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.


Spring Term Begins January 4th

Our 20-week spring term begins Friday, January 4th. For more information about our calendars, click on the “Calendars” link on the main menu.


Christmas Break Schedule

We will be closed for Christmas Break from Sunday, December 16th, until Thursday, January 3rd. Our 20 week Spring Term begins Friday, January 4th. Feel free to call or e-mail us if you have questions, or would like to schedule a lesson assessment. Merry Christmas!

Upcoming Events

Piano Duo Recital

Instructors Aaron Mood, Samee Griffith, and guest artist Andrew Hackworth will perform a free recital of music for two pianos, including Dave Brubeck’s Points on Jazz and Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition. Sunday, January 27th, at 2:00pm, at St. Jacob Lutheran Church.


Amanda Roberts in Recital

2017 Hammered Dulcimer National Champion Amanda Roberts and friends will perform on our Community Concert Series on February 2nd, at 7:30pm, at Trinity Church. You don’t want to miss this awesome recital! Click here to reserve your free tickets.

Studio Calendar
January 26, 2019
  • OMEA Solo & Ensemble Contest
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: 11:59 pm

January 27, 2019
  • Piano Duo Recital
    Starts: 2:00 pm
    Ends: 3:00 pm

    Location: St Jacob's Lutheran Church, 213 E Central Ave, Miamisburg, OH 45342, USA

February 2, 2019
  • Amanda Roberts and Friends (Community Concert Series 4/6)
    Starts: 7:30 pm
    Ends: 9:00 pm

    Location: 203 E Linden Ave, Miamisburg, OH 45342, USA

February 17, 2019
  • Dayton Music Club February Musicale
    Starts: 2:00 pm
    Ends: 3:00 pm

    Location: Christ Church United Methodist, 3440 Shroyer Rd, Dayton, OH 45429, USA

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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