All members of our faculty are hand-picked by owner and founder Scott Anderson.  

Each brings vital professional experience and a passion for teaching and changing lives through music!


SCOTT ANDERSON provides instruction in piano at the intermediate and advanced levels. He is trained to teach in classical, jazz, and contemporary pop and rock. He also teaches music composition, music production and engineering, and music theory. Scott is an active performer and composer, and also an adjunct faculty member of the Conservatory of Performing Arts at Point Park University. To read his full bio, CLICK HERE.

Our vision for the Academy is to give our students something they can’t get anywhere else and to provide a space where aspiring artists can take their unique skills and share what they learn with the community."


MONICA STEPHENSON teaches piano at the beginner and intermediate levels, voice at all levels, and guitar and ukulele at the beginner level. She is an active performer and composer, as well as being a member of the Anderson Music Academy faculty. To read her full bio, CLICK HERE

“Studying music and the arts helps people to be the best they can be. I look forward to Anderson Music Academy being a place where young people and adults in the community come together and do something that brings joy to themselves and others."

LISA BLEIL teaches voice at all levels and in all forms of classical, jazz, pop and musical theater. Lisa is a well-recognized vocalist in the Greater Pittsburgh area, as well as teaching with the Academy. To read her full bio, CLICK HERE.

"I'm hoping that, through Anderson Music Academy, I'll get to watch the next generation of budding musicians build skills and the confidence they need to succeed in any career that they choose!"



IAN ARTHURS teaches guitar at all levels, and also teaches Garage Band and Music Technology for the Anderson Music Academy. He is an active performer in the area, having played with many of Pittsburgh's finest artists. To read his full bio, CLICK HERE.

"It is more important than ever to share art and music with others, and to spread that means of expression. I truly love being able to pass that on to others and watch them grow as people as well as musicians"

MARION SCHMIDT teaches piano, with a special emphasis on the earliest learners. For the Anderson Music Academy, she teaches at the pre-school and kindergarten level, and begins work with children starting at age three. To read her full bio, CLICK HERE.

"It’s a privilege teaching children another way to express themselves and to see their joy as they learn and accomplish something new. My hope is to provide a positive first experience with music instruction at Anderson Music Academy that creates a lifelong impact of music love and appreciation."