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Russell S. Gastonia, NC

About Russell

I am a seasoned veteran drummer with over 35 years of varied experiences. As a caring, nurturing and patient drum instructor, my lessons will significantly benefit beginner, intermediate and advanced students regardless of their age. I have taught several students with learning disabilities such as ADHD and ADD and their confidence and ability has grown from learning to play drums. Genres of music include: Hard Rock, Soft Rock, Rock-Pop, Classic Rock, Blues, Shuffles, R&B, (Double Bass Drum), Funk, R&B, Jazz, Progressive Rock and Heavy Metal among others. As a result of my many years of drumming experience, I am a dynamic, powerful & original drummer with distinct style and technique. I have played in many rock bands around the country and have been giving drum lessons for 10 ...

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Victor O. October 28, 2014
Drumming · In home
I've been taking drum lessons with Russell now for the past 4-6 months and my drumming has improved significantly. Russell not only great personality, but has a well of knowledge and experience that he will share with you as soon as you start your lessons. I'm look forward to my transition into an amazing drummer with Russell's knowledge by my side.
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Anna G. July 16, 2014
Drums · In studio
My son loves his drum lessons! Russell is very caring and patient teacher, just as this post stated, he also knows how to make lessons fun. My son is not a very confident type of a kid and Russell really helped to set everything at ease during first lessons he is very supportive. We also appreciate the flexibility - since our schedule is crazy and we often had to reschedule. Of course the greatest part is when he drums along with the kid at the end of the class - you' d be taking videos of that groovy stuff every time, trust me. This sure is noisy, but so much fun!
Megan M. Gaffney, SC

About Megan

I love teaching ALL ages, from beginners to professionals. Because EVERYONE can sing. Yes, everyone. I have experience working with all styles of singing, though my expertise is in Classical and Broadway. I offer private lessons beginning at age 7, and I love to offer classes for younger children when I have enough interest. I have many versatile strategies and offer a unique approach to singing that promotes self awareness, improved posture, and many other benefits beyond merely learning to sing!!! ***In-Home Lesson Equipment*** If you are interested in in-home lessons, you must have a piano or keyboard (5-octave minimum) in your home, as well as a music stand. All other equipment will be provided by the instructor.

Julianne E. Fountain Inn, SC

About Julianne

Holding degrees from both Mercer University and Clayton State University, Julianne Ensley began learning flute at age 10. Her adult flute study began with Catherine Bull, principal flutist of the Atlanta Baroque Orchestra, then for the past ten years with Christina Smith, principal flutist of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. She has studied in workshops with John Barcelona, Patricia George, Keith Underwood, and Tadeu Coelho. From 2008-2012, Mrs. Ensley served on the faculty of Gordon State College in Barnesville, GA as the flute instructor and director of the Wind and Strings Ensemble. After relocating to South Carolina in 2012, she served briefly as principal flute for the Fountain Inn Symphony Orchestra (2013). Her professional association affiliations include the South Carolina ...

Michael C. Catawba, NC

About Michael

I have a Masters Degree from Central Michigan Univ. I am an Air Force Veteran. Two deep leadership at all times and parents have waiting areas visible to classes. I love guitar and playing music, I think I have taught so long I would not know what to do without a music/teaching career. I have made a living playing guitar for 24 years. *** Lesson Details *** I have been a music teachers so long I have become very simplistic. I teach the following: (1) To practically play while having fun (3 locations to choose). (2) Music Theory. (3) Playing by ear. (4) Leadership Skills. I am still having a great time teaching, so we do it a lot. I love to teach and enjoy it very much, I owe a lot to my music career and want to pass it on. We are in Rotary and support many ...

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Michael C. August 10, 2014
In studio
Great Instruction and team effort with Michael and Rachel. Great Guitar players and mentors.

Best Wishes,

Louis C.

Best Instructor ever and loyal.
Jason P. Gastonia, NC

About Jason

Hi, and thank you for checking out my profile. I've been playing the guitar, both acoustic and electric since the age of 17 ,so about 18 years now (wow, time flies). The past couple of years I have been giving lessons to friends and their children and found it very rewarding. The key to teaching the guitar is patients. Everyone learns at their own pace. I provide a flexible schedule and a fun and exciting atmosphere for anyone to learn how to play the guitar. Thanks again for the opportunity and I look forward to working with you.

Michael Z. Spartanburg, SC

About Michael

Play Guitar All Over The Fret Board! For Guitarists of all ages who are beginning, advanced and even for professionals playing by ear, who want to understand the theory behind playing all over the fret board. I am teaching my own eye opening method (book in the works) that will guarantee success in short time if you are willing to learn I am not teaching a particular genre - once you understand my method you may come up with your own!

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As with any top 10 list, ranking the best guitar soloists is not an easy feat. Guitar solos are incredibly subjective, and what pleases one fan might make someone else plug their ears. My list is based on years of listening to and loving classic rock, indie music, and pop. If there's anyone I left out or anything you would change, I hope you'll let me know in the comments. 10. Eddie Van Halen Known for his adrenaline rush riffs and hair band swagger, Eddie Van Halen's guitar leads insp
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