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We are now offering online music lessons via Skype and Zoom.
Due to the current virus situation, we are inviting current and new students who are opting for isolation to connect for online lessons. This is a great time to take up a new hobby!
Give us a call at 813-782-4258
Be safe and healthy!!

Lessons and Teachers

The Music Studio is now accepting applications and resumes from
qualified, enthusiastic music teachers.
Call (813) 782-4258 for details

Please be sure to read the Music Studio Policy

New students may print and fill out our Student Information Sheet, or it will be provided in the studio.

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We Offer Lessons For:

Guitar Lessons
(acoustic, electric, bass)
Dobro Lessons
Violin Lessons
Viola Lessons
Cello Lessons
Ukulele Lessons
Banjo Lessons
Fiddle Lessons
Mandolin Lessons
Voice Lessons
Piano Lessons

Lessons are available Monday through Saturday, depending on the instrument. Call for information.

Guitar Lessons are given in half-hour time blocks at a rate of $20 per half hour. Dean's lesson rate is $30 per half hour. One hour lessons can be scheduled upon request for $40 or $60 per lesson.

Violin Lessons are priced at $30 per half hour and $60 per hour.

Piano Lessons are priced at $25 or $30 per half hour and $50 or $60 per hour, depending on the specific teacher's rate.

Vocal Lessons (Masters Degree Teacher) are priced at $30 per half hour and $60 per hour.

Lesson fees are collected in advance, on the last lesson of the expiring month for the upcoming month. Accepted methods of payment are cash, check or credit/debit card (Payment made by credit or debit cards are subject to a 2% handling fee).

Dean Johnson
Guitar, Bass Guitar, Beginner Banjo, Mandolin, Dobro
(See full bio with music selection below)

Chris Romeo
(See full bio with video below)

Jenna Moore
(See full bio below)

Click a song to hear Dean play!
Rumores de la Caleta
Canarios(Canary Jig)
Amazing Grace

Dean Johnson
Guitar, Bass Guitar,
Beginner Banjo, Mandolin,

Performer/Instructor Dean Johnson has over 30 years of guitar playing experience and has performed with groups and as a soloist for the majority of that time. He is the founder and owner of Dean Johnson Music Studio and continues to do private guitar instruction at the studio and in Tampa. He received his B.M. in Classical Guitar performance from the University of South Florida under the tutelage of Prof. John Parris and Dr. Mark Switzer and in 1994 and 1996 was accepted as a performer/student to the Master Class of Christopher Parkening, America's foremost classical guitarist. He has also studied with David Brandon, John Sutherland, Jose Luis Merlin, and Ricardo Cobo.

Dean has performed at the Tampa Convention Center and has appeared as a guest soloist for the Florida Orchestra Guild, WUSF Radio functions and Habitats for Humanity. His wonderful playing is in demand at corporate parties, dinners and weddings. Recently, he was honored to perform at the Presidential residence at USF for an event held in honor of Nobel prize winner and former President of Costa Rica, Oscar Arias.

click here for Dean's Performance Schedule


Chris Romeo


Chris Romeo, tenor, has been studying voice for over 4 years; but has been making music ever since the sixth grade. He has received his bachelor’s degree in Vocal Studies, and is currently working towards his Masters Degree in Vocal Performance at the University of South Florida. He has been performing in lead roles such as Don Jose in Bizet’s Carmen, Mr. Angel in Mozart’s Die Schauspieldirektor, and Eddie in Richard O’Brian’s The Rocky Horror Show. Other Performances include La Rondine, HAIR The Musical, Freedom Found the Opera; and multiple performances with the USF Chamber singers, Master Choral of Tampa Bay, and The Florida Orchestra Pop Singers. He has received multiple awards for his outstanding singing such as a nomination for the KCACTF Irene Ryan Acting Scholarship for his role as Eddie in The Rocky Horror Show, and the Jameson Kelly Memorial Scholarship for outstanding tenor. His voice teachers include: Dr. Brad Diamond (current), and Jerry Reynolds. Chris currently teaches at St. Leo University.

Jenna Moore


Jenna Moore began her musical studies on piano in 2004 at age 13 and has continued with private lessons at Dean Johnson’s Music since 2005. Her former instructors include Mr. Bill Chamberlin Nadezhda Christova, Agnieszka Zick, and Elizabeth Hsieh (Wan). She currently studies piano under the tutelage of Mr. Kevin Wu. Jenna is currently an undergraduate student at the University of South Florida where she is majoring in English Literature. Jenna has been teaching piano at Dean Johnson’s Music since October of 2012.

Debra Sailer

Drum set and percussion

Hernan Rodriguez

Cello and Piano

Bio coming soon

Nicole Lerch

Violin, Viola and beginning Piano

Bio coming soon

Guy McMillen


Guy is an aspiring musician who is native to central Florida. He attended Harrison School for the Arts in Lakeland Florida where he studied under classical guitarist Dr. Robert Phillips. He graduated 2023 and that summer competed in Ohio against 50 guitarists nationwide and won a $12,000 scholarship to Southeastern University in Lakeland Florida. He is currently working towards a Bachelor of Arts in Music with a minor in biblical studies.

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