Private Lessons & Residencies

Be your best self. Private lessons give you the undivided attention of an enthusiastic, top notch NYC professional.

Private Lessons online. In-person outdoor lessons available upon request for certain instruments.

Student Achievements

Students can aim high and experience success. They have been accepted into Professional Performing Arts School, Frank Sinatra HS, and  LaGuardia HS of Performing Arts, performed in movies and TV, made it to the 3rd callback for the role of Matilda in the Broadway show, sung the national anthem at the US Open, appeared in a commercial with pop artist Adele during the Grammys 2012, and achieved 2nd place winner of American Protege competition at Carnegie Hall.

Betina Hershey, B.F.A.

Professional singer, dancer, actress, guitarist, composer, lyricist, musical theater book writer, teaches residencies, private voice, acting, dance, guitar, piano and audition preparation Teaching details and contact here.

Nick Russo, B.S., M.A.

Professional fretted string player teachers residencies, master classes, private guitar, banjo, ukulele, mandolin, bass, drums, piano, band, ensemble, theory, & jazz. Teaching details and contact here.

Sunny Knable, P.H.D.

Professional composer and pianist, teaches piano. Website and Contact.