Kelly Olive
Director of Creative Arts Academy
Instruments: Voice and Piano

   Kelly Olive is the director of Creative Arts Academy.  She has taught   piano and voice lessons for over 18 years.  She specializes in customizing lessons to each individual and teaches the note method and by ear.  She has a vision to impart the arts and train life-long musicians.   She has an ability to tap into the creativity of each individual student to help them become the best they can be.


Kirstyn Almeida
​Creative Arts Academy Program Admin

Instrument:  Piano

​Kirstyn has a unique approach to teaching students of all ages.
She has an ability to relay technic and theory in an understandable
way to even the most beginner of students to build a strong foundation in music theory.  She is a graduate of Palm Beach Atlantic University.  In addition to piano, she plays the guitar and sings.  She can be found
performing at local open mic's and and in her church band.  

Ty Schreffler
Instruments:  Guitar, Drums, Trumpet

Ty's love of music began at a young age as he began playing music at the age of 10.  Although brass was his primary instrument, his love grew from there to drums, guitar, bass, and piano.  His passion is to see a student get that same spark he started with and to help them become amazing musicians.  Love what you do and the rest will follow.  And, of course, PRACTICE, PRACTICE, PRACTICE.  Ty is a consummate performer and can be found performing locally on a regular basis.  

Nicole Straussman
​Lake Worth Kids Choir Director
Instruments:  Piano, Voice, Flute

Nicole is a graduate from Palm Beach Atlantic University with a degree in Music Education.  She has been immersed in music from a young age, teaching piano from her early teens.  She has experience in choral directing, band leading, and worship team leading.  She customizes her teaching to each individual student with patience and creativity.