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Drew Habryl

I started taking music lessons at Fort Bend Music Center when I was 12 years of age, and continued until I was 17. I put together a band at the age of 12 and managed the band for 10 years. I like performing, playing, and teaching the guitar and drums. My favorite types of music is Rock ‘n Roll, and Heavy Metal.

EDUCATION

Assoc. Music Degree, Houston Community College (2014-present)
Art Institute of Houston, Audio Production (2010-2012)

EXPERIENCE

Ft. Bend Music Center, Houston (2014-present)
Band Manager, Houston (2005-present)
Asst. Manager, Guitar Center, Houston (2012-2014)

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George Torres

I was born and raised in the Houston Gulf Coast area. I started playing the trombone in the sixth grade and later switched to percussion in the seventh grade. I soon picked up the guitar and drums and haven’t looked back since. I have played in bands and at church for over twenty years. I teach guitar, drums, banjo, and mandolin. I love all types of music, from classic country to reggae.

EDUCATION

Assoc. Degree, Occupational Therapy, Houston Community College (2016)
Assoc. Degree, Audio Engineering, Houston Community College (2007)

EXPERIENCE

Teacher, Fort Bend Music Center, Houston, Texas (2006-present)
Music Teacher, Private Lessons, Houston (2007-present)

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Phillip Spiller

I teach percussion, brass, and woodwind, and it is a joy to watch my students grow and develop musically. I started taking music lessons in Houston, Texas when I was fifteen years old. My favorite composers are Beethoven, Haydn, and Mozart, however, I love to play Gospel, R&B, and Jazz music. I relax by watching movies and walking in the park with my family.

EDUCATION

BA Music, Texas Southern University (2000-2005)

EXPERIENCE

Fort Bend Music Center, Houston, Texas (2013-present)
Music Teacher, HISD (1997-present)
Teacher, Khenkhort Music School, Houston (2000-2002)

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Norman Stewart

I started taking music lessons when I was only 5 years of age, in the town of Dusseldorf, Germany. I started teaching music lessons as a teenager. I love to see the students progress. I have written over 500 songs, so, I am considered a workaholic. I like listening to Bebop and classical guitar music. When I am not busy, I like to relax by writing more songs.

EDUCATION

Graduate Work, Music/Theatre, University of Houston (1995)
Music Major, Washington University, St. Louis, MO (1975-1979)
Theatrical Certification, HB Studios, New York (1998)

EXPERIENCE

Music Instructor, Fort Bend Music Center, Houston (2015-present)
Music Instructor, Percussion Center, Houston (2010)
Private Instructor, Stewart Music School, Houston (2005-2008)
Music Instructor, Evans Music City, Houston (1998-2008)
Music Instructor, H&H Music Co, Houston (1990-1995)

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Paul Williams

I love teaching music lessons and imparting musical knowledge to new students. I starting taking music lessons at a very young age in London, England. Although I teach all genres of music, I am partial to blues, rock, and jazz. I teach piano, guitar, strings, voice, and drums. In my spare time, I perform with various groups all over the city of Houston.

EDUCATION

Sound Engineering Certification, School of Sound Engineering (SAE), London, England (1987)

EXPERIENCE

Music Instructor, Fort Bend Music Center, Houston (2016-present) Music Instructor, Groves Music School, Houston (2016-present) Music Instructor, Joyful Music School, Rosenberg, Tx (2015-2016) Music Instructor, Taylor Robinson Music School, Houston (2015-2016) Guitar Performer, Front Cover Band, Shreveport, LA (2011-2015) Guitar Performer, Jake Walker Blues Band, Europe (2008-2010)

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Rey Gonzalez

I teach piano, guitar and percussion music lessons. Teaching is very rewarding to be because I have the opportunity to observe children and adults as they grow and attain higher levels in music education. My favorite types of music are jazz and rock, and my favorite sport is boxing. To relax, I love getting a massage.

EDUCATION

BA Music, University Of Houston (2014)

EXPERIENCE

Ft. Bend Music Center, Houston (2015-present)
Guitarist for Singer, Myoa (2013-present)
Musician, Stage Repertory Theatre (2013-2014)
Drummer, Dangerous Band, Houston, Texas (2009-2011)

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Salvador Valesco

I am very excited about teacher trumpet lessons to new students. I love to see my students excel and watch the excitement they have when discovering some new music technique. My favorite composers are Gershwin and Freddie Hubbard. I like the Slackers band and Jamaican Ska music. When I am not working I like to write music to relax

EDUCATION

B.A. Music, University Of Houston (pending)

EXPERIENCE

Fort Bend Music Center, Houston (2015-present)
Private Instructor, Foster High School (2014-present)
Trumpet Instructor, Hastings High School (2010-2013)

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Timmy Walker

My parents enrolled me into music lessons with a music teacher in Houston when I was nine years old...and I loved it! When I teach, I love to share my music experiences with my students. Eric Johnson is my favorite composer, and Andy Timmons my favorite band. My favorite type of music is jazz. When I am not working I like to cook.

EDUCATION

Music Major, University of Houston (2013-present)
Guitar Player, Lamar Jazz Band, Houston, Texas (2007-2011)

EXPERIENCE

Teacher, Fort Bend Music Center, Houston, Texas (2011-present)
Private Guitar Teacher, Houston, Texas (2010-present)