyn Music School, Cornell University and the The Institute of Audio Research.

I perform in original & cover bands as a keyboardist and back up singer. I also do work for hire session recordings and have composed music for commercials and short films.

As an audio engineer, I record, mix, edit, arrange, master and program demos, EPs albums, mix-tapes, karaoke tracks and ringtones. I also produce as well. I co-own a project recording studio in Brooklyn, NY called Radian Studios.

I'm very passionate about what I do and I guarantee a creative, enjoyable and fulfilling experience!

*** Lesson Details ***
For piano and voice, I incorporate basic music theory methods but I also focus on ear training as well. My ultimate goal when teaching is for the student to have a visceral experience while playing or singing.

For audio engineering, I go over audio recording techniques and the tools & equipment needed to produce a professional sounding song.

I enjoy imparting my knowledge of music to others and I demonstrate that enthusiasm in my teaching style. I love relating what I'm teaching a student to his/her learning style. Figuring out how someone learns is a key component to my method and I'm a better instructor because of it.

*** Studio Equipment ***
lives in a brownstone three story home with recording studio f/w 88 keys seating for parents

*** Travel Equipment ***
Piano, a keyboard with 88 keys and sustain pedal.

*** Specialties ***
Classical, music theory and ear training

Photos and Videos

Moni Melody performs Bon Jovi's "Living on a Prayer" with NYC cover band Happy Ending.


Audio & Video Engineer
Nov 2013 - Present
First Live

Record audio & video for live bands at various venues across New York City. In-house audio & video recording engineer at The Knitting Factory and Arlene's Grocery. Provide post audio and video production services.


Certification in Audio Engineering
Jan 2000 - Nov 2000
The Institute of Audio Research
B.A. Ethnomusicology
Aug 1995 - Aug 1999
Cornell University
Aug 1995 - Aug 1999
Cornell University

Languages Spoken

Limited Proficiency


Audio Engineering
Nov 2000
Institution of Audio Research

Audio Engineering
Nov 2000
Institute of Audio Research


American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers
Jan 2008

The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) is a membership association of more than 480,000 US composers, songwriters, lyricists and music publishers. The ASCAP is committed to nurturing music makers throughout their careers.

27 Reviews on Ramona D.

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Jennifer J. Apr 12, 2017
· Singing · In studio
I absolutely love this teacher! She is very detailed and smart. She mentions everything you need to know about your topic. She helped me greatly with my topic of singing and music. I strongly recommend this teacher!
Larina R. Mar 28, 2017
· Singing · In studio
Great lesson
Patricia E. Feb 4, 2017
· Piano · In studio
Very patient and knowledgeable. I enjoyed my first lesson and I'm looking forward to the next lesson.
Elkhane V. Nov 21, 2016
· Singing · In studio
Mona is the best teacher you could find for any type of music. I came to improve as a singer, but I've improved as a songwriter and learned more about recording and live performance. As a person, Mona is also very nice and easy to interact with. She is a very patient teacher, and the results will definitely show.
Melanie M. Nov 7, 2016
· Piano · In home
Love her! Super patient, helpful, enthusiastic and so knowledgeable...she will work at your pace and do whatever she can to help.
Samuel S. Sep 1, 2016
· Singing · Online
She's awesome
Brandon J. Aug 9, 2016
· Music Theory · In studio
She is knowledgeable and enthusiastic about her work. I appreciate her style of teaching as she seems to love what she does and I look forward to learning from her.
Melissa Jul 22, 2016
· Singing · In studio
Ramona was very knowledgeable, patient and considerate of my needs. I look forward to working together to accomplish my goals.
Kimeka R. May 23, 2016
· Piano · In studio
I truly feel like I lucked up with Ramona. She's very knowledgeable and passionate about what she does. And she inspires me to want to learn more about music. I leave enlightened and enthused after every lesson. I'm so grateful for her expertise, patience, and constructive criticism. I couldn't ask for a better instructor! : )
Jamie H. May 13, 2016
· Piano · In studio
Ramona is very consistent, and very talented in all matters of teaching. She works really well with kids, especially in regards to the kind of learning they need. My daughter Chloe is an auditory learner, and really helped her learn in that way. I would definitely recommend her as a teacher.
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