Frequently Asked Questions
What is Kenya’s Keys All About?
Kenya’s Keys seeks to break the perception of monotonous, dull, stuffy music instruction by coupling classic wisdom with today’s cutting edge technology. Our unique group lessons deliver all the music fundamentals and more with a modern flair.
Whether online or in the immediate central Texas area, Kenya’s Keys is dedicated to helping you Pursue Your Passion for Music. Kenya’s Keys was founded by veteran and educator, Takenya Battle.
Who is Takenya Battle?
Takenya Battle is a classically trained vocalist and pianist and Texas certified music instructor who lovingly worked in the Dallas ISD for 14 years as an elementary music teacher. She helped to develop the music curriculum and shaped instruction for the Dallas school district. Takenya is a proud Rattler and cum laude graduate of Florida A&M University (FAMU) in Tallahassee, FL and holds a B.S. in Music Education.
Before separating from the United States Army Reserves after almost 10 years of service, Takenya earned a Master Certificate in Music Production and Technology from Berklee College of Music Online. Mrs. Battle has maintained an active presence as a music performer, arranger, producer, and church musician for the better part of 25 years.
Takenya is also a two time, #1 Best Selling Author. She wrote “Is My Child Ready for Music Lessons?: A Guide for Parents” and “10 Reasons Why Piano Scales are Important”.
What Are Your Rates?
Gone are the days of paying “by the lesson”. Monthly tuition is all-inclusive and even includes performance opportunities at no additional cost. Find our current tuition rates and the great value of instruction you receive at Kenya’s Keys.
What’s Your Policy?
Yes, there are some guidelines we follow. There is structure to the organized chaos that may sometimes be present during lessons. Get all the details here.
Where Can I Find a Piano?
Having a piano or keyboard is highly important in helping you pursue your passion for music. Check out our post here to find a piano or keyboard for every budget. Find the keyboard or piano of your dreams and follow the links to have a Kenya’s Keys approved instrument delivered right to your door!
Can We Try Before We Buy?
We greatly encourage exploring what we have to offer in a one on one setting. This can be done virtually, in person, or you can drop in on a class in session. We call this initial meet and greet a Keynote Klass. Learn more here.
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