Music Lessons

voice, guitar, bass & piano lessons available Tuesdays and Thursdays

Joe Manley and Dawn Broadwell teach music lessons on Tuesdays and Thursdays between 4PM & 8PM at Open Door Church, 1255 Haughton Rd., Edenton, NC.

Dawn teaches piano and Joe teaches voice, bass, and guitar.

* 30 minutes lesson / $20

($80 for 4 week month, $100 for 5 week month)

Introductory lesson:

New students may take one 30-min introductory lesson before committing to weekly lessons. The price for the lesson is $20. Payment (cash or check) for your first lesson is due at that lesson. Checks should be written out to Joe Manley or Dawn Broadwell. Email or to schedule an introductory lesson.


Tuition is paid monthly and is due and payable on the first scheduled lesson of each month. Regardless of attendance, payment will need to be current with each month in order to hold your time slot. Books and other materials will be charged separately.


1) Personal check. Please make check payable to either Joe Manley or Dawn Broadwell.

2) Cash (please have exact amount).

3) Venmo and PayPal for lessons with Joe.

About Joe and Dawn

Joe began singing in a choir at age 7 and has continued to this day! He is a Nebraska native. He was active in both vocal music and drama in school and continued that path to college earning a Bachelor of Arts in Education from Wayne State College in Wayne, Neb., and a Masters in Music from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in Voice and Opera Performance. Joe performed for many years with Opera Omaha and the Omaha Symphony as a soloist and chorus member. He taught vocal music in the Omaha Public Schools for 27 years and taught private voice lessons during that time. Joe also taught guitar for OPS, developing a successful program that continues to this day. Joe uses his guitar skills to accompany himself and others in worship settings, first in Omaha and now in Edenton. He looks forward to making music with you and inspiring you to learn and grow as musicians!

Dawn grew up in South Carolina and began taking piano lessons at age 8. She graduated from the University of Georgia with a Bachelor of Music. Dawn has taught private piano for over 20 years to students of ages 5 to 75. Dawn was also employed as a Board Certified Music Therapist, most recently at Mary Washington Hospice in Fredericksburg, VA. In 2016, she and her husband Myron moved to the Edenton area. 


For details or questions, email or

To begin the process, fill out the form below or fill out the physical form at the welcome desk or church office. You will be contacted to finish the process of getting signed up by Joe or Dawn directly.