Kids Life Tuscaloosa May/June 2021 - Page 17

Treble Makers Productions !: A New Chapter

Photography by Michael Gordon at lightwaveproductions . com

We ’ ve grown and are excited to announce we ’ ve changed our name to house all we now provide ! Check out our brand new website for more details on all we can offer your family for this summer and the 2021- 2022 school year ! www . tuscaloosatreblemakers . com

REGISTER ONLINE ! You can also flip to “ Summer Camp & Programs ” in this issue for more details !
WHAT IS A “ TREBLE FAM ”? HOW DID IT ALL BEGIN ? Picture this : A young 16 year old Sarah ( now 35 ) sits down at a keyboard and begins to play , while from across the room a young 18 year old Ryan ( now 37 ) begins to strum his guitar in perfect harmony . They turn to look across the room at each other , their eyes meet and boom ! Instant musical besties ! Shortly after that , they fell in love , went to Shelton State on a Music Scholarship ( Thank you Shelton !) got engaged , played around town in several bands , worshipped together on praise teams , began sharing their love of music with others by teaching private music & theatre lessons , got married , opened “ Treble Makers Music Studio ” and had four amazing kids together ( Ocean-12 , Harmony-11 Kai-10 & Reef-10 )! That ’ s how our exciting story began , and we never could have dreamed how quickly our Treble Fam would grow ! The rest of our Treble Fam expands in a wonderful circle that includes all of our talented students and their beautiful families - past and present ! Our students aren ’ t just our students , they are our family ! We have been so blessed to teach our Tuscaloosa students for over 17 years now ! We opened Treble Makers Music Studio 11 years ago in 2009 and have been located on Mitt Lary Rd in Northport ( just minutes from our kids ’ rockin school-Huntington Elementary ) for the past 7 years .
TREBLE GOALS : As a teen Ryan was told by a guitar teacher , “ You simply don ’ t have the coordination to play guitar .” As a 3rd grader my piano teacher became frustrated with my ability to play by ear and gave up on me unwilling to try a different approach for my specific needs . We vowed we would never be those teachers and realized the importance of constructive criticism and individualized creative teaching . We strive to always encourage our students , build them up and teach each student as a unique individual . We take that awesome responsibility as an honor- to grow those talents in a way that will help them continue to love the arts into their adult years . The most rewarding part of our job is not only watching our students succeed as musicians and performers , but also watching their love of the arts and confidence grow ! We know if a student can walk away with a new found confidence they can carry that
confidence with them for the rest of their lives knowing they can be successful at anything so long as they work hard and believe in themselves !
WANNA JOIN THE FAM ? We would love to welcome you to the Treble Family ! Mention Kids Life to receive a free trial lesson so we can get you started on your musical journey ! We provide private lessons in piano , voice , bass , electric and acoustic guitar , drums , hand percussion , music theory , ukulele , violin , acting , Audition Prep for College Arts Scholarship , Children ’ s Theatre , American Idol , The Voice , Film , Theatre and Pageant ! Once a year we take our performing students to compete at “ Access Broadway ”, a regional competition that includes studios from all around the southeast ! I ’ m so proud to say our students always dominate ! ( Congrats guys !) We provide optional semesterly concerts and talent shows for our students to perform in ! Treble Makers was thrilled to partner with our dear friend Bibi Steinke to help create Tuscaloosa Theatre Troupe in order to offer even more acting opportunities ! This summer we are back in action offering two separate week long theatre camps ; Disney ’ s Descendants and Disney ’ s Cinderella ! We can ’ t wait to bring theatre back to our community ! Other exciting week-long summer camps are returning ! Alabama Movie Camp , Royal Princess Prep School & SuperHero Training Academy ! Also check out , “ Parties by Treble Makers !” After a year of no parties , let us bring back the magic & fun with a party MC and your little one ’ s favorite princess or superhero !
We want to say THANK YOU to our wonderful Treble Family for being so supportive and understanding as we all made necessary adjustments to get through 2020 together stronger and better than ever ! We love and appreciate you !

— Mrs Sarah & Mr Ryan www . kidslifemagazine . com