Let’s Play Music Our Instructors | The Music Garden

Let’s Play Music / Presto / Bridge

Luanne Harms

Certified Let's Play Music
Instructor Years 1, 2 and 3, Presto, Bridge

Luanne Harms has had a life full of music within her family, church, and school, Luanne majored in voice and piano and received her Bachelor Degree in Music Education from Wichita State University in 1987. She has been a music teacher in both public and private schools ranging in ages from preschool to high school, and has served as high school choir director. She has taught piano and voice lessons both in the private and group format for over 30 years.
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Erin Niconovich

Presto, Piano

Erin Niconovich comes from a very musical family and has been a musician all her life. She grew up singing and playing guitar and piano in her church’s band, and played keyboard in two other bands through high school and college. She earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Piano Performance from University of North Georgia in 2018, where she also discovered her love for percussion and playing in ensembles. After graduating, she taught piano and voice at a private studio and went on to create her own piano studio in Newnan, until deciding to pursue a Master’s Degree in Music Theory from Florida State University. She now lives in Newnan with her husband, Danny, and their dog, Oliver. Erin is incredibly excited to be a part of The Music Garden community, and is looking forward to making music with students in Presto and private piano lessons!

Terah Tucker

Bridge, Voice, Piano

Terah Tucker's musical journey as a pianist and singer/songwriter began at a very young age. Long before she was old enough to understand the intricacies of how music worked, she was mesmerized by its power. It was when she was 5 years old and had begun taking piano lessons that she discovered the art of writing songs, little knowing it would eventually be one of her greatest passions. Terah has spent many years playing piano and flute for church services and other events, and singing in various college ensembles, including operas, the Clayton State Chorale, and Chamber Choir. Since completing her bachelor’s degree in music composition in 2002, Terah has taught both piano and voice lessons, and has led worship in several churches. She has also released three albums and hosted a podcast showcasing independent Christian music artists that was featured on a local south Atlanta radio station. Terah loves inspiring others to begin their own musical journey and is excited to be a part of The Music Garden family!

Audrey Goodman

Let's Play Music Years 1 and 2, Flute

Audrey Goodman’s love of music awakened as a toddler singing songs with her mother and blossomed into a lifetime dedicated to music. She attended Shorter University where she earned a Bachelor of Music in Worship and Music leadership, a unique degree which blends music education, vocal performance, music technology, and theology. She took piano lessons throughout grade school and for two years of college. She played flute in the band setting for eight years and marched five of those years, including one year of collegiate band. Her passion for voice ignited in her church youth band and continued throughout her collegiate career as she pursued classical training. She sang in multiple choral ensembles and co-founded the touring worship band Seventh Hill Worship. Audrey has sung as a professional worship leader for ten years, and enjoys blending classical vocal technique with the contemporary vocal style. Audrey considers it a wonderful gift to grow in the love of music with all of her students!

Sarah Buttram

Let's Play Music Year 2, 3, Piano, Voice

Sarah Buttram has been involved in music her entire life and truly loves it. Sarah attended Georgia State University and received her Bachelor’s degree in Choral and General Music Education with piano as her main instrument. Piano has been a part of her life since a very young age and she enjoys teaching piano lessons to all ages. She has been singing since she was four and has participated in numerous choral events and has traveled to different states in a church singing group. Through the years, Sarah has been a piano accompanist and vocalist for many churches and choirs. Sarah believes that music is a beautiful gift and is very passionate about teaching music and sharing it with others!

Rachel Gianelloni

Babies, Toddlers, Poppies Preschool Music, Let's Play Music Year 1

Rachel Gianelloni is a lifelong musician. She grew up immersed in music and began playing the piano at home as a young child, then studied privately for 9 years. At the age of 10, she was offered a position in Mobile Singing Children’s prestigious, invitation-only concert choir and discovered the joy of making music with others. From there, her love of music has grown and expanded. Throughout the years, she taught herself to play both the flute and guitar, participated in several musical groups and choirs, and to this day makes continued musical study, practice, and education a part of daily life. She believes that playing and sharing music is a rich, beautiful gift! One of Rachel’s other passions is early childhood education- she spent 7 years teaching preschool and developing a dynamic, creative, hands-on, play-based classroom. She is thrilled to be at The Music Garden, where she can combine her passion for music with her love for children. She believes that music is one of the deepest, most profound joys in life and that it should be shared with everyone!

Erin Bernier

Let's Play Music Year 1

Erin has been surrounded by music all her life and began her music instruction at the age of five. She was involved in private voice lessons, band and choir all through her school years. She went to Florida State University where she earned her Bachelor’s of Music Therapy degree. While at FSU, she was involved in different ensembles that gave her the opportunity to continue her vocal instruction while also learning and experiencing different types of instruments such as percussion, guitar and ukulele. She is excited to be a part of the The Music Garden family and share her love of music with her students!