Student Honors, Awards & Scholarships
 As of 2015, my students have been offered  $179,000.00 in Music Scholarships, and our college acceptance rate is still 100%!
All classes taught by Marianna Benedict, B.A. in Music Performance
Marianna's Music Studio 28 Colt Court, Ronkonkoma, Long Island, NY
Professional Private Music Lessons for all ages & styles.
VOICE * SINGING * VIOLIN * PIANO * ACTING
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Congratulations to Sasha O., Voice:
Sasha was offered $72,000.00 in musical theatre scholarships in Spring of 2014!

​Congratulations to Elizabeth R., Voice:
​Elizabeth, age 12, was announced a winner in the American Fine Arts Festival Competition as a classical vocalist, and will be performing solo soprano at the winner's recital in Carnegie Hall in September 2015. She also placed 3rd in the Concert Festival International Competition for classical music. In theatre, she was a featured Young Artist and soloist in the Amadeus Opera's 2014 production of "Mozart Musicale" & "Bastien and Bastienne." She was also magnificent as "Dorothy" in her school's production of "The Wizard of Oz."

​Congratulations to Julia R., Voice:
​Julia, age 9, was announced a winner in the American Fine Arts Festival Competition as a classical vocalist, and will be performing solo soprano at the winner's recital in Carnegie Hall in September 2015. In theatre, she was a featured Young Artist and soloist in the Amadeus Opera's 2014 production of "Mozart Musicale" & "Bastien and Bastienne," where she also performed the silent role of "Bastienne's Sheep." She also starred as "Coroner Munchkin" in her school's production of "The Wizard of Oz."

Congratulations to Jaclyn M., Voice:
Jaclyn, age 15, had the honor of being called back 4 times to appear on the TV show vocal competition, "The Voice." She was a featured jazz/pop soloist in the contemporary production, "Your Big Break" and an opening soloist for comedian Beverly Bonner at the Broadway Comedy Club in Manhattan, her fist professional gig. 

Congratulations to Atilla O., Violin & Piano:
Atilla has received perfect NYSSMA scores on the violin for two years in a row, earing him a place in SCMEA and LISFA for the 2014/2015 school year. On the piano, he is regularly requested to perform with his school orchestra and was a featured soloist at "Longwood Day" at his school's awards ceremony, were he received an award for Musical Excellence. Atilla also volunteers to perform as a solo pianist & violinist at local medical facilities.

Congratulations to Sagar Sheth, Actor:
Sagar was nominated "Best Supporting Actor" at the Sparrow Film Project for his performance in the short film, "Eye Mistake."

Congratulations to Juliana M., Voice:
Juliana was cast as "Lucy Barker" in the Kids for Kids production of Sweeney Todd. She was also cast as "Ms. Hannigen" in the CM Production of Annie. 

Congratulations to Deanna D., Voice:
Deanna, age 16, received a perfect score on her Level 6 All-State solo in Spring of 2015, and has been selected to perform with the All-State chorus. She also performed with SCMEA this past school year, and was a solo singer and dancer in her school's production of Gypsy

Congratulations to Sunny B., Voice:
In December of 2011, Sunny auditioned for her Junior High School's production of "Beauty and the Beast," and recently landed the role of "Lumiere." Last year, she performed the role of "Sharpay" in her Junior High School's production of "High School Musical."

Congratulations to Gabrielle G., Voice:
In August of 2011, Gabrielle competed in the Senior Female Vocal Solo Division in the National Youth Ministries' Fine Arts Competition in Pheonix, Arizona. She was a finalist in the competition, and received an "excellent" rating from her judges. She was offered a $5,000.00 singing scholarship.

Congratulations to Lindsey B., Voice:
Lindsey has recently been selected to become a member of the Tri-M Junior Music Honor Society, based on her achievements in music, which includes the study and performance of solo voice, and trumpet, as well as school band, chorus, SCMEA, and NYSSMA for both voice & trumpet. Great job, Lindsey!

Congratulations to Sabrina R., Voice, Violin & Piano:
Sabrina has recently been selected to become a member of the Tri-M Junior Music Honor Society, based on her achievements in music, which includes the study and performance of solo voice, violin, and piano, as well as school orcehstra, chorus, SCMEA, and NYSSMA for both voice & violin. Great job, Sabrina!

Congratulations to Stephanie Medina, Voice:
Stephanie is the recipient of a $60,000.00 music scholarship, and is now a Music Major at Adelphi.

Congratulations to Meghan M., Voice:
Meghan has recently been accepted into Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA. She aspires to be a singer/song-writer.

Congratulations to Kirsten J., Voice & Piano:
Kirsten has been accepted into the Lee University School of Music. She aspires to be both a performer and a private music teacher.

Congratulations to Carley, Voice:
Carley auditioned for her Junior High School's production of "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory," and landed the role of "Willy Wonka." 

Congratulations to Wendy L., Voice:
Wendy has been accepted into the Music Program at Berkeley in CA. She aspires to be a singer/song-writer.  

Congratulations to Jennifer P., Voice:
Jennifer auditioned for the music program at Adelphi. She was offered a $40,000.00 music scholarship.