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Heart And Soul Music Diana

Ronkonkoma, NY 11779 (map)

Lessons Offered

Composition, Guitar, Keyboard, Music, Music Theory, Piano, Ukulele

Where are Lessons Offered

In Teacher Studio

Virtual / Online

About Me

Music is my Heart and Soul! I write it, sing it, play it, and teach it! Teaching is also close to my heart. I have a degree in Education, and have been a teacher of "all" ages for 35+years. I've worked in the classroom, but private teaching is very rewarding! I have worked with successful musicians such as, Whitney Houston's Band and former Musical Director on a demo of songs I wrote. I have also worked with the former Keyboardist and Pianist of Larry Coryell's Band. I am the singer/songwriter and producer of my own children's album, "Oh Sammy Please!". Teaching MUSIC has been a God sent. I LOVE my job!!!

My Musical Education Background

I have a degree in teaching. I taught in the classroom at Ft. Benning Army Base in Georgia for several years, and I was also a classroom teacher on Long Island, N.Y. I have been teaching music privately for 30 years. I loved teaching in the classroom, but teaching privately really allows me to get to know my student and personalize my lessons, so that my students enjoy themselves, progress successfully, and soar! I am a singer/songwriter and have worked with Whitney Houston's band members and former Musical Director, as well as the keyboardist and pianist of Larry Cornell's Band. I have also written and produced my own children's album, "Oh Sammy Please!" I am an excellent teacher! I LOVE my work! Music is my heart and soul! *referrals are available*

Genres and Subjects Taught

I teach piano and guitar and incorporate music theory, sight reading, voice, and ear training. I will also work with a student on composing/song writing if they show an interest in this. I especially like to teach my students eventually how to arrange their own music. This is a door opener! It allows for creativity and freedom in playing.

Lesson Rates

. I offer lessons at my home and on line. Fees vary according to the length of the lesson.

Ages / Skill Levels Taught

All AGES!!!

My Certifications and Awards

I train students for NYSSMA if they wish to participate. The students that I have who participate in NYSSMA do extremely well. I have a folder of their results and scores.

My Musical Influences

Before I became a Teacher, I was a Dance Major in college. I just loved to dance, because music always stirred me. When my knee dislocated several times, it was time to change majors! So, I went into Teaching. Then, into teaching music! I grew up in a family that is musically inclined, and music was always playing in my house. My grandfather was a musician and played the flute, my dad played violin, and my mom plays piano by ear, and writes music! Music is a great outlet. It allows you to express yourself on a personal level. When you play an instrument, it not only works areas of the brain that is not normally used,(increasing memory, concentration, coordination, and cognitive, sensory, and executive skills), but it also makes you feel accomplished! ...(and), MUSIC is the "Universal Language"!

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Student Reviews

Lake Grove, NY

My children love Miss Diana. They enjoy their lessons and have learned so much. You can tell Miss Diana is a professional and experienced teacher by her technique in teaching and how she relates to children. I've learned that choosing a 'teacher' that has a DEGREE in teaching and knows "how" to teach is extremely important. Someone can be a good musician, but it doesn't mean they can teach. Miss Diana is a professional teacher and she is excellent. She has been with us for years!

Setaucket, NY

Miss Diana is the BEST piano teacher. She makes learning fun, and personalizes her lessons to meet the student's needs and interests. My children are doing so well and they enjoy their lessons!Miss Diana is an experienced teacher and knows how to deal with children. My kids love her!

Patchogue, NY

Diana is the best music teacher. She makes learning fun as well as effective and productive. I feel like I have really advanced in the short 9 months we have worked together. I had never played the piano before and in a short span of time I have started to play classical pieces. I highly recommend her.

South Setaucket, NY

"Thank you for being an awesome teacher!"

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