"We love Mrs. Katie! She makes music fun and we wouldn't trade her for the world!" --Stephanie S.
"Mrs. Katie is an excellent teacher! I am very thankful for more than 11 years of patient, but passionate, instruction for my child. She has helped my child grow and build self-confidence. I am so thankful for Homestyle Music!" --Alex V.
Homestyle Music was developed out of a passion for sharing music with others.
We believe music enriches a person's life beyond measure.
Our students learn various types of music and are given opportunities to perform!
Katie Hester is a trusted professional in her areas of study. She has references available upon request. Aiming to be thorough, yet flexible, fun, and well-rounded is her approach to teaching music. Students are taught the fundamentals while still having the chance to incorporate learning the styles of music they prefer. She looks forward to sharing her love of music with you!
Katie Hester - Piano, Guitar, Flute
Katie has studied music for over 20 years. She attained a B.A. in Music Education with a concentration on flute performance at Wayne State University. Her love for several styles of music and instruments has inspired her to continue studies in piano, guitar, and saxophone. She has taught music lessons for over 15 years and has 5 years experience as a band and general music director in a school setting.
Katie has performed in numerous bands/orchestras as well as solo. She is experienced in classical, rock, jazz/blues and Contemporary Christian music. Music she has composed and recorded can be found at her site:
http://www.katieflute.com Videos of her performing music can also be found on her YouTube channel KatieFlute8.
She is able to perform by reading or by ear. Katie believes in achieving musical success with all students. This is accomplished through a focus on the fundamentals of rhythm, reading notes, understanding theory, etc. She is determined to have students who enjoy learning music. After all, a student who enjoys a subject is likely to continue studying it!
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