Bud Cushing has a music degree from North Central University. He started writing and performing music in highschool and pursued music as a worship leader through college. He continues to lead worship, mentor and train worship leaders as well as teaching children of all ages. He has taught CMA’s curriculum for 8 years and has owned the Minnesota Franchise of Children’s Music Academy for 3 years.
Karra Buller has a degree in Neurological Psychology and Music. She has taught music privately for 30 years. She and her husband have been worship leaders for many years, training and mentoring young people in worship. When introduced to CMA 5 years ago she was completely captivated by how intrinsic and automatic music becomes for the CMA students. She also saw the depth of the benefits this method has for the child’s complete brain development and pursued becoming a teacher with CMA.