Jenelle Roccaforte is a professional music teacher and performing musician who is committed to providing a well-rounded education in music and the study of the guitar. She was raised in a family of musicians who influenced and encouraged her to pursue her passion and education in the music industry. For the past seven years, she’s been teaching in the San Jose area and professionally performing throughout California. She’s studied at San Jose State in their Jazz Performance program, and the California Jazz Conservatory. She’s classically trained with a focus in Jazz guitar, and well versed in many different musical styles including rock, blues, R&B, funk, and Latin.
Jenelle works with all age levels, and tailors a curriculum to suit their needs. She finds much joy in watching students learn and grow musically. Lessons material will cover reading music, technique, scales, chords, rhythm, ear training, vocal accompaniment, improvisation, and varying repertoire. In addition, Jenelle has organized recitals for her students as part of the learning process.
Jenelle has a great ability to connect with students and keep them excited and motivated about learning guitar.