Music Teachers that Combine Passion and Progress

Zera Music Company has been providing music lessons to students since 2017. We have helped many of our students become the complete musicians they want to be – playing their instruments effortlessly and also being able to explain the theory behind it. Learn all about the team that makes our lessons possible.

Top-Notch Music Education from Your Home

Our in-home and online lessons for various instruments allow your child to learn from the comfort of their homes. Our team has served hundreds of students since our founding. With a single click, you can get started with your weekly lessons as early as tomorrow.

Happy kids having fun during their music class

Introducing: The Zera Music Company

Founded in 2017, Zera Music Company was created with one mission in mind: providing top-notch music education to children through passionate instructors that are held accountable. Our team currently offers lessons for piano, guitar, drums, voice, and some instructors also have experience teaching strings and other brass instruments!

Want to know why our clients continue to trust our services?

Expert Instructors

You can always expect top-quality lessons from our instructors. First, we administer a very intentional hiring process to ensure previous teaching experience, communication skills, knowledgeability pertaining to teachable instruments and music theory, and a heart for teaching. We require the passing of a Background Check and Child Abuse Awareness and Prevention Training. Next, we train up our instructors to prepare them to serve each of their families “the Zera Music Company way”. No matter which instructor serves your family, we provide unmatched service. Each month we meet to grow in our teaching and to ensure we’re improving in our abilities to serve each of our families.

Self-Service Solutions & Resources

We have meticulously tested a plethora of teaching curriculum pertaining to the instruments we teach to ensure that our students develop not only a love of music, but also a complete understanding of it. We also provide students and parents additional resources that encourage optimal learning and practice techniques to catapult progress forward. Each of our resources are accessed in our Student Portal that also allows you to sync your lesson calendar with your phone, make easy online payments, save instructor contact information, and reschedule lessons in advance.

Excellent Customer Service

With us, you don’t have to worry about messy paperwork, because there isn’t any. We don’t require any contract to get started on helping your child get quality music education. We also offer a flexible four-hour cancellation policy. You even get to try out our service before you commit, as we offer a 100% risk-free trial lesson for your family.

Music Lessons You can Trust

We’ve served hundreds of students with our in-home and online music lessons. Our team teaches piano, guitar, voice, and drums. Head to our lessons page to learn how our instructors conduct top-tier lessons to your kiddos.

Meet some of our Instructors

Each of our instructors is passionate about teaching, has an extensive background in music education, and has a desire to grow in their teaching abilities. This makes us special because it brings an unmatched level of accountability to each lesson.

Bryce CantrellBryce graduated from SMU with a Bachelor of Music in Music Education and obtained his certification from TEA. Bryce has a wide array of music experience from playing in full orchestras to teaching privately. Since graduating in 2017, he has been teaching with Zera Music Company, started to grow in record production, and perform with local bands. He also works as a substitute teacher with Plano ISD & Richardson ISD.

Stephanie Hamilton

Stephanie has been with us since the summer of 2019. Music is an integral part of her life and nothing makes her happier than to share her love and passion with eager students. She received her B.A. in Music Performance from Lubbock Christian University, and has been using her degree to teach privately and publicly since 1991. She is currently the Choir Director at Lake Dallas Middle School and is celebrating her 20th year teaching music with Lake Dallas ISD. She has two grown children and one beautiful granddaughter who are also musically inclined!

Caden Mercer

Caden is a talented, hardworking musician from Houston Texas that has been with us since March of 2020. He graduated from Dallas Baptist University in 2017 with a Degree in Music Business with emphasis in Songwriting and Worship Leadership. Caden started learning the guitar in 2007 and also has 10 years of piano experience. With this experience, he also hasn’t shied away from applying these skills to a plethora of other instruments. Caden is a singer/songwriter, releasing music under the name Water & Bone. He has a passion for music and people, in hopes of spreading his love and understanding of the language of music.

Kyle is a percussionist, pianist, bandleader, and dedicated instructor from Santa Barbara, California with experience in every genre from jazz to metal. He began studying drums and learning the language of music in 2008, and since then has been part of bands, drumlines, and orchestras as a percussionist. In 2010, Kyle began studying piano and developing his skills further as a musician. Currently, he is a Drum Set Performance student in his second year at the University of North Texas and has been with us at ZMC since May 2021. Outside of music he enjoys exercise and spending time with his family. He is dedicated to helping others improve their musicianship and increase their love for the art of music.

Harli is currently pursuing her Bachelor’s of Music in Vocal Performance from the University of North Texas in Denton with a career goal of being a professional opera singer. In high school, she began her pursuits of piano and voice, and qualified for the Texas All-State Choir two years in a row. Harli has been with us since April 2022 and her teaching technique centers around creating strong music readers with impressive problem solving strategies.

Minnesota native, Jacob has his Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance from Jackson State University and has been teaching with us since August 2022. Throughout college, Jacob was a member of the “Sonic Boom of The South” Marching Band where he was a saxophone section leader for three years and was awarded 2nd and 1st prizes in the James E. Hefner HBCU Piano Competition held at Tennessee State University in 2011 and 2012 respectively. Upon graduation, Jacob moved back home to St. Paul, MN to work as the Assistant Music Director at his home church, and was soon promoted to the Minister of Music. Throughout his time in St. Paul, Jacob had the privilege of working with the Minnesota State Baptist Convention Choir, and also collaborating with an eclectic background of artists such as Stokley, Dottie Peoples, “The Voice’s” Jesse Larson, and Kierra Sheard, to name a few.

