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About Joe Donza

Joe Donza
Joe Donza
Music Teacher, Expert
Location: Rocky Point, NY
Speaks: English
Instructs: Bass Guitar, Piano, Ukulele, Voice
Education: Conservitory style training with Frank Izzo an arranger for the big bands of the 40s. I studied music theory all through my youth, and composition at Suffolk Community College. Jazz instruction with Wes Bellcamp and Tom Romono. Bass instruction with Dr. Mark Tse and vocal instruction with Maestro Michael Signorelli of Bayport
Performance Experience: By the time I was 18 years old I was playing piano for my father's wedding band , The Long Island Sound. My next gig was with Spectrum Music a Local 802 Musicians union band., I have spent decades playing local venues and vineyards and was booked solid with my duo 200 gigs a year until 2020 and continue playing at local eaterys until today. I currently play for the leiasur village community as the local
Teaching Experience: countless private students over a 20 year period
Teaching Philosophy: Studying music should be fun, rewarding, and challenging simultaneously. A solid foundation of music study lasts a lifetime. Most people I have spoken with say their biggest regret is not sticking with their instrument.

Get to know Joe Donza

45 years of studying and teaching all styles classical/ Jazz /pop/ ethnic/ and years of wedding and club date experiance ,

 Also arranged music  for numerous bands  including vocal harmonies.

Everyone has a voice. I inspire confidence to move forward with all musical interests.  Bass guitar is my latest endeavor.  My conductor needed a bass player and I jumped in with both feet! Music and teaching are my passions

Joe Donza teaches at:
346 Route 25A Suite 90
Rocky Point, NY 11778
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2308 Nesconset Hwy Suite C
Stony Brook, NY 11790
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