Toby Fairchild – $30 per Lesson
Days available: Saturday
Toby is a freelance musician living in Fredericksburg, VA. He plays live and gives private lessons in Fredericksburg, Richmond, Washington D.C., and Baltimore. Occasionally he tours also, and through all these activities he has gotten to meet many wonderful and interesting people. Toby has played with such notable musicians as James Moody, Eric Marienthal, Keller Wiliams, Keter Betts, Gary Grainger, Benjie Porecki and others.
He has recorded on over 40 albums and countless demos for other musicians. Toby also arranges, composes, produces recordings and engineers recordings as well.
Toby received his formal music training at Virginia Commonwealth University where he studied classical percussion.
Coleman Gilleland – $25 per Lesson
Days available: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday
Coleman Gilleland grew up in Front Royal, VA and started playing the drums at an early age. His early musical experiences led him to Radford University where he obtained his degree in Music Education and studied Percussion Performance with Dr. Rob Sanderl. Coleman has performed at the International Percussion Ensemble Week in Croatia, the Kennedy Center in Washington DC, and the Jefferson Center in Roanoke, among other places. He has also played with a variety of musical groups, from wind ensembles to rock bands. Concert percussion and the drum set are his areas of specialty.