Dr. Carol W. Payne has been appointed the new director of Clayton State University's Music Preparatory School, a part of the Visual and Performing Arts Department's Music Division.
Payne has been a music educator for more than 25 years and holds a Ph.D. in Music Education/Piano Pedagogy from The Florida State University. She previously taught music courses and piano at FSU, Pensacola State College and the University of West Florida.
Clayton State’s Music Prep School has a faculty of professional musicians and offers affordable lessons and classes to the public in piano, violin, voice, brass, and other instruments. Each session lasts for nine weeks and adults, children over the age of six, and all skill levels are welcome.
Registration for Fall Session II will open on Wednesday, Sept. 12, with lessons beginning the week of Oct. 15. Prep School students are taught in the Clayton State Music Education Building and have the opportunity to perform on campus in beautiful Spivey Hall.
For more information, please contact Payne at extension (678) 466-5600, or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org, or check out the website at http://www.clayton.edu/arts-sciences/vpa/music/preparatoryschool.