Meet Our Director

Serving Metro Detroit (313) 551-5420       Hours:  Mon. - Fri. 2pm - 8pm   Sat. 9am - 3pm                                        


Greetings! All of us here at Music Authority School are committed to serving all our students and their families with the highest level of professionalism and respect no matter their sex, color, race, religion, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation, or marriage commitment. We as teachers have the responsibility to instill the love of music in everybody who comes in our doors and nourish their talent. Being accepting, tolerant, and respectful to one another is the driving force here at our school. Music doesn't discriminate and neither do we.

~ Pavel Vasilev, Director









Pavel Vasilev was born in Plovdiv, Bulgaria and has been playing the accordion since the age of four. At age five, in Komi, Russia, Pavel started formal piano and ear training lessons. He studied at the Dobrin Petkov School, a prestigious high school of music in Bulgaira where he had the opportunity to participate in national music festivals. While in high school Pavel underwent a vigorous training in all music disciplines, including Music Theory and Harmony, Counterpoint, Music History, Orchestration, and Chamber music. In 2000, Pavel was invited to the United Sates to study with Lana Gore, professor of music at Wayne State University. He received a full scholarship from the Music Department of Wayne State University and graduated with the highest honors. He was awarded the Levre Scholarship and the Rotary music scholarship and has been a member of Pi Kappa Lambda, the National Music Honor Society, since 2004. Pavel has won accordion competitions in Bulgaria and the United States. In 1999 he ranked in the top ten at the World Cup Accordion Competition in Trossingen, Germany. In 2009 Pavel founded the Music Authority School in Dearborn Heights, Michigan and has been continuously working on creating a friendly and professional environment where kids and adults can unfold their music potential. Pavel and his professional team share the collective passion in encouraging and supporting students to excel and grow.



Testimonials From Our Students & Their Families..

  • Music authority is a great provider of musical education for the whole family. Our children look forward to their lessons and enjoy working with the instructors. The staff is professional and flexible. Highly recommend!

    Ronny H. ~ Google

  • It is obvious that the entire Music Authority staff truly cares about providing an exemplary music education to all students. We highly recommend this amazing music school!

    Vito C. ~ Google

  • Excellent music school for a variety of lessons, including accordion, piano, drums, voice, etc. Great teachers who work hard to encourage and support students (young and old) to improve in skill and confidence.

    Gail Mitchell ~ Google

  • Two of my kids take guitar lessons from Randy and love it! He's an excellent teacher and they have learned so much!

    Lori S. ~ Facebook