John Shapley

John S.

Peachtree City, GA

About John S.

John teaches: Ages 7 and up
Teaching since: September 1983
Last sign in: More than two months


I teach all of the band instruments, orchestral strings, piano/keyboard, guitar, voice and drum set. I specialize in teaching performing skills in jazz and contemporary music which allows many of my students to eventually perform professionally.

Photos and Videos

Playing a solo on El Pambiche Lento in Miami cir. 2002


Private Music Instructor

Aug 1984 - Present
John S.

Professional music instruction for all instruments, all styles of music and all learning levels from children to adults, beginning, intermediate, advanced and professional musicians alike!


Master of Music in Jazz & Contemporary Media

Sep 1989 - May 1990
Eastman School of Music

Bachelor of Music

Sep 1983 - Jun 1989
Florida State University College of Music

Languages Spoken


Fluent / Native Proficiency


Limited Proficiency


National Board Certification in Early Middle Childhood Music

Jun 2004
National Board for Professional Teaching Standards


Teacher of the Year 2008

Jan 2008
Coweta County Public School System

Teacher of the Year 2004

Aug 2004
Miami-Dade County Public Schools
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1 Review on John S.

John S. Jun 21, 2014
Saxophone · In studio
John is a dedicated and caring music instructor who works to improve a students ability in a comprehensive and detailed fashion. I highly recommend him to anyone who is serious about improving their skills as a musician."

Melissa DiBattista
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