Main Street Music provides piano lessons for children and adults age 5 and up. We invite you to take a trial piano lesson with one of our teachers for 50% off. No commitments are necessary beyond this first lesson which means it's a great opportunity to come in, meet your teacher, take a lesson and decide afterward if you'd like to continue. Please scroll below to read more about our teachers. CLICK HERE to find out more information about scheduling a 50% off trial piano lesson. If you'd prefer to call us you can reach us at 856 478 0098 or feel free to email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We hope to hear from you soon!
Eric Aldrich has been teaching piano lessons in the South Jersey area for more than 10 years. Over the course of that time he has developed a unique teaching style that enables him to customize his lesson plans to fit the needs and aspirations of each individual student.
In college Eric studied classical piano heavily as well as jazz piano. He studied classically with Raffi Besalyan and Lydia Boguslavsky. Eric also studied jazz with George Genna, Dean Schneider, George Mesterhazy and latin jazz techniques with Orlando Fiol. He graduated in 2009 with his Bachelor's degree in Music Education. Upon graduating Eric made his way into various cover bands and rock bands while keeping one foot in the jazz scene. Eric plays and tours regularly with the funk/soul band Dapp on the east coast, the Philharmonic of Southern New Jersey and with various other groups in and around the Philadelphia area. Eric has shared the stage with musicians like Denis DiBlasio, George Rabbai, Kelli Campbell and Paula Johns. He has also performed at well-known venues such as World Cafe Live, Chris' Jazz Cafe, the Four Seasons Hotel and Nectar's in Vermont. Eric has served as accompanist for the Hammonton Presbyterian Church, Walnut Street Theatre as well as many other festivals and musicals. Eric is one of the co-owners of Main Street Music and has taught at various other lesson studios including the Conservatory of the Musical Arts and Musically Speaking Studios to name a few. He has played many weddings, private parties, musicals, cocktail hours and other various events. These experiences have enabled Eric to teach many different styles of music. Whether you want to learn rock, jazz, classical, or composition Eric can accommodate you.
Anthony developed an interest in music at an early age, and began studying piano at the age of 8. He was fortunate to have several great mentors who helped him realize his calling to study music. Anthony is a graduate of Westminster Choir College in Princeton, NJ where he studied piano with Ingrid Clarfield and Jose Ramos-Santana. He earned his bachelor of music in music education and piano from Westminster as well as his master of music degree from Boston University.
Anthony is passionate about encouraging young people to be musical in whatever way best suits them. As a piano teacher he is committed to demystifying the practice process in order to set up students for success. It is his hope that children who are musical from a young age will grow up to be adults who continue to participate in music in ways that are meaningful to them.
Anthony is in his 8th year as music teacher at Harrison Twp. Elementary School in Mullica Hill, NJ where he teaches music to grades K-3 and directs the school choir. Anthony also serves as music director at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Clarksboro, and music director for Oakwood Summer Theatre in Carney’s Point, NJ.
Jennifer is a Board-Certified Music Therapist who began in the field after graduating from Temple University in 1995. As well as providing music therapy Jen teaches piano for Main Street Music as well. Jen graduated from Temple in December 2016 with a Master of Music Therapy. Her areas of focus include children and adolescents with autistic spectrum disorders and communication delays. She also provides music therapy at a local mental health and addictions program, framing her groups around a wellness and wholeness model while her clients discover creative ways to engage in musical experiences to support their recovery. Jen is a member of the American Music Therapy Association. She recently has completed training in Disaster Response for Music Therapists, is in training to become a Disaster Relief Crisis Counselor, and is trained in mental health first aid and psychological first aid. She is a CPR instructor, BLS Provider certified in NJ, and NAEMT instructor for the class Psychological Trauma for the EMS Patient.
Jen has taught private piano lessons for beginning and intermediate students for many years. She also plays organ and directs a youth choir and teen worship band at Church of the Incarnation in Mantua, NJ. She is also the full-time youth minister in the same community. Jen is glad to be working in collaboration with Main Street Music and is excited to be working with piano students as well as those who can benefit from music therapy services.
Ms. Marcia Yurko earned a Bachelors’ degree in Music Education from Wilkes College, Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania. Her professional development education in Piano Pedagogy continued at Westminster Choir College and at the New School for Music Study (Kingston, NJ) where she is currently enrolled in the Piano Pedagogy Course and studying piano with Dr. Kairy Koshoeva. She has maintained a private piano studio in Sewell, NJ for over 20 years and was an adjunct piano professor at Messiah College from 2010-2017. Ms. Yurko is an active member of New Jersey Music Teachers Association, South Jersey Music Teachers Association, National Federation of Music Clubs and the National Guild of Piano Teachers.