Introduction: DIRK DONAHUE OWNER OF ADOANI MUSIC STUDIO
Dirk is a veteran in the world of a cappella and choral singing. He has performed, vocal coached, and directed his way through this lengthy career. He enjoyed 23 years of singing and directing in the world-renowned group “Voices of Liberty” at Disney’s EPCOT. For the past 10 years, you can find him leading the Dapper Dans of Main Street USA at the most magical place on earth.
Besides performing, Dirk enjoys bringing others into the world of singing through education and community choirs. He has been a teaching artist for Disney Sings Workshops, as well as director of mass choirs such as the Candlelight Processional Cast Choir seasonally at EPCOT. He has been an associate adjunct professor at Johnson University Florida for over a decade as private voice instructor, co-director of New Creation touring choir, and director of Campus Choir and Choral Society.
Through years of experience in the worlds of performing and education, Dirk and Adonai Music Studio have access to some of the finest credentialed music teachers in the field. Our teachers are passionate about their craft and it reflects in their work with students.
MEET ADOANI'S TEACHERS
Laurie Brooks M. M. Ed. graduated with a degree in Musical Arts from Johnson University.
She completed her Master’s in Music Education from Liberty University and is currently completing her Ph.D. in Music and Worship Studies. She is certified through the Northwest Institute of Voice.
She has previously taught voice and piano in her own studio and at The First Academy in Orlando. Currently, she teaches Music Appreciation for Liberty University Online. She also teaches Vocal Pedagogy and Private Voice for Johnson University Florida.
Lauran Brooks is a senior at Liberty University, graduating in May 2021. She has majored in Fine Arts and Music.
Lauran plays the guitar, the bass, the mandolin, ukulele, and the drums.
Lauran has taught these instruments for the past four years.
She and her sister are signed with“Little Bird Big Sound Recording Studio.” Their music can be found on iTunes and all music platforms.