MEET OUR TEACHERS!
Our teachers are experts in their chosen instruments and know how to establish a working rapport with their students. They inspire, motivate and challenge the student to achieve, while keeping the experience fun and enjoyable.
Katie has earned her Master's Degree at Westminster Choir College, and is a pianist and vocalist experienced in choral education, elementary music and musical theatre.
Katie teaches voice, piano and ukulele lessons.
VOICE AND PIANO
Diana is a graduate of Eugene Lang College at New School University. She has been teaching piano for 15 years and is well versed in classical, pop and show tunes. Her goal is to help students move forward and to foster a fun and exciting relationship with music and the piano. Her musical experience includes solo performance at Carnegie Hall.
David is a methodical and patient drum teacher and mentor with real-world experience. He has played with Bruce Springsteen, Jon Bon Jovi, Ben E. King, Phoebe Snow, Percy Sledge, Joan Osborne, The Drifters and many others. David teaches our in-home drum lessons.
DRUMS (In Home & Online)
Anna started classical piano at the age of five and earned her Bachelor's Degree in Music at University of Pennsylvania.
Her favorite part of teaching piano is connecting with her students and developing their unique interests in music.
Dylan is an experienced performer and musician, and a graduate of Hunter College. Dylan is eager to pass on his knowledge and experience to young musicians, and teaches guitar, piano, bass, drums, Garageband, ukulele and Start a Band!
GUITAR, BASS, PIANO
Jesse studied piano and composition at Rutgers University, and teaches guitar, bass, ukulele, piano and drums. Jesse's musical training coupled with on-stage experience (Limelight, Knitting Factory, CBGBs)
has helped him guide and inspire many young musicians.
GUITAR AND PIANO
Keiko graduated from Ferris University in Yokohama, Japan, with a Bachelor of Arts. She started taking piano lessons at the age of 5 and has over 20 years' experience teaching piano in Tokyo and New Jersey.
Her students range from preschoolers to adults, from beginners to advanced. Keiko modifies her approach based on her students’ personalities and interests.
Mary Amato teaches songwriting, ukulele and guitar and enjoys nurturing joy in music making.
She also has experience as a performing singer-songwriter and as a performance coach. In her lessons, she shares strategies for overcoming stage fright and teaches positive ways to embrace the sharing of music.
UKULELE AND SONGWRITING
John founded In Tune six years ago and is thankful to work with such amazing teachers and students. His goal is to help students learn while having fun. John teaches guitar, the Suzuki method, and is learning how to tune the school's many pianos.
MEET OUR ONLINE TEACHERS!
Erika is teaching remote lessons as she pursues her Master's Degree in Jazz Vocal Performance from New England Conservatory.
She is a graduate of Music Education at John J. Cali School of Music at Montclair State University, and teaches piano, and voice.
VOICE AND PIANO
Matthew teaches online cello lessons while he pursues his Bachelor of Music degree in Cello Performance from The Boston Conservatory at Berklee College of Music.
Matthew is very passionate about cello, and tailors his teaching style to fit the needs and goals of his students.
Russ is a pianist experienced in jazz, rock and musical theatre, and co-composed the Broadway musical 'In Transit'. He is the leader of the modern jazz band Russ Kaplan +7, and has performed and recorded with numerous other jazz, funk, rock, and country bands.