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Meet our Instructors

Daniel Dekonty, Piano and Voice Teacher Daniel   K.   DeKonty,   Jr.   is   currently   President   of   the   Baldwin   County   Music Teacher’s    Association,    the    local    association    for    the    MTNA.    He    earned    a Bachelor   of Arts   in   Music   with   an   emphasis   in   piano   and   voice   from   Kennesaw State   University.   Daniel   also   studied   undergraduate   music   at   Shorter   College and   Lee   University   as   well   as   post-graduate   work   in   music   education   at   West Georgia University. Daniel   has   been   involved   in   music   education   and   performance   over   the   last twenty   years.   Daniel   has   worked   as   director   of   music   and   fine   arts   at   West Union   Baptist   Church,   Gray’s   Chapel A.M.E.   church,   Church   on   the   Word,   and First Assembly   of   God.   He   believes   that   a   good   musician   should   be   capable   of performing    multiple    genres    of    music    and    teaches    his    students    based    on bringing out their strengths in the styles they enjoy and can most excel in. Daniel   has   been   in   many   choral   and   performance   groups   through   his   music   career.   He   has   performed   in   France,   Germany, Austria,   Switzerland   and   Russia.   A   background   vocalist   for   live   performances   by   Alvin   Slaughter,   Ron   Kenoly,   Lily   Knowles, and   Karen   Wheaton;   He   has   also   been   involved   in   recordings   for   Integrity   Music,   Brentwood   Records,   Benson   and   Pathway Press.
Daniel Dekonty, Piano Teacher at Spanish Fort Academy of Music
Open Monday- Saturday 10 - 5
Kedra Kinney, Violin and Viola Teacher Kedra   has   played   violin   since   starting   at   the   age   of   nine   in   a   fourth   grade string   class.   She   knows   the   value   of   both   the   school   orchestra   setting and   private   lessons.   She   credits   her   early   violin   teachers   with   passing   on a   passion   for   music   by   learning   a   repertoire   of   violin   classics   and   moving ahead   with   challenging   and   enjoyable   music.   Kedra   desires   to   pass   on that    passion    for    music    to    her    students.    Kedra    values    the    benefit    of playing   an   instrument   with   skill   and   the   ability   to   pick   it   up   and   play anytime,   anywhere,   and   for   any   occasion.   She   endeavors   to   pass   onto students a joy in performing and sharing their music with others. Kedra   has   over   ten   years   of   teaching   experience.   In   addition   to   teaching private    violin    lessons,    she    has    taught    general    music    and    orchestra classes at schools in Idaho, Washington, and Minnesota. Kedra   played   violin   with   the   Everett   Symphony   and   currently   plays   at   her   church,   Zion   Lutheran   in   Silverhill.   From   2001   to 2011   she   worked   as   an   ethnomusicologist   specialist   with   Lutheran   Bible Translators   -   facilitating   and   conducting   songwriting and audio drama workshops in Botswana, Namibia, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ghana, Nigeria, and Cameroon. Kedra   holds   a   Master   of   Arts   in   Ethnomusicology   from   Bethel   University,   St.   Paul,   Minnesota   and   a   Bachelor   of   Music, music education major, from the University of Wyoming.
Kedra Kinney, Violin and Viola Teacher
Private Piano and Voice Lessons are $100 a month with a 30 minute lesson once a week.
Hannah Koruschak, Piano Teacher Hannah   Koruschak   began   studying   piano   at   age   six.   Due   to   family   circumstances   she studied   under   multiple   teachers.   While   she   flourished   in   spite   of   change,   It   exposed   to   her the   value   of   consistent   training   and   teachers   who   challenge   their   students   in   every   aspect   of music. Hannah   earned   a   Bachelor   of   Arts   degree   in   Piano   Performance   from   Pensacola   Christian College   in   2015   and   will   receive   her   Master   of   Music   in   Piano   Performance   in   May   2019. As a   piano   teacher,   her   desire   is   sharing   her   passion   and   love   of   music   while   giving   well- rounded   musical   training   to   each   and   every   one   of   her   students.   She   has   enjoyed   teaching students   of   various   ages   and   skill   and   loves   to   see   the   excitement   of   students   when   they grasp a new musical concept or technique.
