Our instructor Concetta is a teacher and performer in NYC


Concetta
Concetta graduated from Smith College in Northampton, Ma, with a Bachelor’s in Art for Music/Anthropology in 2009. Concetta is a classically trained violinist/violist since the age of 4, and has also studied guitar, mandolin, piano and vocals. Concetta’s mother is a public school orchestra director, and her father owns a musical instrument repair business, so she grew up exposed to music education and performing, and she has toured in 2005 with many orchestras and symphonies. Concetta has been teaching since 2005, and her styles include classical/baroque, Latin, jazz, improv, and folk.Personality rating: Outgoing

Amanda is currently a singer and composer for the praise and worship music at her church and performs locally for special events. Take lessons with Amanda!


Amanda

Amanda is a singing teacher, voice teacher, and piano teacher, and offers lessons in Franklin LA, Houma LA, and Lafayette LA

Amanda graduated from Louisiana State University with a Bachelor in Music in 1999, than continued there to receive a Masters in Music in 2003. She grew up in a musical family, and began studying piano as a child under her mother who is a music teacher. Amanda has played piano since the early 1980’s, and guitar since the last 1990’s. Amanda is currently a singer and composer for the praise and worship music at her church and performs locally for special events. Amanda has been teaching since 1999 privately, including coaching musicians for auditions and a musical career, as well as at a university. Her styles include classical/opera, Broadway, country, gospel Contemporary Christian, and sacred. Amanda believes in a healthy vocal production, good dictation, lyrical interpretation, and performance techniques.Personality rating: easygoing

Karla is our instructor in Independence and Kansas City MO!


Karla

Karla offers flute lessons, piano lessons, and singing-voice lessons in Independence MO and Kansas City MO

Karla graduated from William Jewell College in Liberty, MO in 2006 with a Bachelor’s in Flute Performance. She than continued her education at Central Missouri State University in Warrensburg, MO, where she received her Masters of Arts in Teaching and K-12 Vocal and Instrumental Certification in 2009. Karla started taking piano lessons in 2nd grade and flute lessons in 6th grade. She was first chair in all the bands and orchestras she participated in and performed with the Nashville Flute choir from 2012-2013. She also performed in many flute and vocal choirs, orchestras, bands, as well as student conducted a hand bell choir. Karla has been teaching since 2000 privately, and has taught K-8 music at a private school. She offers classical and contemporary styles.

Personality rating: easygoing

Lindsey was nominated as teacher of the year in 2011


 

Lindsey graduated from Mars Hill College in Mars Hill, NC in 2002 with a Bachelor’s in Music Education/choral and piano emphasis, graduating magna cum laude, and holds a Masters in Music for Music Theory from Tennessee State University, graduating in 2014. While at the university, she tutored students and was elected head tutor of the theory department. She’s currently attending the University of of SC in Columbia, SC for her Doctorate of Music, expected graduation in 2018. Lindsey grew up singing harmony with her family, and started band in 7th grade playing trumpet and French horn. Later she played snare drum and became percussion captain by her senior year. Lindsey has taught K-6 in public school for 10 years, earning her national boards teaching certification in 2010, and was nominated Teacher of the Year by her peers in 2011. She has also conducted and performed in a local community choir of 70+ adults.
Personality rating: easygoing

 

Matt is a guitar and piano teacher, and offers guitar lessons and piano lessons in Arden NC, Asheville NC



Matt holds a Bachelor in Music from the East Carolina University Music in Greenville, NC with a double major for Performance and Music Theory/Composition, graduating in 2016. He was awarded Outstanding Graduating Senior and was on the Dean’s lit. Before that, he received an Associate Degree from the Blue Ridge Community College. He has performed (including his own competitions) in solo and ensemble recitals. Matt is a classical and electric guitarist, and offers rock, blues, classical, metal, funk, and experimental styles.

Personality rating: easygoing

Meet our instructor Jay in Asheville NC


Jay is a guitar, electric bass, and piano teacher and offers guitar lessons, electric bass lessons and piano lessons in Asheville NC

 


Jay graduated with a Liberal Arts degree from Orange Coast College in Costa Mesa, CA in 1999. He continued his education at the prestigious Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA to receive a Bachelors in Professional Music in 2002. Jay began playing piano at the age of six and guitar at age thirteen. At sixteen he started writing his own music and playing in rock bands. At age nineteen he began to study classical and jazz theory. Jay has been performing since 1999 in small jazz combos and big bands, church worship bands, and as a solo guitarist. Jay has been teaching since 2000 and offers rock, pop, classical, jazz, blues, Bosa-Nova for guitar, and classical on piano.

Personality rating: outgoing

Indie Acoustic Project winner Nick is our newest instructor


Nick graduated from the prestigious Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA with a degree in Professional Music in 2011 and is currently pursuing his Masters in Music for Music Therapy. He began playing at the age of nine, and throughout high school he played in rock and jazz bands, the school orchestra, chorus, and big band. Nick is a performer (guitar, mandolin, bass, voice, and piano/keyboard), as well as a composer, recording artist, and music transcriber. Nick has traveled the USA, Canada, Europe, and Africa, performing solo and with various groups. He recorded his debut album in 2014, receiving the Indie Acoustic Project’s 2014 Instrumental Album of the Year, and continues to perform and record locally. Nick began teaching in 2007 and offers bluegrass, jazz, gypsy jazz, rock, funk, Motown, and pop styles.

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