Tara Rook Teaches: Digital Music Teaching Philosophy: To guide students on the path to creating and expressing themselves.  To help students explore new tools to use for self growth. Greatest Music Influences: Little Dragon, Four Tet, Caribou, Radiohead, Nosaj Thing, Jeff Buckley, Missy Elliot, Boards of Canada, Claude Debussey & so many more. When I’m…

Ryan Audy Teaches: Piano, Drums, Music Production, Music Theory, Beginner’s Guitar, Ukulele Teaching Philosophy:  Music exists in all of us. Anyone can learn to express themselves through music, so long as they possess patience and the willingness to learn. Greatest Music Influences:  John Mayer, FKJ, Matt Corby, Kiefer, Leon Bridges, Tash Sultana, Bill Evans, Steve Jordan,…

Just Plain Jones Teaches: Digital Music production (Ableton Live, Sampling/ Sound design, D.A.W. Basics) Teaching Philosophy: I believe that digital production can offer a new and inclusive path to explore sound, composition, and songwriting. My role as a teacher is to help students put words to concepts and ideas and grow their creative repertoire. Greatest…

Alicia Phelps Teaches: Director of Community Partnerships and Special Programs. Teaches piano and voice. Teaching Philosophy: Music can be rewarding, fulfilling and accessible to absolutely everyone who chooses to bring it into their life. Greatest Music Influences: Ella Fitzgerald, Chick Corea, Stevie Wonder, Tony Bennett, Thundercat, Becca Stevens, James Taylor, Noname, Bobby McFerrin, Nai Palm, GoldLink, Kendrick Lamar,…