TMMA has an expert team of skilled individuals who have had real world experience in the music industry. These team members provide our students with the highly skilled instruction they desire.
Jarrett Zellea brings a wealth of experience in music performance and production to the table. He has a BM in Music Education and Performance, has done graduate studies in theory and composition, and has a Masters degree in Jazz Performance.
Jarrett has worked on two Grammy Award winning records as a composer, and musician. He has worked alongside greats such as Santana, Luther Vandross, My Chemical Romance, Howie Day, Jay-Z and Fall Out Boy. Additionally, Jarrett has over 15 years experience as the Director of Music in Beverly Hills, CA, Nutley, NJ, and Cedar Grove, NJ.
Jenny Zellea brings an experienced and varied background in the development and production of some of television’s most successful live music events, reality shows, games shows, and sporting events.
She served as a Producer on Live Earth: The Concerts to Battle the Climate Crisis which brought together more than 150 musical acts in eleven locations around the world, (on all 7 continents) and were broadcast to a mass global audience through television, radio, and live internet streams).
Jenny has also served as a Producer on shows such as NBC’s Emmy Award-winning Fear Factor, ABC’s Emmy Award-winning Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, and NBC’s Emmy award winning Deal or No Deal, proving herself to be a valuable asset in the entertainment industry.
Peter Bellomo brings 15 years of experience in music performance and teaching in both the classical and pop genres. He has a Bachelor’s in Music Education/vocal performance from Westminster Choir College and a Master’s in Opera Performance from The Boston Conservatory.
Peter has been singing and playing instruments since childhood. He has performed with some of the leading orchestras in the country including Los Angelos Philharmonic, The Philladelphia Orchestra, The New York Philharmonic and New Jersey Symphony in their respected venues; Carnegie Hall, Avery Fischer Hall at Lincoln Center, NJPAC, PNC Bank Arts Center and The Kimmel Center.
Currently Peter is teaching High School Music in Clifton and looks forward to coming to TMMA to teach his love and knowledge in music to his talented private students. In his spare time he is also the leader/keyboard/vocalist of The Uptown Getdowns, a Professional Wedding Band www.theuptowngetdowns.com and Bass player for a NYC Gypsy Rock Group named Sylvana Joyce and The Moment www.sjandthemoment.com