Music & Dance

Local Performing Arts Centers

COSMIC Orchestra
Chamber Orchestra of Southern Maryland in Concert

Annapolis Symphony Orchestra
801 Chase Street
Annapolis, MD 21401
[Anne Arundel County]
Phone: 410-269-1132
Two concerts each year. Blending symphonic music with visual theater, these concerts educate and entertain young and old.

Ballet Theatre of Maryland
801 Chase Street
Annapolis, MD 21401
[Anne Arundel County]
Phone: 410-263-8289
Mini-performances of The Nutcracker Ballet.

Chesapeake Music Hall Dinner Theatre
339 Busch’s Frontage Road
Annapolis, MD 21401
[Anne Arundel County]
Phone: 800-406-0306
Critically acclaimed Broadway-style shows and a delicious all-you-can-eat buffet with friendly service and a warm atmosphere. After a great day in Washington, D.C., Baltimore or Annapolis, we’re the perfect place to top off an educational student adventure.

College of Southern MD, Theatre IV – La Plata Campus Fine Arts Center
8730 Mitchell Road, PO Box 910
La Plata, MD 20646
[Charles County]
Phone: 301-870-3008
Performs various children’s productions annually.

Harmony Hall Regional Arts Center
10701 Livingston Rd.
Fort Washington, MD
Phone: 301-292-8331


Local Associations

The Southern Maryland Country Western Dance Association

Dance Instruction

Calvert School of Dance
Tap, Classical Ballet, Jazz, Cechetti Ballet
Huntingtown, North Beach, & Lusby, MD
Phone: 410-535-3320 or 410-257-3148

GJ’s Dance Studio
Tap, Jazz, Ballet, Hi Hop, Cecchetti, Broadway, Lyrical, Pointe
109 Post Office Rd.
Waldorf, MD
Phone: 301-843-3322

Gracie’s Guys & Gals
Tap, Jazz, Ballet, Hip Hop, Lyrical, Pom Poms
2600 Point Lookout Rd.
Leonardtown, MD
Phone: 301-475-5265

Judy’s Studio of Dance
Classical Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop, Hula, Clogging, Lyrical and Theater Dance and an all boys class
122 Drury Drive
(in north La Plata in the Food Lion Shopping Center)
La Plata, Md
Phone: 301-932-0386

Julie Roger Studio of Dance
Tap, Jazz, Ballet, Lyrical
Huntingtown & Prince Frederick, MD
Phone: 410-257-6078

Sherry’s Dance Center
Tap, Classical Ballet, Jazz, Toddlers
Owings, MD
Phone: 410-257-1466

Fran’s Studio of Dance

Dance, Piano, Voice and Guitar
7412 Livingston Road, Oxon Hill, Maryland 20745

Dance Wear

8008 Old Branch Rd.
Clinton, MD
Phone: 301-856-2144

Dream Maker’s Dance Wear
29250 Three Notch Rd.
Mechanicsville, MD
Phone: 301-290-0475

Starbound Dancewear
318 Merrimac Ct.
Prince Frederick, MD
Phone: 410-535-2431


On-Line Resources

– Songs for Children Theme Page –
– Ricci Adams’ : Free lessons in music theory –

Music Instruction

Susan Agazzi, Music Instructor: beginning band instruments and advanced French horn and trumpet
I am a music instructor interested in teaching beginning and advanced group and private instruction through a home school support group. I teach all beginning band instruments and advanced French Horn and Trumpet instruments. (Charles County)
Phone: 301-283-2859

Nancy Badertscher, Stringed Instrument Instructor
1664 Wood Tree Court East
Annapolis, MD 21401
Phone: 410-757-6710

Patricia Blanchard, Piano Instructor
47345 Francine Court
Park Hall, MD 20667
Phone: 301-862-5114

Lynda Floyd, Piano Instructor
I have been a piano instructor of 10+ years. My present students have had different opportunities to play in recitals, community events, churches, and competitions in the surrounding counties. The ages of my students range from 4 years old to high school age. I would like to let homeschooling parents know of the opportunity of piano instructions. I teach at O’Neil’s Music Store Tuesday through Saturday. On Mondays I teach from my home in Mechanicsville. There are early afternoon times available and some late evenings.
(St. Mary’s County)
Phone: 301-290-0887

