Faculty

Bette Broward Hunting

Founder, Piano Teacher
bette_elipseBette is a vibrant caring teacher that brings out the best in every student. She has over 40 years of teaching experience and has been an active member of the Maitland and Winter Park community. She received her BA at Hollins College, VA with international studies at the Sorbonne in Paris, France and graduate studies at the Eastman School of Music. She was a piano and theory instructor at Rollins College and  received her Suzuki teacher training at the University of Louisville, KY, University of Wisconsin, University of Hartford, CT, and Chicago,IL.


 

Tina Hunting Gant

Co-Director, Violin, Viola, Cello, Piano Teacher

tina_elipseTina is full of energy and fun. She is an exceptional artist and teacher. Drawing upon her 35 years of teaching experience, she motivates and nurtures her students to reach their full potential. Founder, Canfield Suzuki Strings School, Orlando Philharmonic, Lakes Opera Orchestra, Cleveland Pops Orchestra and active chamber music performer. New England Conservatory, Bachelor of Music, Eastman School of Music, Master of Music. Suzuki training Chicago, IL, Stevens Point, WI, Eastman School, Ithaca College, NY and University of Louisville, KY.





Brad Gant

Co-Director, Piano Teacher

brad-elipseBrad is a kind patient teacher. He is an accomplished pianist and church musician that performs regularly. He is the Canfield United Methodist Church, Pianist/Organist and has been a Piano Instructor at Rollins College and the South Shore Conservatory in the Boston area. He has a Bachelor of Music in piano performance from the Eastman School of Music and a Master of Music in piano performance from the New England Conservatory.

 

 


 

Melissa Meghdadi

Piano Teacher
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Ms. Meghdadi specializes in teaching young children how to cultivate their musical skills through a patient and nurturing approach. Her greatest attribute is finding the music that excites her students and motivates them to practise. Most often this includes teaching current popular music, arrangements and adaptations. She has a BA from Mannes College of Music, in New York City and a MM in piano performance from the Florida State University.