Nurturing the love of music

Julianna Waller


is the owner and founder of JW Music Studios, where students thrive as musicians and gain a well rounded string education.
Her methodology is driven by a rich and diverse repertoire inspired by traditional classical violin, authentic fiddling styles, and Suzuki materials.

Carlos R Martinez

Carlos Martinez, a native of Managua, Nicaragua, is a concert pianist and composer and a family man. His music career began at the age of five when he first started taking lessons. Carlos has taught piano lessons for 28 years and has performed extensively,

Student Performing Groups

The Red River Fiddlers is a performing group founded by Julianna Waller in 2006. Our mission is the preservation and performance of old-time fiddling. This American heritage is demonstrated in styles such as old-time, celtic, bluegrass, contest, Western swing and blues.

You can find us on Facebook for upcoming concerts.

SoKY Mandolin Ensemble

Founded by Julianna Waller in 2017, this new mandolin group performs a variety of music from bluegrass to classical.

To listen to the beautiful and diverse sounds of this acoustic instrument rich in Kentucky history, we invite you to attend any of our upcoming events through this site or the studio facebook page.



We are so excited you are here. Please take the time to contact Julianna if you have a question about lessons.