Lessons and Teachers
Clarinet and Saxophone
Josh Cozart teaches at Avalon Music Studios
Why take lessons with Josh Cozart?
- Lessons make music easier to understand and more fun to play.
- Lessons allow advanced players to be more competitive and advance their skills further.
- Lessons give beginning students a head start as they begin band.
- Lessons teach us study skills and how to learn with less frustration.
Josh has been a woodwind player for twenty four years and has experience playing in a variety of musical settings ranging from marching band to pit orchestra to symphony and others.
"Teaching is something I love to do. Traditionally I have kept very few students because of my own schedule but am excited to announce that I am expanding my studio to take on additional students. Your first lesson is free and I am accepting a limited number of students so please contact me soon if you would like to know more."
Contact Josh at 509.630.5633 or by email
Ted Scanlon teaches at Avalon Music Studios
Ted Scanlon began a lifelong passion for the guitar at the age of twelve. After playing for eighteen years, with a desire to learn more about music theory, he went back to school and completed a music degree program. With a formal education in music that includes guitar technique and performance, music theory, song writing, ear training, piano, and audio engineering, he offers students a well-rounded learning experience. Lessons are customized for each student and their personal goals with guitar playing. After teaching the fundamentals in technique and an introduction to reading sheet music, the focus shifts to learning the music that students are interested in playing.
“My focus as a guitar instructor is to help my students develop a deeper understanding and appreciation for music, and to give them the encouragement and guidance to reach their goals.”
If you’re interested in scheduling acoustic or electric guitar lessons, please contact Ted by email.
Drums, Bass and Guitar
Evan Anderson teaches at Avalon Music Studios
Evan Anderson is part of the Avalon Music team, specializing in percussion and bass guitar. Besides working in retail side of the music industry, Evan is actively involved in contemporary Christian music.
Evan has played drums since 1985 was active in the marching, concert and jazz bands and percussion ensemble while attending school. Evan comes from a family of educators and loves teaching. With his positive and enthusiastic attitude, and realistic practice expectations, Evan can tailor lesson plans to pursue each student's individual goals.
To arrange lessons, please contact Evan at Avalon Music or by email.
Guitar and Harmonica
Vince Allis has been playing guitar since 2002. His musical interests, initially rooted in classic rock, have evolved over the years to include folk, blues, jazz, funk, classical, and R&B. In 2013 Vince graduated from Central Washington University with a BA in music with a jazz specialization.
Vince plays harmonica in an overblown style, and enjoys the challenge of playing the diatonic harmonica chromatically. Over the years he’s studied with renowned players such as Jim McLaughlin, Jason Ricci, and Carlos Del Junco.
Vince has performed at numerous festivals and venues around the Pacific Northwest including Chinook Fest, Jazz Alley, the Triple Door, and Neumos. When not playing and teaching music you can find him in the yoga studio, outside hiking or riding his bike, or cozied up somewhere reading books.
Vince teaches remotely via video conferencing and can be reached by email to arrange lessons.