Meet Our Staff


Amarillo Staff

Andrew Mueller

/ Manager

Serving You Since: 1999
Instrument: Guitar, Bass
Favorite Artists: NEEDTOBREATHE, Aerosmith, Pink Floyd, The Digital Age, Van Halen
Favorite Product: Taylor Guitars

Mason W. Tarpley

/ Assistant Manager

Serving You Since: 2008
Instrument: Piano, Guitar, Mandolin
Favorite Artists: George Strait, Bob Schneider, Counting Crows, Eagles, Bruno Mars
Favorite Product: Fender Parallel Universe Thinline Super Deluxe Telecaster

Ken Strange

/ Print Manager

Serving You Since: 2004
Instrument: Piano, Voice
Favorite Artists: Josh Groban, Jim Brickman, Elton John, Mercy Me, Casting Crowns
Favorite Product: Yamaha Clavinovas

Donnie Parker

/ Sales

Serving You Since: 2003
Instrument: Violin, Piano, Guitar
Favorite Artists: The Beatles, John Williams, Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra, The Beach Boys
Favorite Product: Yamaha Clavinovas

Bryan Tarpley

/ Sales

Serving You Since: 2010
Instrument: Guitar, Euphonium
Favorite Artists: Steve Vai, Justin Timberlake, Brendan James, Eagles, Huey Lewis & The News
Favorite Product: Taylor K24ce

Bethany Mueller

/ Sales, Backstage Pass Orchestra

Serving You Since: 2008
Instrument: Cello, Bass
Favorite Artists: Joe Satriani, Filter, Dream Theater, Apocalyptica, Queensryche
Favorite Product: Pernambuco Cello Bows

Ryan Weaver

/ Sales

Serving You Since: 2012
Instrument: Saxophone
Favorite Artists: Great Good Fine Ok, Michael Jackson, Seal, Whitney Houston, Gladys Knight and the Pips
Favorite Product: Yamaha CSP150

Miguel Pizana

/ Sales

Serving You Since: 2016
Instrument: Trombone, Trumpet
Favorite Artists: Frank Sinatra, Elton John, The Beatles, My Chemical Romance, Train
Favorite Product: Bach Strad Trombones

Victoria Johnson

/ Sales

Serving You Since: 2016
Instrument: Ukulele
Favorite Artists: BAP, Ludo, Poets of the Fall, The Killers, David Bowie
Favorite Product: Cordoba Ukuleles

Eddie Castro

/ Sales

Serving You Since: 2018
Instrument: Guitar
Favorite Artists: Metallica, Def Leppard, The Contortionists, The Intervals, Polyphia
Favorite Product: Fender Stratocasters

Mike Burt

/ Music Education Rep

Serving You Since: 2009
Instrument: Trumpet
Favorite Artists: Wynton Marsalis, Clark Terry, JD Souther, Chicago, Eagles
Favorite Product: Bach Strad Trumpets

BJ Dyer

/ Music Education Rep

Serving You Since: 2014
Instrument: Percussion, Guitar, Piano
Favorite Artists: Anberlin, Mae, Mandolin Orange, Snarky Puppy, Incubus
Favorite Product: Meinl Cajons


Lubbock Staff


Richard Barnett

/ Manager

Serving You Since: 1986
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Billy Talerico

/ B&O Manager

Serving You Since: 2009
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Terry Fite

/ Sales

Serving You Since: 2011
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Jarrod Dugger

/ Piano Sales

Serving You Since: 2013
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Matthew Tarpley

/ Sales

Serving You Since: 2015
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Terrence Adrian

/ Sales, Education Sales

Serving You Since: 2013
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Chris Wheeler

/ Education Sales

Serving You Since: 2012
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Roy Sanchez

/ Education Sales

Serving You Since: 2016
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Marisela Wheeler

/ Sales

Serving You Since: 2013
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Pat Brown

/ Band Repair

Serving You Since: 2001
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Ben Stueve

