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About Us

Ms. Temeka Davis

Temeka Davis

Owner / Piano Instructor



Mrs. Rebekah Whitaker

Rebekah Whitaker

Piano Instructor




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Our Story

The Musical Express was founded and established in the Martinez, Georgia area in 2000. Ms. Temeka Davis started the piano studio with a handful of students and her personal philosophy that piano education, imagination, adventure, and fun all go hand and hand. Mrs. Rebekah Whitaker joined the studio's administrative support staff in 2007, and soon thereafter became a piano instructor. Over the years, The Musical Express' studio family has grown to include over 110 students. Our instructors are committed to fostering creativity and developing life-long musicians.

Our Studio

The Musical Express is one of the CSRA's most innovative resources for piano lessons. If you are looking for a fun, upbeat environment to start (or continue) your musical journey... look no further!

Students learn to cultivate a genuine excitement and esteem for music's power, humor, charm, and grace through the use of One-On-One Instruction, Music Appreciation Field Trips, Performance Evaluation Events, Community Outreach Music Programs, Performance Recitals, and Group Workshops. All of these combined teaching techniques contribute to a rewarding music education program specifically designed to facilitate progress and encourage achievement according to each student's individual ability.

Music Organizations & Awards

The Musical Express holds active educational and professional memberships with associations and organizations dedicated to backing today's modern piano studio. Thanks to the support or these affiliates, we are able to offer our students a variety of performance and evaluation opportunities to enhance their music education and development.

Since 2014, Ms. Temeka Davis continues to serve as a board member of the Augusta Music Teachers Association (AMTA). She is currently serving as the 2022-2024 Membership Coordinator for AMTA.

Other active memberships on behalf of The Musical Express are held in the following:

Georgia Music Teachers Association (GMTA)

Music Teachers National Association (MTNA)

Piano Guild (a division of the American College of Musicians)

Steinway Teacher & Educational Partner

The Steinway Teacher & Educational Partner Programs (STEPs) are designed for the piano instructors and affiliated studio partners to enhance their relationship with the Steinway organization and further support their piano instruction.

Steinway and Sons Top Teacher Award 2022, 2020, 2018. 2017, & 2016

This is an annual award given to teachers for outstanding instruction and leadership in music education at the piano who demonstrate an unceasing commitment to their students and helping them to fulfill their highest potential as musicians and pianists.

2020 Augusta Family Magazine Favorites

The people have spoken! The Musical Express won one of the top three (3) spots for favorite places to take MUSIC LESSONS in Augusta Family Magazine's annual poll for favorite businesses around the CSRA. 

2020 Augusta Award

The Augusta Award Program is an annual awards program honoring the achievements and accomplishments of local businesses throughout the Augusta area.

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