Guitar - Voice - Piano - Theory - Ukulele
Keith Sullivan has taught at Jacksonville State University, Birmingham Southern, Snead State and Wallace State. He has four pieces published with the reputable Italian publisher, Berben, for various instruments and guitar. Keith has a master's degree in Music Theory and Composition from The University of Louisiana at Lafayette and a Bachelor of Music from The University of Southern Mississippi where he received a voice scholarship and worked with renowned vocal coach Dr. William Weinert, currently at Eastman School of Music. He teaches guitar using his own self published method incorporating unique methods that produce quick results. He is a passionate instructor who always strives for and expects the best from his students. His current recording Dance,Nocturne, Elegy - can be found on www.amazon.com and itunes and has been played on National Public Radio in Mississippi, Alabama and Georgia. Keith performs New Age and Celtic music with his wife Karla and daughter Grania throughout the Southeast. Their latest cd, Transitions, can be purchased at most online retailers. Keith's lessons slots are incredibly full and in demand. Please call if you are interested in studying with him personally.
Harp - Flute - Woodwinds
Karla Sullivan teaches traditional Celtic harp and flute. Karla is an active member of the Scottish Harp Society of America and was awarded first place in the Early Scottish Music category at the Stone Mountain Highland Games in 2008 and again in the journeyman category in 2013. She has students who have also won numerous awards including first place in the Nationals for Scottish Harp. She promotes the Clarsach, or the traditional Gaelic wire strung harp, and enjoys giving presentations about this instrument. Karla attended Troy State University, and her harp teachers include Kelly Stewart, as well as masterclasses with other world renowned harpists. Karla studied with Ann Heymann at the Ohio Scottish Arts School at Oberlin College where she was awarded a scholarship for 2009. Karla has been performing the flute for over 25 years, and currently performs with the Irish Flute. She is currently available for Sunday lessons.
Piano - Jazz Piano - Violin - Fiddle
Paul Landry graduated from University of Louisiana at Lafayette in 1996 with a bachelors degree in Piano Pedagogy. He received his masters degree in Music Theory and Composition from University of Louisiana at Lafayette in 2000. Mr. Landry has studied Cajun fiddle for under the tutelage of master Cajun fiddler Mr. Hadley Castille from Opelousas, La. and renowned Irish Fiddler, Kevin Burke. He has taught private piano, guitar, and violin/fiddle lessons in Louisiana for the past 25 years. He has also adapted a technique for teaching younger children voice. Moreover, he has organized and rehearsed small performance groups from within this private studio for concerts and recitals. Paul has utilized his Theory and Composition degree by writing music for stage productions in Lafayette, LA in 2000 and 2001. Mr. Landry taught Music Appreciation, Jazz History, and Class Piano at both the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and the Lafayette Community College as an adjunct professor from 2006-2010. He received a DAF Grant from the Acadiana Center for the Arts in 2006-7 to organize, conduct, and promote a youth orchestra in St. Martin Parish. While running the St. Martin Parish youth orchestra Mr. Landry arranged music himself and commissioned music from local and regional composers (Mr. Tanner Menard-from Erath and Mr. Andrew Sigler-from Austin, TX) for the orchestra to rehearse and perform. He, also, commissioned a professional classical guitarist from Alabama (Mr. Keith Sullivan-from Guntersville) to perform as a guest with the youth orchestra.
Guitar - Summer Lecturer
Barry "Po" Hannah has a masters degree in Jazz Studies from the University of Tennessee. He has performed with some of the most iconic musicians in the past 30 years. Barry is a summer lecturer and teaches at our Summer Workshops. Sign up for one of our summer camps to study personally with Barry.