/ Band Repair

Serving You Since: 2011
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Bob Johnson

/ Band Repair

Serving You Since: 2012
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San Angelo Staff


Wes Manley

/ Manager

Serving You Since: 2015
Instrument: Guitar
Favorite Artists: Stevie Ray Vaughn, Ryan Adams, Merle Haggard, Joe Banamassa, Hully Gully Boys
Favorite Product: Gretsch, Fender, Martin, Taylor & Alvarez Guitars


Robert Chatman

/ Sales

Serving You Since: 2006
Instrument: Guitar, Keyboard, Bass
Favorite Artists: Prince, AC/DC, Earth Wind & Fire, Kool & The Gang, Zac Brown Band
Favorite Product: Yamaha Keyboards


Clint Hill

/ Sales

Serving You Since: 2006
Instrument: Drumset, Percussion, Bass
Favorite Artists: Gavin Harrison, Neil Peart, Geddy Lee, Jeff Lorber, Russ Freeman & The Rippingtons
Favorite Product: Tama Imperialstar Drumset


Bryan Gary

/ Sales, Social Media

Serving You Since: 2008
Instrument: Guitar, Drumset, Ukulele, Triangle
Favorite Artists: Warren Hayes, reverend Horton Heat, James Taylor, Robert Chatman, Leo Leo Kottke
Favorite Service: Customer Service


Matthew Anderson

/ Sales, Guitar Tech

Serving You Since: 2015
Instrument: Guitar, Bass
Favorite Artists: Joe Satriani, Flea, John Petrucci, Andy James, Geezer Butlet
Favorite Product: Ibanez Guitars


Nathan Garcia

/ Education Sales

Serving You Since: 2011
Instrument: Drumset, Percussion
Favorite Artists: Steve gadd, La Sombra, Usher, Hanson, Captain Geech & The Shrimp Shack Shooters
Favorite Product: Moongel


David Martinez

/ Education Sales

Serving You Since: 2013
Instrument: Tuba, Marching Accordian
Favorite Artists: Maná, The Temptations, Eminem, David Lee Garza, Randy Rogers
Favorite Product: Brass Instruments


Ronnie Atwood

/ Brass Repair

Serving You Since: 2006
Instrument: Saxophone
Favorite Artists: The Beachboys, Eagles, Chicago, Boston, Aerosmith
Favorite Service: Repair Services


Jorie Anderson

/ Sales

Serving You Since: 2016
Instrument: French Horn
Favorite Artists: Pearl Jam, Eminem, Gorillaz, Justin Timberlake, Eagles
Favorite Product: Ibanez Guitars


Mike Gonzales

/ Woodwind Repair

Serving You Since: 2007
Instrument: Saxophone, Clarinet, Flute, Guitar
Favorite Artists: Grover Washington, David Sanborn, Spyro Gyra, Chicago, Crosby Still Nash & Young
Favorite Service: D'Addario Guitar Strings


Wes Sutton

/ East Regional Manager

Serving You Since: 2007
Instrument: Drumset, Percussion, Bass, Guitar, Mandolin, Fiddle, Steel Guitar
Favorite Artists: George Strait, Merle Haggard, Alan Jackson, Johny Bush, George Jones
Favorite Service: Education Services

Waco Staff


Chuck Lambert

/ Manager

Serving You Since: 2016
Instrument: Guitar, Keyboard, Bass, Trombone
Favorite Artists: Chris Cornel, Curtis Mayfield, Willie Nelson, Jeff Beck, Steely Dan
Favorite Product: Martin Guitars


Gene Kelley

/ Assistant Manager

Serving You Since: 2016
Instrument: Pedal Steel, Fiddle, Bass, Guitar
Favorite Artists: Paul Franklin, Buddy Emmons, Eagles, Steve Wariner, George Strait
Favorite Products: Fender Guitar Amps


Bob Crook

/ Sales

Serving You Since: 2016
Instrument: Guitar, Keyboard
Favorite Artists: Rush, Led Zepplin, Jimi Hendrix, Beatles, Steely Dan
Favorite Product: Taylor & Martin Guitars


