Matt Tracey studied music theory, composition and guitar performance at Ball State University and I.U.P.U.I. With 25+ years of professional instruction experience, he teaches many electric & acoustic guitar styles such as: Rock, Blues, Jazz, Classical, Bluegrass & Celtic. Providing a solid education & motivating students to continue progressing through the levels by offering a well-rounded learning experience with immediate and cumulative results. Matt has performed throughout central Indiana in bands including: Doubleshot, Blitzen, Bruised, LTD, GasolineAlley, DrivingForce, Stingray, X-Ray & Breaking the Cycle. He released a solo album of instrumental rock guitar music "Oak Island " in 2018.
Joe Means stated that after living the dream of playing music for a living all over America with very popular bands, he is proud to be teaching drums and percussion for Greenfield Music Center. He now performs locally, which allows him time to instruct and teach. Joe enjoys sharing his craft, and teaches in multiple venues, seeing more than 50 students a week. He is available to take students on Wednesdays at Music Center.
Joe is currently the drummer for MLE, a country/southern rock band featuring the ripping fiddle of Tom Henson Jr and the powerful vocals of Emily Rittenberry. Joe's skills also make him in demand as a fill-in and recording artist.
Russell Blythe has been a professional musician his whole life. He is regarded as one of the best guitar and banjo players in Indiana. Russell studied at Herron School of Art Studios of Indianapolis, where he has since become an accomplished artist building guitars. He teaches for Greenfield Music Center Mondays and Thursdays every week. In addition, he is Greenfield Music Center's main repair individual for all guitar needs, including broken necks, bridges, pick-ups, fret jobs, and more. It is said from many that, "any guitar Russell touches turns to gold" because his repairs and set-ups are so well done. Russell teaches guitar, banjo, mandolin, and violin.
Vince Sanders has been a professional guitarist, bassist, and performer for over 50 years. In 1980 he began teaching for Bob Carter at Family Music Center; then, starting in 2001, he taught for Michael Florek at Florek's Violin and Music Shop for 18 years. Both stores were on Indy's east side