Bainbridge Island Harp Teachers

Randy Parris is an excellent all around music instructor. My daughters started taking guitar lessons from Randy 5 years ago at the age of 9 and 11 . Randy ' s teaching style, fun,patient and engaging. No matter if your talking about music theory, or guitar technique . Randy always breaks things down, and explains them in a simple way, that is easy to understand and implement.

Jim Hord

Randy Parris

Randy has been teaching at the Island Music Guild for the last 15 years. He got his first guitar in 1969 after seeing Jimi Hendrix on the Dick Cavett show. Over the years he picked up and learned to play the mandolin, banjo,and bass guitar. Randy studied music at Central Washington University in the early 90s, with a focus on classical guitar ,voice, the Renaissance Lute . After his college days Randy owned and ran a small music store in Ellensburg Washington. At this time he had a harp built for him and started composing his own music ..Over the next decade he traveled and performed on the harp.. In 2004 he moved to Bainbridge Island and started to teach at the Island Music Guild. Randy has found his calling in teaching music to people of all ages and skill level ‘ s he especially finds great joy and satisfaction in helping children find and develop their talents

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