Kick It Out Music

We are happy to offer private and group lessons for Piano, Saxophone, Beginning Flute, Beginning Clarinet, Trombone, Violin, Cello, Beginning Ukulele, Guitar, Drums, and Bass Guitar. We offer lessons for ages 6 thru Adult.

Lead Instructor, Piano, Saxophone, Clarinet, Flute, Percussion, Music Theory

Chris Muethel

Chris Muethel is a 1991 graduate of Michigan State University

with a Bachelor of Music in Instrumental Music Education.

During his time at MSU he played saxophone in the marching

band, jazz band, concert band, and a saxophone quartet.

Chris started the first five years of his teaching career as a band

director for Lansing Parochial Schools and Fowler Public Schools.

Chris spent the next 15 years as an elementary music teacher for

the Lansing School District. He has worked the past three years

with the Hope Central Urban Arts Program at Lewton Elementary.

Chris also accompanies local middle and high school students for

Solo and Ensemble Festival. He also has a level one certification

in the Orff-Schulwerk Music Teaching Method.

Chris has 25+ years experience playing in local bands and various

charity events. Chris plays saxophone and keyboards in the Trinity

Church Worship band in Lansing and arranges music for the horn

section. Chris is also employed by Michigan State University in

Culinary Services at Holden Hall.

Chris enjoys spending time with family and working on his family


We are happy to have Chris lead our music program.

Music enhances social skills

Sharpens Listening skills

Vocals, Trombone, Bass Guitar, and Ukukele

Jody Krumm

Jody has played musical instruments since he was 8 years old. He plays 5 different instruments as well as sings. He played through all of his years of schooling and into college. He comes from a very musical family who all play instruments.

He has been a part of several local bands. As well as played a few years with the Lansing Concert Band. Jody attended several music camps at Blue Lake and Interlochen. Has knowledge and experience in jazz as well.

Jody is always learning new instruments for example Ukulele which is his newest and currently favorite instrument to pick up.

BIO coming soon for Kevin Krumm who will be instructing Bass Guitar

We have a new Cello/Violin, Guitar, and Drum instructors, more info coming soon!

Contact us today to schedule lessons – year round

Kick It Out Music!

Check the Benefits of learning to play Music

Develops Creativity & Imagination Power

Every art form compels you to create with your imagination. The same is the case with music. You develop your ability to think beyond the realities in front of you. Your problem-solving techniques become more innovative and experimental.

Improves Intellect & Memory Power

You need to recognize different lyrics, tones, and sounds. Thus, in the process of learning music, you enhance your reasoning skills, phonetics, and knowledge of the language. Learning all this new information and remembering them naturally sharpens your memory and intellect.

Teaches the Value of Discipline

Increased discipline & persistence is one of the major benefits of music learning, especially for kids. They become more aware of the importance of attending lessons and practicing. It takes time to master the art of music. When you patiently wait to grasp the correct note and tune, it leads to increase in your persistence.

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Studio Office Hours

Monday – Thursday

5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Friday – Sunday

Special Hours only


1760 East Grand River Avenue

East Lansing, MI 48823

Closest major intersection

Hagadorn/East Grand River

Next to Gorsiline Runciman Funeral Home

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(517) 582-6784

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