Monday, May 7, 2012

Private Music Lessons in Voice, Piano and Guitar


Miss Cathy offers private music instruction in Voice, Piano and Guitar. Her music studio is located off Forest and Richmond Avenues in Staten Island. Lessons may be a half hour or an hour. She also travels to student's homes for a minimum of a one hour session.  Please call 917-836-8340 or e-mail StatenIslandMusicLessons@gmail.com for more information and to schedule an appointment.

ABOUT THE LESSONS

Voice Lessons- Students learn proper technique, diaphragmatic breathing, proper posture, to improve diction and phrasing, to improve tonal imbalances, to bridge the gap between chest register and head register, to increase their vocal range, strength and to eliminate tension, problems, and fatigue.
All styles, all levels and all ages are taught.

Piano Lessons- Students learn to sight read music, technical exercises, scales, music theory and how to play their favorite songs. Lessons are geared toward the student's goals and interests. Classical, Jazz, Pop, Broadway and Contemporary styles are all taught. Children as young as 4 years old may begin piano. All levels are taught.

Guitar Lessons- Students learn to sight read music, technical exercises, scales, music theory, how to read guitar tablature, chords, and how to play their favorite songs. Lessons are geared toward the student's goals and interests. All styles and levels are taught.

Drum Lessons- Beginner through Intermediate drum lessons are available. Students learn to read drum music, rudiments, technical exercises and how to play their favorite songs. Rock and Contemporary Styles are taught.

Songwriting Lessons- Songwriting lessons are available. Techniques on how to compose music, write lyrics, edit and perform your own songs.

Performance Lessons- Lessons on stage presence and performance technique geared toward the student's specific goals and interests.

Audition Preparation- Students preparing for entrance into LaGuardia High School, Performing Arts High School and College Programs as well as for Broadway and Off Broadway Productions receive coaching on audition materials. *100% of Miss Cathy's Students Who have Auditioned for Laguardia High School have been ACCEPTED!*

Lesson Policies- All payment is due in cash.
24 Hours Prior Notice is Due for All Cancellations or else student's are charged for the lesson.

Schedule - Lessons are offered from Monday through Saturday.

ABOUT MISS CATHY

Miss Cathy is a conservatory graduate, professional musician and an award winning composer. She has been teaching privately for over a decade. She works with students of all ages, from beginner through advanced and also works with children with special needs.

Her music has been featured in XBOX Video Game Soundtracks and on MTV's The Real World and Road Rules. She has composed, produced and performed on three of her own critically acclaimed CD's. Her compositions have received awards from Billboard Magazine and from BMG. She has performed all over the country. She has been featured on the cover of the Staten Island Advance's AWE magazine twice. To read those articles click here and here.

To hear some samples of her music please go to http://www.reverbnation.com/therinabella

Please call 917-836-8340 or e-mail StatenIslandMusicLessons@gmail.com for more information and to schedule an appointment.