Faculty Spotlight: Brian Bonds

Brian Bonds’ name will be familiar to Florida Georgia Line fans — he played guitar and was musical director for the Nashville-based country group for five years. Now an in-demand Nashville session player and producer, Brian has joined the Guitar Craft...

Ryan Madora in Bass Player Magazine

Our bass performance instructor Ryan Madora got the chance to sit down with Bass Player Magazine to talk about her journey as a female bass player and her successful career as such. Read it here.

Faculty Profile: Marty Lanham (Video)

We visited Marty Lanham, owner of Nashville Guitar Company and instructor at Guitar Craft Academy Nashville, at his home workshop to talk about his more than 50-year career as a...

Faculty Spotlight: Dave Johnson (Video)

Dave Johnson, one of our instructors at Guitar Craft Academy Nashville, is a former accountant who switched careers after deciding he wanted to do something he was passionate about. He started Scale Model Guitars in 2003 and has never looked back. “I never have...

Q&A: Ryan Madora, Guitar Craft Academy bass instructor

Ryan Madora recently joined the Guitar Craft Academy Nashville faculty as a bass performance instructor. Originally from Philadelphia, Ryan moved to Nashville in 2012 and has stayed busy performing in the studio and onstage with Robben Ford, Bobby Bones and many...

Playing Tip from Tim Venerosa: Focused Practice Makes Perfect

Tim Venerosa is a guitar performance instructor at Guitar Craft Academy. One of the biggest things I took away from being a student at MI, to becoming a full-time musician, to now being an instructor at the Nashville campus, is how important it is to set aside a...