Miriam Fraguela has over 20 years of preschool and aftercare experience as a classroom teacher and aide working for various daycares and afterschool programs. In addition to running our afterschool Fine Arts Academy, Mrs. Miriam also teaches our popular Sewing, Pinterest DIY classes, and camps throughout the school year.  She has received hours of training in classroom management, lesson planning as well as working with students with special needs.

From Left to Right: Shelby Rocker, Abigail, Smith, Sarah Phillips, Abby Bradley, Mikaela Danchenko, Julian Soriano, Alexandria Scarlett, Claudia Peng, and Turina Barrington (Not Photographed)

Michelle Rocker

Piano and Vocal Instructor

Alie Smith

Office Manager/Piano & Vocal Instructor



Maribel Soriano

Director/Head Vocal & Piano Instructor

Miriam Fraguela

Afterschool Fine Arts Academy


Little Prodigy is directed by Maribel Soriano. “Ms. Maribel” began LP in 2001. Graduating from Westminster Choir College- as a member of the famed Westminster Choir- majoring in Voice Performance. Among her many accomplishments she has served terms as President, and now Vice President of the Treasure Coast Music Teachers Association and is a member of Palm Beach Music Teachers Association, National Music Teachers Association, and American College of Musicians. Mrs. Maribel is often invited to instruct music workshops and is frequently a judge in music competitions. She has served as Music Director at her local church as well as in adult and children’s music ministry for over a decade. 
Mrs. Soriano is also the Director/Principal of the Stuart, FL Classical Conversations- a K- 12 Homeschooling group. She has successfully “homeschooled” her own 4 children and is married for 20 years. 
From the very beginning, she has been dedicated to the development of her students and studio.

Little Prodigy School of Music enriches the lives of students and the community through musical education, performance, and appreciation of all of the Arts. We believe in pursuing excellence in all that we do.

Michelle Rocker has over 23 years of teaching experience and loves working with children by helping them embrace the gift of music. She is a homeschooling mother of four, married for 23 years. Both she and her husband are currently foster parents. Mrs. Michelle is a pastor’s daughter who from the age of two age played piano and sang in church and choirs. She began composing her own music at the age of 16. In college, she studied Music & Psychology and directed vocal choirs, ensembles, and hand bell choirs. She taught general music classes at a private school as well as judged local and state competitions. She has served as a chapel pianist, keyboardist, soloist and currently serves as a Worship Leader for several local churches. 

Student Teachers

Alie Smith graduated from Indian River State College with her Bachelor’s majoring in Business Management and Minoring in Elementary Education. She has over eight years of experience teaching piano at Little Prodigy. She currently serves in worship as a keyboardist for her local church. In addition to teaching Ms. Alie also over sees all the daily aspects of the studio from scheduling to daily office management.

Brett Michael Rocker has associates in Business degree from Florida Atlantic University and is a versatile musician with experience in a variety of styles and genres from rock, pop, contemporary Christian and much more. He plays Electric, Acoustic, Bass Guitar, Ukulele, and Piano. He sang in various competitive choir groups in high school receiving several awards and accolades. In college, he was a member of the fraternity Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia where he sang for various engagements. He currently serves as a worship leader and runs our studio Band Jam Sessions: Rock Band & Worship Band workshops. 



Call us now to schedule your introductory lesson with one of our instructors.


Brett Michael Rocker

Acoustic & Electric Guitar, Bass and Ukulele Instructor