Annette Graves, Music Instructor
I am a music teacher in the West River/Deale area and am building up my private studio after having moved into the area from the Carroll County/northwest Baltimore area where I was both a public music teacher for several years and a private instructor. I teach flute, violin, and piano. I am a member of MENC, the Anne Arundel Music Teachers Association, the Calvert County Music Teachers Association, the String Teachers Association, and the National Flute Association.
(Anne Arundel County)

Kathrine Harvey; Violin, Viola, and Cello Instructor

Mary M. Hoffman Music Studio
My music studio has been in existence for over 15 years. Currently, we are offering Musikgarten™ Early Childhood Music classes for ages newborn through 9 years, Music for Little Mozarts Piano Classes for ages 6 – 8, Private Piano lessons, Music Theory lessons, and Music Composition classes. Numerous recitals and workshops are offered throughout the fall and spring terms.
(Southern Anne Arundel County)
Phone: 410-798-5181

Annie Richardson, Suzuki Flute Instructor
Kensington, MD
Phone: 240-687-2931

Patti Riegart, Piano, Theory, Composition Instructor
Member of the national, state and local music teachers associations and the National Guild of Musicians.
Edgewater, MD

Pam Shillin, Private Voice and Music Instruction
I am a singing teacher based Owings . Starting in September 2004, I will be available to offer private voice and basic music introduction on Tuesdays and Thursday from 10am to 2pm in 30 minute sessions. I am a graduate of University of Maryland College Park with a Bachelors of Arts and Humanities. I have been teaching voice and musical theatre for 5 years now and currently have a small group of students. Almost all of my students have been with me for over a year (some for 2). Our activities range from small in house performances for parents to singing the National Anthem at a Bowie Baysox game.
(Calvert County)
Phone: 410-257-6023

Deena Woodward, Music Experience Studio
4219 North Shore Drive
Prince Frederick, Md 20678
Phone: 410-535-5006
Classes in private piano or keyboard. Open 10 am till 8pm Monday thru Friday and Sunday afternoons from 3pm-7pm.

Noteworthy Music, Music store and Instructional studio
2112 Bel Air Road
Suite 2
Fallston, Maryland 21047
Phone: 410-420-7200
Instruction is available on all instruments. All teachers hold degrees in education and\or performance and have a minimum of 10 years teaching experience. Instruction is available Monday- Friday from 10 am.

Cheri and Dave Monk, Instrumental Music Instructors
Cheri has a bachelors degree in music education, Dave is working on his doctorate in music performance. Cheri has been teaching flute in Charles County since 1979, Dave has been teaching trumpet in Charles County since 1998. They both teach all beginning band instruments. Cheri teaches advanced flute and Dave teaches advanced trumpet. Their current students range in age from 3rd grade to adult and come from Charles, St Mary’s, Calvert and P.G. counties. As of March 2007, prices are $20 per half hour. Potential weekend times available.
Phone: 301-290-0707

Josh Urban
I offer guitar and music theory lessons. As I have carried the lessons I’ve learned from an independent education into my teaching style, I find that my lesson program would resonate well with the homeschooling community. I am located right across from the Food Lion on Old Washington Road/925 in Waldorf.
Phone: 240-682-2801

Geneva Jones
My name is Geneva Jones and I have just recently moved to the Dunkirk area. I have been teaching in P.G. county for the past six years and will be graduating in May with a degree in Music Education. I am now hoping to take on new students in this area. I was homeschool from 2nd grade through highschool and I know homeschoolers are great at networking and spreading the word! If you know anyone who may be interested in lessons or would like more information, please feel free to contact me. Located in Dunkirk, Maryland.
Phone: 301-706-7349

Bonnie Arnheim
Keyboard Kids is available to the homeschoolers for piano/organ lessons. I specialize with a preschool program called Keyboard Alley as well as teach all levels and ages of students. My studio is in Huntingtown.
Phone: 443-871-6889

Diana Morse
Music Instructor
I have a bachelor of music degree in instrumental music with more than 12 years teaching experience. I can teach beginning and intermediate band instruments (flute, clarinet, sax, trumpet, french horn, baritone, drums) along with advanced French horn and Flute.
I am interested in teaching private, group, and buddy lessons and am Homeschool-friendly.. Prices are $20/half hour for private lessons and are negotiable for families and buddy lessons. (White Plains in Charles County)
Phone: 240-412-0862

Fran’s Studio of Dance

Dance, Piano, Voice and Guitar
7412 Livingston Road, Oxon Hill, Maryland 20745