Welcome to The Music Staff!

The Music Staff, established in 1985, is a private music school located in the Western Branch section of Chesapeake.  It is within walking distance of the Western Branch school complex and is easily accessible to all of Hampton Roads! Instructors are active in the music community and offer every student individualized instruction to meet his/her music needs.

Mary Ann Medlin, the director, acknowledges that  the gift of music lasts a lifetime!  It is The Music Staff’s  goal and commitment to share a love of music with students and the community as we celebrate our 27th year.  Please join us as we nurture music in the very young, teach and develop music skills to both young and old, and instill music appreciation for everyone!

The Music Staff offers Early Steps in Music™ classes for ages 2 – 6 at TMS as well as area preschools and daycare centers (Christine Butler is the author of this curriculum!); private lessons in piano, voice, strings, guitar, electric bass, woodwinds, brass, and percussion; group keyboard and strings classes held at Portsmouth Catholic Regional School; special needs music classes; plus rock band, music theatre, chamber musicand a variety of summer camps!  

Beginning spring 2013, The Music Staff will provide a rental program for all instruments.  Please check back with us about more details!

Thank you for visiting our website!  We are looking forward to sharing our love of music with each of you.

Mary Ann Medlin  and  “Staff”

Introduction to The Music Staff, Inc. Video