: 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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    Piano Instructor, Sharon Rogers, teaches at Elvin Hill Elementary during the day and for us on Thursday Afternoons. Sharon studied at Samford University. A resident of Chelsea, Alabama, she is married and has two children.

  • 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

  • Krista Wendle
    Krista Wendle Voice Instructor
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    Krista has been a professional vocalist for 30 years. She toured the Southern United States with various musical groups for more than 8 years, playing such venues as the Hard Rock Cafe, US Virgin Islands & Universal Studios, Orlando. She has opened for top acts like, David Lee Roth, formerly of Van Halen, and played with several groups local to Vermont, Florida, and Alabama. Krista is experienced in many vocal styles, including jazz, country, top 40, and rock. Her teaching is not only aimed at making you a better singer, but also a more effective performer.

  • Levi Owens
    Levi Owens Guitar Instructor
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    Levi Owens was born and raised in rural Upstate New York and recently moved to Alabama. He enjoys and has experience in many different styles of music, but has found his niche in acoustic folk music. Levi has led worship in many churches over the last ten years and currently leads worship at Shelby Church Communities in Calera, AL. He loves teaching and has been giving guitar lessons on and off for the past five years. Levi also plays many different instruments, including piano, ukelele, and drums

  • 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.