Whether you are interested in playing around the campfire with friends, performing at your church or with a band, or playing classical guitar, we are here to help you!

Acoustic, Electric and Classical guitar are all specialties with our teachers. Our teachers are performers, as well as teachers, and can help you with any of your guitar goals!



Performance opportunities

Lesson plan

7 and up.  Each student gets a free first lesson and evaluation with our Director, Katrina. She will let you know what to expect and ensure each student starts at the correct level.

Lesson plan

Performance opportunities

Lesson plan

Shining Star tailors guitar education to each student and level to ensure that, regardless of their age and experience, every student will have a fun, encouraging and educational experience! 

 Our teachers focus on:


Reading Notes

Rhythm Guitar (strumming)

Songs the student likes

Performance opportunities

Performance opportunities

competitions and evaluations

We have seen first-hand how performance and performance preparation motivates and builds confidence in our students. We offer many performance opportunities throughout the year:

1. Spring Recital

2. Fall Recital

3. Retirement Home Performances

4. more to come!

competitions and evaluations

competitions and evaluations

competitions and evaluations

For students who wish to compete and/or take piano accomplishment exams, we offer preparation and guidance, as well as information on how to partake in local events.

Home visits by our director

competitions and evaluations

Home visits by our director

Our Director, Katrina Degel, visits each student when they begin lessons, and reaches out to each family throughout each semester to ensure all is well. She can come and evaluate any student if that is desired, and ensure they are on track.

equipment needed

competitions and evaluations

Home visits by our director

Students should have:

an acoustic or electric guitar 

 a  tuner or tuning app

amp and cable (e. gtr only)

music stand

We offer assistance in finding the right instrument for your budget!

Shining Star Music Academy

Guitar lesson fees

$35     30 Minutes

$51     45 Minutes

$68     60 Minutes

multiple family member discount

$33     30 Minutes

$48     45 Minutes

$65     60 Minutes

  for each student after the first one

Next step??

1. Call or email us to schedule a free evaluation and meeting to answer your questions: 866-674-3395

2. Read the policies page and want to get going? 

Register Now to Reserve your spot and get your first lessons scheduled

Shining Star Music Academy

review by suzi

"Katrina was great, and immediately put me at ease. It was a very fun experience."

review by rose c.

"Katrina has been great and really made my daughter even more enthusiastic about learning the piano that she already had been. I would recommend these lessons to anyone who wants their child to have a great teacher that makes the experience fun for them"

review by chloe m.

"Awesome teacher! Makes the lessons suit what I need, makes sure everything is clear, already learned so much my first lesson!"

review by carrie w.

"Katrina was patient and encouraging. I was nervous for my first lesson but she put me at ease."

Contact Us

Questions? Call or Email us anytime: 866-674-3395

Please see the Policies Page to answer most questions you may have