Music Notes Music Teachers
Music Notes Academy music teachers are university and conservatory degreed musicians. Committed to teaching music through a comprehensive and sequential approach centered around each student’s learning styles, goals, interests and aspirations.
Mr. Sean, B.M.Music Teacher
Sean, a Music Notes Academy 2012 award-winning music teacher, holds a BM in Music Education from The College of NJ. An experienced teacher of woodwinds, strings and piano, Sean is a conductor and composer of merit with seven completed symphonies. His arrangements have been performed by schools, community orchestras, chamber ensembles and soloists and has written scores for independent films. Sean has been a music teacher at Music Notes Academy since 2009 and leads our TiedNOTES Duets Program and String Quartets.
Mr. Stephen, B.A., M.A.T.Music Teacher
Stephen, a Music Notes Academy 2012 Award-Winning Music Teacher, has a B.A. in Music from Hamilton College and a Master of Arts in Teaching from Montclair State University. A performer on piano and guitar, Stephen is also well versed in music theory, composition, bass guitar, music technology and recording. Teaching music for over a decade, Stephen passionately believes that appreciating and understanding music is essential to leading a well-rounded life. Stephen has been a Music Notes teacher since 2011 and leads our Instrumental Bands, littleNOTES Early Childhood Music Program and Music Notes In Your School at Whitehouse Station, NJ.
Ms. Stephanie, B.M.E.Music Teacher
Stephanie, a previous Music Notes Academy teacher, returned in 2017 after a hiatus. With a Bachelors of Music Education from Mason Gross School of the Arts in New Brunswick, NJ Stephanie is experienced in both solo and collaborative performances for clarinet and piano. Stephanie’s passion is teaching music and encouraging students to appreciate and gain a love for music.
Mr. Eric, B.M.Music Teacher
Mr. Eric, a graduate of Rutgers University’s Mason Gross School of the Arts, has his Bachelors degree in viola performance. Eric studied under Lark Quartet violist, Kathryn Lockwood and Philadelphia Orchestra principal violist CJ Chang. Eric has several years of music teaching experience along with preparing strings and piano students for auditions, chamber groups and performances.
Mr. Will, B.M., M.M. Music Teacher
Lyric baritone Mr. Will is sought after for operatic, oratorio and recital performances throughout the US and Europe. On the operatic stage, Will made his debut with Princeton Pro Musica as the baritone soloist in Orff’s Carmina Burana. Out in New Jersey described Will as being “an excellent voice”. Will holds a Bachelor of Music degree from the Eastman School of Music and a Master of Music degree from Westminster Choir College. He is currently pursuing his Doctor of Music degree at the Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University, NJ.
Ms. Shruti, B.A.Music Teacher
Shruti began her vocal training in Indian classical music at the age of five. A player of piano, Shruti has also studied clarinet, viola and guitar. A songwriter, Shruti has written songs for her own concerts and short films and has performed at Avery Fisher Hall, Carnegie Hall, ABC Channel and United Nations. An experienced music teacher, Shruti continues to perform throughout New Jersey and New York.
Mr. Brandon, B.M., M.Ed.Music Teacher