Hannah Koruschak, Piano Teacher, Spanish Fort, Alabama
Joy Blair, Piano Teacher, Voice Teacher Joy   has   been   teaching   music   for   forty   years   and   is   as   excited   today   as   the   day   she started.   She   finds   great   delight   in   seeing   students   develop,   enjoy,   and   then   use   their gifts   to   bless   others.   Piano   and   vocal   instruction   have   been   her   main   focus,   but   she   also enjoys   teaching   or   directing   all   other   aspects   of   music.   She   received   her   Masters degree   in   Music   Technology/   Secondary   Ed   (   under   the   prestigious   Robert   W   Smith), from   Troy   University   in   Troy,   Al.   Joy   has   taught   every   age   group   possible   and   most enjoys    the    college    campus    classroom.    Beyond    teaching,    she    stays    active    writing, arranging,   and   performing   or   ministering   through   music.   She   will   be   directing   Middle Schoolers   at   Bayshore   Christian   this   coming   Fall.   Being   part   of   the   Steinway   family   in Spanish   Fort   is   just   the   cherry   on   top!   She   knows   that   music   is   the   universal   language and desires to create amazing communicators across the Bay Area.
Joy, Piano Teacher
Bethany Gorman, Piano Teacher Bethany   Gorman   began   playing   piano   at   age   eight.   Her   enthusiasm   for   music   and quick   learning   helped   her   excel   in   playing. As   she   continued   to   study   piano   through private   lessons,   accompanying,   and   competitions,   she   realized   that   music   was   a gift she wanted to share with others. Bethany   received   her   Bachelors   of   Science   in   Music   Education   with   a   Keyboard Emphasis   from   Pensacola   Christian   College   in   the   Spring   of   2017.   Her   experience as   as   undergraduate   student   taught   her   the   value   of   hard   work   and   self-discipline. Upon   receiving   her   Bachelors   degree,   Bethany   realized   that   there   was   so   much more   to   learn   about   music.   She   continued   her   graduate   studies   at   Pensacola Christian   College   and   earned   her   Master   of   Music   degree   in   the   Spring   of   2019. The   amount   of   knowledge   and   growth   that   she   received   from   her   own   professors inspires   her   to   be   the   best   teacher   for   her   students.   Bethany   has   taught   students   of various ages and loves the energy excitement that they bring to each lesson.
Bethany Gorman, Piano Teacher
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Meet our Instructors

Daniel Dekonty, Piano and Voice Teacher Daniel   K.   DeKonty,   Jr.   is   currently   President   of   the Baldwin    County    Music    Teacher’s    Association,    the local     association     for     the     MTNA.     He     earned     a Bachelor   of   Arts   in   Music   with   an   emphasis   in   piano and   voice   from   Kennesaw   State   University.   Daniel also   studied   undergraduate   music   at   Shorter   College and   Lee   University   as   well   as   post-graduate   work   in music education at West Georgia University. Daniel    has    been    involved    in    music    education    and performance   over   the   last   twenty   years.   Daniel   has worked   as   director   of   music   and   fine   arts   at   West Union   Baptist   Church,   Gray’s   Chapel   A.M.E.   church, Church   on   the   Word,   and   First   Assembly   of   God.   He believes   that   a   good   musician   should   be   capable   of performing   multiple   genres   of   music   and   teaches   his students   based   on   bringing   out   their   strengths   in   the styles they enjoy and can most excel in. Daniel   has   been   in   many   choral   and   performance groups   through   his   music   career.   He   has   performed in   France,   Germany, Austria,   Switzerland   and   Russia. A   background   vocalist   for   live   performances   by   Alvin Slaughter,    Ron    Kenoly,    Lily    Knowles,    and    Karen Wheaton;   He   has   also   been   involved   in   recordings   for Integrity    Music,    Brentwood    Records,    Benson    and Pathway Press.
