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About Lena Lien

Lena Lien
Lena Lien
Music Teacher, Master
Location: Paramus, NJ
Speaks: English, German
Instructs: Clarinet, Flute, Saxophone
Education: Bachelor in Music Performance, Master in Jazz Performance and Master in Jazz composition. Certified teacher in New Jersey.
Performance Experience: Touring with Broadway Rox. My band, Nordic Vessel, playing all original compositions by me. Playing, arranging and orchestrating the play Peer Gynt in Norway.
Teaching Experience: Private studio and public schools since 2006.
Teaching Philosophy: Everybody can make music, and I guide my students through this based on their individual needs.

Get to know Lena Lien

Lena Surdyn currently resides in the New York area, working as a teacher, musician, composer, arranger, and orchestrator. 

For the past 15 years, Lena has maintained a studio designed to teach students of all ages and abilities. Her concepts of tone production, aural skills and music appreciation have harvested great results in the US and Europe, where she taught for 2 years before returning to the US. 

Her compositional background includes theatrical works, and a wide variety of arrangements for classical and jazz ensembles, used for live performances and studio recordings. 

Her arrangements for musical works include "Singing in the Rain","Sweeney Todd", and "Fiddler on the Roof". 

As a woodwind player, she performs with her own band Nordic Vessel, and tours with Broadway Rox and The Rock Tenor, created by the renowned Broadway production company, Nederlander, famous for musicals such as Hello, Dolly!, West Side Story, Spiderman, and Cats.

Languages Spoken: English, Norwegian, German.

Lena Lien teaches at:
240 Route 17 N
Paramus, NJ 07652
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