The Music From Within Studio

The Music From Within Studio

5.0 (17)
2 hires on Lessons.com
1 employee
21 years in business

About this pro

Amora has been a Music Educator for over 20 years, teaching in various settings throughout the Pacific Northwest, as well as Western Europe. A specialist in Piano, Flute, and Vocal performance, Amora also offers extensive knowledge in Musical Theory and Composition. As a highly trained and certified Music Therapist, Amora has worked in schools across Western Europe, bringing music to life within communities of special needs children and adults. Now settled in the great Pacific Northwest, Amora offers lessons to students from all over the country, who come to receive her instruction and expertise.                           

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Puyallup, WA 98375
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17 Reviews

5.0

  • Kelly Darby

    Mrs Amora’s has a friendly and approachable manner about herself which make makes learning to sing enjoyable, and another plus is that her studio is serene and comfortable.

  • Stephanie Prather

    Our oldest daughter has been Mrs.Bussey’s student for seven years and our youngest daughter for one year. Mrs. Bussey is an amazingly patient, kind and supportive teacher. She is not only an extremely talented musician, but has been a life coach for my daughters. She is the best teacher my daughters have ever had and would recommend her to anyone. Her prices are extremely reasonable and more then worth it. Mrs. Bussey has taught my daughters to love music.

  • Alyssa Boote

    Amora is such a great teacher for my kindergarten age child. She is so patient and teaches in way that engages my child to enjoy her lessons. I am thankful we found her!

  • Shanelle A.

    Her patience and unwavering love for what she does. For her music is personal, it’s a language, a way of life, an emotion. I’ve watched my daughter have the privilege of being under her tutelage for a little over a year and she breathes life into my child. She works with her students at their pace and for my child, she took a very hands on approach to helping her understand concepts even outside of her music.


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What is your typical process for working with a new student?

Lesson times are divided into subjects following the Faber and Faber methodology. Time is spent covering the main lesson unit of the week, where students are taught musical concepts, dictation, notation, phrasing, terminology and pedaling. 

Technique is then addressed, to help students learn how to apply lesson unit concepts, as well as how to achieve maximum precision and efficiency in the mastering of their instrument. 

Performance pieces are included in each lesson, to train the student in choosing ideal pieces for their level, and personality. It is also an essential aid in learning stage presence, how to play for the audience, as well as performance etiquette. 

Classical Repertoire across a vast variety of genres is chosen based on students level and field of study. These pieces are chosen based on upcoming performances, auditions, adjudications, and entrance exams the student may face throughout the year. 

Students are required to complete all scalar studies, including but not limited to: All major Pentatonics, All Major and Minor Diatonics from memorization in order by the Circle of Fifths, all Modal Scales, Chromatic ascending and descending scales, as well as Whole tone Scales. 

Students (age 8 and above) also are required to study music history, and are asked to submit a weekly biography of a chosen composer covering all genres of composition, as well as major music events in history. 

Each lesson also includes units on Theory and Composition, where students are guided through, theoretical analysis, chord structure, note-spelling, scale structure, chordal analysis, comprehension of complex rhythmical patterns, SATB dictation, key signatures, time signatures, and composition construction.  


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

Amora has been a Music Educator for over 20 years, teaching in various settings throughout the Pacific Northwest, as well as Western Europe. A specialist in Piano, Flute, and Vocal performance, Amora also offers extensive knowledge in Musical Theory and Composition. As a highly trained and certified Music Therapist, Amora has worked in schools across Western Europe, bringing music to life within communities of special needs children and adults. Now settled in the great Pacific Northwest, Amora offers lessons to students from all over the country, who come to receive her instruction and expertise.