Dr. Samee Griffith
Owner and Instructor


Welcome to Star City Music Studios! Located in historic downtown Miamisburg, Ohio, we offer private voice and instrument lessons on all major instruments, including piano, guitar, clarinet, oboe, and trumpet. We also offer early childhood music classes for children ages birth to five, and group and academic enrichment classes for all ages. Beginning Fall 2017, we now offer instrument rental and purchase through our partnership with Kincaid’s Music.

At Star City Music Studios, our goal is to offer quality music instruction to the greater Miami Valley, including Centerville, Dayton, Farmersville, Franklin, Germantown, Miamisburg, Springboro, and West Carrollton. Whether you’re just beginning your musical journey or are looking to further refine your skills, you’ll find the teacher you’re looking for and the type of lesson that meets your needs right here. Use the menu at the top of this page or the quick links to the right to get started.


2019-2020 Academic Calendar Available

Looking for information about the next year’s holidays and vacations? Visit our Academic Calendar page for the Summer 19, Fall 19, and Spring 20 calendars.


Summer Camp Schedule Released

We’ve completely revamped our summer camps for this year. We’ve completely revamped our summer camps for this summer! Instead of offering a series of week-long camps with a single theme, we’re offering an entire series of day camps throughout the summer with exciting themes!


Summer Musikgarten Classes Begin June 12th

Our six-week summer Musikgarten term begins the week of June 10th, with classes scheduled for Wednesdays and Fridays. We are the only studio that is nationally certified to teach the Musikgarten early childhood curriculum in the Dayton area.

Upcoming Events

Spring Studio Recitals

Our spring studio recitals are fast approaching! This year there are three to choose from: a fun, relaxed recital especially for young students on Friday, May 17th, and two recitals on Saturday, May 25th, at 6:00pm and 7:30pm.

Studio Calendar
May 27, 2019
  • Memorial Day (Studio Closed)
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: 11:59 pm

June 3, 2019
June 4, 2019
  • First Day of Summer Term (10 weeks)
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: 11:59 pm

June 13, 2019
  • Beginner Piano Technique Camp
    Starts: 9:00 am
    Ends: 11:30 am

Get To Know Us

Our Location

Spring Office Hours
by appointment

We’re located at 20 N. Second St., next to Dour Printing and across from the Miamisburg Civic Center. Can’t stop by during office hours? We’re happy to make an appointment with you! Just call us at 937-265-2164, or you can e-mail us at lessons@starcitymusicstudios.com or visit our contact page.

Instrument Rental

through Kincaid’s Music

We are pleased to offer instrument rental and purchase through Kincaid’s Music of Springfield! Stop by during our office hours or contact us for more details.

Our Featured Instructor

Moira Levant, violin, fiddle, composition

Moira has over 26 years of teaching experience, is a founder of the composers’ collaborative COCOA, and specializes in Irish fiddle. Click here to schedule an assessment today!

Our Featured Class

Musikgarten: Cycle of Seasons

Designed for children ages 3 to 5, Cycle of Seasons uses the changing natural world to explore basic musical concepts. Click here for more information and to register.

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