Farrel Capek

FullSizeRenderHi My name is Farrel Capek, and I have over 10 years of professional experience in the music industry, with my first paid performance at the age of 11. I have performed across the country from Atlanta to LA. I have trained with numerous world renowned vocal instructors including Seth Riggs – vocal coach to Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, Ray Charles, and over 150 other Grammy winners. While I teach across all genres, I specialize in Pop, Rock, R&B, Classical, and Musical Theater. In our lessons I will teach students how to sing with proper vocal technique, how to record in the studio, how to perform for an audience, and how to audition. If a student is interested in creating their own music, I will also teach them necessary songwriting skills they may need to know […]

By |July 26th, 2017|Piano, Teachers, Voice|0 Comments

Lucas Tarrant – Voice & Piano

Lucas_Tarrant_HeadShotLucas is a southwest Missouri native. Studying both piano and voice from the age of 5, Lucas continued his studies by attending undergraduate and graduate school at Oklahoma City University where he received degrees in Vocal Performance, Vocal Music Education, and Choral Conducting. While in Oklahoma City, he maintained a voice and piano studio of nearly 50 students and taught music education, voice and conducting at his alma mater. Additionally, he has professional experience in the performance world. He has been seen in nearly 30 productions both university and professional alike.
Entering his 7th year of teaching, he brings a varied, informed, and individual approach to his pedagogy: “I believe that music is powerful and emotional, thus a large part of learning to sing and play is overcoming a fear of judgment and indulging in the excitement. Singing should […]

By |July 18th, 2017|Piano, Teachers, Voice|0 Comments

Rebecca Reid – Voice, Piano Teacher

Rebecca R.Rebecca, born and raised in Georgia, started singing and playing piano at a young age, and developed a love for music both on and off the stage.

While earning her Bachelor’s degree in Music with Elective Studies in Business from the University of West Georgia, Rebecca had the opportunity to perform with the UWG Choir, UWG Jazz Band, and various gigs with “Shades of Red”, a trio which she co-founded. She also spent time singing at St. Oliver’s Catholic Church as part of the Life Teen Band, and is currently cantoring with the band at St. Jude Catholic Church for the Life Teen contemporary service. Performing music from a variety of genres allowed her to gain passion for classical, contemporary, musical theater, and jazz works.

Additionally, Rebecca worked behind the scenes in the music and entertainment industry. Some of her experience includes […]

By |May 15th, 2017|Piano, Teachers, Voice|0 Comments

Nicholas Chambers – Saxophone, Clarinet, Piano Instructor

Nicolas Chambers, a West Georgia native, has played saxophone and piano for 15 years. While attending Bremen High School, Chambers performed in the District Honor and All State bands and traveled to the University of Georgia, Southern Oregon University, and Shell Lake, Wisconsin for saxophone workshops. During those workshops Chambers met and worked the saxophone professors from the Universit64102_592036694141360_1618782192_n 521679_516015361743494_150765418_ny of Minnesota, University of Iowa, University of Wyoming, and the University of West Georgia (UWG). Throughout his freshman and sophomore years at UWG, Chambers was a saxophone soloist with the Mount Holly Church’s praise team and worked with many of West Georgia’s most well respected performers. Chambers currently studies at Kennesaw State University (KSU) for a degree in

Jazz Performance. Over the summer semester of 2015, Nicolas studied with […]

By |March 17th, 2017|Blog, Brass & Woodwinds, Piano, Teachers, Teachers' Corner|0 Comments

Jennifer Christie

Jennifer Christie, mezzo-soprano, holds a Bachelor of Music Degree in Vocal Performance from Millikin University. She completed her Master of Music degree at Georgia State University in December 2007, and is in the voice studio of Kathryn Hartgrove. Jennifer was recently seen performing the roles of Nicklausse in Les Contes d’Hoffman and Harry in Albert Herring at Georgia State University. She has also performed roles in scenes from Hansel and Gretel, Saint of Bleecker Street, Louise, Wolfy, Cold Sassy Tree, Cosi fan Tutte, Ballad of Baby Doe, Sir John in Love, Alcina, Falstaff, and Marriage of Figaro.

Jennifer attended the Blas International Summer School of Irish Traditional Music and Dance in Limerick, Ireland during the summer of 2000. In the summer of 2002, she participated in La Musica Lirica Opera Festival in Urbania, Italy. She also performed in the Harrower Opera Workshop during the summers of 2006 and 2007.

Jennifer is currently […]

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