Joe Beninati Teaches:Drums Teaching Philosophy: Greatest Music Influences: When I’m not making music: Current Music Projects: Favorite place in Maine: To learn more: Portland, ME based drummer and percussionist Joe Beninati is the youngest of three children. He grew up in a suburb of NYC surrounded by musicians. With music running in his blood, Joe…

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…

Katie Bradley Teaches: D’jembe, guitar, ukulele, singer/ songwriter Teaching Philosophy: Provide a safe learning environment accessible for everyone to explore and create music.  Greatest Musical Influences: Lucinda Williams, SOJA, Dessa, Joni Mitchell, The Cranberries, Ani Difranco When not making music:  I’m hiking with my dog, cooking and eating delicious vegan food.   Favorite place in Maine:  In the…