Deana Haines is the Founder and Owner of Shining Light Music. She offers private voice, organ and piano lessons. Deana has over 35 years of experience, which includes teaching piano, directing children’s choirs, accompanying both piano and organ, ringing and directing hand bells. She currently serves as the accompanist at her church.

Deana serves on the board of the Kansas City Music Teachers Association. She also is a member of the Federated Music Teachers Association. Her students have the opportunity to  participate in private recitals, adjudicated festivals, a multi-piano concert, as well as community service projects. She believes that music instruction should be fun, while focusing on learning techniques which include theory, sight reading, ear training, and performance.