Chara Christian Dance Academy has a thriving music department with over 100 students and 5 instructors!  We are currently offering one-on-one music lesson in 3 different ways; in the studio, at your home, or through or online.  Our instructors help their students develop their skills throughout the year, leading up to their 2 recital performance opportunities.  

Chara currently offers 30 minute private lessons in the following arts:

●   Piano   ●   Guitar   ●   Voice   ●   Ukelele   ●   Bass Guitar   ●   Banjo

Click on the 3 ways to take music below for further information and to register your child today!

In Studio Lessons
music at home
music online

Music Department Performances

Chara holds 2 music recitals; one around Christmas and another at the end of the season. Students who have shown progress and dedication to their studies are invited to perform one piece at either Recital to demonstrate their growth. Recitals are performed at Friendswood Friends Church. At each recital we offer the opportunitiy to contribute to a selected charity in lieu of purchasing tickets.

Music Instructors

Chara Christian Dance Academy’s Music Department is incredibly blessed with multi-talented, award-winning instructors teaching to the highest musical standards.  With backgrounds in multiple musical disciplines and decades of experience working with children, our teachers bring excellence and high expectations for all students.  We are proud to include certified classroom music teachers, professional touring stage musicians, and piano performance majors among our staff. Our dedicated team is eager to work with your student in building musicianship, performance skills, and an appreciation of music.

Piano Instructor Cindy Fletcher Combining a passion for teaching, children and music,  Mrs. Fletcher is an award-winning educator and musician who is thrilled to be sharing her love of fine arts in the Christian environment of Chara Christian Dance Academy.  Her goals are to motivate and encourage students while instilling a life-long appreciation of music.  She has taught piano lessons for 25 years, taught in public and private schools, and directed/performed with numerous choirs, singing groups, praise teams and musical productions.  When not teaching or making music, Mrs. Fletcher can be found with her other obsessions –  reading, cross-stitch, fur babies and family.

Jon studied classical guitar and music education at the University of North Texas. Jon has studied the guitar for 35 years and began playing the piano at age 5. He has taught private lessons in guitar, piano and other instruments for over 25 years. Jon began playing professionally in church and school productions at age 15. Jon has performed with groups ranging in styles from blues, jazz, rock, country, funk, contemporary, pop, reggae and ska. Jon tailors his teaching according to the student’s interest, skill level and adaption with a heavy emphasis on technique.

“It is my purpose to share my gift with others.” – Jon Gowen

Meg Treadwell is so elated to be part of the Chara Music Department. She has loved music since she was a child and was involved in choir all through high school. She graduated in 2016 from Texas City High School where she was choir president. She is now a senior at the University of Houston attending the Moores School of Music where she will get a Bachelor of Music in Vocal Studies and a Minor in Marketing. Meg is also a member of the internationally acclaimed Moores Concert Chorale. She looks forward to recording more music in LA with her studio, onKey Entertainment. When she is not working on music or schoolwork, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends (and dogs), being active, and reading. She is so excited to work with your students!

Kylee is a student at the Moores School of Music at the University of Houston pursuing a degree in vocal music education. She aspires to be either a junior high or high school choir director upon completion of her music degree. At the University of Houston, Kylee is the student director of one of the fine ensembles and has been a part of two of the student lead acappella groups. Kylee is a local who graduated from Friendswood High School where she was involved in the musical & choral department. Kylee made the 2016 & 2017 all state women’s choirs & performed in Mary Poppins, Beauty & the Beast, & Les Miserables.

Sara Johnson is an elementary music teacher in Pearland. She graduated with a vocal music degree from Wayland Baptist University and has traveled as a music director and singer.  She loves sharing her gift of music with students and teaching them to use their gift for the Lord.  When not singing on the church worship team, or with her students, she loves spending time with her husband and two children.