Fundamental Music Instruction can successfully assist new learners in their beginner music lessons. We offer instructional videos on our website that teach students how to set up instruments correctly and positioning tips. Watch our instructional video HERE to learn more! Take a complimentary music lesson at select schools or online to get you started with your musical journey! Find out more about the complimentary music lesson HERE

Mrs. Bender is an Inspiring Musician and Wonderful Music Teacher

The creative and dedicated Mrs. Janet Bender has been working very hard to see to it that every student has the opportunity to learn a musical instrument. Mrs. Bender joined the faculty at Fundamental Music Instruction more than ten years ago. She has established a violin lesson program for FMI. This is in addition to the regular classes she started with – Flute, Clarinet, Saxophone, Trumpet, Trombone, and Drums. She also teaches online music instruction for a variety of instruments.

Her Fundamental Music Instruction students always know that they will receive the support they need. Mrs. Bender knows that student’s lives are often complicated by the growing number of activities involved in. Still, she goes above and beyond to accommodate each student and make sure every student has the information they need to be successful.

Mrs. Bender is a graduate of Rutgers University and Thomas Edison State College. She has taken trumpet lessons with Vincent Penzarella from the NY Philharmonic, Roger Voisin from the Boston Symphony, and Jan Roller from the San Antonio Symphony.

Besides teaching in many private and parochial schools, she also teaches instrument lessons privately. She has had the honor of placing many students in All-Shore Band, All-Shore Intermediate Band, NJ Region II Intermediate and High School Bands, and New Jersey All-State Bands and Orchestra. Mrs. Bender also facilities online music instruction lessons in private and group settings with Fundamental Music Instruction online music classes. 

She is presently Principal Trumpet with the Monmouth Symphony Orchestra. Mrs. Bender can also see her performing with the Orchestra of St. Peter’s by the Sea, with the Brass Belles (an all-female brass quintet), the Asbury Park Municipal Band, in many musical venues, and at area churches.

Fundamental Music Instruction is Thrilled About all of Our Amazing Online Music Instruction Teachers 

Fundamental Music Instruction online lessons have countless rewards and benefits. We encourage you to choose a beautiful instrument that speaks to you and begin to learn how to play it. Please do not hesitate to contact us at [email protected], call us at 908-244-4943, or sign up for a free online music lesson HERE! We can’t wait to fill your world with music because, without music, our minds would be quiet.