MJ's Music School Private lessons in Waltham, MA

Our staff of instructors consists of professional musicians and music school graduates from such schools as Berklee College of Music, New England Conservatory, Boston Conservatory, Boston University, and Arizona State University.

All have extensive training on their instruments and years of teaching experience. Instructors are hired for their flexibility in dealing with students at different age and ability levels. Our teachers strive to help students play as musically as possible, as soon as possible, while focusing on the fundamentals of music. In lessons, our teachers focus on educating and challenging the students in their preferred styles.
Lessons Offered
  • Bass
  • Drums
  • Guitar
  • Music Theory
  • Piano
  • Violin
  • Voice
Contact Information
Contact Person Molly Jo Bessey
Phone Number (781) 642-1181
City Waltham, MA
Zip Code 02451
Address 885 Main Street
Key People
Molly Jo Rivelli
Molly Jo Rivelli
Piano & Voice
M.M., Vocal Performance, Arizona State University. B.A., Magna cum Laude, Whitworth College, Music Education, emphasis in Choral Conducting and Piano. Certified public school music teacher K-12. Founder and Owner of MJ's Music School. Voice, Piano and General Music teacher and private instructor for over 20 years.
Chris Rivelli
Chris Rivelli
Graduate Berklee College of Music. Post-Graduate studies in music education at Bridgewater State College. Former student of Alan Dawson. Percussion and Ensemble Instructor for Berklee College of Music's City Music Program, Faculty Outreach and Preperatory Academy.
Jodi Hitzhusen
Jodi Hitzhusen
Piano & Voice
M.M., Vocal Performance, Music Education Concentration, New England Conservatory of Music. B.A., Music and Literature, Summa Cum Laude, Evangel University. Honored as the most outstanding graduate in both fields. Classically trained soprano, accomplished pianist, commissioned composer, gifted worship leader, inspiring teacher. Has taught voice and piano lessons ‘since 1999.
Laura DellaFera
Laura DellaFera
Piano, Voice
M. M. from Westminster Choir College of Rider University. Bachelor of Music Degree from the Oberlin Conservatory of Music. At Westminster, Laura placed first in the Voice Scholarship Competition, and performed as a soloist in the British and French Art Song Festivals. She was also the recipient of the Covenant Presbyterian Church Scholarship.
Greg Silva
Greg Silva
Upright Bass, Electric Bass, Guitar
Greg has been performing professionally since the age of 15. His first year in Roomful of Blues, they were voted best live Blues Act by Downbeat Magazine. Greg was voted Outstanding Bass Player 2007 by The Blues Audience. Some of the artists Greg has performed with are Eric Burdon, Roomful of Blues, The Memphis Horns, Ronnie Earl, Duke Robillard, James Montgomery and James Cotton.
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