Welcome to the Ernst Music Studio!

Teaching music is our passion and we've been sharing our love of music with hundreds of students in Northern Calvert county and South Anne Arundel county since 1990. Whether you're a beginner, an advanced student pursuing a music career, or a returning adult, we have lessons designed to help you meet your goals, increasing your love of music and fostering an atmosphere where you can improve your musical skills. Private lessons on piano, flute and oboe are offered, in addition to music theory & musicianship classes and vocal coaching in our Chesapeake Beach studio.

Tracey Ernst is a veteran, seasoned music educator with a Bachelors of Science in Music Education from the University of Maryland, who has served as a public school music teacher, choir director & accompanist, band director, and private piano & flute teacher. Tracey serves each week, using her piano performing skills accompanying the Sanctuary Choir accompanist at Friendship U.M.C. She serves in the choir ministry at her home church, Chesapeake Church in Huntingtown, as well as being an active substitute accompanist as many local churches. Tracey also accompanies several of the local middle and elementary choruses and works with individual students to prepare for Solo & Ensemble Festival. She is a former member of  MTAGC, MTNA, MSMTA, MENC and has served as an adjudicator and master class clinician.

Allison Kerr is a full time elementary general music teacher at Mechanicsville Elementary in St. Mary's County and holds a Masters degree in Music Education from Loyola University and advanced certification from the American Kodaly Institute. In addition to her regular classroom duties, Allison serves as the accompanist for the SMCPS Honors Chorus and directs the SMCPS Elementary Honors Jazz Band. She also serves as the Director of Music at Mt. Zion United Methodist Church in Lothian. Her passion is playing piano and teaching children. Allison teaches in the studio on Wednesday evenings.

We look forward to serving you and helping you foster your love of music!