Music Lessons

Guitar Lessons with Marty Gibson

Hi! I'm Marty Gibson, Dean of Instruction/President/CEO/Head Honcho/Guitar Instructor at Rock U! I've been playing guitar since 1986, have been an official endorser of Kramer and WBW Custom guitars, have been on the Wild Oats Records roster with my former band Shotgun Alley, and currently perform with CrossBorn, a Christian rock band. I've taught countless guitar students and am excited to be bringing quality music instruction for a wide variety of instruments to the Neoga community.

Bass, Harmonica, and Vocal Lessons with Jim McBride

Get funky and learn to lay down the bass groove with Jim, a 24-7-365 RAWK STAR!!! In addition to bass guitar, Jim is also offering harmonica and vocal lessons.

Saxophone Lessons with Kieran Effner


Kieran Effner is a senior Music Education major at Eastern Illinois University. "I am studying to become a band director, for the junior high and high school levels.  I have been playing saxophone for 10 years and have been taking private lessons in saxophone as well as flute. I have experience in concert settings and some in jazz, on alto, tenor and baritone sax.  I went to ILMEA both my junior and senior years of high school, and played in both the All-State and Honors bands there."


Flute Lessons with Becca Nail


Becca Nail, recently graduated from the Eastern Illinois University music program. "I am the Band Director/Music Instructor at Brownstown High School. I learned to play the flute at St. Michael’s school in 2004, and I am currently a student of Dr. Rebecca Johnson. At EIU, I have had the opportunity to play in ensembles such as Concert Band, Eastern Symphonic Band, and the Panther Marching Band. I was also involved in undergraduate research focused on flute pedagogy for the 2014-15 and 2015-16 academic years."



Drum Lessons with Tom Black
Coming Soon!