We offer private lessons in piano and voice throughout the week based on student and instructor availability. To set up an appointment with one of our instructors, please contact Program/Facilities Supervisor, Israel Shasanmi at 770.838.1083 or at ishasanmi@carrollton-ga.gov.

Fee Structure
Half Hour
Member Cost: $30
Non Member Cost: $40

Full Hour
Member Cost: $50
Non Member Cost: $60

Private Lesson Cancellations
Students must cancel lessons by phone or email with at least 24 hours notice. Cancellations are considered excused for illness, family emergency, or severe weather (public school closures). Excused cancellations with sufficient notification will be given a make-up lesson within the month or lesson credit towards the following month. No-shows, or cancellations without sufficient notification is considered a forfeited lesson, no refund will be granted.

The instructor may need to reschedule or cancel a lesson due to illness, family emergency, or holidays. In this case, the instructor will provide a make-up lesson within the month or lesson credit towards the following month.

Instructors

Ciara Hart: Voice
Ciara Hart graduated from Kennesaw State University in 2015 with a B.A. in Theatre and Performance Studies and a B.M. in Choral Music Education. She is the music teacher at Carrollton Middle School where she teaches general music and runs the after school performing arts program that focuses on chorus and musical theatre. During her time at CMS, Ciara has directed several concerts and musical theatre productions. Ciara teaches private voice to students ages 8-18. Voice lessons can focus on a variety of different musical styles/singing techniques depending on the needs and goals of the student.

Greer Lyle: Voice and Piano
Greer Lyle is currently a senior vocal performance major at Georgia State University. She has spent her college career performing with Georgia State University Opera Theater. Her past roles include Mimi from La boheme, Donna Anna from Don’t Giovanni, Berta from Il barbiere di Siviglia, Mother from Hansel and Gretel, Zweiste Dame from Die Zauberföte, and Rebecca Nurse from The Crucible. Greer recently won second place at the 2017 Southeast Regional National Association of Teachers of Singing Competition and recently received an Encouragement award at the 2016 Georgia Metropolitan Opera Council auditions, and the 2016 Mobile Opera Madame Rose Competition. She has placed first in undergraduate voice in the 2015 Atlanta Music Clubs scholarship competition, and has also placed first in her respective voice divisions in the 2014 and 2013 Georgia NATS Competition. Greer is a current staff vocalist at All Saints Episcopal Church in Downtown Atlanta, where she has served for three years. Greer is thrilled to be able to come home and share her talents by teaching students voice and piano lessons at the Carrollton Center for the Arts.

Christen Kimmel: Voice and Piano
Christen Kimmel
earned a Bachelor of Choral Music degree from BaylorUniversity, where she studied applied voice, choral conducting and piano. She taught middle school choir and private voice lessons in Texas before moving toCarrollton in January, 2018. Her areas of focus include classical, musical theater and worship leadership.