West 143rd Street, New York, NY Maplewood, NJ
Singing Lessons | Guitar Lessons, Keyboard Lessons, Organ Lessons, Piano Lessons | Aural Lessons, Ensemble Coaching, Song Writing Workshops, Theory Lessons, Composition Lessons, Jazz Improvisation Lessons, Online Lessons
- Qualifications: BMus(Hons) Jazz & Master of Music
- Pricing: $60-100
- Styles: Jazz, Classical, Pop, Folk, Irish Traditional, R&B, Rock
- Suitability: 5-100
Anthony Marsden is a unique vocal talent who loves to share his passion for music through teaching. Do you want to understand how your voice works and learn how to use it better? Do you want to write your own songs and to interpret standards? Do you wish to learn to accompany yourself on piano or guitar?
Anthony brings his expert knowledge to all that he does. Trained in Jazz at the Manhattan School of Music, Anthony has a passion for music of many varying styles, believing that a broad knowledge and appreciation is critical to a healthy musical life. He is adept in vocal and instrumental technique having studied with some of the greatest musicians and technicians in NYC and London. With over 10 years of teaching experience and a lifetime in music making, Anthony is equipped to help you find your musical voice and identity.
Anthony has performed at some of the world’s most renowned venues including: The Royal Albert Hall, Ronnie Scott’s and Dizzy’s Jazz Club- Lincoln Centre, he is highly regarded as a vocalist and songwriter and will be releasing his debut album next year.
Students come to Anthony with a wide range of objectives, whether they want to know more about vocal technique and sound production, music theory and harmony, song-writing or piano and guitar skills. Each lesson is geared toward the students’ goals and is based upon Anthony’s rigorous background of academic and personal study. However, Anthony makes sure to make each lesson digestible and worthwhile for students of all levels and backgrounds, allowing them to develop at their own pace.
Anthony’s vocal technique practice is based on an understanding of the anatomy of the voice and the body in general. Students learn new and exciting vocal skills by improving their own understanding of their vocal instrument. Anthony’s practice is inspired by elements of yoga, mindfulness and Alexander Technique in order to equip students with the necessary strength, flexibility and awareness needed for healthy voice use. This holistic approach, along with the more delicate work around the larynx ensures that students are able to make whatever sounds they desire and need for a wide range of musical styles.
Anthony enjoys immensely teaching piano and guitar. Students young and old come to him to learn in a variety of styles, including classical, pop and jazz. Anthony loves to find a unique path for each student depending on their stylistic interests, always encouraging them to explore many avenues and setting them up with a strong foundation in technique.
Anthony is born and raised in Ireland and has a strong passion for Irish Traditional music and enjoys coaching students who are interested particularly in playing the whistle and singing traditional songs.