Princeton Junior School is pleased to offer private music lessons with local musicians and music educators. Lessons take place after school. This session students may choose from piano, guitar, drums, ukulele and violin.
Dante is the Music Director at the Princeton School of Rock. A professional drummer, Dante toured internationally with Dandelion as well as other bands including Radiohead, Goo Goo Dolls, the Ramones and Alanis Morrisette. Dante is a multi-instrumentalist, playing guitar, bass, and even the banjo. Following the School of Rock approach, Dante believes that “the best way to learn music is to play music.” Students develop confidence and skills while listening to and learning real rock songs through ear training and responsive modeling.
Sharis is the Performing Arts teacher at PJS and has been teaching guitar to young children for over 10 years. She is a singer-songwriter and professional musician with years of performance experience. She encourages her students to sing as they learn to play guitar. “It makes for an even more enjoyable experience when you sing along!” she says. Sharis currently has an 8 piece Bluegrass Americana Band and plays professionally in the surrounding area.