Piano Lessons

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Other Instruments: Voice, Ukulele

Sibvon Rose Giguere began playing music at age two by ear. She is a recording/performing artist, a teacher, actress and singer/songwriter. Sibvon is trained in many types of music including Rock, Pop, Classical, Musical Theater, Jazz, Pop, and Opera. She has been a music director for various projects throughout Boston and NYC. Sibvon is a former signed recording artist (liquid 8 records) and has toured the US, receiving national radio attention & promotion. She has also toured Europe multiple times with Chamber choirs. Sibvon studied vocals at Berklee College of Music, theater at Emerson College, and Vocal Training from Craig Wich of the Boston Conservatory. She prides herself on teaching vocal health awareness and is an NH licensed Speech Pathologist assistant with a degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders.

“The thing I love most about teaching is being able to encourage and develop a students individual style. I enjoy watching them discover their voice and teaching them how to express themselves through singing. I love helping them grow into confident performers that can handle any type of music that is thrown their way because we have worked together to create their own personal style.”

Other Instruments: Voice

Sue has been singing since before she can remember and playing piano since she was 7 years old. In high school, Sue was the first-chair clarinet player as a sophomore, and the first-chair bassoonist in her junior and senior years. Sue was a vocal soloist and member of Voices of Distinction, a delightful and accomplished chorus centered in Kingston, NH, for several years. She also served as the Junior Choir Director and as a piano accompanist of Main Street Church in Amesbury, MA, where she is still a member and soloist in the Senior Choir. Sue is currently a lead singer of “Edgartown”, an acoustic rock and blues trio, which plays throughout the Merrimack Valley.

“My goal is to share my joy of music with all my students and to teach them to play and sing songs that they enjoy. Having fun is key to motivation and learning! It’s wonderful to see a student progress and to see their confidence grow stronger as they continue to develop.”

Other Instruments: Voice

Christie Conticchio is a piano and voice instructor at North Main Music. She began studying piano at the age of six, and picked up voice when she was in middle school. Christie’s inspiration for playing came from listening to Billy Joel as a child. She is a graduate of Rivier College in Nashua, where she earned a degree in Elementary Education. Christie has taught at North Main Music since 2009 and worked as a teacher in the Nashua School District for five years. Christie is heavily involved with the local theater community either performing onstage or music directing.

“I believe in creating a positive environment where the students feel comfortable to make mistakes, confident in their abilities, and having fun while they are learning. it is important to me for the students to have a good foundation of music theory in order to understand easy to difficult music. Many times, I will have my students sight read a piece to play in order to develop deeper level thinking. Lastly, I want to spark a love for music which I know can open many doors in all areas of life.”

Other Instruments: Trumpet

Matthew Marrello is a piano and trumpet teacher at North Main Music. His musical journey began at the early age of 5 when he picked up the piano and shortly afterwards, he was introduced to the trumpet. After studying music composition at Keene State College, Matthew has gone on to play both instruments professionally in many performing groups that tour across the New England area including jazz ensembles, rock bands, and solo performances. He specializes in jazz and improvisation, but is proficient in teaching all styles and levels. He also encourages students to write their own music.

Other Instruments: Voice, Ukulele

Marion Raymond teaches piano and voice at North Main Music. She is a songwriter and improviser who began her journey as a musician at her local church. At the young age of 4, she began experimenting with sounds on both the pipe organ and piano, mentored by many teachers and the choir director along the way. She has had experience in choruses and chamber chorus, and has played alto saxophone, baritone saxophone, flute and xylophone in band and jazz band. After many years playing for a restaurant in her hometown and a few years playing in church services, Marion is ready to teacher skills to others and to encourage students to develop their own personal connection to music. She loves to compose and improvise with music and help others to compose their own songs.

Alex Tkaczevski teaches piano at North Main Music. He has been teaching privately for over 10 years after a 20-year career creating music, sound effects, and recording voice for the computer game and toy industries. He studied piano and composition at Manhattan School of Music, received a Bachelors at Hartt School of Music, and earned a doctorate from Stanford University. He loves performing and writing music. His works have been performed by orchestras and large choirs. Dr. Alex brings his enthusiasm for music to each lesson, believing everyone can learn to play the piano. He believes that music combines all of our human faculties into a single experience, enriching the lives of the performer as well as the listener. Dr. Alex teaches music from many eras and genres. He teaches his students how to practice effectively, sight reading, theory, and how to prepare for performances.

Other Instruments: Drums, Guitar, Ukulele

Anthony Mowbray brings more than two decades of experience as a professional music teacher and performing musician to his students at North Main Music. His teaching experience includes instructing students of all ages and skill levels from beginner to advanced.

Although piano is his primary instrument, he also teaches guitar, bass guitar, drums, and ukulele. Anthony earned his degree in Music Performance from the University of Massachusetts at Lowell. His passion for teaching has led several of his students to regional piano competitions, auditions for prestigious music festivals,and teaching careers of their own. In addition to private lessons, Anthony has taught and coached various ensembles, including chamber music, piano duets, and rock and pop groups.

Other Instruments: Voice

Kathy Shoemaker began her musical journey at the age of 9 when her father signed her up for accordion lessons. She went on to be involved in accordion bands, ensembles, and competitions. During high school, she studied voice and taught herself piano.

Kathy graduated from the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Fla. with a Bachelor of Music. She also studied jazz vocal at Berklee College of Music in Boston, Mass. Additionally, she earned a Master’s in Education in school counseling from Rivier University in Nashua, N.H.

Kathy has taught middle school chorus and brings more than 20 years of experience teaching private voice and piano lessons to her position at North Main Music.

Bass lessons give students the opportunity to learn many important aspects of music such as rhythm, melody, harmony, and music theory concepts.
Piano lessons offer a great choice for the first musical instrument that a student learns, especially for younger children who have never taken an instrument before.
North Main Music drum lessons are centered on learning the technique of the instrument, basic rhythm, and a variety of styles drumming.
When beginning voice lessons, most students will learn proper vocal technique, which will help them be able to sing in a variety of styles.
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Violin lessons Manchester at North Main Music covers styles such as Classical, Celtic Fiddle, Folk, Country and Bluegrass. Book your lessons today!
Saxophone lessons with North Main Music will start you on your way to learning one of the most expressive instruments in the world of popular music, especially in rock, blues, and jazz.
Ukulele Lessons are easy to learn, uke can be a great alternative to guitar for music enthusiasts under the age of eight.
Trumpet Lessons