Banjo Player, Acoustic Guitarist, and Improv Coach
I've taught and played music professional for over 25 years. During that time I was fortunate enough to perform on the stages of Carnegie Hall, The Grand Ole Opry and the Ryman Auditorium. I'm a 3X GA State Banjo and Guitar contest champion.
In addition to maintaining an online teaching studio of over 20 private students, I play private events around the Southeastern U.S, both solo and in groups. I'm the go to banjoist for the "High Lonesome Mass" written by Choral Composer Tim Sharp. We've played this piece all over the world (China/Mongolia/Argentina/etc)
I am an acoustic music specialist-bluegrass, jazz, folk, and classical. In addition to playing bluegrass for 20 years, I studied improvisation and Jazz under nationally acclaimed pianist Kevin Bales for 5 years. Studying under a pianist as a guitarist allowed me to have quite a unique perspective on all of my instruments. Other training includes vocal lessons, guitar and composition lessons.
I love playing, teaching and working with people from all backgrounds and ages.
My goal is to help you reach your goals along this musical journey!!