Ztunes Music Owner, Flute, Adult Piano, Mini Maestros
A native of Washington, DC, Karen has performed and taught throughout the United States, Mexico, and Canada. She has played with orchestras including the Atlanta Symphony, Vancouver Symphony (Canada), and Orquesta Sinfonica de la UANL (Monterrey, Mexico).
Teaching since 2000, her students have been known to place in honors groups, youth orchestras, competitions, and sit first chair in their bands. Many of her students have gone on to pursue professional careers in music at prestigious conservatories and universities.
Atlanta native, Jenny Chun, began violin and piano at 8 years old. She is a graduate of the University of Michigan School of Music, Theater, & Dance. Upon graduating from the University of Michigan in 2011, she began teaching at the Albany Music School in California’s Bay Area and then at the William Pu Music Academy in Alpharetta, GA. She also specialized in group and duet classes for 5 year olds on the violin, drums, guitar, and piano.
Ms. Jenny continues to teach students of all ages and is most passionate about teaching beginner violin students.
Mary catherine davis
Violin, Beginner Piano
A native of Dunwoody, Mary Catherine Davis, began playing violin at 10 years old. She is currently studying Music Education at Kennesaw State University. She is a member of the KSU Symphony Orchestra and is studying under the direction of Atlanta Symphony Orchestra first violinist, Kenn Wagner.
She is passionate about teaching music and strives to make learning an instrument a fun and inviting experience for children. She believes that making music and enabling kids to do so provides them with a tool that they can use in all aspects of their life. From personal experience, she knows that music can be something to look forward to in life and strives to make this the case for her students
Ms. Shana has a background in music performance as well as early childhood and high school education.
She is a member of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Chorus and performs as a featured soloist at several area churches and community organizations. While at UGA, she was a member of the exclusive a capella performing ensemble Noteworthy.
She has played piano since the age of 4 and French Horn since the age of 9, and has performed with ensembles such as the Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra, UGA Concert Bands, Oak Grove UMC Orchestra, and the Atlanta Community Symphony Orchestra, as well as freelance engagements.
Ms. Shana holds a Master's Degree in Education from Georgia State University and a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from the University of Georgia. She is especially skilled at helping each child feel supported and successful, engaging young learners, and explaining musical concepts in an accessible way.
Horn, Trumpet, Piano, Ukulele
Taylor began playing horn at age 12, and piano at age 14. He then went on to receive a Bachelor's Degree in Music Composition and a Master's Degree in Horn Performance from Georgia State University. Since completing his degrees in 2015, Taylor has freelanced and taught private lessons, masterclasses, and sectionals throughout the local Atlanta area.
Taylor is passionate about private music instruction because he believes that a foundation in music enriches all other parts of your education and experiences, and instills an appreciation that you will take with you for the rest of your life!
Carolyn began playing piano at 8 years old, and oboe at 11 years old. She holds a Bachelors from GSU, a Masters from New York University, and an Artist Certificate from GSU in Music Performance. Carolyn has previously performed in New York and the Southeast and currently freelances in the Metro Atlanta area. She has been teaching privately since 2010 and has experience teaching children on both piano and oboe.
Carolyn believes music helps children learn responsibility, patience, and focus that they can apply to other areas or interests in their future, along with the instrument they are learning how to play. The most important factor, however, is having fun during lessons while gaining all those valuable skills!
Guitar, Ukulele, Beginning Piano
Daniel Melton is a professional Atlanta, GA guitarist, composer, and educator known for adapting to various genres of music; notably Jazz, Blues, Rock, Funk, R&B, Gospel, and Metal.
A native of Hiram, GA, Daniel began performing with his first band, Tortus, at the age of 14 and recorded his first CD at age 15. In 2016 Daniel graduated from Georgia State University with a Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies. During his time at Georgia State he studied music overseas in China and played alongside the GSU Jazz Band with jazz greats Donny McCaslin, Joey Defrancesco, Paquito D’rivera, Bobby Shew, and Mike Abene. He currently performs all around the Atlanta area with the Ray Howard Band, CHOPS, Onstage Atlanta, Mr. Bighead, and plays Gospel on Sundays.
Daniel is very passionate about teaching and strives to find ways to excite creativity and curiosity in his students. He believes retaining the mind of a beginner and always striving to learn and hear new things is the key to being a successful musician.
Logan Souther began studies in piano and bassoon at age 12 followed shortly by studies in orchestral conducting. At 19 he founded the Gainesville Sinfonietta, a professional orchestra which presents free concerts in North Georgia. He went on to earn a Bachelors in Piano Performance and a Masters in Orchestral Conducting from Georgia State University. Logan maintains an active schedule as a piano teacher and recitalist, vocal coach, and conductor in the Atlanta area.
Logan believes in a well rounded music education and teaches his students not only piano technique but musicianship. He is passionate about teaching his students how to study, understand, and ultimately to enjoy music as an important part of one's life.
Mr. Greg was born in Mobile, Alabama and began playing the drums at age fifteen by creating his own drum set, using a variety of materials from his parent’s garage. After developing as an artist, he studied at the Atlanta Institute of Music and the world famous Collective School of Music, known by some as the "Drummers Collective", in New York City. Being there allowed him the experince of learning first hand from well known drummers such as Pat Petrillo (Patti Labelle, Gloria Gaynor), Nathaniel Townsley (Mariah Carey, Stevie Wonder), and Sandy Gennaro (Cyndi Lauper, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts).
His persistence and talent provided him with the chance to work with the award-winning rap group, Outkast on their album Stankonia, which sold over five million records worldwide. He’s also worked with legendary rapper Chuck D from the group Public Enemy.
Greg now teaches drum lessons to students of all ages. In addition to teaching, Greg continues to perform and perfect his craft by expressing his versatility in various genres of music including, Gospel, R&B, Rock, Blues, Jazz, Funk, Reggae, Afrobeat, and Latin. He has also branched out into music production and recording, using his creative skills to collaborate with musicians and vocalists.