Zak Johnson is a singer/songwriter/musician from Eugene, Oregon who has taught private and group music lessons since 2003, including the celebrated Music’s Edge camps at the W.O.W. Hall. Zak has recorded with numerous groups and has performed throughout the nation with such acts as David Jacobs-Strain and the award-winning University of Oregon Gospel Singers. Zak is an enthusiastic and supportive mentor to his pupils, some of which have gone on to become college music students and signed artists with promising careers of their own.
With a life-long passion for music, Jeremy Pruitt has over 20 years of experience performing solo and with various ensembles in clubs, churches, theaters, and busking on streets all over the country. He specializes in lessons for young singer/songwriters and guitar players. He is well-versed in R&B/Soul, Pop, Blues, Folk/Americana, Country, and Rock.
Melody has been playing drums and guitar since 1992 and has been teaching since 1999. She has directed the music programs at Career Tech Charter High School, and the Neighbors for Kids after school program in Lincoln County for many years. Melody is also the drummer for the band, Island Joy (islandjoymusic.com).
Nancine offers beginning guitar and ukelele lessons. Nancine attained a music minor at The University of Vermont and has been teaching private lessons in Eugene since 2011. She has performed and recorded with many artists throughout her career and currently play with local award winning groups such as Baroque Betty and Fortunes Folly. Leader of the Ukulele Workshop at Ophelia’s Place through MEPAA since 2017.