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Tamraloo Music and More: Whether you are looking for music lessons, Garage Band,  academic tutoring and classes,  musical theatre, dance, or recording studio services,  Tamraloo Music has something for every age and stage and every budget. Don’t see the class you are looking for? Let us create one for you! Homeschooler? Tamraloo Music and More is an approved vendor for all major charters in the area.  Trial lesson always free. 

 

Voted Lincoln’s Best of the Best 4 years in a row, let Tamraloo Music and More help you be your own kind of star!

TAMIE ROGERS

OWNER / DIRECTOR / LEAD INSTRUCTOR

Tamra Rogers was born and raised in the Bay Area, then spent 18 years in the beautiful Pacific Northwest before coming back “home” to California. Miss Tamie holds a Bachelor of Arts in Music from William Jessup University.  She has taught piano and voice for over 25 years, and currently owns and operates Tamraloo Music and More, voted Lincoln and Sacramento’s Best Music Instruction 4 years in a row.   An accomplished collaborative pianist, choral conductor, vocal coach and music director, Miss Tamie has accompanied multiple church, community, and university choirs, as well as conducted children’s and adult choruses in both the Pacific Northwest and Northern California and coached vocalists all over the area.  She most recently lent her talents as Morticia Addams in MCL’s production of Addams Family and as Musical Director for Lincoln Theatre Company’s production of My Fair Lady.   She is a multiple SARTA Elly award winner (Lead Actress, Mary Poppins, Musical Director, Scrooge, The Musical), and is currently Musical Directing William Jessup University’s production of Seven Brides for Seven Brothers.  She also carols professionally as a Soprano in the Merrie Olde Christmas Carolers.  Tamie is passionate about community service and has served as president of her local PTA, women’s ministry, and currently serves as music coordinator over the Lincoln/Loomis area LDS congregations. As head of Tamraloo Music and More, Tamie trains, mentors, and coordinates studio schedules for all her teachers, as well as maintains a current roster of over 80 personal and group students. Her greatest blessings in life are her four incredible children and Superhero husband.

TALEN ANDERSON

INSTRUCTOR - VOICE

Talen Andersen is a singer/songwriter, composer, multi-instrumentalist, theatre actor, and voice instructor based out of Rocklin, CA. He is currently at William Jessup University pursuing his Bachelors of Arts in Music Education. Talen has experience performing in a variety of genres and performing groups, including jazz, pop, show choir, gospel, worship, show-tunes, classical, and more. In theatre, Talen is an Elly-nominated actor, playing on stages all across NorCal. He believes that the arts enrich and inspire lives with purpose and motive, and hopes to share his passion for the arts with any of his students.

CLARA ASVITT

INSTRUCTOR - PIANO

Clara Asvitt studied Music Education and Elementary Education at BYU-Idaho, where she played in symphony orchestras, bands, and sang in the choir. She joined choir and band in middle school and continued on at the High School level, performing in State and Regional Bands and Choirs. A musical theatre performer and fan, she has accompanied local church and school choirs, as well as assisted in teaching beginning orchestra. She has a passion for learning and expanding her knowledge so that she can better be able to teach music and share her passion for it with others.

ERIN BROWN

INSTRUCTOR - VIOLIN

Erin Brown has a Bachelors of Science in Computer Animation and serves as a Fine Arts instructor and Instructional Assistant for both the Dry Creek Joint Unified and Roseville City Unified School District.  She serves as a youth Sunday School Instructor and Camp Counselor, and previously served as magazine editors for the Sacramento Art Deco Society.  She enjoys working with children and youth and is excited to share her talents with Tamraloo Music.

EMMA BRADLEY

INSTRUCTOR - PIANO

Emma Bradley began playing piano at age 5. She graduated from Lincoln High School in 2018, where she was the accompanist for Elite Choir. During her time in high school, she won the Maestro Award for accompaniment at a choral competition in Anaheim, CA. She now attends Sierra College and intends on majoring in music and political science. Though piano is her passion, she also enjoys singing, playing the ukulele, and a tiny bit of guitar. Emma is always excited to meet new students, and enjoys challenging her students to be the best pianist they can be!

AMBER NICOLE FLETCHER

INSTRUCTOR - SOUND ENGINEER

Amber Nicole Fletcher is a graduate from William Jessup University with a Bachelor of Arts in Music with a concentration in Commercial Music.  In the past, she has run live sound for her home church in Merced, California, and as a Front of House engineer for the university’s chapel team.  She was recently chosen to join William Jessup University’s tech team as the FOH lead engineer for the music department.  Her responsibilities include running the overall sound for the choir and orchestra, setting up the stage for choir/orchestra performances, ensuring cables are run to the correct areas, positioning monitors, and overseeing other members of the tech crew.  In her leisure time, you will find Amber playing her acoustic guitar, shooting hoops, or spending time with her close friends. She is currently working for K-love and Air-1 as a board operator, as well as doing freelance work as a recording engineer and FOH engineer.  

