Our Journey

About Us

Meet Shane

I grew up hearing my mother play famous piano classics by the greats such as Chopin, Liszt, Beethoven, Brahms and Tchaikovsky. Her influence instilled a strong love of great music within me. She also taught me basic reading skills as a child. And this began my lifelong journey into the world of music.

Growing up I took traditional piano lessons. I practiced my assigned classical pieces for a couple hours every day. My course of study left me wanting more. I wanted to be one of those guys that could play anything! I wanted to be able to improvise and compose, not just play massive memorized pieces. After completing my college degree in piano performance, I felt no closer to my desired goals.

After graduation, I began teaching as a career. I saw things in the traditional approach that didn’t seem to yield good results. I prayed about this and asked God, “How should it be?”

 I began studying everything I could find on composing. As I experimented with it, I was amazed at the fun things I could play! I started showing my students and they absolutely loved it. Soon my studio had over 70 students and I didn’t have time to teach everyone that wanted what I had to give and I could see the need to develop a teaching method that would give students a step by step approach to learning composing  using their chords and scales. What thrilled me even more was when students could learn a difficult classical piece in half the amount of time because they were reading chords within the music instead of one note at a time. Students of music unveiled learn to think like the composer was thinking when they wrote the piece. I am so excited to share with you the amazing truths that God has shown me! 

Meet the Team

Lindsey Jenson

Graphic Designer
"Keep it neat. Keep it straight.”

Malina Bowles

Secretary, Editor
"I love getting the details perfect!"

Audrey Baker

Editor, Web Developer
"Just figure it out.”

Leilani Buckley

"Make them laugh!