Experience affordable one-on-one music lessons for all ages and levels, taught by professionally trained instructors, in the fun and energetic atmosphere of the Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts in the heart of Downtown Suffolk.

Please contact our instructor below to inquire about availability, schedule lessons, or for further questions.

Ms. Betty Lea Piland tailors all piano lessons to accommodate students. Lessons are age, skill, and interest appropriate for each individual.

30 Minute lessons cost: $25.00 per session
45 Minute lessons cost: $30.00 per session

For inquiries on availability or to schedule lessons, please contact Ms. Betty Lea Piland directly at 757-803-2206.

Ms. Betty Lea is trained and has performed in all areas of music:

  • Jazz
  • Pop
  • Classical
  • Contemporary Christian
  • Liturgical Church
  • Musicals
  • Theatrical Stage Shows

Ross Dixon Ellis is a Virginia born guitarist. After hearing the likes of Eddie Van Halen , Steve Vai, and Yngwie Malmsteen, he knew that he wanted to become a rock star. Ross has played in various theme parks and theaters across the country and around the world. At Busch Gardens he has played in the 80’s throwback musical “Rock of Ages.” Ross has played on Carnival Cruise Lines in their show bands and has a wide variety of styles he covered from Rock, Jazz, Motown, Blues, Disco, and Country. He is a flashy performer that will add style to substance. A big fan of super Nintendo music and will incorporate neoclassical and hard rock melodies into his improvisation. Play loud!”

For inquiries on availability or to schedule lessons, please contact Ross directly at 757-816-1952 or email at

Ross Dixon Ellis is equipped to teach:

  • Acoustic
  • Electric
  • 7 string electric
  • Electric bass