Flying Hands Music lessons in Louisville, KY

We offer private and group lessons in almost any instrument and voice. The standard private lesson is conducted once a week for a half hour. We are also extremely flexible and will offer hour lessons at a discounted rate. Please call for information on rates, group lessons or our Rock School.

Our instructors are professional musicians who are well respected in the local music community. Currently, we employ 20 teachers who have many achievements collectively and individually, from touring all over the world to graduating from outstanding music programs, and all whom have a love for teaching their instrument.

Our students have gotten accepted into such prestigious programs as the Louisville Youth Orchestra, Youth Performing Art School (YPAS), and music programs at the University of Louisville, Belmont University in Nashville, and Berklee Music College in Boston, just to name a few! We have state-of-the-art facilities with pianos, drums, amplifiers, iPod stations and comfortable waiting areas.
Lessons Offered
  • Banjo
  • Bass
  • Drums
  • Flute
  • Guitar
  • Mandolin
  • Percussion
  • Piano
  • Trumpet
  • Violin
  • Voice
Highlights and Features
  • 3 recitals per year
  • All private lessons
  • Rock school offered
  • 2 convenient locations
  • Degreed, qualified instructors
  • No registration fees
  • Family discounts
  • Additional discounts available
Contact Information
Phone Number (502) 254-9097
City Louisville, KY
Zip Code 40243
Address 12211 Old Shelbyville Rd, Ste B
Key People
Brian Curella
Brian Curella, founder and owner of Flying Hands School of the Arts, began playing the guitar at 9 years old at Cot Haynes School of Music. He played his first gig at the age of 11. Brian studied for 3 years in Bellarmine’s jazz program and Music Business at Belmont University in Nashville.
Pete Peterson
Piano & Voice
Pete Peterson is known in the rock and jazz scene as a keyboard-wiz. He also has many years of experience as a keyboard salesman. Studying piano since his youth, Pete can truly cover all the bases. He studied at the University of Louisville before going into the military.
Hugh Petersen
Percussion & Wind Instruments
Hugh Petersen toured Europe at 16. He’s recorded with Archie Buck, Playboys and The Desperados Steel Band. Hugh won scholarships and attended Juilliard, Berkeley, University of North Carolina and Pace University in New York City. Hugh has taught at Columbia University, Barnard College and Duke.
Stephen Couch
Guitar, Banjo
Stephen Couch is a singer, songwriter, and multi-string player. With a background in music and art from Eastern Kentucky University, Stephen is proficient on banjo, guitar, dobro, mandolin, and electric bass.
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