Find an Instructor
Find an Instructor
Find an instructor
Filter Instructors by
Areas of Instruction

About Ricardo

Ricardo Rodriguez
Music Teacher, Expert
Location: Commack, NY
Speaks: English, Spanish, Italian
Instructs: Piano, Voice
Education: BM from The Manhattan School of Music
Performance Experience: My experience as a professional singer includes roles as Alfredo in La Traviata, II Conde de Almaviva, and other roles in Zarzuela productions like "Luisa Fernada", "La Taberneradel Puerto" and "La del Manojo de Rosas".
Teaching Philosophy: My teaching philosophy is certainly being empathetic above all things, meaning to understand the individual skills of the different students to achieve a full comprehension of their potential and work towards the achievement of it.

Get to know Ricardo

Born in Montevideo, Uruguay, Ricardo began his studies at the National school of Lyrical arts ( Escuela Nacional de Arte Lirico). Under the tutelage of his first voice teacher, Amelia Veiga, he joined the TADEO group (Opera and Zarzuela Workshop).With this group he traveled around Uruguay to share the most emblematic Zarzuela repertoire scenes in critical socio-economic public schools. He performed ,among others, the roles of Javier ( from “Luisa Fernanda”), Leandro/Chinchorro ( From “La Tabernera Del Puerto”), Ricardo ( “La del Manojo de Rosas” ) y Juan Luis (“ El huesped Sevillano”).

In 2018 he was selected among others singers around the world to represent his country in the “Concurso Internacional de Canto Lirico de la ciudad de Trujillo, Peru”( International competition of classical singing of the city of Trujillo, Peru.)   

In 2019 he was accepted at the Manhattan School of Music ,under the tutelage of his teacher, Ruth Golden.

He had the chance to perform with the Manhattan School of Music, among other titles; Stravinsky’s Symphony of Psalms (choir)  under the conduction of George Manahan, Opera Theatre Scenes under the conduction of Catherine Malfitano and the role of Monostatos and the first armored man in “Die zauberflöte” , the Senior Opera Theatre production at the Manhattan School of Music.

Graduated from the Manhattan School of Music, Ricardo is now expanding his teaching horizons , understanding that music is one of the most important and life changing things that exists. 

Ricardo teaches at:
116 Jericho Tpke
Commack, NY 11725
  • Returns Allowed
  • Ship To Store
  • Curbside Pickup
  • Lessons
  • Rentals
Skip link

With over 150 locations nationwide, Music & Arts is the nation’s leading provider of private music lessons, band and orchestra instrument sales, rentals and repairs. Our remarkable story of growth has everything to do with the countless unshakable relationships we’ve formed with students, parents, music educators and musicians of every stripe in the local communities we serve across the country. Since opening our first store back in 1952, we’ve been owned and operated by the same family, and there’s nothing we do as a company without our values in mind. For whatever you’re doing in music, we’re here to help. We hope you visit our Commack location soon! Our friendly staff can’t wait to meet you.