Green Willow Academy is Greenville's premier institution for private music lessons, offering instruction in piano, violin, voice, and Suzuki violin in Greenville, Taylors, Greer, and Simpsonville, SC.

What sets us apart:

  1. Our experience and training - all of our teachers have at least 10 years teaching experience and have attained a masters degree or doctorate in their field

  2. Our instruction that includes elite-level technical development, independent music reading, classical-focus, improvisation and composition, and new music styles

  3. Our performing opportunities that include Christmas and Spring Recitals, National Federation of Music Clubs Festivals, MTNA Competitions, Young Composers Guild Concerts, and more

  4. Our studio outings to the Peace Center for concert series with the Greenville Symphony Orchestra and more

"Our goal is to develop students who possess the physical, intellectual, and expressive skills necessary to independently and successfully make music for a lifetime."

Meet Our Team!

Steven Brundage holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the University of South Carolina. He is the founder and director of Green Willow Academy and enjoys teaching classical repertoire, improvisation, and technical skills to students of all ages and abilities. His writing is featured in national music publications, including Clavier Companion, American Music Teacher, and The College Music Society Symposium on topics of musical prodigies, talent development, and performance anxiety. Steven is the winner of the Music Teachers National Association's 2016 Article of the Year Award, and is a regular presenter to piano teachers throughout the Southeast. He holds professional memberships with the National Federation of Music Clubs (NFMC), The College Music Society (CMS), and Music Teachers National Association (MTNA).

Steven Brundage holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the University of South Carolina. He is the founder and director of Green Willow Academy and enjoys teaching classical repertoire, improvisation, and technical skills to students of all ages and abilities.

His writing is featured in national music publications, including Clavier CompanionAmerican Music Teacher, and The College Music Society Symposium on topics of musical prodigies, talent development, and performance anxiety. Steven is the winner of the Music Teachers National Association's 2016 Article of the Year Award, and is a regular presenter to piano teachers throughout the Southeast.

He holds professional memberships with the National Federation of Music Clubs (NFMC), The College Music Society (CMS), and Music Teachers National Association (MTNA).

Nikki Eoute holds a Bachelor's and Master's degrees in voice performance. Nikki was an auditioned participant in the 2006 Westminster Choir College Summer Workshop studying choral music and conducting in Florence, Italy with Joe Miller and in 2012 she was an auditioned singer for the first Northwestern Summer Music Institute with Steven Smith. She has been a featured soloist in many choral concerts and recordings and has won several awards at the National Association of Teachers in Singing competitions for classical and musical theatre. She teaches violin and voice, coaches high school choirs, and adjudicates choirs and singers regularly in the southeastern US.

Nikki Eoute holds a Bachelor's and Master's degrees in voice performance. Nikki was an auditioned participant in the 2006 Westminster Choir College Summer Workshop studying choral music and conducting in Florence, Italy with Joe Miller and in 2012 she was an auditioned singer for the first Northwestern Summer Music Institute with Steven Smith.

She has been a featured soloist in many choral concerts and recordings and has won several awards at the National Association of Teachers in Singing competitions for classical and musical theatre. She teaches violin and voice, coaches high school choirs, and adjudicates choirs and singers regularly in the southeastern US.

Anna Burrell holds a Bachelor of Science in Music Education degree with a piano principal and has completed Suzuki Association of Americas teacher training for Violin Units 1-4. She is currently pursuing a Masters in Music Education. Anna taught private and group classes at an established studio in Greenville, SC for four years. She also taught general music classes at the Master's Academy of Fine Arts and group violin classes for the Suzuki Talent Education Program in Atlanta, GA. Anna directed a Youth String Orchestra for two years, and founded the Soli Deo Gloria Strings Quartet in the Atlanta area.  Anna played violin with DeKalb Symphony Orchestra, Cobb Symphony Orchestra, and Georgia Philharmonic, in the greater Atlanta area. She holds professional memberships with the National Association for Music Education (NafME), Suzuki Association of the Americas (SAA), Suzuki Association of South Carolina (SASC), and Music Teachers National Association (MTNA).

Anna Burrell holds a Bachelor of Science in Music Education degree with a piano principal and has completed Suzuki Association of Americas teacher training for Violin Units 1-4. She is currently pursuing a Masters in Music Education. Anna taught private and group classes at an established studio in Greenville, SC for four years. She also taught general music classes at the Master's Academy of Fine Arts and group violin classes for the Suzuki Talent Education Program in Atlanta, GA. Anna directed a Youth String Orchestra for two years, and founded the Soli Deo Gloria Strings Quartet in the Atlanta area. 

Anna played violin with DeKalb Symphony Orchestra, Cobb Symphony Orchestra, and Georgia Philharmonic, in the greater Atlanta area. She holds professional memberships with the National Association for Music Education (NafME), Suzuki Association of the Americas (SAA), Suzuki Association of South Carolina (SASC), and Music Teachers National Association (MTNA).

A native of Romania, Tania Moldovan holds a Doctor of Music degree in violin performance from the Florida State University College of Music, where she was a teaching assistant to Professors Elliot Chapo and Ben Sung. She performs with the Greenville Symphony Orchestra, the South Carolina Philharmonic, the Asheville Symphony Orchestra, Chattanooga Symphony Orchestra, and the Pensacola Symphony Orchestra. Tania has worked with the Eastern Music Festival in Greensboro, NC, the National Music Festival in Chestertown, MD, the Taneycomo Festival Orchestra in Branson, MO, and the Ionian Music Festival in Greece. Tania has taught at the Furman University String Summer Camp, the North Henderson High School, and at the Music Academy of Western North Carolina. She develops her approach to instruction and support based on the uniquenesses of each student.  

A native of Romania, Tania Moldovan holds a Doctor of Music degree in violin performance from the Florida State University College of Music, where she was a teaching assistant to Professors Elliot Chapo and Ben Sung.

She performs with the Greenville Symphony Orchestra, the South Carolina Philharmonic, the Asheville Symphony Orchestra, Chattanooga Symphony Orchestra, and the Pensacola Symphony Orchestra. Tania has worked with the Eastern Music Festival in Greensboro, NC, the National Music Festival in Chestertown, MD, the Taneycomo Festival Orchestra in Branson, MO, and the Ionian Music Festival in Greece.

Tania has taught at the Furman University String Summer Camp, the North Henderson High School, and at the Music Academy of Western North Carolina. She develops her approach to instruction and support based on the uniquenesses of each student.  

Rachel Siglin holds a Master's of Music Degree in piano pedagogy. She is a member of the Music Teacher's National Association and is a regular attendee at the National Conference on Keyboard Pedagogy.  She enjoys working with students of all ages and finding music that meets their specific needs. Rachel's students learn classical, popular and sacred styles. She is an active performer in her community and church.

Rachel Siglin holds a Master's of Music Degree in piano pedagogy. She is a member of the Music Teacher's National Association and is a regular attendee at the National Conference on Keyboard Pedagogy. 

She enjoys working with students of all ages and finding music that meets their specific needs. Rachel's students learn classical, popular and sacred styles. She is an active performer in her community and church.