Donna Flowers

/ Sales

Serving You Since: 2016
Instrument: Piano, Clarinet, Saxophone
Favorite Artists: Beethoven, Elton John, Michael Jackson, Earth Wing & Fire, Chick Corea
Favorite Product: Yamaha Clavinova


Adam Garrett

/ Sales

Serving You Since: 2016
Instrument: Guitar, Trumpet
Favorite Artists: Drive-By Truckers, Jason Isbell, Guy Clark, Slobberbone, Pantera
Favorite Product: Martin & Taylor Guitars


Chaz R. Branch

/ Education Sales

Serving You Since: 2014
Instrument: Clarinet, Guitar, Voice, Triangle
Favorite Artists: Guster, Hillsong, Bethel, Rich Mullins, Shane and Shane
Favorite Service: Education Services


Calvin Zwernemann

/ Education Sales

Serving You Since: 2016
Instrument:Clarinet
Favorite Artist: Gaither Vocal Band
Favorite Product: Yamaha Band Instruments


Jake Harrison

/ Band Repair

Serving You Since: 2016
Instrument: Clarinet, Saxophone, Flute, Oboe, Bassoon, Bass Clarinet, Guitar
Favorite Artists: Jeff Beck, Paul Gilbert, John Lennon, Brian May, David Byrne
Favorite Service: Band Repair

Clovis Staff


Tony Eisenbraun

/ Manager

Serving You Since: 1994
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Joe Cunningham

/ Sales

Serving You Since: 2006
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Lee Elk

/ Sales

Serving You Since: 2015
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Corporate Staff

David Tarpley - President, Co-Owner

David Tarpley

/ President, Co-Owner

Serving You Since: 1984
Favorite Artists: Eagles, Eric Clapton, James Taylor, Michael W. Smith, Dire Straits
Favorite Product: Fender Custom Shop Guitars

John Tarpley - Secretary, Co-Owner

John Tarpley

/ Secretary, Co-Owner

Serving You Since: 1989
Instrument: Guitar, Trumpet
Favorite Artists: Eagles, ZZ Top, Beatles, Ray Wylie Hubbard, Bob Schneider
Favorite Product: Taylor & Martin Guitars

Kim Rains - Credit Manager

Kim Rains

/ Credit Manager

Serving You Since: 2010
Favorite Artists: Eric Clapton, Fleetwood Mac, The Honeydrippers, B.B. King, Aerosmith
Favorite Product: High-end Guitars

Haley Birchfield - Bookkeeping

Haley Birchfield

/ Bookkeeping

Serving You Since: 2014
Instrument: Clarinet, Bass Clarinet
Favorite Artists: Taylor Swift, Garth Brooks, Lorde, Megan Trainor, Shania Twain
Favorite Product: Orchestra Instruments

Maria Newman - Human Resources

Maria Newman

/ Human Resources

Serving You Since: 2016
Instrument: Guitar
Favorite Artists: Eagles, Journey, Loverboy, Prince, R.E.M.
Favorite Service: Music Lessons


Brad Tarpley

/ Marketing Director

Serving You Since: 2005
Instrument: Saxophone, Guitar, Ukulele
Favorite Artists: Eagles, Switchfoot, Daft Punk, John Mayer, The War on Drugs
Favorite Product: PRS Guitars


Tanner Estes

/ Marketing Communication Manager

Serving You Since: 2016
Instrument: Guitar, Bass
Favorite Artists: Radiohead, Wilco, Explosions In The Sky, B.B. King, Jason Mraz
Favorite Product: Fender Guitars

Jordan Oliver - Warehouse Manager

Jordan Oliver

/ Warehouse Manager

Serving You Since: 2015
Favorite Artists: Paramore, Baby Metal, Joe Hisashi, Austin Wintory, Michael Giacchino
Favorite Product: Yamaha Pianos

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