Best Music schools in Dallas
Park Cities School of Music
7979 Inwood Rd., Suite 113, Dallas, TX 75209 | (214) 455 1477
Best Music schools in Dallas
Park Cities School of Music
7979 Inwood Rd., Suite 113, Dallas, TX 75209 | (214) 455 1477

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Karen Moyer

Karen Moyer has always loved music. She began piano lessons at age 4 but switched to voice lessons at 11 when she was recognized for having a mature voice at an early age. She enjoyed playing flute in the school bands for many years, until her lip became frozen to the mouthpiece at a high school half-time show. At age 12, she fell in love with opera when her father took her to a performance of Rossini’s, “The Barber of Seville.” She has always loved the beauty and subtleties of the voice and her enthusiasm for song is contagious.

Karen was raised in Michigan and Ohio and lived in Chicago before moving to Dallas. She received Vocal Performance, Music Education and Vocal Pedagogy degrees from Alma College, North Park University and University of North Texas. Karen is a recognized classical singer and voice teacher in Dallas. For 20 years, she has taught private voice, performance techniques and music history at the middle school, high school and college levels. As a conductor, she has directed college and professional choirs. Her solo career includes performances with local symphonies and opera companies, as well as, nationally and in Europe. She worked for years as a Radio Announcer and Producer at WRR Classical 101.1. Karen is active on the boards of various local music groups and educational organizations. She is currently the Executive Director of Voces Intimae: The art of Song. An innovative music organization which brings the exceptional genre of art song to the DFW area.

Patricia Tsai

Patricia obtained a Bachelor Degree in French Literature from Fu-Jen Catholic University, Taipei, Taiwan. Tsai was the elected 3rd vice president of Denver Music Teachers Association and the secretary of Colorado Pace Setters. She won top prize at the Atlanta Chinese Christian Church (ACCC)’s contest of Annul Talented Spring Festival, from her leading the performance of the 4th-grade class and the self-composition for chorus and piano accompaniment based on the poems of Tang Dynasty.

In recent years, Tsai has been selected as Teacher Performer at Piano Texas International Academy & Festival. She participated the Symphonic Workshops & Professional Development at Kromériz (Czech Republic). In the Workshop, she experienced the performance as piano soloist with the Kroméríz Festival Orchestra and the Hradec Kralove Philharmonic. She completed credit courses at TCU Piano Pedagogy Graduate Program with the content including preschoolers to seniors.

Tsai has been piano instructor since 2011 at the Tarrant County College Northwest Campus. On April and November of 2016 and 2017, Tsai was awarded Certificate of Appreciation from the College for her years of service and dedication to its Senior Education Program. Patricia Tsai is member of FWMTA, TMTA, FWPTF; Committee member of Fort Worth Piano-Instrumental-Vocal Solo Contest sponsored by FWMTA: Committee of FWPTF’s Group Communication. She enjoys teaching student of all ages.

Caleb Hollingsworth

Educational Background
Caleb holds his Bachelor of Arts degree in vocal performance from Delta State University where he studied with Dr. Mary Lynn Buchanan and Dr. Laurissa Backlin. During his undergraduate studies, Caleb actively performed with Delta State Chorale, Chamber Singers, and performed the title role in Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro. Caleb recently finished his Master of Music degree in vocal performance and operatic studies from University of North Texas where he studied with world renowned operatic tenor, Richard Croft. While working at UNT, Caleb performed several roles with UNT Opera including: Henry Davis in Kurt Weill’s Street Scene, Maitre Corbeau in Albert Roussel’s Le testament de la tante Carolina, and Guglielmo in Mozart’s Così fan tutte. He also performed with UNT’s early music group, Collegium and worked as a Stage Director for the Student Directors’ Scenes and Leoš Janáček’s The Cunning Little Vixen.
After graduating from University of North Texas, Caleb accepted the position of resident artist at Pittsburgh Festival Opera where he worked as a singer, stage-director, and sound designer. Caleb is currently an active performer in the DFW area where he has worked with groups and organizations such as Dallas Chamber Choir, Verdigris Ensemble, St. Michael and All Angels, and All Saints Catholic Church.

Teaching Background
Caleb began playing music when he was 7 years old, and he has continued to study and perform several instruments including violin, mandolin, guitar, ukulele and singing. Caleb officially began teaching music lessons out of his home in 2015 after finishing his Bachelor’s degree at DSU. Throughout the years, Caleb has continued to teach voice, guitar, ukulele, and mandolin lessons with private studios, professional studios, and school districts. While Caleb’s formal music educational background is primarily in classical music, he also excels in performing and teaching other genres such as Folk, Jazz, R&B, Rock, Metal, Country, Bluegrass, Musical Theatre, and Sacred Music.

Teaching Styles
During Caleb’s music career, he has worked with exceptional music educators such as Dr. Stephen Austin, Kumiko Shimizu, Dr. Elvia Puccinelli, Roy Howat, Dr. Susan Youens, Ryland Angel, and Richard Croft. His extensive study with these incredible professionals as well as his many years of teaching has provided him with exceptional abilities to guide each student he works with to success. Caleb’s teaching style is one of an individual approach. While he does use a designed structural system of teaching private lessons, he believes every student is different and should therefore work to find the most prudent system for each student. He also believes that it is highly beneficial for the student to participate in repertoire selection and performance practices.