DANIEL GARCIA

INSTRUCTOR - BASS, GUITAR & UKELELE

Daniel Garcia began playing guitar when he was in middle school, determined to play a couple of campfire songs.  A worship leader at his church, he has had 3 years of band experience and two years of guitar class in addition to his private studies. He attends Lincoln High School as a Senior and plans on going to college studying Business and Music. Although the guitar is his favorite instrument in the entire world, he also loves playing the ukulele, bass, electric guitar, and a little bit of piano. Daniel is always excited to meet new students, and has a passion for teaching music, and loves challenging his students to be the best musician they could ever be.

EMILY KERNS

INSTRUCTOR - PIANO

Emily Kerns is a junior in HIgh School and currently serves as a student teacher for Tamraloo Music!  She enjoys volunteering and doing shift work at Fieldhaven Shelter and loves all things music.

SOPHIA LEE

INSTRUCTOR - VIOLIN

Sophia Lee began playing the violin at age 12. She has participated in several honor orchestras, including CODA, an all-state orchestra held in Southern California. During her years at Lincoln High, she has also participated in the Sacramento Youth Symphony and served as concertmaster. Sophia plans on attending UC Davis and majoring in psychology. Other hobbies of hers include horseback riding, composing music, and playing the piano. Sophia loves to work with all different kinds of students and strives to balance lessons with challenge and support. 

CARLA PAGE

INSTRUCTOR - SPANISH

Carla Page was born in Madrid, Spain, and moved to the United States 16 years ago.  She has spent the last 15 of those years translating and teaching Spanish, as well as homeschooling her five children in both Spanish and English.  She loves teaching!!!

KAY JONES

INSTRUCTOR - PIANO

Kay Jones is new to Lincoln, having lived in the Bay Area most of her life. She started piano lessons at age 7 and has been playing ever since. She is classically trained in piano and also plays violin and organ. As a young adult, she minored in music at Brigham Young University. She enjoyed performing in musical theatre productions growing up and continues now in the Lincoln Theatre Choristers group. She has accompanied choirs in her high school and church choirs for over 20 years and has also directed her church choir and children's singing groups. Kay currently works as a paraprofessional, teaching special education in a K-3 class. She loves working with children and sharing her talents with the next generation.

GAVIN RASK

INSTRUCTOR - PIANO

Gavin Rask has played piano for eight years. Aside from piano he has also studied trumpet, guitar, and bass. While attending Lincoln High School he has played in the school's concert band and now accompanies the LHS Elite Choir. He has competed in multiple tri-county competitions and has played at other occasions such as church services and weddings. He loves music and plans on studying it as well as civil and mechanical engineering in college. He is always excited to adopt new students and loves to pass on his knowledge of piano and music to his awesome students!

TONY REYES

INSTRUCTOR - MATH TUTOR

Tony Reyes currently serves as the Assistant Director of Math Tutoring at Mathnasium in Roseville where he tutors all aspects of math to both groups and individuals.

MADELAINE CARLETON SNIFF

INSTRUCTOR - PIANO & FLUTE

Madelaine Carleton Sniff has been taking piano lessons for about 11 years and is classically trained through the California Music Educators Association.  She has taught before in the past, and currently has a beginner level student of her own.  Madelaine wouldn't be currently available to teach due to AP classes and a school musical but will be available starting at the end of May.

COREY STRANGE

INSTRUCTOR - PERCUSSION

Corey Strange began playing the drums in 1997. During high school, he joined his first band and fell in love with making music with other people, gaining fundamental experience through marching, symphonic and jazz band in school music programs Over the last 15 years he has toured the country playing music with many different acts providing him countless hours of stage time and performance experience. Corey is a lifelong student of the drums with a deep passion for all aspects of percussion and all things rhythmic.

CARLA ROBERTSON

INSTRUCTOR - FLUTE, RECORDER, ALTO SAX, SEWING, AND TUTORING

Carla Robertson has been a classroom teacher for the past 6 years. She went to California State University Sacramento and graduated with a Bachelors of Arts in Liberal Studies. She has been playing musical instruments since she was in 5th grade, and has taught flute while in high school and college. Carla has also been sewing since she was 17 and has been creating costumes ever since!

ELLERY WATKINS

INSTRUCTOR - MATH TUTOR

Ellery Watkins earned her B.A. in Mathematics from San Diego State University, where she tutored in the Math Learning Center and taught small section calculus labs to undergraduate students. She is currently working towards her Single Subject Teaching Credential and Master of Arts in Teaching, with ambitions to teach at the high school level. Presently, Ellery is also a substitute teacher within Rocklin Unified School District, and the Head Coach of the Rocklin High School Dance Team. She is excited to work with new students and loves the opportunity to share her passion for education at Tamraloo!

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Monday-Saturday 8:00 am - 8: 00 pm
Sunday Closed

 

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