Violin Lessons

Main Street Music provides violin lessons for children and adults age 4 and up. No commitments are necessary beyond the first lesson. 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 your first lesson. If you'd prefer to call us you can reach us at 856 478 0098 or feel free to email us at info@mainstreetmusicmh.com. We hope to hear from you soon!

Patricia Piccone

Patricia has taught violin lessons and viola lessons for the past 25 years to students age 4 and up. At Rowan University, she obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Music Education.   She has performed with Bridgeton Symphony, Rowan University Orchestra, Lansing Symphony in Michigan and performed with the Goodnight string quartet.   Patricia has studied with Bertram Greenspan-Rowan University, I-Fu Wang-Michigan State University and Nancy Jan-Bay-Atlantic Symphony.  Currently, she plays violin with the Philharmonic of Southern New Jersey.

Her teaching methods include traditional and Suzuki technique with an emphasis on music theory.  Very young students benefit from Suzuki technique using activities and games to foster learning.  Lessons include classical as well as popular music and are tailored to the need of the individual student.  She instills a strong foundation in string technique and music reading which enables students to progress quickly and have fun.  Patricia enjoys sharing her knowledge with students and hopes to cultivate a life-long enjoyment and appreciation of music.

Patty Piccone, violin teacher for Main Street Music
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Jayne Weiner

Jayne holds both Music Education and Performance degrees from the Philadelphia College of the Performing Arts (currently U Arts) and a Masters in Music Performance from Youngstown State University, Ohio. Jayne has just completed 28 years of teaching strings in the public school system, the last 22 being in Evesham Twp. Throughout her career Jayne has taught string lessons at all levels, both group and private, as well as conducted string orchestras. She has successfully prepared many students for both South Jersey Jr. and Sr. High Orchestra auditions as well as State auditions. She was also the inaugural conductor of the SJ Elementary Honors Orchestra in 2016.

Jayne has been the principal violist of the Philharmonic of Southern NJ since its inception in 1991 and enjoys performing and honing her own skills as well as those of her students.

Jayne is very excited to be teaching strings at Main Street Music and looks forward to introducing new students to the love of playing a stringed instrument as well as advancing the levels of those students who already play the Violin or Viola.

Stefania Osorio Amortegui

Born in Colombia South America, Stefania graduated from the National University of Colombia in 2019 with a degree in Violin Performance. She is currently completing her second degree in Instrumental Music Education at Rowan University. Stefania teaches violin and viola for Main Street Music. She was the winner of the 2022 Rowan String Ensemble Competition and is currently the leader of the violin II section in the Rowan University Orchestra. In Colombia, she worked as a violin teacher at the Mateo Carcassio Music Academy and at the CAFAM School from Elementary School to

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High School. She has been a part of the Play On Philly music program as a violin/viola teaching artist for the summer camp 2022. Additionally, she has carried out different musical pedagogy workshops such as the Rolland String Pedagogy technique and Vaisnava Academy, the Educational Institute of the Vrindavan Institute for Vaishnava Culture and Studies (Musical Teaching and alternative methodologies). Stefania has been part of the Young Philharmonic of Colombia and has participated in productions with the Bogotá Philharmonic Orchestra, the National Symphony Orchestra of Colombia and FOSBO (Bogotá Symphony Orchestra Foundation). In 2019, she was the winner in the series of young performers of the Luis Ángel Arango library with Inbound string quartet and in 2020 with the Bogotá Chamber Orchestra. She has received master classes with great violinists such as Juliette Kang, Marc Rovetti, Luigi Mazzocchi, Andrew Zaplatynsky, Cathy Meng, Christian Heubes, Nathaniel Dreblate, Alex Greffin Klein, Ingrid Zur among other. Stefania has a strong passion for teaching which shows through in her lessons with her students.