IN-HOME PRIVATE LESSONS for piano, voice, guitar, bass, saxophone, and more… throughout the Treasure Coast of Florida: Indian River County, Saint Lucie County, Martin County, Southern Brevard County, Vero Beach, Sebastian, Indian River Shores, Fellsmere, Wabasso, Melbourne, Palm Bay, Fort Pierce, Port Saint Lucie, Jensen Beach, and surrounding areas.
BEGINNER -- CHILDREN / ADULTS
•LEARN TO LOVE MUSIC!
•OVERCOME STAGE FRIGHT!
•PLAY OR SING POPULAR MUSIC AFTER ONLY A FEW LESSONS!
•READ MUSIC AND PLAY BY EAR!
•LAUNCH YOUR MUSIC CAREER!
•CREATE A DEMO!
•PRODUCE A CD!
•PREPARE FOR AN AUDITION OR PERFORMANCE!
•FIND OUT THE INSIDE TRICKS OF THE INDUSTRY!
We opened the Academy of the Stars to meet all the artistic desires of our clients. We offer private, one-on-one lessons (usually weekly) tailored to suit your unique needs.
You can sing! You can play piano, guitar, saxophone, bass, or recorder! You can write your own songs! You can dance! It's fun! It's easy! It's healthy!
Train for The Voice, America’s Got Talent, American Idol, Disney! Theater audition/performance preparation! Overcome stage fright! Record your CD! Launch your career!
All ages/levels/styles. $55-60/hour. In-home lessons.
Learn to read music and/or play by ear! Learn to play or sing your favorite tunes! Learn the basics of music theory so that you will be able to play or sing any song with anyone!
We would be happy to help you with your music performance! Our focus is on popular styles: jazz, blues, R&B, boogie-woogie, rock, pop, country, folk, Broadway, Disney, and popular classical pieces. We teach all ages, all levels from beginner to very advanced.
Our instructors are the best in the field, they are truly consummate pros with many years of experience as performers, artists and instructors.
Celeste is our singing/piano teacher she is an internationally acclaimed recording artist and songwriter and has toured all over the world with over 30 years of experience. In addition to piano and singing Celeste also teaches songwriting and music theory. She can also help to launch your career, prepare you for American Idol, or theater auditions, performances, or recording sessions. She has helped many performers overcome stage fright!
We have exceptionally gifted instructors that have a lifetime of experience to offer our clients.
Real music for real people! You get to choose your repertoire. We suggest exercises and technical training, but we tailor the session to suit your needs.
Audition/performance preparation (American Idol, America’s Got Talent, The Voice, school productions, community theater, etc.) We can work on acting, movement and choreography for your audition as well as sound.
Record a CD of your music!
Celeste is an accomplished pianist at the academy who can accompany a singer in any key. We can also record your piano accompaniment for auditions or performances.
We can show you how to accompany yourself on piano and guitar!
Pianists! Guitarists! We would like to show you how to play popular music by ear or lead sheets. It's quick and easy! And you get to play exactly what you want. Play with other musicians, guitarists, singers, saxophonists etc. Sound like a pro, not stiff like a beginner!
Learn to read music. Learn important technical skills. But don't be chained to the notation! Sound better than what's written! We can play a lot more notes than we can read or write -- a lot faster!
At the Academy we produce music, teach voice lessons, music theory, song writing, piano, and more, all through private, one-on-one lessons. We can help you with all of these things. Music theory; arranging for piano and voice, small combos or recording sessions; songwriting and music composition are topics we can work on if you choose.
We love working with children. They are so cute! They benefit from working with a real pro musician who is accomplished, yet loves working with kids!
We enjoy working with adults, too. We are able to help them with their music careers or just play/sing music they love for their own enjoyment.
We work with beginners up to very advanced. It would be our privilege to work with you through all stages of your artistic development!
Our focus is on popular styles: current hits, jazz, blues, R&B, boogie-woogie, rock, pop, country, folk, Broadway, Disney, and popular classical music. We teach all ages, all levels from beginner to very advanced.
Some of the songs that our students are learning:
Play That Song – Train
Heart and Soul – Hoagy Carmichael
All of Me – John Legend
Happy – Pharrell Williams
The Entertainer – Scott Joplin
God Bless the Child – Billie Holiday
Ain’t Too Proud to Beg – The Temptations
Cherry Bomb – The Runaways
Smoke on the Water – Deep Purple
California Dreaming – The Mamas and the Papas
Wagon Wheel – Darius Rucker
Part of Your World – Little Mermaid
Piano Man – Billy Joel
Memory – Cats
Master of the House – Les Miserables
Crazy – Patsy Cline
All About That Bass – Meghan Trainor
Roar – Katy Perry
Girl On Fire – Alicia Keys
Just the Way You Are – Bruno Mars
Fur Elise – Ludwig Van Beethoven
Clair de Lune – Claude Debussy
Sir Duke – Stevie Wonder
Unforgettable – Nat King Cole/Natalie Cole
Original song – student
Insert your favorite song here…
PRICING AND BUSINESS TERMS
$55 per hour payable in advance at time of booking. This is for students who pay for the month (4 sessions) up front -- $220. Single lessons (or trial lessons) are $60 per hour.
24 hour notice cancellation policy.
Non-smoking only. No perfumes or synthetic fragrances. No refunds.
$25 fee for returned checks.
Voice, piano, guitar, bass, saxophone, songwriting, music theory, arranging, and more…
"Everyone told me I was tone-deaf, but you taught me to hear the pitch. It's really fun to come in and sing my favorite songs every week." --- Bob, adult student
"Bradley won't admit it, but I think he really likes to sing! Thanks for suggesting some sports songs like the "Star Spangled Banner" and "Take Me Out to the Ballgame." He will be playing "Yellow Submarine" on piano for our upcoming music camp in Santa Barbara." --- Bradley's parents, 9-year-old student
"Kane is excelling at playing piano, thanks to your instruction. He entertains the whole family with his large repertoire of 7 songs. He plays Happy Birthday at all the family events to help us celebrate. Thanks for letting him sing a song at the end of his piano lesson." --- Kane's grandfather, 7-year-old student
"You were the only vocal coach willing to teach Isabella at 3 years old. Thanks for your patience through her initial shyness. I am so happy she is getting a head start." --- Isabella's mom, 3-year-old student
"My hands don't work like they used to with this arthritis. My piano lesson helps." --- Stan, 85-year-old student