IN MURFREESBORO, TN
Ridenour Academy provides world-class piano lessons to performing or upcoming musicians of
all ages, styles, and abilities in Murfreesboro, TN. Our piano instructors are accomplished music
professionals who are passionate about helping students to bring their musical dreams to life.
They will teach you everything from reading sheet music, playing your favorite tunes, and
mastery of major chords. Our piano lessons are flexible and custom-designed for each student
to help them achieve their goals. Our “all roads lead to the stage approach” helps the student
to showcase their progress to friends and family in a concert setting. We have been voted as
the best Piano academy in Murfreesboro, TN, because of our highly-qualified piano instructors,
flexible class scheduling, and cutting-edge facilities that make learning fun. Since 2017, we have
taught and mentored many pianists in Murfreesboro, TN, and beyond. We take pride in our
ability to help students learn to play the piano within the shortest time possible through
extensive piano curriculum and lessons. Piano lessons for kids (ideal for kids aged five years and
above) are provided during weekends and holidays. Our experienced piano instructors are
available anytime at our studio and also at any convenient venue if you choose to register for
private lessons. Whether you are an aspiring or experienced musician, Ridenour’s Piano lessons
will help to develop skills and take your talent to the next level.
(In-person or Skype)
Austin Ford has been playing the piano since the age of five. He has training in classical, jazz, and
commercial music. He performs regularly in various ensembles in and outside of MTSU, and his
goal when teaching lessons is to find the music that excites a student and help them build up
the understanding and proficiency that they need to play that music.
Diane E. Frozen
Diane (a.k.a the piano teacher) has over six years of experience working with musicians to
create an inspiring music experience and helping them achieve their musical potential. She
teaches piano at intermediate, beginner and advanced levels. Diane allows musicians to learn
classical artistry and techniques, read piano music, master jazz tunes, and using rock chart cards
to play music. She is aware of her student’s unique needs and personalities and thus develops a
custom plan to make sure that each learner attains their highest potential. Diane looks forward
to helping many musicians identify their voice in the piano for years to come!
(In-person or Skype)
Carson Bruce, a native of Birmingham, Alabama, is an accomplished songwriter/ vocalist and
producer with more than five years of experience in the music industry. He holds a Bachelor’s
of Arts degree in Music and communication from Jacksonville State University, where he also
specialized in classical piano. He has released 12 tracks of contemporary gospel music and four
singles in less than five years. His infectious passion for music will continue to soar high because
he is currently pursuing a Masters in Fine arts specializing in recording technologies. He loves to
teach, mentor, and inspire aspiring musicians to reach their highest potential.
(In-person or Skype)
Jody Chamberlain is a renowned piano instructor at Ridenour studios. He has performed
professionally in various genres, including Latin, blues, rock, and pop music, since he was 16
years old. Jody has gained a lot of practical experience along the way and is passionate about
passing that knowledge to his students!
Whether you want to play the piano with your friends or professionally, Jody will help you bring
your musical visions to life. I am passionate about helping aspiring or performing musicians take
their talents to higher levels.
Larry Kessler is a professional piano instructor with more than 35 years of recording and
performance experience. His ardent passion for playing piano began when he was just three
years old. Larry studied jazz piano and music theory under recording artist Wally Cirillo in the
1970s. He has an excellent sense of improvisation, fingering, reading techniques, and music
theory. Get trained by a renowned 3rd Generation piano instructor today.