Daniel Dekonty, Piano Teacher

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Open Monday- Saturday 10 - 5
Kedra Kinney, Violin and Viola Teacher Kedra   has   played   violin   since   starting   at   the   age   of nine   in   a   fourth   grade   string   class.   She   knows   the value    of    both    the    school    orchestra    setting    and private     lessons.     She     credits     her     early     violin teachers   with   passing   on   a   passion   for   music   by learning   a   repertoire   of   violin   classics   and   moving ahead   with   challenging   and   enjoyable   music.   Kedra desires   to   pass   on   that   passion   for   music   to   her students.   Kedra   values   the   benefit   of   playing   an instrument   with   skill   and   the   ability   to   pick   it   up   and play   anytime,   anywhere,   and   for   any   occasion.   She endeavors     to     pass     onto     students     a     joy     in performing and sharing their music with others. Kedra   has   over   ten   years   of   teaching   experience. In   addition   to   teaching   private   violin   lessons,   she has   taught   general   music   and   orchestra   classes   at schools in Idaho, Washington, and Minnesota. Kedra   played   violin   with   the   Everett   Symphony   and currently    plays    at    her    church,    Zion    Lutheran    in Silverhill.   From   2001   to   2011   she   worked   as   an ethnomusicologist    specialist    with    Lutheran    Bible Translators   -   facilitating   and   conducting   songwriting and   audio   drama   workshops   in   Botswana,   Namibia, Sierra     Leone,     Liberia,     Ghana,     Nigeria,     and Cameroon. Kedra   holds   a   Master   of   Arts   in   Ethnomusicology from   Bethel   University,   St.   Paul,   Minnesota   and   a Bachelor   of   Music,   music   education   major,   from   the University of Wyoming.
Hannah Roberts, Piano Teacher, Spanish Fort, AL
Private Piano and Voice lessons are $100 a month with a 30 minute lesson once a week.
Joy Blair, Piano Teacher, Voice Teacher Joy   has   been   teaching   music   for   forty   years   and is   as   excited   today   as   the   day   she   started.   She finds    great    delight    in    seeing    students    develop, enjoy,   and   then   use   their   gifts   to   bless   others. Piano   and   vocal   instruction   have   been   her   main focus,   but   she   also   enjoys   teaching   or   directing   all other   aspects   of   music.   She   received   her   Masters degree    in    Music    Technology/    Secondary    Ed    ( under   the   prestigious   Robert   W   Smith),   from   Troy University   in   Troy,   Al.   Joy   has   taught   every   age group    possible    and    most    enjoys    the    college campus   classroom.   Beyond   teaching,   she   stays active     writing,     arranging,     and     performing     or ministering   through   music.   She   will   be   directing Middle     Schoolers     at     Bayshore     Christian     this coming   Fall.   Being   part   of   the   Steinway   family   in Spanish   Fort   is   just   the   cherry   on   top!   She   knows that   music   is   the   universal   language   and   desires to   create   amazing   communicators   across   the   Bay Area.
Hannah Roberts, Piano Teacher, Spanish Fort, AL
Hannah Koruschak, Piano Teacher Hannah   Koruschak   began   studying   piano   at   age   six. Due    to    family    circumstances    she    studied    under multiple    teachers.    While    she    flourished    in    spite    of change,    It    exposed    to    her    the    value    of    consistent training   and   teachers   who   challenge   their   students   in every aspect of music. Hannah   earned   a   Bachelor   of   Arts   degree   in   Piano Performance    from    Pensacola    Christian    College    in 2015   and   will   receive   her   Master   of   Music   in   Piano Performance   in   May   2019.   As   a   piano   teacher,   her desire   is   sharing   her   passion   and   love   of   music   while giving    well-rounded    musical    training    to    each    and every   one   of   her   students.   She   has   enjoyed   teaching students   of   various   ages   and   skill   and   loves   to   see the   excitement   of   students   when   they   grasp   a   new musical concept or technique.
Hannah Koruschak, Piano Teacher, Spanish Fort, Alabama
Bethany Gorman, Piano Teacher Bethany   Gorman   began   playing   piano   at   age   eight. Her   enthusiasm   for   music   and   quick   learning   helped her   excel   in   playing.   As   she   continued   to   study   piano through      private      lessons,      accompanying,      and competitions,   she   realized   that   music   was   a   gift   she wanted to share with others. Bethany   received   her   Bachelors   of   Science   in   Music Education      with      a      Keyboard      Emphasis      from Pensacola   Christian   College   in   the   Spring   of   2017. Her   experience   as   as   undergraduate   student   taught her   the   value   of   hard   work   and   self-discipline.   Upon receiving    her    Bachelors    degree,    Bethany    realized that   there   was   so   much   more   to   learn   about   music. She    continued    her    graduate    studies    at    Pensacola Christian   College   and   earned   her   Master   of   Music degree    in    the    Spring    of    2019.    The    amount    of knowledge   and   growth   that   she   received   from   her own   professors   inspires   her   to   be   the   best   teacher   for her   students.   Bethany   has   taught   students   of   various ages   and   loves   the   energy   excitement   that   they   bring to each lesson.
Gabriella Loiacana, Piano Teacher