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The Teaching Team

The passion begins with our instructors

Laurie Brooks

Instructor of Voice and Piano

Laurie Brooks Laurie Brooks M. M. Ed. graduated with a degree in Musical Arts from Johnson University. She completed her Master’s in Music Education from Liberty University and is currently completing her Ph.D. in Music and Worship Studies. She is certified through the Northwest Institute of Voice. She has previously taught voice and piano in her own studio and at The First Academy in Orlando. Currently, she teaches Music Appreciation for Liberty University Online. She also teaches Vocal Pedagogy and Private Voice for Johnson University Florida.

Lauren Brooks

Instructor of Guitar, Bass, Ukulele

Lauran Brooks is a senior at Liberty University, graduating in May 2021. She has majored in Fine Arts and Music. Lauran plays the guitar, the bass, the mandolin, ukulele, and the drums. Lauran has taught these instruments for the past four years. She and her sister are signed with“Little Bird Big Sound Recording Studio.” Their music can be found on iTunes and all music platforms.

Christy Dillon

Instructor of Piano

Christy has always had a love for music, and has a passion to pass that love on to the next generation. At the age of 6, she began taking piano lessons. She joined band in the 5th grade, playing flute and auxiliary percussion. She majored in music in college, then joining the choir and later some small ensembles. After graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in Music, she moved herself to Florida to sing in an eight-part a cappella group, The Voices of Liberty, at Walt Disney's EPCOT. Since she began her journey in Florida, she has sung in Sweet Adeline's quartets and on studio sessions, taught piano lessons, and has been involved at her church in choirs, ensembles and small groups.