Welcome! BJ Simon Singing Studio & Music School

Do you want to front a rock band?  Solo with an a cappella group?  Perform R&B songs on TV?  You need high-quality music school vocal training, with an emphasis on musical theater, to give you an advantage.  There are rock musicals (Rent), pop musicals (Kinky Boots), the first a cappella musical (In Transit), and the new, ten Tony Award-winning Arabian musical (The Band's Visit), all made by songwriters who adapt their sound to the musical's storytelling style.  What is the advantage of studying musical theater?  When you are telling your own story in a song, your voice connects with your mind, body, and spirit.

About Us

"a wise and witty book"

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Singing education that goes beyond private lessons and vocal technique.  "Singing - Body and Soul" is an innovative textbook for young people that explores the science and art of singing.  Praised by Stephen Flaherty and Deke Sharon.


Welcome to the BJ Simon Singing Studio

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Helping singers find their way


For singing lessons and vocal coaching, come to the BJ Simon Singing Studio. We've moved to beautiful Rutherford!  Just 9 miles away from previous location in Hoboken.  Easy access NJ Transit. Quick drive and easy parking!

Meet Barbara

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Music School Instruction for beginning and advanced singers.  Study pop, rock, musical theater, R&B, country, a cappella, hip hop, or work on your own singer / songwriter music - all from a storytelling point of view that engages the audience.

Music Videos

Dan Purcell, with Ithacappella, singing "The Man Who Can't Be Moved."  See other music videos by our studio's singers, some with more than 10,000 YouTube views. Click button below - GO TO VIDEO PAGE.

Award Finalist in Education

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As well as developing high quality professional live singers and recording artists, the BJ Simon Singing Studio (which was located in Hoboken for many years) has the unusual distinction of being a finalist for the Hoboken Chamber of Commerce Business Award in Education.  The studio was one of the top three finalists of the 20 full-time school systems competing.  Singing lessons vocal coaching.  How to sing.


Radio Airplay

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Some students take a few years of singing lessons here, then create original CDs with songs that get radio airplay.  Students songs have played on the following radio stations:  WDHA 105.5 Rock of New Jersey, WYBB 98.5 Charleston's Best Rock, WSOU 89.5 Seton Hall Pirate Radio, WWSK 94.3 Everything that Rocks, CKCU 93.1 Carleton Univ, Canada, WFDU 89.1 Voice of Fairleigh Dickinson.  Come to the BJ Simon Singing Studio - now in Rutherford NJ.