Learning at the Levoy Music Lessons

Learn to play the instrument of your dreams at any age or skill level.

Our experienced teachers offer music lessons for voice, piano, woodwinds, brass, guitar, fiddle, and more.

We offer both private and group lessons for many instruments.

 

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Piano

All levels, all styles!

Instructors:
Donna Terry
Walter Webster

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Voice

  • Musical theatre and classical: ALL LEVELS

  • Gospel: Beginner & Intermediate

  • Instructors:
    Mark Green: Gospel
    Donna Terry
    Walter Webster

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Woodwinds

  • Flute, Saxophone:
    ALL LEVELS

  • Clarinet: ALL LEVELS

  • Oboe: Beginner & Intermediate

  • Bassoon: Beginner

Instructor:
Donna Terry: ALL
Will Shea: Saxophone (Beginner & Intermediate), Clarinet (ALL LEVELS)

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Brass

  • Trumpet, French Horn, Mellophone: ALL LEVELS

  • Trombone, Baritone Horn, Tuba: Beginner & Intermediate

Instructor:
Julia Terry

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Strings

  • Guitar: Beginner and Intermediate

  • Ukulele: Beginner

  • Fiddle: Beginning and Intermediate (adult)

  • Double Bass: ALL LEVELS

  • Bass Guitar: ALL LEVELS

  • Instructors:
    Donna Terry: Guitar & Ukulele
    Renee Brecht-Mangiafico: Fiddle
    Will Shea: Guitar, Double Bass, and Bass Guitar

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Percussion

Beginner

Instructor:
Julia Terry

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Music Theory

Instructor:
Donna Terry

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Audition Coaching

Instructors:
Jada Mayo: Acting & Musical Theatre
Donna Terry: Voice & Instrumental

Prices

Individual lessons:  $35 for 30 minutes, $50 for 60 for 1 hour

Group lessons: (3 or more students at the same level – must be comfortable performing with others) – $25 for 45 minutes

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Instructor Bios

Donna Terry

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Donna Terry is a passionate and accomplished music educator with a diverse background in both music therapy and music education, holding a Bachelors of Music Education and Music Therapy from Immaculata University and a Master of Arts in Instructional Technology from Stockton University. She has designed music therapy programs for diverse age groups with a wide range of disabilities and has taught band, choir, piano, music theory, music appreciation from preschool through high school. An accomplished flutist and vocalist, Donna also teaches multi-level private and group lessons on voice, piano, guitar and woodwind instruments. She loves coaching students for regional ensembles, musical theater and college entrance auditions. Having recently retired from public school education, Donna, dedicates her time as a part-time Education and Outreach Associate for the Levoy Theatre, passionately continuing her mission of arts education and fostering inclusivity through outreach programs.

Piano: Beginning, Intermediate

Voice: all levels. Musical Theatre, Classical

Guitar: Beginning

Woodwinds: Flute, Saxophone – Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced

Clarinet, Oboe – Beginning, Intermediate

Bassoon – Beginning

Music Theory lessons: Beginning, Intermediate

Audition Coaching: all levels (vocal, instrumental)

 

Walter Webster

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Walter is currently the vocal music and drama director for the Commercial Township School District. During his 21 years at Commercial, he received Teacher of the Year during both the 2003-2004 and 2016-2017 school year. His productions and students have received awards and recognition at the Bucks County Playhouse Theatre Festival, the New Jersey local and state Teen Arts Festival and the Paper Mill Playhouse Rising Star awards. During his 30 plus years in education, Walter is very proud to have had the privilege to teach students who are now published playwrights, artistic directors, choreographers, actors, and teachers of Theatre Arts.

A graduate of Rowan University, he also studied at Westminster Choir College in Princeton, New Jersey where he was a member of the Westminster Symphonic Choir who performed with the New York Philharmonic Orchestra. Walter is a passionate advocate for Arts Education for both children and adults. He currently serves as the Artistic Director of The Off Broad Street Players which is the resident theatre company of the Levoy Theatre. Walter recently received the NJACT Lifetime Achievement Award for his outstanding contribution to New Jersey Community Theatre.

Piano: All levels, All Styles

Voice: All levels, All styles

Julia Terry

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Julia Terry, a University of Maryland alumna with a Bachelor’s degree in Music Education and a concentration in French Horn, is a distinguished figure in both music and education. Her passion for the French Horn flourished during her time at the university, and she further showcased her leadership as Mellophone Section Leader for the Mighty Sound of Maryland, the university’s Big 10 Marching Band. Julia has marched in Open and World Class DCI drum corps from 2016-2020. Her love for the marching arts led her to become the Lead Brass Instructor for the Raiders Drum and Bugle Corp from 2021 – present. Julia’s contributions have been integral to the ensemble’s success. She has found her calling as an instrumental music teacher, dedicated to nurturing young talents from 4th to 8th grade in Mullica Township, Atlantic County, NJ. Julia’s unique blend of musical expertise and pedagogical skills inspires her students, fostering a deep-rooted passion for music that will last a lifetime.

Brass:

Trumpet, French Horn, Mellophone: Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced

Trombone, Baritone Horn, Tuba: Beginning and Intermediate

Percussion: Beginning

Audition Coaching: all levels (instrumental)

Jada Mayo

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Jada Mayo is a distinguished alumni of Carnegie Mellon’s esteemed Musical Theatre program, renowned for producing some of the brightest talents in the entertainment industry. With a passion for the performing arts ingrained during their time at Carnegie Mellon, Jada has embarked on a remarkable journey in the world of acting and musical theatre education.
Jada brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to their role as an acting teacher and began her remarkable journey as a performer with the Off Broad Street Players at the historic Levoy Theatre during its renaissance in 2012. Her connection to this theatre served as the foundation for her passion for the performing arts.

Jada is excited to pass on the knowledge and inspiration they gained at the Levoy to the next generation of actors.

CREDITS: Theatre: Hairspray (The MUNY), Face in the Crowd (The Public Theatre). Film/Television: Evil (CBS), Betty (HBO), To All the Boys: PS I Love You (Netflix), Standing Ovation

Audition Coaching: all levels (acting, musical theatre)

Mark Green

Bio Coming Soon!

Will Shea

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Will Shea  is a dedicated Music Education Major at Rowan University. With over a decade of mastery in Electric and Double Bass, a decade-long proficiency in clarinet, and more than twelve years devoted to the guitar, he brings a wealth of experience to his role as a private lesson teacher.

He has achieved recognition through placements in various regional and state ensembles, setting the stage for his current position as the Principal Bassist with the prestigious Rowan Symphony Orchestra.

Away from the orchestra, Will is  passionately involved in jazz gigs and musicals, honing his skills and bringing a dynamic element to my teaching. As a private lesson teacher, he is committed to nurturing a love for music, sharing his expertise, and guiding students on their own musical journeys.

Guitar: Beginner & Intermediate

Double Bass: ALL LEVELS

Bass Guitar: ALL LEVELS

Clarinet: ALL LEVELS

Saxophone: Beginner & Intermediate

Renee Brecht-Mangiafico

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Renee Brecht-Mangiafico, an alumna of University of South Dakota, has studied violin since the age of 9 and taught private violin lessons for over twenty years. She is currently the Director of Education at the Levoy Arts and Education Center and leads the monthly Celtic Sessions.

Fiddle, various styles: Beginner, intermediate adults.  Specializes in beginning older adults. Neuro-divergent affirming.

 

For more information, email us at education@levoy.net or call us at 856-327-6400 ext 107.