Ben Newman

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Ben is a graduate of the County College of Morris. He is currently pursuing his Bachelors in Music Education at William Paterson University. Ben is well versed in Guitar, Piano, Ukulele, Bass, and Banjo. Playing for over 12 years, Ben performs in a small dui with Justin DiRicco in Mountain Lakes, NJ. Often joined by other prominent players performing at local venues, Ben and Justin write much of their own music. His interests are Rock-based with influence from Blues, Jazz, and Classical genres. His influences are Steely Dan, Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, Tool, and Rage Against the Machine. Ben has been teaching at the Music Den for over 5 years. His focus is on note-reading, music theory, fret board theory, chord reading, and tablature.

Private lessons at The Music Den

Lesson Structure

The lesson structure at The Music Den is required monthly attendance. Upon sign up, you should expect to attend lessons every week at the designated time agreed. The teacher will be available for a one-on-one lesson for either 1/2 hour or for 1 hour.

Lesson Rates

  4 week Month 5 week Month
Lesson Rates
($31/ half-hour)
$124 $155
Family Discount $116 $145
Voice Lessons
($37/ half-hour)
$148 $185