School of Rock Buford’s music teachers are experienced musicians devoted to helping students attain musical proficiency. From singing to drums to guitar, our Buford music instructors inspire and teach students to perform live.
Neal Weaver is a former educator in Hall County, having taught high school English for seven years. After that, he managed his own successful insurance agency for 14 years. He has also been the enthusiastic frontman, guitarist and songwriter for one of the South’s longest running rock bands. Kickin Edgar, Neal's band, has been playing venues from Florida to Louisiana, and everywhere in between, for almost 30 years. His album, "Welcome to Loserville," was recorded at the historic Southern Tracks Recording Studio and features a variety of country, blues, pop and rock n' roll tracks. Wanting a change from the day-to-day of insurance led Neal to School of Rock, where he immediately realized it was the perfect combination of business and music for him. He is truly living his passion and love of music every day, and can’t wait to show the next generation his knowledge and experience in the music industry.
Bambi LynnGuitar Teacher, Piano Teacher, Singing Teacher
Bambi Lynn started out as a classical musician, playing viola at an early age. She joined her first band as a singer while in high school, and it was as a singer that her musical career really began to take flight. She picked up new instruments by adding guitar, keyboards, bass and a variety of quirky instruments to her skill set. Having traveled the world as a performer, she’s currently in multiple bands that perform everything from rock and pop to nerdgrass and children’s music. She’s even in a Ramones tribute band and is signed to Genterine Records currently.
Bambi teaches guitar, voice and keyboards at School of Rock and has been known to pull people onstage at her shows to show them how to play. Her students are in good company, as she has performed with many famous artists. She’s excited to be at School of Rock.
Campbell JordanDrum Teacher
After drumming for 14 years, Campbell finally realized that it’s not time that makes you a great drummer- it’s what you do with that time. A graduate of the prestigious Drum Certification Program at the Atlanta Institute of Music and Media, Campbell is thrilled to be able to pass on his knowledge and experience to a new generation of drummers.
Ricky is a musician who has performed more than 2,000 shows across the USA and Europe. He has been featured on more than 50 albums, performed on television more times than he can remember, recorded music for cartoons, commercials and movie soundtracks, and has been a character in comic books, cartoons and a video game. He has been playing since high school when he got his first bass guitar, and he enjoys sharing his passion, knowledge and talent for music with others. As the founder of Genterine Record label, he has nurtured a unique roster of artists in the music industry for over 20 years. At School of Rock, Ricky teaches bass, guitar, drums, Rock 101 and Adult classes with fun and personality.
School of Rock Students Cover "Schism" by Tool
Students Around the World Perform Queen
Kids Cover "Carry On Wayward Son" by Kansas
Kids Cover "Three of a Perfect Pair" by King Crimson
School of Rock Students Perform "Middle of the Road"