Indiana Fine Arts Academy

Indiana Fine Arts Academy

8 employees
8 years in business

About this pro

I have almost 30 years of experience teaching music, mostly piano and voice.  Helping students discover their talents is what motivates me to teach.  Every student is unique requiring a tailored experience which makes the job of teaching ever changing and challenging.

I am a 1995 honors graduate of the Jordan College of Fine Arts at Butler University and have worked as a church organist, choir director, worship leader and as a professional musician in the Indianapolis area.

You can learn more about me at or through the non profit that I started to connect people with affordable, quality instruction at

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Indianapolis, IN 46236
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What is your typical process for working with a new student?

I evaluate their level of accomplishment and ascertain areas of strengths and to grow in order to formulate a tailored teaching plan.

What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

I have a degree in music from Butler University as well as a degree in psychology.  This is in addition to numerous trainings, clinics and professional organizations ensuring that my teaching techniques are always improving.

Do you have a standard pricing system for your lessons? If so, please share the details here.

$18 per 30 minutes

$27 for 45 minutes

$36 for 60 minutes

How did you get started teaching?

I began teaching children that I babysat starting at age 16.

What types of students have you worked with?

I have had the pleasure of teaching students as young as 4 all the way through senior adults.  Additionally, I work with students who have physical and developmental challenges, especially ADD, ADHD and autism.

Describe a recent event you are fond of.

Students from my non profit perform for assisted living and nursing home facilities in the area and I love to the joy music brings my students and the residents.

What advice would you give a student looking to hire a teacher in your area of expertise?

It is important to be comfortable with the instructor.  As a result, having a meet and greet or talking over the phone is always a good idea.

What questions should students think through before talking to teachers about their needs?

What is the motivation for the lessons?  What does success look like?