I'm Nico Padden, a voice, piano, guitar, and ukulele instructor located in Rockville Centre, New York.  I'm a certified NYS music teacher as well as a professionally performing musician with degrees in music performance and education.  I teach private music lessons to students of all ages and can help you become the performer you'd like to be! I coach for NYSSMA, college auditions, musical theatre auditions, and offer recording services as part of your lessons.  

My lesson studio is located at 100 Hempstead Ave in Rockville Centre.  As of May 23, 2020, I am currently giving lessons on FaceTime and Zoom.  I plan to continue this option even after social distancing restrictions are rescinded.  I can now teach you from anywhere in the world!  Please send inquiries about availability and pricing to nico.padden@gmail.com.

I also perform in Nico's Little Music Makers, a fun, interactive musical extravaganza that can be tailored for preschool classes, summer camp shows, and birthday parties for your little rockers. Please don't hesitate to get in touch, I welcome your questions!

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Health Benefits of Singing! 

This is a really wonderful article on the health benefits of singing!  Singing is great for your mental and physical health, a great reason to enroll in voice lessons.  Even if you're not looking to become a professional singer, it's good for you in so many ways!  Check out the article, from a great independent music company called CD Baby, here.