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We Are Hiring an Administrative Assistant

We Are Hiring an Administrative Assistant

DO YOU WANT TO JOIN OUR TEAM? We plan to expand our incredible team at Tampa Bay Music Academy in the near future by adding a part-time Administrative Assistant. If you are interested in learning more or applying for the position, please click here for more details. To learn about other employment opportunities, including faculty teaching openings, please visit the employment page of our website by clicking here.

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Meet the New Teacher:  Cormac Kavanagh

Meet the New Teacher: Cormac Kavanagh

Tampa Bay Music Academy is delighted to welcome Cormac Kavanagh to our music faculty! Cormac has twenty years of experience performing and teaching guitar and piano lessons to students at all levels of experience across a broad range of genres including classical, classic rock, indie, modern, folk, jazz, and pop. Cormac possesses a Grade 8 Distinction in classical guitar granted by the ABRSM (Associated Board of Royal Schools of Music, London) as well as a Distinction in jazz studies and...

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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 conducted a beginner’s orchestra for the Cochabamba Symphonic Foundation in Cochabamba, Bolivia. She played violin for the Municipal Symphonic Orchestra of Cochabamba for six years, and played with the Cochabamba Philharmonic...

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Meet the New Teacher: Shannon French

Meet the New Teacher: Shannon French

Tampa Bay Music Academy is pleased to welcome Shannon French as our newest voice teacher! Shannon has a Bachelor of Music from Southwest Texas State University, and graduated with her Master’s in vocal performance from Louisiana State University. She began teaching in 2001 and most recently served as an adjunct faculty member in the voice department at University of North Carolina Pembroke. Her performance experience includes the following roles: Turnspit in Rusalka, North Carolina Opera...

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Six Things I Learned About Music From Disney Princesses

Six Things I Learned About Music From Disney Princesses

Many of us grew up with Disney’s sorority of impressively musical princesses, and today’s kids are no different. The musician in me always wants to know how all those princesses learned to sing consistently on key despite being chased by evil queens, relegated to housekeeping duties, locked up in towers, and raised in the woods. I’m still not sure, but I can offer a few tips from these magical stories to help us all brave the perils of the practice room. Elsa (Frozen): Let it go! If there’s...

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