T. Ringgold Academy of Arts

T. Ringgold Academy of Arts is a full service performing arts academy in Harker Heights, Texas. We offer Private Voice, Piano, Public Speaking, and Acting Lessons to clients of all age ranges and skill levels! Set up your FREE CONSULTATION.


We offer virtual instruction and can service globally.

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Meet The Team


Bilingual Drum Teacher

Coach Emanuel

Hello everyone! My name is Emanuel Ramirez, I am 24 years old, and have been playing drums for nearly 13 years. I am extremely excited to be able to work with each and every one of you, as your very own personal drum instructor. No matter what level your drumming is currently at, I know that together we can make strides to help you achieve your goals and grow your confidence behind the drum set to be to enjoy playing your favorite songs, or go in whatever direction your bright future has in store for you. Let's get to work! 


Acting and Public Speaking Teacher

Coach Kaylynn

Kaylynn Wilkerson is a Killeen  Texas native who is experienced in acting and directing, both theater and film. She obtains her Bachelors of Fine Arts from Sam Houston State University, and has expanded her learning to New York and Los Angeles at the American Academy of Dramatic aArts. She is a represented  actress at Pastorini-Bosby talent agency located in Houston Texas.


Coach Toni

Owner/Vocal/Piano Teacher

Toni is a multifaceted force to be reckoned with! She is a radio personality with B106, a Broadway World nominated actress, talented songwriter, and the proud owner of T. Ringgold Academy of Arts. Music is in her roots and singing in the church is where she started. Her captivating voice has taken her all over the country and put her on many stages. From Sunset Blvd to the Symphony Orchestra, her grace and sincere delivery grips every audience. She has taught voice for 10 years and is ready to help you find your voice!

Coach Tammy

Music / Vocal Teacher

Mariah Tinkshell is an up and coming artist with a goal and drive to impact the youth. She hails from Killeen,TX and studies at Temple College. Singing and songwriting are a few of her many passions. She's also the music teacher for Tap Tap Arts School. 


Coach Tammy

Executive Assistant / Vocal Teacher

Tammara Champion is a singer/ songwriter, actress, author, and entrepreneur. She is known for her passion for the arts, business prowess and, financial planning savvy . Tammara is excited to join the TRAA Team.