Special Skills
Caleb has been performing almost every genre of music for years, and he has not only taught private lessons but given masterclasses, audition coachings, and recorded multiple albums. Caleb has a wide variety of skills when it comes to world of music. Some of the more special skills Caleb carries include: German, French, and Italian diction; ear-training; music theory; orchestration; conducting; stage-direction; and music technology.

Abi Hoyt

Abi Hoyt began her music education at the age of 6 on piano and went on to start her undergraduate studies in Violin Performance at the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music.

Abi graduated with a BM and MM in Voice Performance from CCM. She continues to stay active as a performer and has performed with professional ensembles such as the Cincinnati Vocal Arts Ensemble, Cincinnati Opera, Collegium, and Coro Volante.

Abi has taught voice, violin, and piano privately and at academies of music such as the Somerset Academy of Music and the Cincinnati School of Music.

I’m looking forward to meeting each of my future students! I believe in the individuality of each
student and that every student learns in their own unique way. I’m so excited to go on this musical journey with you!

Kailey Berry

Kailey Berry began her music education at the age of 7 in her hometown of San Diego, California. She went on to earn her BM in Vocal Performance at Southern Methodist University.

She has performed with professional ensembles such as Point Loma Opera Theatre, Lyric Stage, and the Carpe Diem String Quartet. Berry has also performed internationally at the Alba Music Festival, Cremona Music Festival, and at Accademia Musicale Chigiana. She has collaborated with musicians such as Maria Luigia Borsi, Vlad Iftinca, and Shane Peterman. Proven to be a versatile singer, she is best known for her jazz, country, opera and musical theatre styles.

Berry has a passion for teaching the next generation of musicians and has experience teaching all ages from toddlers to adults. She has taught voice privately and at music schools such as Zhen Music & Arts Institute, and Lake Highlands School of Music. She has taught at Highland Park United Methodist Church and is currently the Soprano section leader at Northpark Presbyterian Church. She has also made appearances on The Oprah Winfrey Show and The Brandywine Film Festival.

While Berry has worked with experienced musicians, she excels with younger students. During her time at San Diego Junior Theatre, Berry led a large number of young students in a musical theatre camp. With her students Berry focuses on incorporating the body with the voice to promote healthy singing as well as projection and presence that can be heard from a stage. She is thrilled to meet each of her students and help guide them to their uniquely crafted musical futures.

Kevin Gray, Jr
Kevin Gray Jr. was born and raised in Dallas, Texas where he received a homeschooled education. Kevin began playing bass at the age of 15. Kevin is one of the founding members of the band “Friday’s Foolery”. Kevin is currently employed with Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship (OCBF) as the bass player for the Youth Ministry. He continues to maintain a presence in the DFW music scene by playing for numerous artists locally and abroad. Kevin enjoys teaching students the music that speaks to them, whether it be classical, jazz, or popular repertoire. His goal for every lesson is to explore new music and to help students achieve personal progress to master the music they want to play.
  • Highly trained and experienced instructors (all levels)
  • Private and/ or Group Classes offered daily, weekly, bi-weekly, monthly (in-school or in-home)
  • In-Home Lessons
  • Multi-instrumental instructors available (we teach 15 different instruments)
  • Instrument Rentals Available
  • Music Therapy & Customizable Curriculums for all levels
  • Online Classes Offered
  • Creative Learning Program for ages 2-5
  • Lessons for Adults
  • Full equipped studios with Pianos and other Instruments
Would you like to enroll your child in one of our summer camp programs? If so, please call us today at (214) 455-1477!

Park Cities School of Music

Have you been looking for music lessons for your child or yourself? If so, turn to a trusted music school that has a reputation of offering well-balanced instruction from highly trained and experienced teachers. At Park Cities School of Music, we offer a comprehensive list of music lessons to children of all ages and adults throughout the Dallas, University Park, Highland Park, Lakewood, and other surrounding communities. We strive to provide students with a variety throughout their learning experience here at our school. Call us at (214) 455-1477 to request more information!

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A brief update from Park Cities School of Music regarding the continuation of lessons as we work to protect our faculty, students and families from the COVID-19. Our priority has always been, and will continue to be, to provide top quality music education in a safe and secure environment.

While Park Cities School of Music will continue to provide lessons to students in-person at our physical location, please be advised we are taking every opportunity to clean and sanitize our facility, studios and instruments. Understandably, if you feel more comfortable taking your lesson from the comfort of your home, PCSM can provide an online class for you in place of your usual in-person lesson.

Students coming to PCSM should be prepared to arrive a few minutes early in order to wash their hands with soap and water provided in the restrooms prior to their lesson. Faculty have been advised to wash their hands between each student, as well as wipe down any keyboards used between lessons. PCSM underwent a deep cleaning yesterday, as it does weekly; however, we will be increasing the cleaning of the facility during the coming weeks in an effort to keep germs to a minimum.

The PCSM Calendar will continue as planned. Online, at your home, or PCSM studio lessons will resume on March 23. We want to maintain regular schedule as much as possible.


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