Our Mission

Pinelands Music Academy was founded in 2018 with a simple goal: establish a school where lessons would be fun, flexible, and fulfilling.

At Pinelands Music Academy we strive to make music education fun and engaging for students of all ages, with focus on tailoring to the individual learner to ensure the most robust personalized experience possible. We offer private lessons for the instruments below and more!

Musical Instruments

Voice Lessons

Vocal Technique, Theater, Pop, and more!

Piano Lessons

Our most popular instrument!

Guitar Lessons

Electric and Acoustic

String Lessons

Violin, Viola, Cello, etc.

Drum Lessons

Rock, Jazz, and more!

Ukulele Lessons

Beginner Friendly

Brass Lessons

Trumpet, Trombone, Baritone, etc.

Woodwind Lessons

Saxophone, Flute, Clarinet, etc.

Bass Lessons

Electric, Upright, and Acoustic

Meet the Instructors

Jay Gibson

Jay Gibson

Beginner Piano and Flute Instructor

Jess Raskis

Jess Raskis

Piano and Flute Instructor

Joe Knecht

Joe Knecht

Guitar and Piano Instructor

Marlies Patterson

Marlies Patterson

Piano and Voice Instructor

Maya Norton

Maya Norton

Strings Instructor

Nicholas Santangelo

Nicholas Santangelo

Drum Instructor

Pam Czekay

Pam Czekay

Brass Instructor

Samson Gutwirth

Samson Gutwirth

Woodwind Instructor

Tori Wooten

Tori Wooten

Voice Instructor

Meet the Owners

Mathew Hause

Mathew Hause

Director, Guitar Instructor

Jack-Matt Norton

Jack-Matt Norton

Director, Multi-Instrumentalist Instructor

Reed Bodenstein

Reed Bodenstein

Director, Piano and Ukulele Instructor