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Preferred Private Teachers
Private Lessons Program

At TexARTS, we are committed to providing the best opportunities for our students to grow. As we work to deliver the most value from our music program, we know that great private lesson teachers are a critical component of the students’ success.

Julie Foster
Mondays & Wednesdays

Julie Foster received her BFA in Musical Theatre from Penn State University. She is currently working on her Master Teacher Certification with Estill Voice International. Having spent 8 years in NYC performing, she moved to Austin to follow her passion in life. Teaching the younger generation to become the healthiest vocalists they can be and well rounded in all genres of Musical Theatre, Pop and Rock.

Lessons can be scheduled directly with Julie, who can be reached at juliefoster@gmail.com.

Megan Richards Wright

Megan Richards Wright (B.M.E., M.M.) graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education from Baylor University, and then went on to pursue a​Master’s Degree in Vocal Performance from New York University, Steinhardt. Megan studied voice and voice pedagogy under world-renowned vocologist and founder of Mindful Voice Production, Dr. Brian Gill. She has performed internationally and across the U.S. in places such as The Kennedy Center and New York City, as well as at sea with Celebrity Cruises. Her students are members of pre-professional ensembles at TexARTS and ZACH Theatre, are frequently featured as soloists and in leading roles in the greater Austin area and some enjoy representation by NYC-based agencies. Most recently, her students have earned lead roles in productions at TexARTS, Zilker Summer Musicals, and Summer Stock Austin, as well as their local school productions. To schedule a lesson, email Megan at meganrebeccarichards@gmail.com

Robert Carassco

Robert Carrasco is a highly trained vocal instructor(17+ yrs) whose mission is to “Transform Singers into Vocal Artists” both in the studio and online. Robert believes that if you’re motivated to become a better vocal performer, regardless of your age or experience level, then you can achieve your vocal goals. He specializes in providing his singers with lasting healthy solutions to for a wide ranging of vocal issues and expert audition coaching. His holistic teaching style incorporates the core elements of Estill Voice, classical and contemporary styles training, speech rehabilitation, Pilates, Yoga, Alexander Technique, dance, and his 20+ years professional performance experience in Musical Theatre and as an Operatic Tenor. Robert holds a BM in Vocal Music Education from Chapman University in CA and was awarded a graduate Fellowship at the University of Illinois at Champaign/Urbana while working on a MM in Voice Performance. Learn more about Robert at www.RCVoiceStudio.com and sign up to receive free online vocal tips & exercises. To schedule a lesson at TexArts, email Robert directly at RCVoiceStudio@me.com

Jeff Bryant
Tuesdays & Wednesdays

Jeff Bryant is a versatile artist and educator who received his Bachelor's degree from Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, TX. Jeff teaches both Classical and Modern Piano, as well as beginning-intermediate guitar. His skills also include organ, mandolin and pedal steel guitar. Notable artists that Jeff has performed and recorded with include: Alpha Rev, Cory Morrow, Aaron Watson, Bart Crow, The Nightowls, Kristen Kelly, Honeybrowne, and many more. Jeff has also toured with or opened up for many well known bands: Blue October, Ben Rector, Darius Rucker, ZZ Ward, Ingrid Michaelson, Eli Young Band, Kid Rock, Dwight Yoakum, Merle Haggard, to name a few. Jeff is working on releasing his first album, “Sleeping With the Lights On”, in the Fall of 2017. To schedule a lesson, email Jeff at Jeffbryantmusic@yahoo.com

Interested in joining TexARTS as a Preferred Private Teacher? Please contact jerome@tex-arts.org.

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