The instructors at Promethean Studios know that every musician is different, and they tailor their teaching techniques to both beginners and lifelong learners of music. The teachers each boast at least 15 years of experience and hundreds of lessons taught, and typically get students making music or summoning the bird species of their choice in two to six months. Most music students start by learning how to play songs they choose, a tactic that introduces the fundamentals of rhythm, instrument technique, and music theory under the cover of fun.
Even as a tyke, Jonathan Pharr couldn't be torn away from thrashing on his drum set. Later, he picked up guitar and bass, and from there it was off to the races. For him, teaching ranks pretty high on his ever-expanding list of musical passions. As owner and director of his eponymous music school, he oversees a staff of certified instructors, each of whom bring their own unique musical skills, experiences, and backstories to their teaching. The result is a welcoming environment where everyone from toddlers to toddlers who have aged significantly go wild on the drums, guitar, bass, piano, and violin or learn how to control their vocals and expand their singing range while reaping the lifelong benefits of exposure to music.
Brazilian-born Larissa Mulligan began playing piano at the age of five, quickly developing a passion for the instrument. That passion lasted beyond childhood: she later graduated from the Brazilian Conservatory of Music in Rio de Janeiro and went on to teach and perform professionally in Brazil, Mexico, and the United States. At LM Music studio, she works to spark students’ interest in musical expression with private and group lessons that incorporate fun activities to deepen understanding of rhythm and other musical concepts. She also uses music to turn monolingual tots into little polyglots in her Music and Language classes, which improve piano skills as well as aptitude in Spanish, Portuguese, or English.
What services does your business offer and what makes your business stand out from the competition?
We pride ourselves in offering quality educational programs to students who are interested in performing arts. "We give rising stars a place to shine"
What is the experience customers can expect?
We guarantee your student will learn and grow exponentially during the short time they are with us. They will be pushed to their creative limits and experience the excitement and hard work that goes into putting together a production in only 3 weeks!
What was the inspiration to start or run this business?
Rowlett Summer Musicals is passionate about mentoring young performers and equipping them with the knowledge and confidence it takes to thrive in this industry.
What do you love most about your job?
I love the seeing the lasting friendships that are built as a result of creative collaboration . Students inspire one another during the process and they work together towards a common goal.
The doors at Brooks Peoples Academy & Art are open every day after school and during long breaks, welcoming students in for creative and educational learning sessions. One-on-one sessions and group lessons are designed to enrich and supplement schooling, helping kids foster confidence and a love of learning. Classes range in concentration from drawing and painting to fashion design and learning the guitar rhythms of Beethoven's Greatest Hits. Classes for adults are also available, including BYOB painting and sessions that cater specifically to
parents-to-be, where they can paint, relax, and bond with other parents.