Wiley StanfordTeaches: Guitar and Ukulele
A native of Winston-Salem, Wiley grew up in a musical family. His mother graduated from Salem College with a major in music. His father played the accordion and organ by ear. Wiley began learning guitar at age nine, but also took violin lessons in elementary school and played trumpet throughout high school. Guitar became his instrument of choice. He has played in bands covering the genres of classic rock, country, southern gospel and bluegrass.
Tammie DavisTeaches: Piano (Keyboards), Voice
and Music Consultation
Tammie served our country as a U.S. Marine, Marine Pianist, Vocalist & Navy Achievement Medal Recipient. She holds an associates degree in Music. Since 2008, she has continued to build her career as a Country Music Artist and Songwriter. Tammie has received many awards and has been named ‘Female Country Artist of the Year’ by the Carolina Music Awards. Tammie has opened for: Charlie Daniels, Loretta Lynn, The Oak Ridge Boys, and many more!
Jamie HarperGuitar, Mandolin, Fiddle
Banjo, Electric and Upright Bass.
By the age of six he started learning the basics of guitar, but the fiddle soon came calling. Jamie became a regular at many of the areas fiddlers conventions and festivals further growing his love for music. He has been fortunate enough to tour, record or fill in with some of todays top bluegrass, and country performers. When not on the road Jamie maintains a full teaching schedule and plays on sessions for a variety of other artists.
Nat OliveriTeaches: Drums and Percussion
Nat began drumming at the age of 3 while growing up in New York and his father being a successful big band drummer. His dad toured with such acts like Ella Fitzgerald, Count Basie and Louie Prima which gave Nat the music education and Knowledge to pass on. Studying with his dad and the late, great Henry Adler spring boarded Nat to a top studio and session drummer in N.Y. Teaching for over 25 years, and turning out some of the top drummers in the U.S. today. Nat has been teaching at THE MUSIC STOP since 2009 since moving from N.Y. to Davie County.
John Paul NickelsIn Memory - September 24, 1964 — May 16, 2016
"If I leave here tomorrow, would you still remember me? For I must be traveling on now, cause there's too many places I've got to see..."
"Freebird" - Lynyrd Skynyrd