Springer Music Studio

Licensed K-12th Grade Music Teacher: Piano, Singing, Guitar, Ukulele, Preschool, and Musical Theater. (321) 529 – 1994
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SMS Live @ The Living Room: Saturday, Aug. 10th, 4-6pm

Catch our bravest students LIVE at this chic performance space in Downtown Melbourne! Featuring popular & rock music, students of the Springer Music Studio (all ages) are invited to perform at this beautiful venue, on-stage or on a white baby-grand piano. FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. CHILD-FRIENDLY. Refreshments are available for purchase.

Kristin Springer and Starla Kramer at the Living Room Lounge Recital, Summer 2019

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We are so proud of Joseph’s beautiful performance! His selections include John Legend’s “All of Me,” P!NK’s “What About Us,” and Justin Bieber’s “Sorry.”

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Kristin Springer rocking out on voice & piano with the Motown hit by Tina Turner called “River Deep, Mountain High.”

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Theatrical Reviews written by Kristin Springer

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Educational Services

Fall 2019 Weekly Schedule:Register Online for Lessons or a Class
and Receive a Free Lesson Book with your Payment.

Class Descriptions

Beginning Ukulele and Guitar Small Group

Beginning Ukulele and Guitar Small Group

Guitar and Ukulele Class Learn the similarities and differences between the guitar and ukulele; including tuning, chords, strumming patterns, and melodic playing. Focus is on rock/pop/folk music. Classes begin on Aug 19th, but can be joined at...
1-Hr Weekly Lesson

1-Hr Weekly Lesson

Intensive study for the intermediate-to-advanced student; also for students studying more than one instrument. Students study more challenging music with more attention to technique, dynamics, and song writing. Additional performances and festivals...
Introductory Lesson

Introductory Lesson

Occurring in my home studio with parents present: this longer, first meeting allows us to learn more about each other, and set a course for instruction. Various instruments may be played. At its conclusion, goals will be set for subsequent, weekly...
Music Readiness Class: Ages 3-8

Music Readiness Class: Ages 3-8

Children’s brains at this age are over twice as active as adults’. They begin to reach FUNDAMENTAL MUSIC SKILLS, meaning they can start replicating songs with accurate melody, rhythm, and physical coordination. Group singing can expand their voc...
Musical Theatre Coach, Director, Choreographer

Musical Theatre Coach, Director, Choreographer

Afterschool and Summer Camp Musical Theater programs for children and teens. Past productions include Jungle Book, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Peter Pan, Hello Dolly, Snow White, and The 12 Days of Christmas. Ask for the Director's...
Triple Talent Classes

Triple Talent Classes

Sing | Dance | Act at Nicole Cote's School of Dance in Palm Bay Two sections on Thursdays: Ages 8-10 at 7:00-7:45pm and 11+ at 7:45-8:30pm. Students will begin to develop singing and acting skills while they dance. Students will: ...
Weekly Music Lessons

Weekly Music Lessons

Lessons in Singing, Piano, and Ukulele (4-string guitar) are great for students desiring one-on-one instruction in the songs and music genres of their choice. Lessons focus on literacy (reading notes), listening (melodic accuracy and harmonic sensitivity),...
Beginner Rock-band Jam Sessions

Beginner Rock-band Jam Sessions

Suggested age: 7+ Cost: $10 Occurring Monthly, TBD. Please RSVP with the age & instrument of each student attending. Are you interested in playing in a rock band, but you're nervous about how to go about it? If so, this event...

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Spring 2019 Concert

Congratulations to the Performing Company of the Springer Music Studio!! This was our first off-site concert in Florida. Piano, voice, and ukulele selections included Beethoven, Kabalevsky, Jerry Herman, The Beatles, Elvis, Ritchie Valens, Handel, and many more.

Here’s just one more way we are building confidence and fond memories through music for children, teens, and adults. Video here.

The Performing Company of the Springer Music Studio: students of piano, singing, and ukulele. Ages 5+.

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Monthly Jam Sessions

June 24th and July 11th, August TBD 6:30-8pm, $10 pp

Song choices will include Adele, Zeplin, and dozens of chart-toppers in between! Bring your instrument and rock out with us! Basic skills like chords or scales recommended; percussionists and singers welcome! A microphone and a digital drum set is here for your use. Suggested ages 8+; parents and family members are invited to join in the fun or discretely observe.



