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.


Easter Break

The studio will be closed Friday, April 19th through Sunday, April 21st, in observance of Easter. This is a regularly scheduled holiday and lessons to not need to be rescheduled. Happy Easter!


Spring Break March 18-22

The studio will be closed the week of March 18th for Spring Break. Please note that some instructors plan to teach make up lessons during break. If you have any questions, please contact your instructor directly. As always, feel free to call or e-mail the studio with questions, or to schedule a lesson assessment for […]

Upcoming Events

National Piano Playing Auditions

The National Guild of Piano Teachers’ Piano Playing Auditions are scheduled for April 30th through May 2nd. Participating students will perform a program from two to 20 pieces for a nationally certified adjudicator. Scheduling details to follow.


Wright State Brass Quintet

The Wright State University Brass Quintet will perform a concert of music by Gabrielli, Arnold, Ewald, and Cheetham on Sunday, May 19th, at 12:00pm, at Grace Lutheran Church, 410 East Pease Avenue in West Carrollton, with lunch to follow.

Studio Calendar
April 19, 2019
  • Good Friday (Studio Closed)
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: 11:59 pm

April 27, 2019
  • SCMS Competition
    Starts: 10:00 am
    Ends: 11:30 am

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

April 30, 2019
  • National Piano Player's Guild Auditions
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: 11:59 pm

    Location: Grace Lutheran Church, 410 E Pease Ave, Dayton, OH 45449, USA

May 1, 2019
  • National Piano Player's Guild Auditions
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: 11:59 pm

    Location: Grace Lutheran Church, 410 E Pease Ave, Dayton, OH 45449, 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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