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where musicians are made

Our mission is simple:

To foster your creative potential.

For us, it's more than just school; we prepare students to reach their individual goals at all music levels. Students often call on us to prepare for performing arts auditions, worship team prep, commercial gigs, National Competitions (American Idol, America's Got Talent), music festivals, College Prep, School plays, or "just for the love of it".

We're passionate about ALL things music, from teaching aspiring young musicians to preparing new recording artists for their professional journey to success.

Reserve your spot now.

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...with Excellence.

Get Schooled.

Our hand-picked Professional Instructors are seasoned musicians, performers and experienced teachers in their fields. All they ask of you is to bring the same passion and commitment to your lessons that they bring!

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Our Teachers

Meet your Instructors.

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Lannie Battistini

Owner, Principal

Lannie is an award-winning pianist, recording artist, songwriter, composer, arranger, and producer. For the past 35+ years, he has infused his undying love for musicianship into countless performances, productions, and everything in between. 

As a graduate of Boston’s Berklee College of Music, he’s produced and/or been involved with over150 albums/singles across many genres. With 4 original jazz albums under his belt, Lannie knows what it takes to develop talent and artistry in aspiring musicians pursuing professional careers.

 

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LATIN GRAMMY® Award Winner Producer

2X GLOBAL MUSIC AWARD Winner as Arranger/Composer and Best Album of the Year

GRAMMY® Award Winner keyboardist

LATIN GRAMMY® Award Winner keyboardist

LATIN GRAMMY® Award Nominee as keyboardist/Pianist

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Lannie keeps up to date within the music industry as an active voting member:  GRAMMY® Awards and LATIN GRAMMY® Awards. 

 

As the director/owner of Hands In Motion School of Music, Lannie only brings excellence and also hand picks his Instructors to follow suit.  Within the solid curriculum, HIMM school Instructors teach their students how to perform in various music genres such as Jazz, Worship, Gospel, Pop, R&B, Rock, Soul, Funk, All Latin and Tropical genres, Reggae, Orchestral, and Neo-Classical.

 

Lannie currently provides lessons to intermediate/advanced students in piano, Jazz Improv, Professional Vocal Techniques, Professional Performance, Worship Performance Training, music theory, sight reading & College Prep. For advanced students he teaches Arranging/ Compositions and Music Productions. also songwriting workshops upon availability.

 

For more info, visit LannieBattistini.com 

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BRITTANY GADDY
Clarinet, Vocal, Classical Vocal, Worship Vocal, Piano, Music Theory, Performance, Technique, Sight Reading, & College Prep
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jay puente
Drums, Percussion & Latin Percussion, Performance, Technique, Sight Reading, & Learn 2 Groove: World Beats
Se habla Español
ERIKA
MALDONADO
Flute, Recorder (ages 5-8), Beginner Piano, Performance, Music Theory, Technique, & Sight Reading 
Se habla Español
Brittany Gaddy: Teacher playing clarinet
Jay Puente: Percussion Teacher playing congas
Erika Maldonado: Teacher smiling holding flute sitting at the piano
Michael
guardiola
Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar,
& Bass (Beginner to Intermediate)
Se habla Español
FeLIX
aLVAREz-LUNA
Violin, Viola, Piano, Performance, Music Theory, College Prep, Technique, Chamber Music, & Sight-Reading
Se habla Español
Kari-Lynn
hastman
Classic Piano, Performance, Technique & Theory, Sight Reading, & College Prep
Michael Guardiola: Teacher smiling playing the acoustic guitar
Felix: On stage playing violin
Kari Hastman: Teacher posing sitting at grand piano
KENT
MATHEWSON
Acoustic Guitar
Performance
NICK
PETERS
Piano (for Beginners,
Intermediate, & Advanced)
Music Theory, Sight-Reading,
Advanced Performance & Repertoire
ASHLEY
ABRAHAM
Violin, Performance,
Music Theory, Sight-Reading,
& Piano (beginners 6 - 10 years old)
Kent Mathewson: Teacher playing the acoustic guitar
Nick: Beautiful shot of teacher playing grand piano on stage
Ashley Abraham: Violin teacher smiling holding violin
Andrea
Smith
Piano (ages 5-8), Performance,
Technique & Theory, Signt Reading,
& College Prep
Ana
Caban
Cello, Violin, Performance,
Technique & Theory, 
Sight Reading, & College Prep
Andrea Smith: Teacher sitting as grand piano
All of our instructors have the training and years of experience needed to help you reach your goals. More importantly, they are passionate about seeing their students learn and grow. See what we're all about by signing up for music lessons today.
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Our Students

What does studying here do for you?

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Our Students

Testimonials

Why we love our jobs.

for the

growth

"My son has been studying under Lannie  for several years and has perfected his voice immensely. I highly recommend this company for aspiring and independent artists that are serious about their craft and careers."

—  Sasha, mother of a student

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