About Our Instructors

Krista Johnson, Music instructor

Krista Johnson

Director

Piano Instructor and Vocal Coach

Krista is a classically trained pianist and multi-instrumentalist, as well as a vocalist. She has been accompanying, performing, conducting, and teaching for more than 30 years. Krista specializes in developing a personalized music program for each student, drawing from her wide experience. She teaches young learners through adults.

Krista is on a life-long pursuit of musical mastery. In addition to weekly instruction, she attends pedagogy conferences, assesses new curriculum, implements technology-based tools to accelerate our students’ musical competencies, performs publicly, and holds free training for choral conductors

She recently assessed at the top 1% of the world’s professional pianists who have completed the Standardized Assessment of Sight Reading (SASR), a feat indeed. 😊

When not collecting music or instruments, she enjoys traveling and early morning walks with her husband and their dog.


Jamie Magda, Music instructor

Jamie Magda

Vocal Coach and Piano Instructor

Jamie's career has encompassed a wide range of roles: performer, teacher, vocal coach and conductor. She studied Vocal Performance / Theater at U. of Kansas, and Music, Dance and Theater at Brigham Young University.

She has 25 years experience teaching children and adults locally, and with Horizon Charter, and performing with organizations including Sacramento Valley Choral Society and Music Circus. She has organized and conducted community musicals.

Jamie’s students love her and parents rave about her teaching. She is a rare soul who loves what she does and celebrates every step forward with her students.


Christiana Krogh, Music instructor

Christiana Krogh

Piano and Preschool Music

Christiana has always had a huge passion for music. She began her formal music education at age 8. She loves singing, dancing, and especially playing the piano. Her preschool music students will love her enthusiasm. Her beginning and intermediate piano students will benefit from her patient demeanor and technical abilities.

With many years of piano practice, she was served as the accompanist for the Whitney High School Choir. This really helped further her musical skills in piano performance.

Christiana has been formally teaching children and adults for almost 5 years. She has a wide depth of knowledge with several piano curricula. She loves being around kids watching them learn and grow. It is truly what brings her the most joy.