Private Lessons with Marshall J
Voice & Piano
Lessons Available: Thursdays Online-only
Marshall is a singer, pianist, songwriter, and educator with a unique blend of educational and practical qualifications. He is a graduate with Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in jazz music performance from York University. As an experienced private music teacher, he is qualified to teach voice, piano, music theory, and even guitar. With an equal passion for the art of Hank Williams, Ray Charles, Nina Simone, and Tom Waits, it is easy to hear that he has spent many hours soaking up the sounds of the greats, effortlessly blending them into a voice that is completely his own. He is passionate and knowledgeable of music on many levels, and originally fell in love with music holding a guitar in his hands, later developing his skills on piano, which has been his instrument of choice ever since. He performs regularly solo and with his band, and is always working on new musical albums and projects.
Marshall is a patient and understanding teacher, running lessons in ways that are both fun, extremely supportive, and educational.
What Students Are Saying About Marshall: "Marshall is very detail oriented. Students are likely to benefit more by using the services of all the various coaches because of the unique experiences and learning they bring to the table. The Singer's Edge team is very welcoming and friendly - from the Receptionist to the Coaches, it is a positive environment to grow in, and develop as an artist." - AK. • "I'm thoroughly enjoying my lessons with Marshall. He is knowledgeable and patient, provides great insights and tools, and has supported me in a wonderful self-discovery of my voice. I also enjoy the efficiency, friendliness and quick response times from everyone at Front Desk. Thanks!" - KE. • "Our son's teacher is Marshall. He is always positive and encouraging. We are grateful and very happy with his lessons (guitar and piano). And the rest of the staff at the school is great as well! Good communications and always very responsive whenever we have questions or concerns." - SG. • "I have Marshall as a teacher, and he has really helped me become more comfortable with singing, and my voice has really improved. Everyone is friendly and I always look forward to my lessons." - VP. • "Great teachers, central location, flexible options with Zoom and a fair cancellation policy. Friendly front desk staff and I’ve learned more here than I have at any singing school before!" - CP. • "I have a great experience my with Marshall. I would definitely recommend Singers Edge to anyone I know who ever expresses an interest in music lessons." - BT. • "Good instructors, however, clear goals or year end recitals really challenge, motivate or take children out of their comfort zone to the next level." - MP. • "You guys are awesome! So welcoming and I love how adaptive your teaching methods are!" - KF. • "Great staff, quality program and coaches, amazing school, the rooms and everything, really loved it." - JR