Angie B has taught students at all skill levels and ages for over 35 years. Her musical journey started in high school when learning piano, and in 2001, she picked up an acoustic guitar and hasn’t put it down since. Angie loves serving at her church where she helps write worship songs and plays acoustic and electric guitar as well as mandolin. Music is her passion, and in her spare time, she enjoys learning as many classic rock songs as possible, and attending her grandson’s t-ball and soccer games.

FUN FACTS: Angie loves eating out at J. Macklin’s Grill, Ole’s, Tex Mex, Anamia’s and Salt Grass Steakhouse, and her favorite snacks include Sun Chips, Spicy Trail Mix, Reese’s peanut butter cups, and Paydays.

Caleb is a multi-instrumentalist from southern California. He is currently pursuing a Masters of Music in Worship Leadership and also works as the Music Director at his church in Fort Worth. He began his musical journey at the age of 7 when he started learning classical piano, and expanded his expertise when he started leading worship at church. Since then, he has continued to refine his musicianship in studying guitar, bass and voice. Throughout his journey, Caleb has played in churches across the nation and for a brief period led a church worship team in Frankfurt, Germany. He is dedicated to sharing his passion for music with his students and hopes to equip them to love music for a lifetime. Aside from his love for music, Caleb enjoys cooking homemade tomato sauce, going out to sushi with his fiancée, and snacking on sour patch kids while watching Spiderman.

Kara is a musician from Austin, Texas pursuing her Bachelor’s in Music Education at the University of North Texas. She began taking private voice lessons and singing in choir in 6th grade and it quickly became her passion, overflowing into gaining experience on piano and guitar. Once she earns her degree, she plans to work as a middle or high school choir director in order to continue sharing her love of all kinds of music. Kara loves getting to watch students grow into better musicians and being able to leave a positive impact on her students. She believes that music is a powerful and expressive thing that should be shared with everyone.

Riley is a passionate music educator from Mississippi who loves to help students achieve their personal musical goals. He and his wife Katie come to the DFW area from the Houston area where he worked as a middle school choir director in La Porte ISD. Riley earned both his Bachelor’s and Master’s in Music Education from the University of Mississippi where he gained a wealth of vocal knowledge and experience studying under multiple award-winning and nationally recognized professors and conductors. Riley is thrilled to work with aspiring musicians and help them grow in both their musical abilities and their passion for music!

Peyton is a committed musician currently undertaking a Bachelor’s degree in Piano at the University of North Texas. His musical journey began at the age of 14 when he discovered a profound passion for music within various forms of media, including video games and movies. Motivated by this newfound love, he promptly transitioned into formal lessons, focusing on classical piano. In high school, Peyton not only excelled in piano but also showcased his musical versatility by actively playing the guitar and drums. Looking ahead, Peyton aspires to leverage his acquired skills and knowledge upon obtaining his degree by dedicating himself to full-time teaching and composing for media. Fun Facts: Peyton loves fishing, traveling, and cooking, and his first piano song was from “The Legend of Zelda”!

Coleton Harris is a musician based in Frisco, Texas. His love for music started at an early age, beginning with piano in 2006, and eventually moving towards a variety of other instruments. Coleton has a passion for teaching and pouring into the next generation, with a focus of making things fun/engaging. He is excited to partner with Zera Music Co. and their mission to make it easy for young musicians to grow in their unique gifts and callings for music.

Luke is a vocalist and multi-instrumentalist from Brookings, South Dakota. He spent much of his younger years exploring choral music and musical theatre, but has since found a profound love for jazz, which he performs with his quartet around the DFW area. Luke is currently pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Jazz Studies at the University of North Texas, and continues to explore all sorts of contemporary musical genres. In his free time, he is very passionate about nature, philosophy and history. Luke’s ideal evening involves a relaxing novel, chocolate, and some soothing tea!

Ashton is a composer and multi-instrumentalist from Denton, Texas. He received his degree in music composition from the University of Texas at Austin where he also performed with various ensembles and worked with chamber groups to perform his original works. Ashton has been playing drums and serving on church worship teams for over a decade not only playing drums, but bass, keys, and guitar as well. On the side, he loves to work on cars, enjoy outdoor recreational activities, and spend quality time with his family. His two restaurant recommendations are: La Milpa Kitchen and Cantina, and Blue Ginger (both located in Denton).

Adrian is a composer and multi-instrumentalist from San Diego, California. He received his BA in Music with an emphasis in composition and percussion performance. He has a wide range of experience including playing with full orchestras, concert bands, marching bands, gigging with bands, worship bands, and more. He also composes music for high school bands. He first fell in love with music by listening to film soundtracks with his dad when he was young. Adrian has a fervent desire to see people of all backgrounds reap the benefits of playing music! In his free time, you can find him snacking on Mike and Ike’s and watching Lord of the Rings!

What Our Customers Have To Say

"Zera Music Company worked hard to fit me into the schedule, due to us having very limited availability. My son has only had one lesson, but looking forward to seeing him learn and grow with ZMC!"
Cicelyann – Plano
"Initially they couldn't teach due to distance! But the owner promised that he would call back if he find a teacher that live close to me! He kept his word and called me back! First lesson starts this week! Very excited! Thank you!"
Simran – Grapevine
"They were very quick to respond and answered all my questions. We love our instructor, who comes to teach my son how to play the drums. He is always punctual and really is great with my kiddo!"
Segal – Flower Mound
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