Music Teachers

All of our music teachers are full time professionals with years of teaching and performance experience! 

 

String Instruments:

Bill Uhler Guitar Instructor

Bill Uhler – Guitar / Bass / Ukulele / Adult Groups. Bill has been playing  guitar for over 30 years and has more than 15 years of  teaching experience. Bill has been a music teacher at the Music Gallery Academy for 13 years. More Information.

Spencer Johnson – Guitar / Bass / Drums / Ukulele / Harmonica / Kids Rock Band. Spencer is one of our favorite music teachers for youths and adults. He has taught multiple instruments for over 15 years. His passion and dedication shines through being our lead instructor for our very popular Kids Rock Band classes. More Information.

Torin Hopkins – Guitar / Ukulele / Voice / Piano / Bass.  Torin has been teaching and performing guitar music for over 10 years. He shares his passion for musical skill development, songwriting, and performance for students of all ages. More Information.

Pat Fleming – Guitar / Bass. A sought-after educator, Pat has taught music since the age of 16 at many learning institutions over the years, among them Columbia College, The Music Gallery, the Bloom School of Jazz, Old Town School Of Folk Music, The Guitar Works, Flynn Guitars and Hogeye Music. More Information

 

Drums:

Drum Teacher at The Music Gallery

Mike Semerau – Drums. Mike has redefined the standard for drum lessons when he came up with the innovative method of offering professionally recorded take-home videos to his students after each weekly lesson. Mike teaches all styles of drumming: Rock, Jazz, Blues, Funk, Swing, Latin, etc. to name a few. More Information.

Greg Hartman – Drums. Greg Hartman is a dynamic drummer that brings musicality, experience, and passion every time he sits behind a drum set. More Information.

Spencer Johnson – Guitar / Bass / Drums / Harmonica / Ukulele / Kids Rock Band. Spencer is one of our favorite music teachers for youths and adults. He has taught multiple instruments for over 15 years. His passion and dedication shines through being our lead instructor for our very popular Kids Rock Band classes. More Information.

Piano and Voice:

Torin Hopkins – Voice / Piano / Guitar / Ukulele / Bass. Torin has been teaching and performing music for over 10 years. He shares his passion for musical skill development, songwriting, and performance for students of all ages. More Information.

Vocal Teacher at The Music Gallery

Sonya Major – Piano / Voice. Sonya Major is an experienced vocalist and instructor. She recently moved to the Chicago area from Lansing, Mi, where she was the lead singer of a touring rock band, as well as the vocal instructor at Guitar Center Studios. More Information.

Luba Dolgopolsky Piano / Voice. Luba is a seasoned piano and voice instructor/ performer, having had successful careers in both in the USA and Virgin Islands. Luba teaches a wide variety of genres including jazz, R&B, Pop, Rock, Folk and Classical for all ages. More Information.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

School Hours
Monday – Thursday: 12pm – 8pm
Friday: 12pm-6pm
Saturday: 10am – 5pm
Closed Sunday.

Music Lessons are $35.00 per half  hour lesson.
Call 847-432-6350 to schedule a music lesson.

The Music Gallery Academy
2558 Green Bay Road, Highland Park, IL 60035
(847) 432-6350
musicgalleryacademy@gmail.com