Musical Education and Outreach
Music to My Ears
Located in Cotati, Music to My Ears is Sonoma County’s premier music education center.
MTME offers private and group music lessons in all instruments and voice, plus musical theater productions for children and adults, opera, theater, acting, art and dance classes.
We also host guest speakers who offer workshops on topics including preparing for auditions, pursuing a career in the arts,
and performance psychology.
Centrally located in Sonoma County, we strive to provide fun and enriching musical experiences for children and adults.
At Music to My Ears, we like to say,
Art is for everyone!
We welcome all ages, genders, expressions, ethnicities,
and abilities to come play, learn, expand, and be joyful.
Christa currently teaches private voice and piano lessons
at MTME as well as her home studio.
Up Street Music Patrons
A California non-profit corporation
"Funding music education, providing musical opportunities
to adults and children for personal and cultural enrichment."
why music and art matterImproves and strengthens social connections
Improves mental health and quality and enjoyment of life
Provides an outlet for creativity and emotions
Improves communication skills
Improves cognitive skills
what we doFundraise in order to provide financial aid to students seeking music and theater arts programs, lessons, classes, and instruments.
Produce participatory music opportunities for children and adults.
Encourage collaboration between music and arts organizations in programming and fundraising efforts.
Concerts for Seniors
Partnered with Soprano, Larissa Lorenz,
we offer several beautiful 45 minute programs created especially for
senior living facilities.
Each program is filled with gorgeous classical music from a variety of periods, along with engaging translations and tidbits about composers and operas.
Please inquire for pricing and let us know about your needs:
NATS Redwood Empire Chapter
Christa is a member of the local National Association of Teachers of Singing Chapter where she helps to fundraise and coordinate for the vocal scholarship program for young singers.
NATS aims to encourage the highest standards of the vocal art and of ethical principles in the teaching of singing; and to promote vocal education and research at all levels, both for the enrichment of the general public and for the professional advancement of the talented.