Archives for Kyle Chowning

We are thrilled to announce that we are in the final stages of purchasing our own building…the new and forever home of ROOTS Music & Dance Academy.   After five years of growth, overflowing lobbies, unavailable parking spaces and managing two locations, we are finally getting our own building and a permanent home for ROOTS… Read More »

Some of you may know of Jeremy Cowart and his work. In his career, he’s taken portraits of many familiar names such as Taylor Swift, Kelly Clarkson, and Ryan Seacrest, just to name a few. His clients, mostly entertainment based, include ABC, FOX, A&E, F/X, Discovery Channel, ESPN, People, US Weekly, VIBE, E!, Universal Records,… Read More »

Music lessons are so much more than just a fun extracurricular or past-time. Picking up an instrument has major benefits on the brain. Check out this TED-ED by Anita Collins to hear how “fireworks go off” in a musicians brain every time they pick up their instrument, and the long-lasting effects of learning and playing… Read More »

We have a very special announcement to make: ROOTS has been named #1 BEST MUSIC STUDIO in Williamson Parent magazine for their BEST OF 2016 contest! We were also named in the TOP 3 BEST DANCE STUDIOS!   This is such a HUGE deal, and it’s all thanks to you! THANK YOU to each of you… Read More »

We’re so excited to announce our new ROOTS Student Showcase at The Well Coffeehouse in Brentwood on Friday, October 21 at 6:30pm. In the past, we’ve held these showcases at Frothy Monkey in downtown Franklin. This time, we’re changing it up a bit and supporting another great coffeehouse with a mission of generosity. The Well has… Read More »

The spotlight is shining on Miss Paige Lewis this month. Paige is only 11 years old, but she has been writing her own songs since she was 8. We have had the opportunity to mentor Paige the past 3 years, and her talent and dedication to her craft is inspiring. This young songwriter has a bright, bright… Read More »

We captured photos of each student that performed at our 2016 Spring Music Recitals, and we are so excited to share them with you! Feel free to download, share and save these memories. We hope you enjoy them! FRIDAY, MAY 13, 2016 Click below for 5:00PM photo gallery Click below for 6:30pm photo gallery Click… Read More »

Angelina Wickham is no stranger to the spotlight. She is a natural performer, and her hard work earned her a place in our Dance Company in her first year of classes at ROOTS! At only 7 years old, Angelina shows leadership in her weekly classes and takes great initiative in becoming the best dancer she… Read More »

April’s Student Spotlight is shining on Reilly Cate Ferguson. One of our favorite things about Reilly Cate is her love of performance – she once hosted a private recital for her family and friends, and she prepared a piano piece for the Steinway Piano Fun Contest. Her initiative and drive are two of her qualities that… Read More »

It’s finally spring! Soon, the intoxicating mix of the blazing sun, ocean breezes and lingering wafts of chlorine will cloud all memory of chilly mornings, heavy textbooks and dinners on the run between after-school activities. Relief from the over-scheduled school year can’t come soon enough. Time to shed the sports! Toss the studies! Skip the… Read More »

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