Music Lessons

Managing Director Elysabeth Muscat Hegab offers private voice and piano lessons at the studio.  She is a professional opera singer who has a Master of Music degree from the Mannes College of Music, sang leading roles in top European Opera Houses, and was Chair of the Peabody Preparatory Voice Department of Johns Hopkins University, where she taught for 15 years. She is an accomplished pianist who accompanies her students in lessons and plays a wide piano repertoire of Bach, Beethoven, Brahms, Mozart, Handel, Schubert, Chopin, Debussy, Mendelssohn, Scarlatti, Kabalevsky, Albeniz, Ginastera, Gershwin, and more.  For a full bio click here.  Music students who are ready may participate in the annual Spring Recital at the Hylton Performing Arts Center, Merchant Hall. Watch a trailer here!  Dance students can conveniently schedule lessons before or after dance classes, and family members can take a music lesson while waiting for their dancer while they’re in class!  Read this ARTICLE in Gainesville Lifestyle Magazine about Elysabeth Muscat.

Rates:  $45 for 30 minutes;  $60 for 45 minutes;   $80 for 60 minutes

Student News!

  • Jake Miller toured the US as Gustave in Love Never Dies, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s sequel to Phantom of the Opera.  He starred in the title role in Oliver at Arena Stage in DC, sang in the NY Summer Spectacular with the Radio City Rockettes at Radio City Music Hall, performed a lead role in Freaky Friday at the Arlington Signature Theater in DC and on the National Tour.  He also has done voice over work for ESPN, The Mother Goose Club, starred in the School of Rock Promo, and sang America the Beautiful at the US Open Tennis Tournament.
  • Ashley Jeffers was accepted to Shenandoah Conservatory and All State Chorus.
  • Carleigh Hopkins performed numerous lead roles at regional theaters and was accepted to the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in NYC.
  • Student Casey McMahon attended the Interlochen Summer Institute with a Merit Scholarship.
  • Amanda Krew was accepted to Manhattan School of Music, Peabody Conservatory, Oberlin Conservatory, New England Conservatory, Cincinnati College Conservatory, and won 1st place in State and Regional NATS Competitions.
  • For more student accomplishments please click here.