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  Our Teachers:     

Meet the Teachers of Treble Time Music Studio!

Our teachers come from all sorts of backgrounds, but they're united by a common passion: Sharing the joy of music with children, adults, and families in Astoria, LIC, Greenpoint, Cobble Hill, and Brooklyn

All our studio teachers have extensive musical performance experience as well as teaching experience. All of our Music Together® teachers have successfully completed the live Music Together® Teacher Training, which is built on research in early childhood and music development. We keep our skills fresh through workshops every semester and advanced trainings offered by Music Together Worldwide.

Stacie Levy-Norris

Director: Music Together® Treble Time Music Studio/primary teaching artist for private lessons in Piano, Voice, and Ukulele

Stacie is the founder of Treble Time Music Studio. Stacie is a classically trained Musician as well as a certified Music Together teacher. She majored in Vocal Performance in College and then went on to pursue a career in Opera for several years. Stacie also plays Piano and Ukulele, and offers private lessons on both instruments as well as voice lessons for children and adults of all levels. 


Angela Dinkleman-Shani

Teacher: Music Together® Treble Time Music Studio/teaching artist for private lessons in Voice


Angela Dinkelman is a classically trained soprano who brings warmth, care and energy to her work as a professional opera singer/concert artist, private voice instructor and Music Together Teacher. Her love of music developed at a young age and she is thrilled to share that passion with children and parents/caregivers through Music Together. She has taught music to children ages Pre-K to 4th Grade at Brooklyn’s NIA summer camp and has helped both children and adults discover their own voices through her private vocal studio. As a performer Angela has appeared at Carnegie Hall, Symphony Space and Opera America as well as with several New York opera companies including Bronx Opera and Utopia Opera. She also enjoys programing and performing her own unique and interactive recitals that make classical music fun and approachable to people of all musical backgrounds.


Along with her great love of opera, Angela also She most notably performed at NYC's Cafe Vivaldi, retelling the story of Breakfast at Tiffany's using only Schubert Lieder. Most recently she presented a series of Bach recitals, which featured soprano arias, piano solos and beloved hymns in a sing-along style.

Having earned her Masters in Vocal Performance from Mannes College, Angela is well-versed in traditional vocal techniques. She uses these techniques along-side Libero Canto, an approach to teaching that acknowledges the voice as a part of the whole self and works with gentle vocal exercises to free up the breath and any unnecessary tension. Using these tools Angela guides her students to discover their own unique voice in a way that feels organic to them. She enjoys teaching both children and adults, beginners and professionals, and is comfortable working with classical, pop, musical theater and jazz. 

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Cherisse Williams

Teacher: Music Together® Treble Time Music Studio

New York City native soprano Cherisse Williams has performed in several operas and musicals throughout the country and is still an active performer. She holds a Bachelor of Music degree in Voice Performance from Westminster Choir College, a Masters of Music from Ithaca College and a Professional Studies certificate in opera from Manhattan School of Music.


Cherisse has been working with preschoolers for a little over ten years. She is currently the Extended Day Coordinator and pre-school teacher at The Montessori Day School of Brooklyn. Cherisse loves working with children and music. Music Together combines both of those passions and gives her the best of both worlds. Cherisse is one of the owners of the Sparkle Twins. In addition to singing & teaching, Ms. Williams is also a professional commercial and print model.