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.


Fall Break October 8th-12th

We will be closed for Fall Break from Monday, October 8th through Friday, October 12th.


New Videos Posted to Youtube

New videos from some of our recent performances have been posted to our Youtube page! Follow our page to get updated automatically when we post new clips.

Upcoming Events

DMC Musicale Features Instructor Aaron Mood

The Dayton Music Club’s October Musicale will feature a performance by John Kurokawa, clarinet, and instructor Aaron Mood, piano. The free concert is on Tuesday, October 16th, at noon, at Christ Episcopal Church in Dayton.


Halloween and Concerto Recitals 10/27

Our annual Halloween Recital is scheduled for Saturday, October 27th, at 2:00pm, at St. Jacob Lutheran Church. Following the recital and reception there will be a second performance by students who have learned piano concertos.

Studio Calendar
October 27, 2018
  • Halloween Recital
    Starts: 2:00 pm
    Ends: 3:00 pm

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

  • Concerto Recital
    Starts: 4:00 pm
    Ends: 5:00 pm

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

November 3, 2018
  • Faculty Recital (Community Concert Series 2/6)
    Starts: 7:30 pm
    Ends: 9:00 pm

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

November 6, 2018
  • Election Day (No Lessons)
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: 11:59 pm

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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