music note
Play More Music offers private music instruction by highly qualified local teachers. Some instructors offer the opportunity to audit one lesson. We love teaching and you will love learning! All instruments are taught.

Piano Teachers

Shakirah Muhammad

Shakirah A’isha Muhammad is a classically trained violinist from Lawrenceville, Georgia. Her violin training began at the age of 12 when she began private lessons with Adam Crane. Her involvement in the music world continued with Emory University’s Encore Music Camp, The Gwinnett County Youth Symphony Orchestra, Kendall Youth Symphony Orchestra, Gwinnett Symphony Orchestra, and…

Aja Brimm

Aja Brimm began her musical journey at the age of eight years old in Atlanta, Georgia. She began with piano, and followed with voice not long after, where she found her true passion. She is a graduate of Jackson State University where she studied Vocal Performance. At Jackson State, she was a part of many…

Juan Ramirez

Juan Pablo Ramirez-Gonzalez is a multi-instrumentalist who teaches violin, piano, voice, and guitar. He graduated from Gwinnett County with honors, where he was involved with the Gwinnett Youth Symphony and was the Concert Master for his high school chamber orchestra. Juan was the previous youth and adult choir director for St. Marguerite, Lawrenceville, Ga, for…

Jessica Rose

Jessica Rose started learning how to play the piano when she was three years old. She grew up around a very musical family who encouraged her to play several instruments, including the drums and the flute. She has played in various recitals, at churches, and in performances with her mother, who is a flutist. Jessica…

Patrick Tabeek

Patrick Chase Tabeek is a violist and violinist who has been playing and performing since the age of 5. He is also proficient on piano. Patrick has multiple solo and ensemble awards from Florida state competitions, as well as Broward County, where he attended high school at the acclaimed Dillard Center for the Arts. Patrick…

Brandon K Smith

Brandon K Smith (b. 1994) is an Atlanta based composer, arranger, and songwriter currently studying for his master’s degree at the Georgia State University School of Music. In April 2020, he received first place in the musical composition category of the Georgia State Undergraduate Conference, for a presentation and composition dedicated to mathematical techniques in…

Samantha Hefner

Samantha Hefner began learning piano when she was five years old. She has since played many performances, including recitals, restaurants, and churches, and competed in various piano competitions.  She loves the expression and creativity that comes with playing an instrument. Samantha looks forward to teaching the fundamentals of piano with patience, excitement, and friendliness. She hopes…

Jessica Hill

Jessica Hill is a graduate of Jacksonville State University where she earned a Bachelor’s degree in general music with a vocal performance concentration and film minor. Jessica began studying voice at an early age. She debuted in her first opera, Hansel and Gretel, at the age of eleven. Since then, her passion for music has…

Scotty Bryan

Scott Bryan is a graduate of James Madison University where he received a degree in Cultural Anthropology with a focus on Ethnomusicology and a minor in Music Industry.  Also while at Madison, He participated in the Jazz Studies program. Currently he is a member of Cinetrope, The Atlanta Funk Society, 3052 Dub Collective, Abby Wren…

Kendall Murray

Kendall Murray is a musician from Atlanta Georgia who has been playing cello since he was five. He then learned drums, bass guitar, and electronic music production. Kendall was trained with the Suzuki Method by Nan Kemberling, one of Atlanta’s premier cellists. He has also studied with David Starkweather of University of Georgia. Kendall has…

“After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.” Aldous Huxley