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Our Instructors


NAME: Brandon Mohlis

ROLE: GM, Instructor and Band Director.
INSTRUMENTS: Guitar, Bass, Drums, Vocals, Keys, Mandolin, Banjo, Recording & Mixing

SPECIALTIES: Fry screams and false chord vocals, 7 and 8-string guitar, 5 and 6-string bass, double bass drums, advanced music theory, aural theory and training
MUSICAL INFLUENCES: Devin Townsend, Animals as Leaders, The Melvins, The Misfits, Nobuo Oematsu, Philip Glass, The Reverend Horton Heat


NAME: Chris Loebs

ROLE: Instructor and Band Director
INSTRUMENTS: Guitar, Bass, Drums

SPECIALTIES: Rock drums/guitar/bass, classical guitar, advanced music theory, composition
MUSICAL INFLUENCES: Dave Grohl, Sunny Day Real Estate, Dinosaur Jr., Igor Stravinsky, Elliott Carter, Leo Brouwer, the Clash, Chon, Snarky Puppy


NAME: Helena Radeva

ROLE: Instructor and Band Director
INSTRUMENTS: Guitar, Vocals, Piano, Bass, Mandolin

SPECIALTIES: Vocal strength and confidence, rhythm and lead guitar, music theory
MUSICAL INFLUENCES: Metallica, Trivium, Avenged Sevenfold, Bullet For My Valentine, Green Day, Daughter, Au/Ra


NAME: Chad White

ROLE: Instructor and Band Director
INSTRUMENTS: Guitar, Bass, Drums, Piano, Trumpet and Trombone

SPECIALTIES: Rock, jazz, blues and funk, music theory, improvisation
MUSICAL INFLUENCES: The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, Vulfpeck, Snarky Puppy, Lee Morgan, Green Day, Cage the Elephant, Pink Floyd 

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NAME: Gary Ward

ROLE: Instructor
INSTRUMENTS: Guitar & Bass Guitar

SPECIALTIES: Ear Training/Transcribing, Music Theory, Advanced "shred" Guitar, Diversity in Styles, CAGED System, Modes, Improvisation, Technique, Advanced chords/Inversions
MUSICAL INFLUENCES: Guthrie Govan, Yngwie Malmsteen, Wes Montgomery, Joe Pass, Ted Greene, Skid Row, Steve Vai, SRV, Eric Johnson, Mark o' Connor, Thin Lizzy, Brett Garsed, Andy Timmons, Ritchie Kotzen


NAME: Mike Adams

ROLE: Instructor
INSTRUMENTS: Piano and Vocals

SPECIALTIES: Trained at Juliard and Berklee, specializing in Classical, Jazz, Rock, Blues, and R&B piano and vocal training
MUSICAL INFLUENCES: Bach, Mozart, Béla Bartók, Herbie Hancock, Chick Corea, Jan Hammer


NAME: Robbie Reimer

ROLE: Instructor
INSTRUMENTS: Drums, Guitar and Bass

SPECIALTIES: Double bass drums, drum composition, advanced modern guitar technique, 7-string guitars
MUSICAL INFLUENCES: Bring The Horizon, Sevendust, 12 Foot Ninja, Sleep Token, Korn, Aerosmith

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