Who We Are &
What We Teach
Founder & CEO
Annette Batemon has her Bachelors of Music Education, focusing in voice and clarinet. She was the art and choir teacher at Sallisaw Middle School for 10 years, where she was voted teacher of the year. She has been teaching private lessons for more than 20 years and has been a band director for 3 years.
Specialist: Voice, piano, band instruments, violin, cello, and art.
Early Childhood Specialist
Leyla Kilinc is an Animal Adventures in Music specialist. She is currently an elementary education major in college. She has worked with children at the Muldrow Library throughout her high school career. In high school she was a member of the Muldrow High School Choir, and has sung solos in church since she was a young child.
Specialist: Elementary Music
Piano & Early Childhood Specialist
Hannah Hudgens is a Piano instructor and an Animal Adventures Specialist. She has been playing piano for over 14 years and is well versed in teaching beginning students. She has a Bachelors of Science degree and is currently working on her post graduate degree in Speech & Language Pathology. This has given her the skills to work well with children of all ages and needs. In high school she was a member of the Sallisaw High School Band and is a talented musician.
Specialist: Piano and Elementary Music
Dale got his first guitar at 3 years old, and it changed his life forever. As a teen he studied his favorite artists (Chet Atkins, Jerry Reed). As a teenager he played for many local bands.His professional career spans for well over 50 years. He has shared the stage with such greats as Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Diamond Rio, Eddie Rabbit, Crystal Gale, Charlie Pride, and Buck Owens. He spent 2 years as lead guitarist for award winning Joe Nichols. He spent almost 20 years working the showrooms in the Nevada circuit. Needless to say music has been his life. He teaches all aspect of guitar playing including bass guitar.
Specialist: Acoustic & Electric Guitar, & Electric Bass