School of Rock Johns Creek’s music teachers are experienced musicians devoted to helping students attain musical proficiency. From singing to drums to guitar, our Johns Creek music instructors inspire and teach students to perform live.
DJ ReesMusic Director
DJ is a highly motivated musician with a comprehensive background in performance, composition/arranging and music business. Holding a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music from the University of Georgia, he has more than seven years of experience in a variety of ensembles and bands. DJ has performed in several of Georgia's top venues, including The Georgia Theatre, The Classic Center, UGA's Performing Arts Center, The 40 Watt Club, The Masquerade, Terminal West at King Plow and The Hard Rock Cafe. He has also performed alongside many national touring acts and well-known musicians, including Perpetual Groove, Moon Taxi and Sunny Ortiz of Widespread Panic. Currently, DJ is performing around the Southeast under the name The Doug Rees Band, a solo venture that was formed in August of 2015. His influences include Phish, Umphrey's McGee, The Grateful Dead, Tedeschi Trucks Band and Keller Williams, among many others.
Archie is a bass, guitar and drum instructor with School of Rock Johns Creek. He has played guitar and bass for 10 years on stage and in the studio. Never too keen on pigeonholing, Archie has also performed with bands in and around Atlanta on drums, vocals, clarinet, saxophone and mandolin in such diverse genres as hard rock, jazz, indie pop, punk and bluegrass, lending him a variety of musical viewpoints to explore with students. Archie graduated from Georgia Tech and spends his free time trying to turn his house into a recording studio without his roommate noticing.
Daniel GarneauGuitar Teacher, piano Teacher
Daniel has been involved with music for 15 years, learning to play a variety of instruments including guitar, bass, piano and French horn. He has been writing his own music for nearly 10 years, spanning several genres from classical to rock to pop. He is a graduate of Armstrong State University with a degree in Music Composition.