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East Brunswick Music School

Our East Brunswick music school offers one-to-one in-studio music lessons in piano, voice, guitar, bass guitar, drum, drum set, percussion, violin, viola, cello, saxophone, trumpet, clarinet, flute, music theorymusic composition and audio production & technology. Music Lessons are available for young children, adolescents and adults.

We teach backbeat group music classes, String Quartets, Open Ensembles and Rock Bands throughout the school year and Summer. Students can perform in our concerts, recitals and nationwide MAMTG Student Music Festival.

✰ NOW ENROLLING for Summer ’18 & School Year ’18-’19 ✰

✰ Starting This Summer & School Year ’18-’19 ✰

  • LittleNOTES Piano

  • DJ Classes

  • BYOB Drum Circles

Located in East Brunswick

505 State Route 18 East Brunswick, NJ 08816

Call Music Notes @ (732) 238-2828

School Year Hours ’17-’18 ✰ Mondays through Thursdays, 3:00-9:00 pm & Saturdays, 9:00-5:00 pm

Summer Hours ’18 ✰ July & August ✰ Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, 3:00-9:00 pm

Instrument Sales

Instrument Rentals

Instrument Repairs

School Year Hours ’18-’19 ✰ Mondays through Fridays, 3:00-9:00 pm & Saturdays, 9:00-5:00 pm

Whitehouse Station Music School

Our Whitehouse Station music school is located within Whitehouse Preparatory School, located on Route 22 East in Whitehouse Station, NJ. Private and one-to-one piano, guitar and bass guitar music lessons are available for students of all ages. Adults can learn music with us too during the school year and Summer.

✰ NOW ENROLLING for Summer ’18 & School Year ’18-’19 ✰

Located in Whitehouse Station

587 Route 22 East ✰ Whitehouse Station, NJ 08889

Call Music Notes @ (908) 577-5905

School Year Hours ✰ Tuesdays, Fridays & Sundays By Appointment Only

Summer Hours ✰ July & August ✰ Mondays By Appointment Only

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MAMTG's Student Music Festival

Summer Nights @ Music Notes

Last Summer was one of our busiest Summers ever for music. Get set now for Summer ’18. We have Private Music Lessons, My Music Camp, DJ Classes for Kids, LittleNOTES Pre School Piano, Drum Circles and more. By degreed music teachers who care about teaching music. East Brunswick and Whitehouse Station, NJ.

MAMTG's Student Music Festival

Our Spring Music Festival 2018

Our MAMTG Student Music Festival was held in Princeton, NJ in April 2018. Music Notes Academy students performed in music competitions and evaluations. Congratulations to all performing students. Here are our winning students.

Y. Singh ✰ Piano Sight Reading Intermediate ✰ 1st Place

A. Soares ✰ Piano Sight Reading Junior ✰ 1st Place

N. Chandwani ✰ Piano Open Classical Solo Intermediate (A) ✰ 1st Place

D. Gurunath ✰ Piano Standard Classical Solo Prep ✰ 3rd Place

N. Bajaj ✰ Piano Standard Classical Solo Prep ✰ 2nd Place

E. Guy ✰ Piano Standard Classical Solo Level 1A ✰ 2nd Place

V. Gajaraj ✰ Piano Standard Classical Solo Level 2B (A) ✰ 1st Place

P. Jones ✰ Piano Standard Pop Intermediate ✰ 3rd Place

T. Rajeevan ✰ Strings Open Solo Intermediate ✰ 3rd Place

M. Byszynski ✰ Woodwinds Open Solo Junior ✰ 2nd Place

M. Byszynski ✰ Woodwinds Standard Solo Level 2 ✰ 1st Place

D. Doyle ✰ Percussion Open Solo Elementary ✰ 2nd Place

A. Ney ✰ Percussion Open Solo Intermediate ✰ 2nd Place

L. Renwick ✰ Percussion Open Solo Junior ✰ 2nd Place

A. Soares ✰ Guitar Open Pop/Rock Solo Junior ✰ 1st Place

S. Shrestha ✰ Guitar Standard Solo Level 1 ✰ 1st Place

R. Chandwani ✰ Guitar Standard Solo Level 2 ✰ 2nd Place

A. Ney ✰ Guitar Standard Solo Level 2 ✰ 1st Place

A. Goel ✰ Guitar Standard Solo Level 5 ✰ 1st Place

L. Doyle ✰ Bass Guitar Solo Prep ✰ 1st Place

“I know you all must be wiped after the fantastic festival, but before I forget I wanted to send this email to thank you both for all of your work with our daughters. Destiny did not want to do either the evaluation or the competition – but she went up for both and faced her fears. She even attended the drum clinic and got up and played… Lisea was extremely nervous – and I saw it in her playing. She played very slowly and she messed up a note on the competition. But if you truly knew my child, the fact that she continued after her mistake and did not stop and run out of the room is our victory for the day. We were too wiped to stay until the awards ceremony – but we did not need to because we really were so pleased with their progress in music and their growth in confidence – nothing could matter more. I am sure you hear this all the time, but thank you very much for all you are doing. These are not just music lessons, but they genuinely are lessons and tools for life.” – Lisa D.
MAMTG Student Music Festival
“Hi Brandon… I would like to congratulate you for a wonderful MAMTG weekend. It was everything you told us it would be and more. Both my kids had an invaluable and insightful experience.” -Mrs. Rao
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Music Notes Academy's Rock Bands

Rock Bands. Schedule Your Audition.

We are scheduling auditions now for our Rock Bands. Student Rock Bands will start in September. Now’s the time to schedule an audition for proper band placement. We create student rock bands based upon student ages and performance ability levels.

