Our instructors at Warehouse 66 Music vary in areas of expertise ranging from beginning guitar and other stringed instruments, piano, percussion, vocal and performance, and much more. Continue reading for bios about all of our instructors. Click the button above if you'd like to sign up for lessons at Warehouse 66!
Our Lesson Instructors
Brice Shelden - Guitar, Bass, Ukulele, Banjo, Mandolin
A graduate of Waynesville High School, Brice obtained his B.A. in Philosophy from the University of Central Missouri in 2011. He has over 20 years of experience playing musical instruments. With a love of music, guitars and education, instructing has become something he's very passionate about.
Playing the guitar is an extremely personal experience and each of his lessons are catered to the individual student's needs. Finding your voice through the guitar is a journey that Brice is more than excited to guide you through.
Brenda Sutton- Piano
Brenda is an accomplished pianist and has been playing piano since she was a youngster. Brenda is classically trained.
Brenda specializes in working with new learners and beginning their musical journey. Brenda is also a very theory based instructor and provides new learners with the foundational skills they need to enjoy music for a lifetime.
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John Burch- Piano and Percussion
An experienced pianist and percussionist, John has been exploring the world of music for as long as he can remember. With a passion for teaching, he is prepared to pass down his insightful knowledge to aspiring musicians.
John specializes in pop/jazz piano as well as all drum-set styles. John is able and ready to accommodate learners of all ages and musical backgrounds. John’s focus on foundational theory and technique allows learners to find and start their musical journey quickly, as well as having a great experience along the way. John is ready to help get you started today and make your musical journey something that you can enjoy for years to come.
Deborah Liles - Piano, Vocals and Performance
Deborah is a professional Jazz, Blues and Adult Contemporary vocal artist, with performances and clients include The Greenbrier, The Broadmoor, Roanoke Jazz Orchestra, Hampton Jazz Festival, Jazz at Lincoln Center, The Kennedy Center, SRO Orchestra, Liles & Todd, Big Ray & The Kool Kats, The Homestead, Montanos Jazz Club, Laura Bush Staff, Mandarin Oriental, Hotel Roanoke, Star Theater, Flat Five Press & Recording, Ray Cadell Orchestra, Mill Mountain Theater, Bill Gates, Robert Duvall, Producer David Foster, Keith Howland lead guitarist Chicago, and numerous others, to include wineries, theaters and concert venues, studios, clubs and events. As musical director of The Singer’s Studio in Virginia and DC, she worked with all ages, styles and levels of singers, recorded and produced vocals, and events for students to perform. She also started a songwriting for singers division, starting with original compositions, all the way to producing the songs and releasing them to the public. Deborah has a BFA from VCU in Richmond, Virginia and some masters level jazz vocal from NYU.