Our primary commitment is to make music appreciation accessible and affordable for all students, and to communicate that promise to school districts within the US. We work within schools to distribute music appreciation and we deliver online music lessons to students. Our commitment extends effort to secure scholarships and grants from organizations interested in supporting future generations of musicians.
Students may take lessons with us combining our memberships. They include live virtual classrooms, prerecorded lesson videos and live private music instruction. Once they have mastered one or more instruments they have opportunities to record and collaborate with our talented studio musicians. It is not unusual to record an entire album with the help of our musicians with all instruments online. We also coach in recording and marketing music.
Jim Gross is founder and Director of Sessions Academy. Jim founded Sessions Academy in 2018 after founding Carousel of Music, a performance company in New Mexico which ran 27 years. Jim has an extensive 35 year music career involving teaching, performance and recording. Jim’s vision of an online music academy and free music appreciation for schools is the driving force behind Sessions Academy and MusicMoment.
DeAnna Vincent is Program Manager. As such, DeAnna is the brain-child behind making our lessons look great for students. DeAnna has a broad background in photography, web design, product development and is a truly gifted project manager. She will be the lead in our lesson development and MusicMoment program.