DJ Classes & Lessons for Kids

DJ Classes & Lessons for Kids

DJ Classes & Lessons for Kids. Explore the different sub genres of EDM. Find melodic inspiration, learn about chord progressions and create grooves. Learn how to use drum machines, sequencers and produce a song with DAW software.

Classes & Private Lessons Start Summer ’18. Thursdays @ 7pm-8pm.

School Year ’18-’19. TBD. Enroll Early. You may be able to choose your class time.

Healthy Kids Running Series

Music Notes Academy is a 2018 proud sponsor for Healthy Kids Running Series in East Brunswick. Stay physically fit. Stay musically fit.

Exciting Partnership Announcement for Music Notes Academy & State Theatre NJ

We are thrilled to announce that Music Notes Academy and State Theatre New Jersey are partnering together to make Music Notes even better. The State Theatre presents the finest national and international artists, provides arts education programs, and offers a premium performing arts venue in New Brunswick, NJ that encourages members of the community to have a life-long association with the performing arts.

As part of our new partnership, Music Notes Academy select students and parents have been receiving free State Theatre New Jersey tickets to some outstanding shows this school year through music education contests and giveaways.

We are very excited to partner with a great organization that supports the performing arts. Make sure you visit State Theatre New Jersey. Perhaps you’ll see our playbill ad, Music Notes Academy poster or MAMTG music video playing inside the Theatre.

MAMTG's Student Music Festival

Rutgers Internship & Co-Op Program

Rutgers University and Music Notes Academy are working together in partnership with New Brunswick’s Career Services. Music Notes Academy was invited and has been approved to offer undergraduate music and music education students with the opportunity to work at our East Brunswick Academy.

We welcome this opportunity to strengthen our relationship with Rutgers while giving music education students an opportunity to learn and work alongside us. Students are eligible to receive credits towards their degree program and eventually become staff teachers with us.

Prospective college students should formally apply via Rutgers’ CareerKnight website and portal to get started. Welcome Rutgers University students.

Additionally, prospective music teachers may visit our Indeed Career Company Page.

Transfer Students

This is becoming more common. Students joining us from another music school or private teacher.

Transfer Students

Schedule a free consultation with our Director to learn about transferring to Music Notes. Learn how students and adults get more with Music Notes.

Rock Bands, String Quartets & Open Ensembles

Music students can play and perform in a band or ensemble. This is when playing music becomes even more enjoyable.

Rock Bands, String Quartets & Open Ensembles

We love teaching and performing with our bands and ensembles. Make the commitment and join a band for the school year. Be a performer.

Our Teachers

Degreed and dedicated music teachers. This is who we are.

Our Teachers

All of us have bachelors degrees in music or music education. Most of us have masters degrees too. This doesn’t make us special. It makes us qualified. Learn with a qualified music teacher.

Music Consulting for Private Teachers & Schools

Meet with our Director in East Brunswick

Music Consulting for Private Teachers & Schools

Our Director offers consulting and assistance for music schools and private teachers. Contact Brandon today to learn more.

backbeat Music Publishing

Learn Today, Play Tomorrow® Student Assignment Book

backbeat Music Publishing

Our Learn Today, Play Tomorrow® student assignment book is great for students, teachers and parents. Retail and Wholesale opportunities available for music schools, private teachers and music stores. We have full-standing and counter displays to help music schools and stores promote and profit with print music.

School Band & Orchestra Instruments

Instrument Sales, Rentals & Repairs

School Band & Orchestra Instruments

We sell, rent and repair musical instruments. We send our instrument repairs to trusted and certified technicians. See us for help with purchasing, renting or repairing your musical instrument. We make this an easy process for adult students and parents.

Music Notes’ History

In 2000, Music Notes Academy began as an in-home music lesson provider, starting with drum lessons in Bridgewater, NJ. The approach was comprehensive instruction, teaching percussion students how to play the drums, read music, learn music theory and gain proficiency in rudiments and performance techniques.

In 2006, we began teaching all instruments and offering student concerts, recitals, percussion ensembles and rock bands in Madison, NJ at The George Burroughs Auditorium. For school year ’09-’10, we launched Music Notes In Your School and we became the Purnell School’s music education provider.

In school year ’10-’11, Music Notes Academy acquired Brunswick Music Academy in East Brunswick, NJ. We then began teaching music theory, musical theater classes and workshops, developed our LittleNotes early childhood program and expanded our musical instrument sales, rentals and repairs division. We introduced Summer Nights at Music Notes, Saturday Concert Series and continued teaching Rock Bands and String Quartets. We were nominated and won SBDC’s Small Business Success Award for 2012.

Starting with the ’12-’13 school year, we became Whitehouse Prep’s music education provider where we instructed their daytime music classes. This great relationship blossomed into opening within their school and teaching private music lessons as Music Notes’ Whitehouse Station location.

In 2015, we released our Learn Today, Play Tomorrow® Student Assignment Book through backbeat Music Publishing and became the staff and producer of MAMTG’s nationwide Student Music Festival. In August 2016, we moved to our current building, which is larger and more suitable for our students and parents. As a leading music school for MAMTG, we’ve been integral in the improvements and enhancements of its student music festivals.

We continue to collaborate with local professionals and organizations in music education. We became an affiliate store for Music & Arts in April 2016 and began a partnership with Song Piano in November 2016. Our great relationship with Song Piano has led to Music Notes Academy having a Song Piano Kawai piano at our East Brunswick Academy.

For Music Notes Academy, everything we’ve done since the first music lesson has been centered and focused around a comprehensive approach to learning music. We are passionate about teaching music to students and adults, encouraging the musical arts and sharing in the benefits of a music education.

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