Welcome to St. Francis Music Academy (SFMA)

Open to students of all ages, the St. Francis Music Academy was established in the Fall of 2015 to operate as an extension of the church’s music ministry under the direction of Dr. Alina Voicu, Director of Music.

Featuring a world-class faculty, including members of the Alabama Symphony Orchestra and other professional musicians who have distinguished themselves as performing artists around the globe, the Academy offers a rare level of music instruction in piano, voice, violin, viola, cello, flute, guitar and harp, as well as chamber music, choral instruction, music theory and musicianship.  Also offered are Music Together® family classes for children ages birth through 5 years with their family members or care givers.

Committed to a Special Mission

St. Francis Music Academy (SFMA) strives to offer the highest quality music instruction and performance opportunities to students of all ages by providing creative and inspiring musical activities and educational programs in a safe Christian environment. Led by an outstanding faculty and grounded in the belief that music has a unique ability to affect the human condition and impact society. SFMA endeavors to engage and enrich the larger community and make a meaningful contribution to the world by fostering appreciation for music, nurturing creative growth, and encouraging self-expression.

Register Today

Learn how to register by visiting our Registration page.

Meet Our Faculty

Not sure what SFMA has to offer? Visit our SFMA Faculty page to discover what areas of music are available and learn more about each faculty member .

Course Listings

Click on our Course Listing page for information on courses, schedules and tuition.


Click on our Calendar page to view our current Academic and Events Calendar.


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Private instruction in other instruments is available upon request.
Please email Dr. Alina Voicu with your request.


Dr. Alina Voicu, Director of Music
Phone: (205) 988-4371
Email: avoicu@saintfrancismusic.org