Our Instructors | Monmouth Academy of Musical Arts | New Jersey

Our Instructors

Our all-pro teaching staff consists of full-time professional musicians, graduates of Juilliard, Mason Gross School of the Arts, Berklee College of Music, and other prestigious schools of music. Our teachers include seasoned professionals who have performed with Blood, Sweat & Tears, Rosemary Clooney, the Drifters, the Duprees, Laurence Juber of Paul McCartney's Wings, B.B. King, '60's British rock icon Billy J. Kramer, Denny Laine of the Moody Blues, Cyndi Lauper, Stephanie Mills, Ian Mitchell of the Bay City Rollers, Joey Molland of Badfinger, Les Paul, Bruce Springsteen, and in Broadway shows, on cruise ships, and more. Our classical instructors have performed throughout Europe, China, and the U.S., including Carnegie Hall.
Our teachers have a long record of developing accomplished students, some of whom have performed locally with the Marlboro Players, at the Strand Theatre, Count Basie Theatre, and the Stone Pony. Other students have gone on to perform nationally at the Kennedy Arts Center, Disney, and in Juilliard's youth program. Teachers work with students to prepare auditions for college music programs - with our students accepted at Berklee College of Music, Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers and more.

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Dona Topinka
Dona Topinka

Instructor Bios

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