MEET EMILY BRANDON
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.
Piano & Vocal Instructor
Piano & Vocal Instructor
MRS. B ON THE KEYS
Piano, Vocal, & Woodwind Instructors offering personalized lessons and instruction to students in the Jackson, MS Metro area.
Alicia Bell is a native of Cape Town, South Africa, with a passion for people and culture, Alicia uses her unique and diverse background to encourage students to learn about the human experience and connect with other cultures through the universal language of music. Alicia now teaches Choral Music Education at Ridgeland High School with Superior Festival Ratings and sight-reading at the highest level of State Standards. She is the Children’s Opera and Summer Program Musical Director for Opera Mississippi. She was honored in 2020 by being named the Mississippi Music Educators Association’s Young Music Educator of the Year.
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 is the Chief Policy Advisor for Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley. He began playing the piano at seven years old. Ty has a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science with a minor in music with a concentration in piano from Mississippi State University. He has a Doctor of Jurisprudence from Mississippi College School of Law.