Adam Thomson - Drums
With almost 15 years of teaching experience (over 13 years here at Tecumseh Music), Adam has compiled a very impressive teaching resume. A true professional, he is also a highly sought after drummer. He is a member of Peace Frog (the Doors official Tribute Band), South River Slim and Christian Vegh, just to name a few. Adam is well known for his friendly demeanour and immense teaching skills. In fact, most of his students have been with him for many years and have developed into excellent drummers in their own right.
Mark Trimble - Guitar, Bass Guitar, Ukulele
With over a decade of teaching experience, Mark has gained a reputation as not only an excellent guitar player, but also as a top notch guitar teacher in the Windsor area. He shows a keen interest in many genres of music, from jazz to country, to blues to rock, Mark is well equipped to teach almost any style.
Damon Soumas – Drums, Piano
Originally from Northwest Louisiana, music has played an integral part of Damon’s life right from the beginning. He was taught by some of New Orleans’ finest as a youth, which in turn has inspired him to become a music teacher and performer. Damon has been teaching full time for many years, and students are drawn to his enthusiastic, energetic personality and passion for music. In addition to teaching, Damon is involved with many local bands, church choirs, and musicals.
Phil Kane – Guitar, Ukulele
A long time veteran of the Toronto music scene, Phil has been teaching music and performing for over 45 years. He has recently returned to his hometown and has kept up a busy schedule teaching and gigging in various venues throughout the Windsor area. Not only is Phil a highly accomplished musician, he also strives to pass along his enthusiasm and love of music to his students.
Lex Lambert – Vocals, Ukulele, Piano
Lex has been teaching vocal, ukulele, and piano for several years. In addition to teaching, she is a working musician in the Windsor music scene. She is involved with a number of musical projects including The Strange Cats, The Silvertones, and Vice Aerial. Lex is a positive, exuberant teacher and always tries to bring out the best in her students.
Kurt Curtis – Guitar, Bass Guitar, Ukulele
A lifelong guitar player, Kurt has been teaching music full time for 16 years (over 12 years at Tecumseh Music). He is not only a very skilled musician, but he is passionate about teaching, and enjoys the challenge of teaching any skill level or students of any age. Well organized and professional, Kurt strives to have a great rapport with his students and to pass along the love of music.
Courtney Menard – Piano, Vocals
Courtney has been playing the piano most of her life. She holds a Bachelor of Music (Honours) degree from the University of Windsor, and is currently a student in the Faculty of Education, with an eye to teaching music in secondary schools. She is experienced in the Royal Conservatory of Music process, having completed multiple examinations, all with First Class Honours. Her most recent certification is Grade 10 certification, under the guidance of Dr. Philip Adamson. She frequently volunteers at local secondary schools in band and choir programs as well as tutors students in beginner music theory. Courtney is extremely thankful and excited to bring her years of teaching and playing expertise to our students!
Natassia Novelletto – Piano
Natassia has been teaching piano at Tecumseh Music Centre since 2017. She has completed both her Grade Eight practical and theory exams with the Royal Conservatory of Music. As a former student at Tecumseh Music herself, Natassia hopes to inspire other students to work hard and use piano as a creative outlet and to pass along the love of music.
Sabrina Novelletto – Piano, Vocals
Sabrina has been teaching piano and vocal at Tecumseh Music Centre since 2018. She has completed both her Grade Eight practical and theory exams with the Royal Conservatory of Music and is currently working towards her Grade Nine. She has also been trained in both Broadway and contemporary vocals for the past eight years. Sabrina hopes to motivate students to do their best and have fun in the process.