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About Ben Schwartz

Ben Schwartz
Ben Schwartz
Music Teacher, Master
Location: Manalapan, NJ
Speaks: English
Instructs: Clarinet, Flute, Saxophone
Education: Masters Degree Manhattan School of Music Music Performance 1986 Bachelors Degree Manhattan School of Music Performance 1985 New York State Permanent Certification Secondary Instrumental Music New Jersey Music
Performance Experience: Solo with the Brooklyn Philharmonic1980. "Kool" Jazz festival McDonalds Tri-State Jazz Band 1980 soloing with the New York All City Band atCarnegie Hall. Manhattan School of music along side musical legends, Slide Hampton, Randy Brecker, Lew Soloff, "Blue" Lou Marini, Nick Brignola, Woody Shaw, Bob Mintzer, Steve Ture, and Phil Woods. 1981-1986. nation wide tour With "The Grass Roots,""The Turtles," "Paul Revere and The Raiders" and a performance with "The Duprees" "The Temptations."
Teaching Experience: 30 years plus Instrumental and General Music in the New York City Department of Education School System
Teaching Philosophy: Music is a reflection of life. Just as human beings have a heartbeat or Tempo so too does music have a heartbeat or Tempo. Your life grows by learning about music. We all need music to live. Learning to play a musical instrument should be challenging and fun at the same time.

Get to know Ben Schwartz

  Bennett (Ben) Schwartz began his performing career at the age of nine. As a teenager his notable performances include solos with the Brooklyn Philharmonic, performing at the "Kool" Jazz festival with the McDonalds Tri-State Jazz Band, and soloing with the New York All City Band at Carnegie Hall. As a student at The "Manhattan School of Music" from which Bennett received both a Bachelors and Masters Degree in Music Performance, he had the honor of performing along side musical legends, Slide Hampton, Randy Brecker, Lew Soloff, "Blue" Lou Marini, Nick Brignola, Woody Shaw, Bob Mintzer, Steve Ture, and Phil Woods. Since then he has played numerous engagements throughout New York and the Tri-State area. His most memorable engagements include a nation wide tour With "The Grass Roots,""The Turtles,""Mark Lindsay from "Paul Revere and The Raiders" and a performance with "The Duprees" and "The Temptations." Bennett has taught in the New York City Department of Education for more than thirty years. During that time he has taught the Violin, Viola, Cello, Double Bass, Flute, Clarinet, Saxophone, Trumpet, Trombone, Baritone Horn, Electric Bass, Percussion, Drumset, Guitar, and Vocal Coaching. He led a full orchestra, concert band, and a modern band for one hundred performances. As a staff member of the District 14 marching band for ten years he appeared along side the band numerous times at the "Puerto Rican" Day Parade, Pulaski Day Parade, where such dignitaries as Hillary Cilnton, Rudolph Giuliani, and Marty Markowitz marched nearby. He also led his students in many community events throughout Greenpoint, Williamsburg Brooklyn as well as Stapleton Staten Island.        

Ben Schwartz teaches at:
100 US Highway 9 Suite 2
Manalapan, NJ 07726
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