: Statement of Purpose

Primary purpose of these rooms is one to one music instruction including but not limited to piano, guitar & voice. We will have 4 dedicated, isolated practice rooms for these lessons. We will also teach creative writing and song writing on an individual or small class basis.

We have a wide range of instructors

  • Sharon Rogers
    Sharon Rogers Piano Instructor
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    Sharon is a graduate of Samford
    University and has taught private piano lessons at
    SCAC for the past 10 years. She is a recently retired
    teacher from Shelby County schools having spent the
    last 16 at Elvin Hill Elementary. Sharon loves playing
    keyboard at her church and various community
    events. She is married to Gene Rogers and they have
    3 grown children along with 5 granddaughters. In her
    spare time she enjoys playing piano, attending music
    events, running, and spending time with her family.

  • William Yarbrough
    William Yarbrough Guitar Instructor
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    With southern roots William A. Yarbrough was born and raised just outside of Birmingham, Alabama. His talent as a guitarist and singer/ songwriter has developed over the last 19 years. William currently serves as Guitarist at Canterbury United Methodist Church and Lead Guitarist at Independent Presbyterian Church Birmingham, Alabama

  • Ellen Tweiten
    Ellen Tweiten
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    Ellen Tweiten received Bachelor and Masters degrees in piano performance  at the University of Michigan.  She did post graduate work at The Peabody Conservatory in Baltimore  and the University of Texas at Austin. She has held several college teaching positions including that of Adjunct Professor of Piano at Birmingham Southern College.  She was the pianist for the Alabama Symphony for sixteen years and and has performed in numerous solo and chamber music recitals.  In her spare time she enjoys training horses and gardening.