Advanced Guitar & Beginner Fiddle:
Derek Groves is a veteran teacher and performer. Derek started playing professionally at the age of 17 and teaching by 20. Derek has performed with numerous artists including Willie Nelson, Bonnie Riatt, Pauline Reese, Ray Wilie Hubbard, Gary P. Nunn and many others. Started teaching at Austin Guitar School at 20, then on to Harmony in Marble Falls and was a founding member of Perception Creative Art School in 2008. Derek currently tours with Gary P. Nunn.
Beginner Guitar & Piano Instructor
Cord is a respected member of the Lampasas music community. Cord was assistant to the Lampasas High School band and performed locally and nationally with the Jarrett Schaub Band. Currently, Cord performs with Mark McKinney. On stage performances include Gary P Nunn, Jeremy Stedding, Edison Chair and Bo Porter. Cord has been a teacher at Perception Creative Art School since 2009.
Beginner Guitar & Bass
John Groves is the lead guitar and visionary behind Commons, a pop punk band based out of Central Texas. Growing up in a musical family, John started playing guitar at the age of 11 and professionally at 13yrs old.
Groves has taught private lessons for past 3 years and is the newest member of the Perception Creative Art School family.