Owner / Piano Instructor
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, and a bit of fun all goes hand and hand.
Over the years, The Musical Express' studio family has grown to include over 110 students; and senior instructor, Mrs. Rebekah Whitaker.
We welcome this 2019-2020 music year a new senior instructor, Mrs. Donna Foerster. We are excited to gain her extensive experience and years of music education mastery.
Whether nurturing the blossoming pianist or renewing seasoned talent, our instructors are committed to fostering creativity and developing life-long musicians.
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 Events; and Group Workshops. All of these combined teaching techniques contribute to a rewarding music education program specifically designed to facilitate musical 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/evaluation opportunities to enhance their music education and development.
Since the 2014-2015 music term, Ms. Temeka Davis continues to serve as a board member of the Augusta Music Teachers Association (AMTA), chairwoman and present assistant for AMTA's annual Piano Festival held at Augusta University, and
AMTA's Website Manager.
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 and Sons Top Teacher Award 2016, 2017, & 2018
This is an annual award given to teachers for outstanding instruction and leadership in music education at the piano, and who demonstrate an unceasing commitment to their students helping them to fulfill their highest potential as musicians and pianists.