Mary Etherton

Began teaching with us May 2016. Received Bachelors of Music Education from Jacksonville University in Florida. Has played piano since 13 years old. Has led children’s choirs and ensembles in churches. Enjoys accompanying. Has been the pianist for various musicals including: Hairspray, In the Heights, Putnam Count Spelling Bee, and Once Upon a Mattress. Has 30 years of teaching experience. Taught at Florida Teaching Studio before coming to Lake Charles. Loves teaching students to love music and play the piano.


John Calvin Johnson

Began teaching with us in June 2018. Received his Bachelor of Vocal Music Education degree from Northwestern State University. Has performed in choirs since 7th grad and taken piano lessons starting at a young age. Performs at University Methodist Church. Teaches voice and piano, and plays guitar.

Wesley Royer

Began Teaching with us in January 2014. Professional Keyboardist. Began touring with the Flamethrowers across the Gulf coast in 2012. Played synth with the Revolution Drum & Bugle Corps (San Antonio, TX) for their 2011 Drum Corps International program. Taught privately since 2011. Is familiar with rock, pop, jazz, and classical music. Plays with local groups Flamethrowers (rock covers), Inner Gee (reggae), The Sharp 9s (jazz), The Sinners (rock), The Research Turtles (rock), Street Side Jazz Band, The Matchstick Experiment (jazz & fusion), The Lake Charles Jazz Kats, McNeese Salsa Band (latin jazz),  & Brittany Phantz Band (soul/folk).