Ms. Loretta Fox opened Creative Music & Art Center in February 2000, where her educational and musical background would benefit children and adults to explore the world of music, art, dance and education.
She holds a Bachelor and Master’s Degree in education from the University of Wisconsin and a PH.D in Gifted Education from Columbia Pacific University, San Rafael, CA. Loretta started studying music at age 4 and continued with piano, organ and voice lessons through college. Loretta performed with the Riverport Sweet Adeline Chorus for four years and traveled throughout the United States entertaining and competing. In college she directed numerous musicals and was a church organist for ten years. She is a retired teacher from the Wisconsin public school system, with over 30 years experience.
After retiring in Wisconsin, Loretta taught Kindergarten at Suntree United Methodist Church Preschool for four years and then was the music teacher for 6 more years. Her dream has come true and the Center is growing, and attracting experienced instructors and talented students throughout the community.
Favorite Food: Italian
Hobbies: Traveling, Cruising, Playing the Piano, Playing the Harp, Singing and Shopping. I try to attend local concerts, plays and as many events that I can fit into my schedule.
Of couse, I love teaching students!
Teaches: Piano and Voice
Ms. Lois has 17 years of classical training in piano. Her degree is a BA in Religious Education with a Minor in Music from Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, OK. Lois has taught private piano for over 30 years and continues to enjoy her teaching experiences. She plays professionally for weddings, church services and parties and also arranges instrumental and choral music.
Teaches: Piano and Voice
Ms. Diana has returned to Creative Music & Art Center after taking a break from teaching music and entering the nursing profession. She has missed her connection and love for teaching both private and group voice, piano and early childhood music. We are happy she is back with us! Ms. Diana has a BA Degree in Music from Palm Beach Atlantic University and a BSN Degree from the University of Phoenix. Diana leads a children’s choir at her church on Wednesday evenings and loves spending time with her family. She enjoys learning Spanish, reading and cooking.
Teaches: Guitar, Bass Guitar, and Ukulele
Ms Lisa has been teaching in Brevard County for over 20 years. She studied with various teachers and received her degree from Brevard Community College. She teaches acoustic, classical, and electric guitar as well as ukulele and bass guitar. She teaches a variety of musical genres including, traditional, folk, contemporary, classical jazz, and worship music.
Ms. Karen has studied at the University of Massachusetts and at Nova University in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. Her background is in Early Childhood Development and piano. She has studied with Dave Clark in Tampa, FL. Karen is a full time piano instructor with over 13 years of experience. Her favorite food is Chinese. Her hobbies are playing the piano, cruising to the Bahamas, reading and spending time with Lily, her beautiful black poodle.
Teaches: Violin, Piano, Voice and Art
Music has been part of Ms. Teree’s life since she was a youngster. She has studied both violin and piano and loves teaching her students. Her music experience and studies span through grade school, high school and college. She spends her time furthering her education and enjoys Italian food. Ms. Teree has also instructed Art Classes to Grades 3 to 6.
Miss Katie is our newest staff member here at Creative Music. You’ll find her behind our front desk ready to assist you with your overall experience. Miss Katie handles our billing, scheduling, book purchasing and will be available to answer any of your questions. She also works part-time at Suntree Viera Public Library as a Youth Services Librarian Assistant. Please say hello if you see her at the library.
Katie enjoys reading with her daughter Bellami and going on hikes and swimming around town. Recently she has taken to paddleboarding in the gulf with Bellami.