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.


Studio Outing to Haydn’s “The Creation”

We had so much fun at our studio outing on Sunday, September 22nd. We toured Discover Classical 88.1/89.9, heard a lecture about Haydn’s oratorio, and then attended the Dayton Performing Arts Alliance performance of Haydn’s “The Creation.”


Congratulations to our Fall Recital Performers

Congratulations to all of the students who performed in our Fall Recital on Saturday, September 21st. Special thanks to St. James United Methodist Church for hosting our musicians. Our next performance is Saturday, October 26th, at St. Jacob Lutheran Church. We hope to see you there!

Upcoming Events

Fall Break October 14th – 18th

The studio will closed for fall break the week of October 14th – 18th.


Halloween & Concerto Recitals October 26th

Our Halloween recital is scheduled for Saturday, October 26th, at 3:00pm, at St. Jacob Lutheran Church next to the studio. Students may dress up in their favorite costumes, or just join us for some great fall music. Make sure you stay after the Halloween recital as some of students present their concertos.

Studio Calendar
October 26, 2019
  • Halloween & Concerto Recital
    Starts: 3:00 pm
    Ends: 4:00 pm

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

November 5, 2019
  • Election Day (Studio Closed)
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: 11:59 pm

November 23, 2019
  • Christmas Recitals Combined Dress Rehearsal
    Starts: 3:00 pm
    Ends: 4:00 pm

    Location: Trinity Church of Miamisburg, 203 E Linden Ave, Miamisburg, OH 45342, USA

November 27, 2019
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Our Location

Office Hours
by appointment

We’re located at 20 N. Second St., next to the Miamisburg Craft Mall and across from the Miamisburg Civic Center. While we don’t hold regular 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! Contact us for more details.

Our Featured Instructor

Blaine Heeter, voice, piano

Blaine received his Master’s Degree in Vocal Performance from Wright State University, and is an Instructor of Voice at Sinclair Community College. Click here to schedule an assessment today!

Our Featured Class

Musikgarten: Nature’s Music

Designed for children 18 months to 3 years old, Nature’s Music uses the changing natural world to explore basic musical concepts. Click here for more information and to register.

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