What is Smith Music Studio...?

notes Smith Music Studio of Howell, New Jersey is a new and exciting way for children and adults of all ages to learn to Sing or to Play the Piano.

Lessons take place in the privacy of your home, creating a very convenient and comfortable learning environment. Students can be any age...in fact, Mrs. Smith will even teach adults...!

Students are taught using a personalized one to one instruction model. Lessons are individually designed for the student, creating an optimized learning environment.



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So who is Mrs. Smith...?

Mrs. Smith is a music teacher in the Howell Township school system. She has been working in Howell since 2004 and has taught general music and chorus in the Adelphia, Greenville, and Southard schools. Mrs. Smith loves teaching music to children!

Mrs. Smith has formal training and experience which make her a great teacher for one to one lessons. She holds the following degrees in music or education:

  • Bachelor in Music, Vocal Performance — Marywood University (Scranton, PA)
  • Bachelor of Science, Music Education — Duquesne University (Pittsburgh, PA)
  • Master's degree in Special Education — Georgian Court University (Lakewood, NJ)

Mrs. Smith has been a resident of Howell Township since 1991 and has lived in the Ramtown section of Howell since 2001. She is currently serving as the President of the Howell HS Music Parents Association. She has been both a cantor and choir member at St. William the Abbot church for many years, where she has also served as the Music Director of the Vacation Bible School.



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Private Lessons...

notes Private Piano and Voice lessons held in the comfort of your home can offer your children benefits not possible elsewhere. Here are just a few of the benefits for you to consider...

  • Confidence: The child learns more easily in a familiar and friendly environment
  • Time Management: Students learn to set goals and work towards completing the goals
  • Self-esteem: Students learn to celebrate personal accomplishments
  • Life Skills: Singing and playing piano are skills you can enjoy throughout your life
  • Fun, Fun, Fun: Students will enjoy learning in a low-stress learning environment


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Instruction Rates...

30-minute Private Piano Lesson......$30 each or $100 for 4-week pre-pay

30-minute Private Voice Lesson......$30 each or $100 for 4-week pre-pay

Family packages are available...!

Mrs. Smith requests that cancellations be given with 24-hours notice.

Mrs. Smith recommends a weekly lesson, though there may be some situations where a bi-weekly lesson is more appropriate. However, it's important that the child practice a couple of hours during the week, working on the assigned materials.



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Testimonials from Students and Parents...

"Mrs. Smith is the best piano teacher, I am learning such cool music from her!"
        ...from Lindsey (age 11)

"Mrs. Smith instructs my daughter on the piano after a long, busy day for all involved. Her outgoing, bubbly, PATIENT personality keeps the lessons lively and fun. She challenges my daughter to a new level each week. I would highly recommend her to anyone considering lessons."
        ...from Lindsey's mother

"Mrs. Smith is an awesome teacher. She seems to know everything about music. She teaches me both piano and saxophone, and I get so much better with each lesson. Mrs. Smith makes learning easy and fun!"
        ...from Patrick (age 12)

"I like taking piano with Mrs. Smith because she is funny and nice. She does not make be feel like a beginner, even though I'm just starting piano as a high school kid. She takes the time to go over everything with me until I get it right. Mrs. Smith is a great teacher!"
        ...from Peter (age 15)

"Mary Jo is a fantastic piano teacher. She was the perfect choice for my two boys - patient, flexible and encouraging. Her lessons are structured and fun. I am amazed at how much she is able to teach in one lesson by clearly and simply explaining musical concepts. I highly recommend Mary Jo to others."
        ...from Peter's and Patrick's mother



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Student Resources...

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