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Welcome to
Gifted Youth Music & Arts Studio!

A Christian based music and arts School for students to learn and grow

Gifted Youth's First Recital | Music Lessons in Fort Mill

A little about us

Gifted Youth Music & Arts Studio originated in New York City. The founder, Terril Grant, recently relocated the music school to Fort Mill, SC. Gifted Youth is a Christian based music school but welcomes everyone from all backgrounds. They pride themselves on creating a safe environment for all by implementing Christian values.

Meet our instructors

Terril Grant

Owner and Program Director

Terril is a young entrepreneur, speaker, multi-instrumentalist and operations specialist who loves seeing the gospel fulfilled in people's lives. He has been playing music for over 20 years and has lead multiple groups to win countless awards


Nia Wylie

Piano and Vocal Teacher

Administrative Assistant

Social Media Manager

Nia Wylie is a Christian singer-songwriter (Nia Purpose), speaker, and entrepreneur. She was born in Rock Hill, SC and raised in Fort Mill, SC.  “Nia” is a Swahili name meaning “purpose", and her music contains relevant messages that resonate with the soul and encourage all to serve God with purpose in spite of personal imperfections.  In 2020, Nia (Nia Purpose) won her first award for Best Female Gospel Acapella Artist at the Victory Gospel Awards Fest.   


Justin Dorsey

Piano Instructor

I have been actively involved in music ministry as a musician or minister of music. My passion is leading people into an intimate encounter with God through worship. My goal is to be connected to a local body of believers who are committed to a divine mandate from God. To communicate His love and compassion to lost and hurting people of all cultures and backgrounds.


Julius Rowe

Drum Instructor

My name is Julius Rowe. I have been drumming for 18 years. My love for drums came early in my life and has never left. I started with just a snare drum playing percussion throughout school, and over the years, I grew into a professional drummer by high school. My passion for drumming is only outmatched by my determination to do great and to help others be great.


Charles Page

Drum Instructor

Charles J. Page was born in Washington, DC.He began playing the drums at the age of four. At the age of ten, he became the drummer at his! home church. His talent was recognized in many venues within the metropolitan area, which allowed him the opportunity to perfect his musical gift. In 1988, he was awarded a scholarship to the Levine School of Music in Washington, DC under the direction of Mark Rendon. The following year, he was awarded a full music scholarship to Alabama State

University in Montgomery, AL. Charles is a versatile musician that plays a variety of music including: Gospel, Jazz, Country, Swing, Rock, Funk,R&B, Bluegrass, and Latin.


London Walker

Vocal Instructor

London T. Woods, born on March 20, 1997, in Newton, NC to Jessica Hampton and Donovan Cassidy. He is a bright and intelligent individual who is passionate about singing. Since the age of 6, he has been singing during Devotion, leading Praise & Worship, performing in talent shows, and stage productions. London is a proud graduate of Newton-Conover High School, Class of 2015, and gained an associates degree in Musical Theatre from the American Musical and Dramatic Academy of the Performing Arts in 2017. London is a dedicated individual, ready to teach and inspire others to follow their dreams and perfect their craft/skill set.


Anthony Mclean

Piano Instructor 

Anthony McLean Anthony McLean was born and raised in Raleigh, Nc and spent his adult years in Washington DC, he later moved back to North Carolina in 2006. Anthony started playing piano at the late age of 25. Anthony also studied music in college for where he studied applied piano and music theory. Anthony came up with a specific learning style which allowed him to learn piano and theory very quickly. Anthony also used to very technique he learned to also teach. In 2009 Anthony taught music at a Christian academy where he taught applied Piano and Music theory to elementary school kids. His Dedication to helping youth and adults is why Anthony is here at Gifted Youth. As a Music Teacher, Anthony is skilled in teaching a variety of musical instruments to children aged 3- 18. Anthony has expert knowledge of music theory, music history and performance, alongside a talent for tailoring lessons to meet students' diverse needs and capturing their interest and imagination. I am competent in teaching a variety of musical styles, coaching students towards taking examinations and performing live on stage. Anthony has a great passion for helping people of all ages to achieve their goal of playing and singing. Lastly Anthony believes in building and giving back to our communities, people , their potential and their purpose so they can be amazing musicians and help spread the gospel through their gift.

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