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Nathan writes music and produces audio for video games!


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Nathan has been playing piano and saxophone since the 1990’s. He began playing saxophone in 6th grade band after falling in love with the sound. For his undergraduate work, Nate attended Oklahoma Baptist University and went to Texas Christian University for graduate school. His two degrees are a bachelors in K-12 Music Education (Instrumental Focus) and a masters in Saxophone Performance. Nathan has been a Texas state certified teacher and has been writing music and producing audio (voice overs and sound effects) for video games, films, stage productions and other projects since 2005. He has a strong passion and love for teaching others how to play musical instruments. Nathan has been teaching since 2000, and offers classical, jazz, pop, rock, and blues styles.

Meet our instructor Timmie


Five Questions with our fantastic instructor, Timmie in Staten Island NY
I’m Timmie and I’m a singer, specializing in classical music, opera, and music theater. I teach voice and piano to students of all ages, and in all styles. I’ve been teaching voice and piano since 2007, and like to apply traditional techniques to modern and popular genres of music, as well as the classics.

How did you get interested in music? My family took a weekend trip to New York City to see The Phantom of the Opera and Cats. When we came home I wouldn’t stop drawing pictures of the scenes and singing the role of Christine around the house. I’ve been singing ever since.

What have you been up to professionally? I just finished a run of Pagliacci with a company in Northern NJ, and will be singing in La Boheme this Fall.

What’s your number one practice tip? Muscle Memory! Create healthy and regular habits by allowing yourself to take the time get it right. Whether it’s taking a low breath when singing or curving your fingers a certain way when playing, the more you do it correctly, the more easily it will come when you need it.

What are you listening to right now? Turn Blue, the Black Keys new album. I’ve been a fan for years!

Our Cello Instructor Justin


 

Justin holds a Bachelor in Cello Performance from the University of NC Greensboro, in Greensboro, NC. He also has has over eleven years of study in Cello Pedagogy. Justin has been performing in orchestras, chamber groups, and pop/rock bands since the early 2000’s, and currently performs in various bands and venues. Along with teaching and performing, Justin is also a recording artist and expert in audio engineering. He’s began teaching in 2012 and offers classical, pop, rock, R&b, Hip Hop, religious, and World Music, among other styles.

Personality rating: easygoing and outgoing

Piano teacher Shiori teaches traditional and Suzuki violin methods


Shiori began her piano studies at the age of five in Tokyo, Japan, receiving grants and prizes as a young child which led to a concerto performance debut at the age of fourteen. She then attended the pre-college at Manhattan School of Music. Shiori graduated from the Ithaca College in Ithaca, NY in 2014 with a Bachelor of Music-Piano Performance. While there, she took piano pedagogy courses and was in a piano teaching internship program for three years. She continued her education at Manhattan School of Music in NY to receive a Master of Music-Piano Performance in 2016. There she held a piano instructor position at Manhattan School of Music’s community division. Shiori plans to continue her education to receive a Doctoral of Musical Arts degree in the fall 2016 at University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Shiori has been teaching since 2008 and offers both traditional and Suzuki methods and offers classical and contemporary styles.

Personality rating: outgoing

Considering show choir this fall?


Our instructors are not only instructors, but are excellent coaches!

We can help you develop the vocal or musical skills you need to pass any audition. Melody Music Studios also has instructors that can council you in music business and the recording industry. Visit our website today at

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