Our instructors are, of course, accomplished musicians. But more importantly, they are great teachers. They combine a genuine love of their instrument with a real passion for teaching. And it’s that passion that is infectious and often leads to the student developing a life-long love of music.

Chuck King

Music is my creative outlet. While I enjoy playing a variety of styles, jazz is my favorite. There’s something amazing

Cindy Dugan

Music has been a major part of my life since early childhood. Some of my fondest memories include family gatherings

Dan Mullis

My favorite thing about teaching is seeing a student “get it.” That moment when they have worked hard to learn

Dianne Shaw

For as long as I can remember, singing has been a part of who I am. Whether singing to myself

Ruthie Wilhite

The piano captured my passion at a young age. The beautiful tones, expressive songs, and spririted rhythms drew me to

Tabitha Robinson

Learning should bring joy. One of my favorite aspects of teaching is helping students experience joy through music. I believe

Veronica Holder

My favorite aspect of teaching is sparking a love of music in my students. I want students to look forward


How do you match me with an instructor?

If you would like, you can select your own instructor by reading the instructor biographies. If you have a specific lesson time that you request, then you will be placed with the instructor that has that lesson time available.

Does the music academy offer lessons for adults?

Yes, we welcome adult students. Several of our instructors specialize in teaching adult students and enjoy adapting lessons to their learning interests.