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MEET EMILY BRANDON

Owner, Piano & Voice Instructor

Mrs. Brandon is well known in the community as a public school music teacher of 18 years and a private studio teacher. Her music studio provides group lessons and private lessons to interested students and their parents. 
Mrs. Brandon has a Master of Science in Music from the University of Southern Mississippi, focusing on music education. She has a Bachelor of Science in Education from the Mississippi University for Women with a major in music education and a concentration in teaching Kindergarten through 12th grade. She is also the Education Coordinator for Opera Mississippi Education and Outreach Program.
Mrs. Brandon is a dedicated, results-oriented, passionate education professional with more than 18 years of progressive music education experience in teaching, leading, and promoting student and faculty growth and achievement. She has leadership experience serving students across multiple schools, with expertise in development, implementation, evaluation, and continuous improvement of challenging and inspiring students in music education. Her experience includes being an online instructional specialist, director of arts integration, choral and choir director. So due to Mrs. Brandon’s experience, education, and individualized lesson approach to teaching makes Mrs. B on the Keys the best option for adults and children to discover what they can achieve.

MRS. B ON THE KEYS 
INSTRUCTORS


LYNISE LITTLE
TY JAMES
JAMIE LEE MOORE
MEGAN ROWAN

VERSHAUNE STAMPS
Quanda Brooks

Professional Guidance

Piano, Vocal, & Woodwind Instructors offering personalized lessons and instruction to students in the Jackson, MS Metro area.

Lynise Little is an alumnus of Jackson State University from which she received both her Bachelor and Master degree in Music Education. Most of her teaching she has served as band director in both the  Jackson Public School District and Hinds County School District. She is currently teaching elementary music with Rankin County School District and entering her 14th year as a music educator. 

Ty James joined the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) in August 2022 as the federal program officer (FPO) for the State of Mississippi. In this role, Ty coordinates partnerships and outreach with the state and local governments community groups, and other entities with a vested interest on NTIA's high-speed internet grant programs and policy issues. Ty works directly with Mississippi's broadband office and the state-level county and municipal associations to ensure comprehensive engagement from all stakeholders in the state on the State's high-speed internet planning and funding process.

Prior to joining NTIA, Ty served as the Legal and Policy Advisor for the Northern District Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley. Before that, he spent two years as Senior Legislative Assistant and Press Secretary for Congressman Bennie G. Thompson. Ty was responsible for developing policies, tracking legislation, and advocating for local governments on education, healthcare, labor, technology, and telecommunications infrastructure issues as well as serving as the spokesperson for the congressman.

 Ty holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a minor in piano from Mississippi State University and a Doctor of Jurisprudence from the Mississippi College School of Law.

Jamie Lee Moore has been playing the piano since the age of eight and began her vocal music journey in middle school. She sang on the praise team at church and in the choir and various ensembles throughout her time in middle school and high school. She went on to study vocal music education at the University of Mississippi, where she earned her Bachelors of Music degree with an emphasis in Vocal Music Education. She later went on to attend Florida State University, where she earned her Master of Music Education in Choral Music Education.
Jamie Lee taught for five years at Olive Branch Middle School in Olive Branch, MS, before returning home to teach for six years at Old Town Middle School. During her time at both schools, choirs and ensembles earned Superior ratings at both District and State Festivals. In
2018, her choirs at Old Town Middle School attended the Orlando Heritage Festival and earned Gold ratings and the Spirit of Orlando award.
Jamie Lee is currently the Office Manager at Lee Hawkins Realty, Inc., in Madison, MS, a member of the Mississippi Chorus, and the Mississippi Junior High Treble Honor Choir chair. Jamie Lee began teaching piano privately in 2012 and began teaching voice privately in 2013. She enjoys being able to work one-on-one with students and helping them grow into the best musicians they can be and believes that the world of music should be made available to as many people (younger and older) as possible.

Megan Rowan is a collaborative pianist and music director in the Jackson area. She holds an undergraduate degree in piano performance from Belhaven University and a master’s degree in collaborative piano from the University of Southern Mississippi. She has experience working in a broad range of vocal and instrumental collaborative fields, including opera, wind ensemble, concert choir, show choir, and musical theatre productions. She lives in Jackson, MS with her art professor husband and their daughter. This summer, she traveled to Europe to participate in the International Performing Arts Institute in Kiefersfelden, Germany.

Vershaune Stamps is a native of Jackson, MS. In 2018, she graduated from Tougaloo College with a Bachelor’s in Music Performance. Although most of her training consists of classical music, acting and musical theater has always been a passion of hers. Her theater experience includes playing Big Mama in Cat on A Hot Tin Roof and Alberta/ Catherine in Colored People’s Time, both being performed with Tougaloo College’s Performance ensemble, Encore, under the direction of Kimberly Morgan- Myles. Vershaune has been involved with Mississippi’s only professional theater, New Stage Theater. She has performed in shows such as Sister Act: The Musical(2018). In 2021, the broadway review Rising Toward a New Day (2021) and the telling of the life story of a true Mississippi legend, Bobby Rush, Slipping through the Cracks (2022). 

Quanda Brooks is a native of Jackson, Mississippi. Quanda has been teaching Elementary Music for over 29 years with Jackson Public Schools. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Music Education from Mississippi Valley State University and a Master of Science in Elementary Education from Jackson State University. Quanda is currently the Minister of Music at Salem M.B Church located in Terry, MS. Quanda has been playing the piano since she was 8 years old.  Her love for music not only shows through her but within the lives of the many students that she has taught.

CONTACT ME

900 E County Line Road Suite 220
Ridgeland, MS 39157

662-574-4923

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