About Us

The Music Den School of Music and Performing Arts is dedicated to providing music instruction of the highest caliber to our community.  From instrumental private lessons on all instruments, to voice lessons that range from classical to pop, we offer a variety of opportunities for our students in whatever musical journey they wish to pursue.  Our classes are geared toward providing a group educational experience in a number of musical styles, genres, and subjects for all ages and ability levels.  Feel free to browse our website or contact us for more information!

Teacher Directory

Submitted by ellen on 04/11/19 - 5:29 pm

Randolph Location Teachers

Al Budd - Drum set

Ben Newman - Guitar

Betty Rivera - Voice

Camille Olivier - Drums

Carolee Wineburgh - Piano

Cheryl Tedesco - Cello/Violin

Clint Morris - Guitar

Donna Brenner - Flute

Eric Lampman - Saxophone

Nicco DiRenzi

Nicco DiRenzi

Nicco DiRenzi began singing at a very young age in an attempt to emulate his grandfather and father, both of whom were vocalists.  Throughout his life Nicco has had the opportunity to perform a wide variety of vocal styles including Choral Music, Musical Theatre, Hip-Hop, and (his personal favorite) R&B.

Summer Classes 2019 (High School)


Are you think about a career in music?

Come to our 2 week summer class and explore the possibilities!

Courses Offered:

  • Music Theory
  • Audio Engineering/Sound Recording
  • Composition/Song Writing
  • Jazz Improvisation
  • Keyboard Skills


July 15-18, 22-25 10am - 1pm

Cost: $600, Registration fee $25

10% discount if registered before April 30th

Summer Classes 2019 (Grades 4-8)

Summer Classes 2019 (Grades 4-8)

2 Weeks Of Fun

Open To All Instrumental Students

Come have fun and learn more about playing your instrument.


  • 30min Small-Group Lessons
  • 30min Ensemble
  • Elective Class (Guitar, piano, 2nd instrument if more than 3yrs on primary instrument)
  • Theory Games

Dates: August 5-8, 12-15 10:00am -12:00pm

Cost: $400, Registration fee $25

Registration due by June 15, 2019

Renee Brandler

Renee Bradler

Renee has over 35 years experience in the field of education.  Renee received her B.S. in Music Education from Penn State University, where she performed as a clarinetist in the Penn State Marching Blue Band, Symphonic Blue Band and Wind Ensemble. Renee completed an additional Teacher of the Handicapped Certification program from Montclair State  as well as earned her Master's in Educational Administration and Supervision, from Montclair State University.  While at Penn State, Renee studied with Professor of Clarinet, Smith Toulson. 

Mark Vaccaro

Mark Vaccaro

Mark Vaccaro has been a part of the NY/NJ music scene for over 35 years. Mark holds a Bachelors Degree in Music from Jersey City State College (now New Jersey City University) and resides in Garfield, New Jersey. He started playing drums at age 11 and is still going strong. Past teachers have included Joey Cass (The Four Seasons), Lou Oddo (NY/NJ session player - mallets), Michael Hinton (Broadway, Airto & Flora, Films), Nick Cerrato (Broadway), Rich DeRosa (Gerry Mulligan Band, Marian McPartland) & the late Roland Kohloff (Timpanist – NY Philharmonic, The Julliard School).