How to Choose a Music Teacher

How to Choose a Music Teacher

Let’s face it. Music teachers are a dime a dozen. Anybody can hang out a shingle and offer lessons, whether they’ve been playing their instrument for 5 years or 30. And choosing someone with a music degree doesn’t always guarantee a good fit either. Being a great...
Meet the New Teacher:  Valeria Frege

Meet the New Teacher: Valeria Frege

Tampa Bay Music Academy is delighted to welcome Valeria Frege to our string faculty! Valeria has more than a decade of experience teaching private lessons to students from age 6 through undergraduate college students. In addition to individual instruction, Valeria...
Grand Opening in Lutz

Grand Opening in Lutz

  Tampa Bay Music Academy is excited to announce that we are moving to a new location!  Our years on Tarpon Springs Road have been wonderful and have brought many students into our TBMA family.  We will miss Odessa, but we are not moving far!  Our new home will...
When Should My Child Begin Violin Lessons?

When Should My Child Begin Violin Lessons?

Most children begin to show an affinity for music at a very young age. Some children start showing an interest in musical instruments as young as three or four years old, and five is the age many piano teachers recommend beginning lessons. But stringed instruments are...
Meet the New Teacher: Amanda Cappello

Meet the New Teacher: Amanda Cappello

Tampa Bay Music Academy is pleased to welcome Amanda Cappello as the newest member of our teaching staff! Amanda will be our first string teacher, giving us the opportunity to serve the needs of violin students in addition to other concentrations. Amanda studied music...

Is It Too Late To Learn An Instrument?

As adults, we often look back with regret at the things we could’ve done, but didn’t. For many, music lessons top the list of those “should haves.” I have talked to many, many adults who lament the fact that they gave up music lessons as a child. These conversations...