The Music Institute Private & Group Lessons in Lexington, KY

Since its inception in 1997, we have provided Kentucky students of all ages and experience levels the opportunity to study music.

Our over twenty professional teachers bring many years of experience and training into the studio. Along with exposure to this expertise, our Lexington music students also participate in recitals, master classes, music festivals, and competitions that ultimately provide them with a lifetime of musical fulfillment.

Being a non-profit community music school enables us to serve Central Kentuckians of all ages, abilities and financial means. If you or someone you know is interested in music study, please call us. We'd be delighted to give you a tour of our facility and schedule a consultation with one of our music professionals.
Lessons Offered
  • Guitar
  • Music Theory
  • Piano
  • Strings
  • Trumpet
  • Voice
Contact Information
Phone Number (859) 273-9991
City Lexington, KY
Zip Code 40517
Address 3600 Tates Creek Road
Professional Associations and Certifications
  • Music Teachers National Association
  • National Guild for Community Arts Education
Music Teachers National AssociationNational Guild for Community Arts Education
Products and Services
Private lessons are available for students of all ages and levels on most instruments, including voice. Our teachers are highly trained, experienced musicians, most with graduate degrees in their field of expertise. Each lesson is designed to fit the needs of the student that will help refine their technical and musical skills for a rewarding experience.
Key People
Mylinda K. Dockery
Mylinda K. Dockery
Mylinda K. Dockery is founder and Executive Director of The Music Institute of Lexington in Kentucky. Now in its 14th year, The Music Institute of Lexington serves 675 students with 450 students on subsidized tuition. In 1995, Ms. Dockery founded the Trinity Music Academy in Troy, North Carolina, which is a church-based community music school.
Leah Hagel
Leah Hagel
Originally from Connecticut, cellist Leah Hagel is currently completing her DMA at the University of Kentucky where she was awarded the Kentucky Opportunity Fellowship and won the 2010 Concerto Competition. Ms. Hagel began her studies at the University of Michigan as a Rogel Scholar before transferring to the University of Wisconsin. She completed her MM at Boston University.
Chris Little
Chris Little
Christopher Little began playing the clarinet at age 12. He received a BM in Clarinet Performance from Missouri State University in 2008, then moved to Lexington to pursue an MM in Clarinet Performance at the University of Kentucky. Upon arriving, Christopher added an MA in Musicology, which has since transformed into the pursuit of the terminal degree in that field, a PhD.
Austin Bralley
Austin Bralley
Austin Bralley is a student at the University of Kentucky finishing his bachelor’s degree in music education. He is originally from Radcliff, KY. During his time at UK, Austin has performed with the UK Jazz Ensemble, Wind Ensemble, Orchestra, Trombone Choir, Opera Theater, and was a 3-year section leader in the Wildcat Marching Band
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