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Darren “Mr. Classical” Thompson is a master pianist from Yonkers, NY. Darren has been playing piano for 24 years and teaching for 3 years. Since starting his musical studies at the age of eight, music has taken Darren around the country and around the world from performing in Connecticut, New York, North Carolina, to South […]



Amber Ying-Chieh Chen, a Taiwanese pianist, captivated audiences from an early age, debuting her solo piano recital at just 6 years old in Taoyuan City. She holds a doctorate in piano performance from the University of North Texas (2020) and a master’s degree from Temple University (2017). Chen’s performances have resonated internationally, with appearances in […]



Austin Brill is a guitarist in The Woodlands, Texas. He started playing guitar when he was 14, and began pursuing a career in music while studying with James Hunley in 2016. It was through his mentorship with James that he was accepted into the San Francisco Conservatory of Music in 2017 where he studied with […]

Ms. Roberts is so thrilled to be a part of Lessons On The Go as a Voice teacher! A graduate of Sam Houston School of Music, she received her Bachelor of Arts in Music with a concentration in Voice in 2016 and has been teaching private voice lesson since. As a teacher, Ms. Roberts has […]



Lindsay is a wife, mother to three, school psychologist, and lover of all things music! She grew up in a musical family where music was the backdrop for every activity. Her father is a professional musician of 40+ years and her mother plays the piano and violin. Lindsay grew up performing in musical theater groups […]

Mary Kate

Voice, Piano (Beginner to Intermediate)

“Mary Kate Hotaling, musician, educator, composer, joined Lesson on the Go in 2019. A native of New York, she has been teaching over 30 years. Mary Kate teaches piano and voice. She received her Bachelor’s of Music from The Crane School of Music, The State University of New York. She holds her Masters of Science […]