Funkytown Music Academy

You are looking for ways to grow and develop as a musician or to offer the best music education possible for your children. We teach creativity through music to students of all ages and skill levels. In a variety of music styles.

We’re a match!

Funkytown Music Academy is Fort Worth’s newest (and probably the best) school for music. Students of any age and any skill level are welcome whether you’re an accomplished singer looking for university level coaching or you can’t hold a tune in a paper bag.

We’d love to answer any questions you have and arrange complementary trial lessons with one of our exceptional teachers! Scroll to the bottom to send us an email.

Instruments currently taught in private and group lessons:

-Voice, both for classical and modern performance

-Piano and keyboard

-Acoustic guitar

-Electric guitar



Furthermore, the list of offerings is growing. We want to hear from you if there are other instruments of interest not yet offered!

We’re still building this page, but for now, we are stoked to share our Summer Music Camp registration as well as the application for scholarships for Summer Music Camp. Thanks for checking us out!

Click here to download the scholarship application.

Summer Music Camp Registration



About the Founders

Dr. San-Ky Kim is an associate professor of voice and opera at Texas Christian University, teaching opera literature, lyric diction, and studio voice among other classes. After debuting with the Philadelphia Opera Company, the tenor performed across Europe, including performances in Bern, Helsinki, Bern, Amsterdam, Brussels,  Prague, and Lisbon. Dr. Kim has performed 40+ major operatic roles world-wide and served as a Fulbright Scholar visiting professor in Lithuania for at Vytautas Magnus University. He is currently completing his seminary studies with Brite Divinity School.

Joseph Brandley has been teaching private lessons in Fort Worth through 10kHstudios, working with musicians on guitar, drums, piano, voice, and bass. He has worked on worship teams with Frontline at McLean Bible Church in Virginia, the house band at his alma mater, Hope International University in Fullerton, California, as well as mentoring student worship teams for Christ Chapel Bible Church in Fort Worth, Mission Viejo Christian Church in Orange County, and Church on the Hill in San Jose, California. He trained as a classical pianist growing up in San Jose, and loves playing all styles of music on piano and guitar.

Say hello or ask us a question.