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Our Experienced Music Instructors

School of Rock has experienced music instructors

Our Experienced Music Instructors

School of Rock Annapolis’s music teachers are experienced musicians devoted to helping students attain musical proficiency. From singing to drums to guitar, our Arnold music instructors inspire and teach students to perform live.

Paden Mullens Guitar Teacher

Paden Mullens is a talented guitar teacher at School of Rock Annapolis with extensive knowledge covering a wide range of genres and techniques. He is a School of Rock Baltimore graduate himself and currently keeps busy as a gigging musician. Paden studied music theory and guitar during his years of private lessons and formal schooling. He loves learning and teaching all genres of music and finds it fundamental in development as a successful musician.

Ryan Sadler Drum Teacher

Ryan Sadler has worked at School of Rock since 2015 and teaches at School of Rock Annapolis and School of Rock Gambrills. Ryan started playing drums in 2004 and has since fallen in love with music. He has spent numerous years taking lessons and studying music at a collegiate level. When Ryan isn’t teaching, he is either listening to music, gigging or writing music. He is a drum teacher at School of Rock Annapolis.

Miguel Ferreira Guitar Teacher, Bass Guitar Teacher, Drum Teacher

Miguel Ferreira teaches guitar, bass and drums at School of Rock at Annapolis and School of Rock Gambrills and has been playing music for over 20 years. A graduate of School of Rock himself, Miguel plays shows and records in the Annapolis and Baltimore areas. He enjoys listening to heavy melodic music and specializes in teaching diverse and advanced guitar techniques including tapping, sweep picking and finger-style. When it comes to acoustic guitar Miguel prefers nylon to steel strings (though he teaches both) and adores playing classical and flamenco style. In addition to guitar, Miguel plays electric bass, drums, cello, ocarina, ukelele, piano and blues harmonica (which he carries around at all times). Miguel is a guitar teacher, bass guitar teacher and drum teacher at School of Rock Annapolis.

David Peddicord Guitar Teacher

David Peddicord is one of School of Rock Annapolis's primary guitar teachers and show directors. He has been an active musician in the Annapolis and Baltimore scene for several years and enjoys performance culture that spans across multiple genres. David enjoys shaping musical talent to keep the future of rock music alive and well. As a former luthier for the prestigious Paul Reed Smith brand, David is well-versed in the ins and outs of all things guitar. He specializes in technical rhythm, finger style classical, interval training and song development. He is also a guitar teacher at School of Rock Gambrills.

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