Music is a powerful educational tool that fosters healing and facilitates communication. Our goal at the Lakebeat Music Academy is simple – to bring music education to kids and adults throughout the Milwaukee area.

About our Founder

Brandon Payton-Carrillo is a musician, songwriter, brother, son, husband and writer, among other things. He has been playing music and performing for more than twenty years, and loves to share his passion for music with others.

Brandon is originally from Beloit, Wisconsin, but has lived in both Milwaukee and Chicago. He currently resides in Bay View, where he enjoys the lake and, of course, the cheese curds.

Learn More

To learn more about our teaching style and meet some of our instructors, please visit our Youtube channel.