Miss Lindsay’s art room is a place where people of all ages can express themselves creatively. Students create their own unique art work, receive inspiration, and share ideas. Miss Lindsay teaches students to draw, paint, and sculpt various subjects of their choice.Read More
Peter Cartwright is a private instructor and performer of piano and organ at The Arts Academy at Steinway Piano Gallery. Peter believes in a flexible and individual teaching approach toward his students and specializes in many styles of music, such as classical, jazz, pop, and boogie-woogie.Read More
Dianne brings over 30 years of experience to The Arts Academy. She believes students are unique individuals, each with their own learning style and potential. Her teaching approach provides structured lessons with fun, encouraging interaction, and fostering development of fundamental skills.Read More
Welcome Emily Hoy to the Steinway team! Under Emily’s guidance, students are encouraged to explore different genres of music and find and develop their vocal skills. Emily’s goal is to strengthen musical competency in all areas including rhythm, sightreading, and ear training, while evaluating the natural dynamic range of each student and enhancing their ability to express emotion through the qualities of tone that they can create.Read More
Ariel Mills has worked with hundreds of music students over the past ten years. In each lesson, her goal is to make the entire learning experience enjoyable. With this in mind, she selects works that will both challenge and inspire her students. She teaches note-reading, ear training, technique, theory and performance, customizing her curriculum to meet the student’s needs.Read more
Rick Moore has been a teacher of piano, organ, and keyboard for the past forty-two years. He utilizes a customized approach to his teaching, based on the student’s goals and aspirations while providing variety and enjoyment in the learning process.Read more
Judy Moslak has been teaching piano for over 20 years. She specializes in ensemble piano and makes the teaching of duets, trios and quartets a regular part of her private-lesson curriculum. Ms. Moslak feels playing ensemble music is an excellent way to teach piano; it improves sight reading, teaches the student how to “get back in,” and demands that the student count accurately and listen to all the parts.Read more
Patricia Noble is a private piano teacher at The Arts Academy with over thirty-five years of teaching experience. She provides a student-centered teaching environment while helping students meet goals and reach a higher level ofmusical technique.Read more
Lori Payton teaches private piano lessons at Steinway Piano Gallery with the goal of enriching the lives of those in the community through music. In addition to teaching, Lori also performs and accompanies at various venues around Michigan.Read more
Larisa Soboleva has a D.M.A in Keyboard Performance and Pedagogy from University of Miami. She offers weekly group lessons for ages 5 through adult and incorporates note-reading, theory, technique, ear training, rhythm instruments, harmonization and performance into her curriculum. Larisa also utilizes music games to keep classes fun and engaging.Read more
After graduating from college with a degree in elementary education and after teaching elementary school for 5 years, Suzanne realized that her true calling was to mentor and to teach young children and adults, not only to play the piano, but also to develop a deep appreciation for music. It is her desire to lead students to an understanding of what is truly at the heart of music.Read more
Erika Thompson provides beginning, intermediate and advanced voice instruction to ages 10 and up. Erika offers a variety of musical styles, including classical, musical theatre, Disney, pop, rock, country, and liturgical.Read More
"Taking lessons at the age of 56 can be done.. at times it seems so hard but the teacher reassured me to keep up with it and takes pieces piece by piece...Beautiful place to go to have this dream coming true." - Greta Gatzke-Evo
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