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Steve Howell - Acoustic / Electric Guitar / Banjo / Mandolin / Resonator Guitar / Bass
Steve has been teaching for over 25 years. He is a former Warner Bros. recording artist with the band The Backsliders. He has experience in studio-work, songwriting, and arrangement with any style of music. Check out his band at http://thebacksliders.net

Jon Heames - Electric Guitar / Bass
Currently plays bass with Crush and Smile. Formerly of Let’s Active, Motocaster and many more notable bands. Check out his band at http://crushband.net

Scotty Miller - Acoustic / Electric Guitar / Slide Guitar
Electric and Acoustic Guitar. Rock, Fingerstyle, Bluegrass, Folk, Country, Jazz, and R&B styles. Scotty has been teaching at Harry’s for over 10 years and loves to teach everyone from begin-ners to experienced players. Check out his band at http://erinnenniband.com

Laurie Capparella - Guitar and Bass / Voice / All Ages
Laurie has been teaching at Harry's for over a decade. Laurie teaches guitar, bass guitar and voice to all ages, tailoring each lesson to each students' individual tastes. Listen to her awesome songs at http://www.reverbnation.com/lauriecapparella

Joe Knowlton - Acoustic Guitar /Electric Guitar / Bass
Been teaching at Harry’s and playing in Raleigh for years.

Larry Hutcherson - Guitar / Slide Guitar / Dobro / Lap Steel Guitar / Harmonica / Ukelele
Specializing in classic and current acoustic & electric rock, blues, fingerstyle, folk, country and popular music, beginners to advanced; expanding 'stalled' playing, and reaching the next lev-el. Lessons are based on the student's ability and music preferences. Check out a great video of Larry playing lap steel with close to 100,000 views! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XvKbbDBeBNo 

Shane Bullis - Acoustic / Electric Guitar / Bass
Shane has been teaching guitar professionally since the mid 90's and has been on our staff since 2006. He is patient and great with beginners, and proficient at helping help more ad-vanced players get to another level.

Stewart Aull - Guitar / Bass / Sax / Keys
Stewart has a BA/minor in musical performance. Guitar and Bass lessons at all levels. Theory.

Elliot Wilcox - Guitar instruction on Saturday.
Fronts his own original band and plays Angus in an AC/DC tribute.

John Whelis - Guitar
Jazz guitar and theory. John is a great addition to our cadre of teachers. Local guitar hero since the 1970s. Amazing player with a deep understanding of the instrument.

Byron McCay - Guitar lessons on Saturday.
Byron is locally famous for having run the legendary JAG Studios.

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