Julia Amisano is a private music teacher at Grace Music Studio (www.gracemusicstudiony.com), which she founded in 1999 in Park Slope, Brooklyn. Julia currently teaches private piano lessons, voice lessons and acting lessons to kids and adults. This theory book is the result of working with beginners and very young children, who are learning to read music, for the past eleven years. Julia Amisano has been studying and performing since early childhood, and has received her degrees in music in New York and London. In June 2005, Julia received a Master of Music degree in Vocal Performance from Brooklyn College. She also holds a BFA in Musical Theatre from SUNY Fredonia and a Post-graduate Classical Acting degree from LAMDA (the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art). Julia is continuously performing as well as teaching. She just performed at Carnegie Hall for the third time in her career on November 4, 2011. Her opera roles in G-Train and House (new Operas for Children) aired on Cable TV on May 7th, 2011 and are set to air again in December 2011. Julia's latest classical CD, GREEN, debuted on NPR and can be found at on Amazon.com as well as cdbaby.com. Julia loves Brooklyn and has been living and working in Park Slope since 1994.