We at The Music Academy for the Performing Arts are dedicated to our goal of instilling in each student a love of music and the independence to pursue it for a lifetime; either as a career or as an avocation. We ensure that each child achieves musical literacy and understanding through creativity, music, musical experiences, time-management, and problem solving skills.
The Louisiana Academy of Performing Arts (LAAPA) is a private academy of the performing arts offering music lessons and dance classes at our three campus locations in Covington, Mandeville, and New Orleans, LA. Our schools serve students and parents from the surrounding communities of New Orleans, Metairie, Kenner, River Ridge, Harahan, Slidell, Madisonville, and Folsom, LA.
We offer private 30-minute and 45-minute music lessons. Our university trained instructors are highly qualified and have performance experience. Most importantly, our instructors strive to relate their teaching to each individual student's learning style.
Kristin Samuelson, aka Dr. Sam, has taught hundreds of people from age 7 to 70 how to sing. She has been teaching singing for over 25 years, primarily in New York City, but has now embraced New Orleans as her home. She is available for singing lessons, song coaching, voice therapy, singing for actors and speech coaching.
Do you want to learn guitar but dont know where to start? Maybe youve been playing, but youre stuck in one place and not sure what your next step should be. Youve already taken the first step in the right direction! Ill teach you to become that player-the player who is able to play any music they like, as well write their own songs. Your learning pace will be consistent and efficient, and your growth as a player will be substantial.
We offer a variety of lessons designed to work with your learning style and unique goals. Located in South Baton Rouge, We offer private piano lessons as well as group classes in the state-of-the-art lab. Whether you want to learn classical repertoire, pop, or just the basics, instruction will be tailored to the individual to meet your expectations, in a private or group lesson environment that is right for you.
Music lessons are rewarding for students of all ages and ability levels. We take care to teach what you want to learn. Beginners are welcome! Students have the undivided attention of the teacher and can progress at a level suited to them. Our instructors strive to relate their teaching to each individual student's learning style.
Dr. Laura Broughton believes that music should always be fun and rewarding. She is a Nationally Certified Teacher of Music, with experience teaching private piano lessons to all ages from 4 to senior adults, male and female, and skill level from beginner to advanced. Voice students from teenage through senior adult are accepted. She teaches online or in her studio, which is located in a comfortable and attractive setting in Hattiesburg, MS, convenient to Lamar, Forrest, Marion, and Jones Counties. She holds Bachelor of Music, Master of Music, and Doctor of Musical Arts degrees, and is a Nationally Certified Teacher of Music. Preschool small group classes are offered, with parent or caregiver in attendance. Please specify times you are available for lessons and price range you are comfortable with. Fees are standard; same for everyone, but for obvious reasons fees are not published on the internet. Musical training brings pleasure, self-confidence, and poise that will last a lifetime. A number of Dr. Broughton's students have earned significant scholarships based on their musical achievements and skills. Contact Dr. Broughton for a time to set up a free initial telephone interview to determine if you or your child and Dr. Laura will be a good musical "fit."
We are dedicated to providing instruction in a nurturing and friendly environment. Our goal and mission are to create a life long love for music. Our instructors are versatile in performing as well as teaching.
I have a heart for private violin lessons and providing a solid musical foundation for students of all ages and ability levels. I believe one of the great benefits of quality instruction is the opportunity it gives students to follow their love for music wherever it may take them. Because I had parents and teachers dedicated to my musical development I was able to follow my musical passions into college.