Coachings & Lessons

  • Choral Ensemble Coaching

    Based upon jazz or classical repertoire selected by the classroom teacher, a noted Manhattan School of Music teaching artist will work with a select group of vocalists to improve musicality, breathing, style considerations, and other technical matters as requested. Teachers are encouraged to send music they would like to be reviewed during the videoconference.

    Grades: 6-12
    45 minutes or one regular class period
    $275
  • Ensemble Coaching

    A Manhattan School of Music teaching artist will work with a group of student instrumentalists to cover areas such as technique, phrasing, and other topics as requested. Classroom teachers are encouraged to send music they would like to be reviewed during the videoconference session.

    Grades: 6-12
    45 minutes or one regular class period
    $275
  • Group Instrumental Lessons

    Select students at partner schools are eligible for applied instructional group lessons with a professional teaching artist. Partner schools may select either a classical or jazz emphasis. Brass, wind, string, piano, and percussion group lessons are available, as well as jazz music and improvisation lessons. Instruction will cover areas from technique and analysis to musical and stylistic interpretation.

    Grades: 7-12
    Five 45 minute sessions or regular class periods
    $65 per lesson (minimum of 5)
  • Individual Instrumental and Vocal Lessons

    Select students at partner schools are eligible for private lessons with a Manhattan School of Music teaching artist. Partner schools may select either a classical or jazz emphasis. Brass, wind, string, piano, percussion, and vocal lessons are currently available. Instruction may cover areas including instrumental technique, improvisation, musical analysis, stylistic interpretation, and other musical factors determined on an individual basis.

    Grades: 7-12
    45 minutes or one regular class period
    $65 per lesson (minimum of 5)
  • Jazz Ensemble Coaching

    Student instrumentalists and vocalists will have the opportunity to work with a distinguished Manhattan School of Music teaching artist on subjects ranging from improvisation, rehearsal techniques, and other areas as requested. Classroom teachers are encouraged to send music they would like to be reviewed during the video conference. Past instructors have included Jazz Arts Chair Justin DiCioccio, percussion, as well as faculty members Peter Eldridge, voice, and Dick Oatts, saxophone.

    Grades: 6-12
    45 minutes or one regular class period
    $275
  • Musical Theatre Coaching

    Based on popular musical theater repertoire selected by the classroom teacher, a notable teaching artist will work with individual vocalists to improve stage presence, breathing, stylistic considerations and other techniques determined on a personal basis. Classroom teachers are encouraged to send music they would like to be reviewed during the videoconference. Past teaching artist have included James Noble and Giuseppe Spoletini.

    Grades: 6-12
    45 minutes or one regular class period
    $275