Meet Our Staff

Meet Our Staff

A business is nothing without the people that work in it. Everyone listed below are the people that make it happen for you each and every day.

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

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, Backstage Pass Percussion

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

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 Clavinova

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

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 Guitars K24ce

Ken Strange

/ Sales, Print

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

Eddie Castro

/ Sales

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

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

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 Clavinova

Ellis Flores

/ Woodwind Repair

Richard Barnett

/ Manager

Serving You Since: 1986
Instrument: Drums
Favorite Artists: Black Sabbath, James Brown, Pat Metheny, Buddy Rich, Deep Purple
Favorite Product: QSC Speakers

Billy Talerico

/ West Region Education Manager

Serving You Since: 2009
Instrument: Drums, Percussion, Guitar, Bass
Favorite Artists: Black Crowes, Dave Matthews, Government Mule, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Hillsong United
Favorite Product: Majestic Prophonic Concert Snare

Chris Wheeler

/ Band & Orchestra Manager

Serving You Since: 2012
Instrument: Clarinet, Saxophone, Guitar
Favorite Artists: Edwin McCain, Blood Sweat & Tears, Chicago, Garth Brooks, Eagles
Favorite Service: Music Education

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
Certifications: Fender Bronze Certified Electric Guitar Technician, Fender Bronze Certified Acoustic Guitar Technician

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

Nathan Garcia

/ Music Education Rep

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

/ Music Education Rep

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

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
Certifications: Fender Bronze Certified Electric Guitar Technician, Fender Bronze Certified Acoustic Guitar Technician

Bryan Gary

/ Sales, Backstage Pass Guitar

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

Ronnie Atwood

/ Brass Repair

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

Dan King

/ Woodwind Repair

Serving You Since: 2017
Favorite Artists:
Favorite Service:

Jorie Anderson

/ Sales Support

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

Lynn Green

/ Sales, Orchestra Repair

Instrument: Guitar, Mandolin, Drums, Keyboard 
Favorite Artists: Sanctus Real, Hillsong, All Sons and Daughters, Zach Williams, Bethel Music
Favorite Product: Orchestra Strings

Kyle Ziegler

/ Sales, Guitar Tech

Serving You Since: 2018
Instrument:Saxophone, Bass, Guitar, Trumpet
Favorite Artists:The Foo Fighters, Weezer, Bela Fleck and the Flecktones, Mumford and Sons, Stevie Wonder
Favorite Service: Guitar and Bass Restrings
Certifications: Fender Certified Gold Sales Representative

Dakota Gipson

/ Sales

Serving You Since: 2018
Favorite Artists:
Favorite Service:

Wes Sutton

/ East Region 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: Music Education Services