Education

Arizona Art & Entertainment is committed to the highest quality in music instruction, offering lessons in percussion, guitar, piano, bass, voice and harmonica. Our studio is located at 510 S. Montezuma in Prescott, Arizona. We also refer students to many other teachers and studios in the area.

For more information call (928) 713-4304.

TEACHER RESUMES

Drew Hall was born and raised in Queens, New York and has been playing guitar since age 13. He has been performing for audiences since he was 16. He currently plays in the band “Big Daddy D and the Dynamites” (a band he started with Darryl Poras in 1998). The band has recorded 3 successful CD’s and was the winner of the 2007 Arizona Blues Showdown. In January 2008 the band had the opportunity to perform in the International Blues Challenge in Memphis, Tennessee, where they entertained blues fans from around the world on Beale Street. Drew’s teaching style involves an individual approach, where each student’s musical interests and goals are taken into account to produce the strongest results. Drew has been teaching successfully for the last 15 years. Many of his students have become professional performers (some doing nationwide tours and others winning awards for playing or song writing).

Mike Liversidge has over 10 years of experience as a dedicated teacher, musician, vocalist and song writer. His performance credits include singing harmony and playing keyboards with Al Jardine of The Beach Boys. Mike has shared stages with Rascal Flats and The Coasters. Additionally, he played keyboards and was a featured vocalist with The Arizona Jamboree, touring Nevada, Arizona and Utah. In this show Mike performed rock, country, blues, Broadway gospel and jazz. He currently performs as a single artist and in groups at festivals, resort communities, clubs and churches. Since 2001, Mike has been leading worship at St, Germaine Catholic Church in Prescott Valley. Many of Mike’s students perform in coffeehouses, clubs and churches. Some have won competitions for scholarship money and have been accepted to prestigious college music programs.

Clyde Score has a Bachelor of Arts in Music. During the 70’s he toured the U.S. and Canada, including performances at the Cub 58 in Geneva, Switzerland, The Sahara in Las Vegas, The Fontainebleau in Miami and the L.A. Playboy Club. Clyde formats and D.J’s weddings, in addition to booking a wide variety of entertainment. He also performs on the Grand Canyon Railway, with the Arizona Revue and as a single artist. Clyde is a member of the Percussive arts Society, and currently on the artist roster for the Arizona Commission on the Arts. For the past 16 years he has taught general music ay Primavera School and Christian Academy of Prescott. Currently Clyde teaches the following classes at Yavapai College:

MUS 107 Guitar Class 1

MUS 101 Private Percussion

MUS 102 Private Guitar

For information concerning lessons call 928-636-9515 or 928-713-4304