Denise Schmitz teaches piano lessons and early childhood music classes. She has a Bachelor of Science in Vocal Music Education from Northwest Missouri State University and has taught vocal music in public and private schools, plus private voice lessons & piano lessons, for over 20 years. She also taught early childhood music classes for over 13 years. She has sung and played piano since age 3 and received piano and vocal scholarships in college. She teaches the Simply Music Method. Ms. Denise has worked children and adults and takes beginners as well as experienced players.
(You might see her around the Des Moines metro area and suburbs, singing lead in the classic rock band, Round A Bout, too)!
The guitar and bass lessons offered at The Brick Room are taught by Nathan Finestead. He is a professional gigging musician who has performed in multiple genres and numerous bands for over 20 years. He has written and performed his own original music. He has taught guitar, piano and bass lessons for over 10 years to children, teens & adults in private and group lessons.
We hope to offer rock band workshops/classes with Nathan in the future, too. If you want to learn for enjoyment or if you have a dream to become a gigging musician, Nathan has the experience to guide you on how to be successful.
He has openings for beginners as well as experienced players.