Teacher Spotlight - Elizabeth Binkley
Our NEW voice teacher!
Born and raised in Tacoma Washington, Elizabeth Binkley graduated from Pacific Lutheran University with a Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance. While attending PLU, Ms. Binkley starred as Pamina in Mozart's The Magic Flute as well as Alcina in Handel's Alcina. A member of the award-winning and internationally acclaimed Choir of the West, she has performed for diverse audiences across Europe and North America, receiving recognition on a global scale. Most recently she played Abigail Angel in Life Center's 2016 production of The Singing Christmas Tree: The Christmas Key. Starting from a young age, Ms. Binkley has had many musical successes. In 2011, she ranked first at the WMEA Solo and Ensemble Contest in the Soprano category. Later that year, she went on to earn an annual music scholarship at PLU. In 2013, she performed alongside PLU's female a cappella group HERmonic in the ICCA semi-finals at UCLA. Through her many experiences, Ms. Binkley has developed a passion for teaching and is eager to share her knowledge and love of music!
To sign up for classes with Ms. Binkley contact us at 253-870-8050 or firstname.lastname@example.org!
Student of the Month - Mateo!
1. What is your favorite Food?
2. What is your favorite color?
Blue and Green. because of the Seahawks!
3. If you could have one super powers what would it be?
4. Who is one of your favorite athletes?
Thomas Rawls! He is a running back for the Seahawks!
5. How long have you been playing guitar?
I have been playing for almost 7 years now. But I have been here at Cappella for 5 months!
6. What has been your favorite thing you have learned while here at Cappella?
The song I am learning now called ‘Blue and Green’ It is a parody song of ‘Black and Yellow’ about the SeaHawks!
Leah B. - Ukulele
Vincent D. - Piano
Dale D. - Guitar
Chloe E. -Piano
Elesia F.- Piano
William F. -Piano
Keira F. - Voice
Drew F. - Percussion
Ally G. - Piano
Maya H. -Piano & Violin
Sienna H. -Violin
Lindz H. - Piano & Voice
Rudy J. - Piano
Andrew J. - Piano
Jadyn J. - Piano
Sasha M. - Voice
Madison M. - Voice
Kathryn M. - Piano
Sherri O. - Piano
Emily P. - Piano
Elaine P. - Piano
Ed Q. - Guitar
Natalie S. - Piano
Siena W. - Piano
George W. -Ukulele
Orion K. -Guitar
A Note from the Director - Ms. Bennett
"We are so excited about how much Cappella Music Academy has grown since we opened our Bonney Lake location in September of 2016! We are at over 225 students and expect to be at 400 students by September 1, 2017! Students enrolled here have the opportunity to participate in world-class recitals twice a year, and we are already preparing for our June recital! Our students enjoy earning certificates, wristbands and trophies for their musical achievements! We are so proud of each and every one of them and it is our pleasure to have each talented musician enrolled at the academy. With our stellar team of music faculty and office staff, we are proud to offer the best music lesson experience in all of Washington state! If you haven't enrolled in lessons yet, now is the time! We promise, you'll love it here!"
1. The most expensive musical instrument in the world is
a Stradivarius violin that sold for $15.9 million!
2. There are few activities in life that utilizes the entire brain,
and music is one of them!
3. The harmonica is the world’s best-selling music instrument!
4. A Single violin is made from over 70 pieces of wood!
5. The oldest piece of written music ever found is from 408 B.C.
The music was sung by a choir in an ancient Greek play called Orestes
which was written by a man called Euripides.