About Us

Raya Grace is a Music Education Place.

Our curricula enriches and inspires students through music.

We teach age-appropriate, fun and effective Music Classes.

We network with and mentor other music teachers, helping good teachers become great and great teachers become masters.

Raya Leavitt

Creator and Owner, Music Teacher Mentor and Advisor, and Curriculum Writer

Raya is passionate about FUN music education, and she believes in the power of music!

Raya has a Bachelor of Music from BYU in Elementary Music Education with a vocal emphasis, and a Masters of Education from ASU, in Curriculum and Instruction and Early Childhood Education. She is the creator of Sound Beginnings, a preschool music curriculum owned by Let's Play Music LLC, and she trained and advised more than 100 teachers in that program. She is having a blast creating all of the rayagrace curricula for Music Preschool and MVP!

Raya has owned and operated a home music studio in Provo, Utah since 2005. She starting teaching in the Provo School District in 2003, as an Elementary Music Specialist. She currently teaches full-day kindergarten at a public school, and is raising two beautiful children.

Cheri Henricksen

Music Preschool Teacher

Cheri has an abundance of teaching and early childhood experience. She has worked with young children in many capacities including preschool and daycare, and even as a kindergarten aide in Raya's classroom! They love working together! Cheri is a fun, loving, and skillful teacher! She has a beautiful, clear singing voice and loves music and children.

Cheri is a local who grew up in the area, married her high school sweetheart, and is now an amazing, fun mother of four children who attend Edgemont, Centennial, and Timpview Schools. Her students are so lucky to have such an experienced and well-rounded teacher!

Amy Call

Private Lesson Teacher

Amy Call is a masterful musician who hails BYU and U of U as her Alma Maters. She has studied piano since age five, played flute from age 8 through her first year of college, some guitar, and harp. More seriously, she studied at a music conservatory in Munich Germany (flute, voice, piano and organ). In college she sang in many choirs and operas. She eventually focused on voice and sang in leading roles as Merry Widow, Die Fledermaus, Hansel and Gretel, and Suor Angelica.

More recently, Amy has focused on organ performance, church service with choirs and musical productions, and teaching. She had a studio in Maryland and since moving back to Provo has been engaged with encouraging her children’s talents. She “Watching children develop their talents and personalities is a great passion of mine. I hope to be able to cultivate discipline as well as spark creativity and joy.”

Su Hwang

Private Piano and MVP Teacher

Su is a professional, fun, and skilled music teacher who is currently a student at Timpview. She has been playing the piano since she was eight and she loves music! Su plays the organ at church and seminary. She has a passion for classical music and the hits. She also dabbles in the ukulele, guitar, and viola. She loves helping kids develop a love for music and piano skills!