Music Academy

What if the greatest music in the world was birthed out of the Church like it once was?  What if the world looked to the Church instead of the other way around? What if Christian music was simply defined as music made by Christians? This is the passion and vision of Hope Music Academy, which seeks to serve kids, ministries, worship teams, and recording artists as they seek to impact the world through music and the Gospel of Christ. 

Affordable music lessons are available in our state-of-the-art studio. We offer beginner, intermediate, and advanced lessons to children & adults in voice, piano, guitar, bass, drums, strings, horns, woodwinds, and home & studio recording.

“Our experience at Hope Music Academy was fantastic. My son's proficiency on trumpet increased tremendously and his instructor was so kind, patient and encouraging - thanks Hope!" - Susan King (mother)

“I really enjoyed my lessons and teacher at Hope Music Academy. I improved a lot and it really helped me in my band class at school." - Alex King (son)

"Hope Music Academy provides a small safe environment for our quiet 6-year-old daughter to develop a strong voice. Through the instructor's encouraging words and vocal training, she has gained more confidence to speak up and share her voice." -Matt and Mary Jo Green

Music Lesson Details

Lessons are available Monday-Thursday, 2:00-6:00 pm (last leson starts at 5:15 pm) and Friday, 2:00-5:00 pm (last lesson starts at 4:15 pm), at The Grove Recording Studio (Entrance 2). All times are subject to teacher availability. Please contact Johanna Cosby, (901) 507-1944, to register for classes. Tuition (prepaid monthly) is as follows:

  • $25.00 per lesson • 60-minute Group Lesson (Requires 6 or more students, subject to availability)
  • $30.00 per lesson • 45-minute Small Group Lesson (Requires 2-5 students, subject to availability)
  • $37.50 per lesson • 45-minute Individual Lesson

Interested in Teaching?

Are you interested in becoming an instructor? We are always looking for spiritually mature and musically gifted teachers! We will post on this page any immediate needs we have for specific instruments, so please check back often. All instructors are independent contractors and must complete an application and national background check. A national background check will be performed after we have reviewed the application and decide to progress to the next step in the process.

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We need used instruments

We need used instruments to make available to students who are not able to afford to buy or rent their own. We also need a drum kit, some keyboards, and some amplifiers to keep in the studio for teachers and students to use instead of having to haul them back and forth from home. Do you have a used instrument gathering dust in your attic or closet? If so, you can donate it to Hope and likely receive a tax write-off!

Music Academy Staff

Matthew Temple

Music Academy Director

Music & Worship

Johanna Cosby

Assistant Director of Hope Music Academy

Music & Worship

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