Piano with Ariel Bui
Ariel founded Melodia Studio in 2011and loves teaching beginner and intermediate students of all ages. With academic and professional training in Piano Pedagogy, the art of teaching piano, she uses a variety of methodologies to fit each student's needs. Ariel earned an Artium Baccalaureus in Music from Rollins College in 2009 and has been a member of the Music Teachers National Association (MTNA), Tennessee Music Teachers Association (TMTA), and Nashville Area Music Teachers Association (NAMTA). She also composes and performs as a guitarist singer-songwriter here in Music City, as well as working with non-profits around Nashville. Learn more at www.arielbui.com
Piano with Amaia Aguirre
Ms. Amaia studied classical piano and guitar at Larrabetzuko Musika Eskola, a music conservatory in the Basque country of Spain, between the ages of 7 to 16. She then branched off to study Blues & Boogie-Woogie at the “Blues School of Barcelona”. She earned a master’s degree in Pedagogy (Education) and can also be found around town as an educator at Montessori East & more! Ms. Amaia also performs with local rock bands like Thelma and the Sleaze, and believes in cultivating passion & pleasure for music as a self-expressive art.
Guitar with Anne McCue
Anne McCue studied piano as a child and switched to guitar in her teens with the dream of becoming a lead guitarist. She studied jazz guitar and music theory with Australian jazz legend Bruce Clarke. Since then she has toured the world as a solo artist and support musician, recorded seven of her own albums, played on albums by artists such as Robyn Hitchcock and Michelle Shocked, and has produced albums for Scott Miller, Emma Swift and Ellen Starski, to name a few. As a teacher, Anne likes to find each student's individual and unique path to musical and creative expression, whilst having fun along the way.