Maddison Hicks

Performing Arts (Music & Drama)

Maddison is a born musician whose teaching style manages to be commanding, playful, inclusive, and efficient all at the same time. Students are drawn to her vivacious musical personality. A guitarist, singer, and songwriter with twenty years of experience, Maddison began lessons at age four, giving her a unique understanding of learning at all ages. Maddison joined Drum & Strum in 2015 after instructing guitar for a decade privately and in school as the music teacher of St. Luke’s School in Culpeper, VA. She is known for her friendliness and exuberance, and adapts her teaching style to enhance each student’s education and experience. Her passion is guiding her students to self-empowerment through self-expression. When Maddi isn’t at Drum & Strum, she can be found teaching music at Belle Meade School in Sperryville or performing live music locally as Maddi Mae. You can peruse some of her music is at