I have been playing piano and violin for 14 years. During that time I have had the opportunity to play with the Erie Junior Phil Harmonic and also in their various ensembles. I preformed and studied with them for seven years, four of those spent in the main orchestra. I performed alongside with the Erie Phil Harmonic three separate times and also the Pittsburgh Youth Symphony. I have also performed in the district and regional orchestra for two years and played in the pit orchestra for community theater. I have accompanied on the piano for several choirs, including a local high school and two churches where I was employed as Director of Music. I have always loved music and teaching just came naturally. In my opinion, music is a part of everyone and needs to be expressed. It should be […]
Our next winter concert will take place at the Epstein School Chapel on Sunday, Dec. 6th, 2015. Call us for more details and stay tuned for highlights from our amazing students!
SSM is excited to announce our next spring concert is set for Sunday, May 17th 2015. This event will be held at the Epstein School in the Beit Teffilah. Look forward to seeing you there!!!
We had two fantastic events in December of 2014. The first was our student recital which was held at the Epstein School here in Sandy Springs. The second was our student showcase at Steve’s Live Music. Check out the Highlights Below!
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Ellen Meadows is currently finishing up her degree from Georgia State University in Music Education. Her hometown is Sandy Springs, GA. She has over fifteen years of piano instruction, four years in classical vocal training. She has a strong background of teaching individuals of all ages how to play the piano in various styles and levels of proficiency. Her work in music therapy has included clinicals with children with autism, Athens Advantage Behavioral Health, adults with IDD (Intellectual Development Disabilities) and Camp Cocoon, a camp designed to help children process loss of family and friends.
Her personal commitment to sharing music with the community extends into her working experiences as Music & Choir Director of Our Hope Metropolitan Community Church as well as the leading cantor and pianist at the UGA Catholic Center for Saturday services. She is a singer songwriter […]
I’m very excited to be able to tell you about everything that’s happening at SSM this Summer!
First, is our SSM Frozen Summer Camp. As we all know the Frozen craze has basically taken over the kid’s world this past year, and we can’t wait to help celebrate this amazing movie by doing a review of the songs from the show. The kids will be learning the songs, building little set pieces, costumes and more! This is our first summer camp and we couldn’t be more excited to be putting this on for you! We do still have some spots left for both the June and July camps, so head over to our registration page and you can get signed up there!
Other happenings at SSM, we have our 2nd Showcase coming up in September at Steve’s Live Music. Our last showcase was held in April, […]
SSM is very excited about our next big concert coming up Sunday, May 11th 2014.
This spring concert will be held at the Epstein School and goes from 1:45-6pm. The concert is split into three shows and features performances from all of our students taking lessons. These shows are the highlights of the year for our students and their families.
On April 20th, 2014 we held our first Sandy Springs Music Student Showcase. This was a very small number of our best students showing their skills at a real music venue here in Sandy Springs!
Check out the video below:
Born and raised in Sandy Springs, GA, Rachel’s passion for music and string instruments began when she started to play the violin at the age of nine. Even at that young age, Rachel was the only student in her orchestra to give a solo performance. Since then Rachel has held various leadership positions including concertmaster of the Riverwood High School Orchestra, and has performed at weddings and events throughout Atlanta. She was a 2011 semi-finalist for the Governor’s Honors Program in music, and has performed at the University of Georgia, Kennesaw State University, Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, and Children’s Museum of Atlanta, among others.
Rachel currently attends Kennesaw State University, where she is completing her Bachelor’s degree in Music Education and studies under the direction of Helen Kim (Julliard School). Her experience at KSU includes teaching beginning violin, viola, cello, and bass students in a […]
Sandy Springs Music Winter concert is rapidly approaching. The concert will be held on Sunday, Dec. 15th at the Epstein School in Sandy Springs.
We hope you will be able to join us and we look forward to showing off our amazing students as always!