Our teachers are active musicians in the Upstate, and provide a wide range of musical styles to choose from. Please contact the studio directly with any questions or to schedule your first lesson today!

Matt Dingledine

Guitar, Banjo, Mandolin, Ukulele, & Theory

All styles of acoustic & electric guitar including jazz, blues, rock, classical, & country. 

Teaching at WWM since 2006, Owner since 2018

Professor of Jazz Guitar at Furman University, Graduate of the Fine Arts Center and University of Miami Frost School of Music

Full bio at mattdingledine.com

Shannon Hoover

Bass & Theory

All styles of electric and upright bass including jazz, rock, funk, gospel, & classical.

Teaching at WWM since 2012

Graduate of Anderson University School of Music

Full bio at shannonhoovermusic.com

Tim Blackwell


All drum set styles including rock, funk, jazz, & Latin

Teaching at WWM since 2012 

Professor of Drum Set at Anderson University, Honor Graduate of the Percussion Institute of Technology & Bachelor's at USC Upstate

Will Goodlett

Guitar, Cello, Piano, & Theory

Electric & acoustic guitar for all skill levels, as well as classical for cello & piano.

Teaching at WWM since 2018

Graduate of the Fine Arts Center and the University of North Texas College of Music

Troy House

Guitar, Ukulele, & Theory

Specializing in blues, jazz, rock, & funk for guitar students of all skill levels.

Graduate of the Fine Arts Center and New School of Music NYC

More info at troyhousemusic.com.

Patrick Lopez


All styles including jazz, Latin, classical, and funk for all skill levels

Graduate of Florida International University School of Music

More info at patricklopez.com