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MEET THE TEACHERS

Our teachers have a plethora of talents and backgrounds and all have a passion and gift for teaching. Whether you're learning an instrument for the first time or the fist time in years - or already play an instrument and want to improve your skills - our teachers can help you learn, play, and grow as a musician!

 

Fill out the New Student Form on our Private Lessons page and we'll get you started on your musical journey. You may also call or email at 505.983.5906 / lessons@candymansf.com.

The Candyman Music Instructor Team
in Alphabetical Order by First Name

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Andrew Primm

Drums, Guitar, Bass,

Theory & Composition,

Pro Tools

 

 


Ages Taught: 8 and up 
Styles Taught: All Styles
Levels Taught: Drums, Theory & Composition, Pro Tools (All Levels),Beginner to Intermediate (Guitar/Bass)

Specialties: Drums

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Brayden Schmick

Violin, Viola


Ages Taught: All Ages
Styles Taught: All Styles
Levels Taught: All Levels

Video Bio Coming Soon!

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Char Rothschild

Trumpet, Banjo, Accordion


Ages Taught: All Ages
Styles Taught: All Styles
Levels Taught: All Levels

Video Bio Coming Soon!

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Chris Diestler

Saxophone


Ages Taught: All Ages
Styles Taught: All Styles
Levels Taught: Beginner to Intermediate

Video Bio Coming Soon!

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Chris Riggins

Trumpet and Guitar

Ages Taught: Trumpet

(6th grade and up),

Guitar (10 and up)

Styles Taught: All Styles

Levels Taught: Trumpet

(Beginner to Intermediate),

Guitar (Beginner to Advanced)

Specialties: Metal Guitar

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Edward Seymour

Flute, Piano, Voice


Ages Taught: 5 and up 
Styles Taught: All Styles
Levels Taught: Flute (Beginner – Advanced), Voice (Beginner – Intermediate), Piano (Beginner)

Video Bio Coming Soon!

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Joseph Ewatuya

Piano, Voice

 

Ages Taught: All ages
Styles Taught: All Styles

Levels Taught:

Piano - Beginners to
 Intermediate

Voice - All Levels

Specialties: Songwriting 

and Production

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Justin Pucila

Drums, Guitar, Bass, Banjo, Piano,

Vocals, Mandolin, Ukulele, Lap Steel

Ages Taught: All Ages
Styles Taught: All Styles
Levels Taught: All Levels
Specialties: Guitar, Bass, Drums, Rock Band, Vocals

Video Bio Coming Soon!

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Morse Bicknell

Guitar, Bass, Piano


Ages Taught: All Ages
Styles Taught: All Styles
Levels Taught: All Levels

Video Bio Coming Soon!

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Roger Farwell

Guitar, Bass, Ukulele, Piano,
Theory, Improvisation

 

Ages Taught: All Ages

Styles Taught: Rock, Blues, Folk, Singer-songwriter, Finger-style, Classical, Jazz, Country

Levels Taught: Guitar (all levels); bass (all levels); ukulele (beginner to intermediate); piano (beginner to intermediate)

Specialties: classical, finger-style, singer-songwriter, blues

Video Bio Coming Soon!

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Michael Petry

Drums


Ages Taught: 8 and up
Styles Taught: Most Styles
Levels Taught: Beginner to Advanced 

Specialties: Marching, Metal, Rock 

Video Bio Coming Soon!

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Pablo Champion

Guitar, Bass, Music Theory


Ages Taught: 10 and up
Styles Taught: All Styles
Levels Taught: Styles

Specialties: Classical Guitar

Video Bio Coming Soon!

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Richlyn Mcarthur

Violin, Piano

 

Ages Taught: All Ages

Styles Taught: All Styles

Levels Taught: Piano (Beginner to Intermediate, Violin (Beginner to Advanced)

Specialties: Mariachi

Video Bio Coming Soon!

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Ross Hamlin

Guitar, Bass, Drums, Trumpet,

Ukulele, Keyboard, Theory


Ages Taught: 6 and up 
Styles Taught: All Styles
Levels Taught: All Levels

Specialties: Guitar

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Scott Allen Beguin

Drums


Ages Taught: All Ages
Styles Taught: All Styles
Levels Taught: All Levels

Video Bio Coming Soon!

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Tom Furdon

Guitar, Bass, Ukulele, Mandolin,

Piano, Songwriting, Theory, Improvisation


Ages Taught: All Ages
Styles Taught: All Styles
Levels Taught: Beginner to Advanced

Specialties: Rock, Pop, Metal, Folk, Jazz, Funk, Fusion, Experimental, Music Production, Loop Pedal, Effects Pedals, Live Performance

Video Bio Coming Soon!

Virtual Lessons Only

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Travis Bregier

Voice, Piano, Music Theory

Ages Taught: 10 and up

(younger students on a

case-by-case basis)
Styles Taught: All Styles,

Focus in Classical and

Musical Theater 
Levels Taught: All Voice Levels, Beginning Piano
Specialties: Voice, Music Theory, Ear Training, Site Reading

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