Private Lessons

  • Many of our amazing teaching artists also work with students one-on-one.

    Please contact them directly for more information!


    Mariko Watt is a singer and music director who has been teaching voice for over a decade.  She primarily teaches beginner and intermediate vocal students, as well as vocal and monologue coaching for middle school, high school, and college auditions, community and professional theater, and solo performances.  For more information, please visit:

    Lauren Ruff teaches private voice lessons, voiceover coaching and audition coaching (acting the song / monologue).  She can be reached via email at, and has more information at her website,

    Brett Pontecorvo is a pianist and music director who has been working professionally as an educator and musician since 2010. He teaches teaches private piano lessons in your home or at his home studio in Queens. He accepts students of all ages and focuses on creating strong overall musicianship. He works individually with students and parents to create a fun and exciting curriculum that reflects their musical needs, while developing excellent piano technique,and understanding of music theory. For more information, or to book your first lesson, visit


    Lawrence Rush, voice teacher, audition prep

    Lawrence Rush is a musical director for BCT, as well as a teaching artist for TADA! and The Neighborhood Playhouse Junior School. As a singer, he has performed many roles in both opera and musical theater, was a full time member of the San Francisco Opera Chorus, where he also covered and performed small roles, and was the youngest member of the Young Americans show choir as well as the Grammy winning Gregg Smith Singers. With a background in singing, piano, acting, composing (he is also an award winning composer of musicals) and teaching, Lawrence brings a wide variety of skills to teaching and coaching young singers. His students have auditioned for and gotten into New York City’s premier musical theater schools. With a fun approach, Lawrence strengthens his students voices, works on pitch and breath control and coaches them on songs, both musically and dramatically. If you have a keyboard, he can come to your home or you can come to his in Bay Ridge. You may reach Lawrence at or 917-697-7673.


    Lindsay Hinojosa is a theatre artist and director specializing in working with young people in acting and musical theatre.  In addition to her own performance work, and vast teaching artist experience in NYC schools, she has been coaching privately for over 10 years here in Brooklyn. She provides audition prep, ranging from middle and high school auditions to college and pre professional. She has helped students find acceptance into some of the most selective and competitive performing arts programs in the city. Whether you’re looking for private vocal coaching, audition prep,monologue coaching, or even help with a current script or show, contact Lindsay at or 973-652-3908


    Lindsay Burstedt is a music fanatic and holds a Masters in Music and Music Education from Columbia University, Teachers College. She is a classically trained singer, pianist and is a self taught guitarist and ukulele-ist. She has been teaching private lessons for about a decade and believes in a student-centric model of teaching. While teaching students from all ranges (novice thru professional), Lindsay focuses on technique, song writing, music theory, emoting and performance. Feel free to call, text or email for more information! (925) 984-4927


    Julia Amisano founded Grace Music Studio NY in 1999, has two Master’s degrees in Music & Theatre,

    and has been a music educator for 19 years. 

    Julia offers students private lessons to kids and adults in

    Singing All Styles: Beginners (as young as 4), Intermediate & Professional

    Piano: Beginners & Intermediate

    Acting/Audition: Beginners, Intermediate & Professional

    Call Julia: (718) 399-0898