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Beginner Ukulele/Guitar Classes

Tween Girl playing the Ukulele

In ths weekly class, students will learn how to play and sing popular hits and traditional/folk tunes in a joyous and confidence-building environment. While guitars are more mainstream, ukuleles are making a comeback: they’re better for beginners because of fewer strings, which are easier to coordinate and softer on little fingers. $50/mo., sibling discount $80 for 2-3. Ages 7-13, flexible.

Available on Mondays at 6:30pm and Thursday mornings at 10:30am.

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Ms. Springer performs at CVP!

In costume in “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder” at the Historic Cocoa Village Playhouse.

One of my great joys as a musician is performing at Brevard County’s terrific community theaters!! Combining outstanding performers with talented set and costume artists, musical theater is truly the highest art form!

I’m happy to be playing the fun and sinister role of “Hilda.” Thanks Mom for the 🌹 and thanks to the friends and family who came out to see us.

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Evaluating Preschool Music Curricula

A Parent Guide: Questions to Ask when Selecting your Child’s Preschool

The answers reflect excellence standards as set by the Music Educators National Conference and published in The School Music Program: A New Vision

What are the principles of your music program?
The years before kindergarten are critical for children’s musical development.

• All children have musical potential that they ought to explore daily
• Young children are capable of developing critical thinking skills through musical ideas
• Children should experience age-appropriate musical activities and materials—created and modeled by trained, enthusiastic and responsive adults
• Young children should not be encumbered with the need to meet performance goals—learning should be process-oriented (exceptions include skits, sing-alongs, and the Suzuki method of private instruction which encourages performance on piano, violin or guitar)

What is your preschool’s music curriculum?
Developmentally appropriate early music experiences should occur in safe, teacher-supported environments where children can “work” at the skills relevant to them. Children need:

• Individual time with musical instruments and materials
• Group music time to experience the social and interactive benefits
• Enthusiastic encouragement for students’ questions and suggestions—which stimulate their critical thinking skills, confidence, and leadership abilities
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Broadway at the Beach Concert

Recently in New Smyrna Beach, Kristin performed a solo cabaret; featuring vocals, piano, and ukulele, on a journey from NYC, to the NJ shore, to Hawaii, and finally Paris. The audience enjoyed the music of Andrew Lloyd Webber, Carole King, Bette Midler, Billy Joel and many others.

Find the Community Unitarian Universalist Church on Facebook for details.

Highlights of the Performance VIDEO: 6 song segments

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Ms. Springer performs at the MCT!!

Be sure to catch me as ditzy-flapper Jackie Coryton in this hilarious Noel Coward play. If you like “Seinfeld” and “Downton Abbey,” you’ll LOVE “Hay Fever.” Call the box office in the afternoon (T-Fri) for tickets (321-723-6935) or purchase from the website (myMCT.org).
PS – There is a parking garage across Strawbridge Avenue if street parking gets tough.

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Ms. Springer performs in Athens, Greece

…with a Greek house band, spontaneously jamming on American songs of their choice, “Stand By Me” and “Unchained Melody.”

In the same week, I got to perform at a famous Jazz Nightclub in NYC called Birdland; seen here with world-famous M.C., Jim Caruso, and accompanied by Liza Minelli’s pianist, Billy Stritch. The song, “Goodbye, Emil” is from a lesser-known musical called “Romance, Romance.”
Video Clips Here

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Ms. Springer performs in Sister Act

…Again at the Henegar Center in Melbourne, this time as a hip-hopping, disco-wailing nun. Audiences (aged 10+) love this show!!

You remember pieces of this story from the Whoopi Goldberg movie, but Curtis’s thugs will have you rolling on the floor and Alan Menken’s songs (composer of The Little Mermaid and Newsies) will leave you dancing out the door.

Purchase tickets at Henegar.org for weekend performances January 19th, 2018 through February 4th; tickets range from $19-$29.

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The Springer Music Studio Re-opens in West Melbourne!!!

New in SEPTEMBER 2017…

I’m thrilled to announce the Grand Opening of the Springer Music Studio for PIANO, GUITAR, SINGING, and UKULELE. I specialize in teaching music and performance skills to students ages 5 through adult. I’m dedicated to coaching my students in healthy ways that will give them JOY and ENHANCE their lives for the PRESENT and FUTURE!

Additionally, SCIENCE has PROVEN that studying a musical instrument and playing it with others develops CONFIDENCE and COGNITIVE PROCESSING abilities in the BRAIN. Unfortunately, music is being cut more and more from schools, and this is a short-sighted movement that reduces children’s ability to EMPATHIZE with those who are different from themselves…a trend that should not continue in a GLOBAL economy and society.

Please “LIKE” the Springer Music Studio on Facebook for many performance videos and more details about signing up for private lessons.

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