Acoustic & Electric Guitar, Electric Bass & Theory Instructor
David Miller is a passionate, dynamic musician and instructor with over 25 years experience in teaching and performance. He is a Hampton Roads native and currently resides in Gloucester. David studied at Musician’s Institute, Guitar Institute of Technology in Hollywood, California and received his Vocational Performance Degree. “During my time at Musician’s Institute, I had the awesome pleasure to perform with players and musicians from all over the world. This experience gave me a vast perspective of diverse techniques and styles in Live Performance, Songwriting, as well as Improvisation.” Mr. Miller went on to further his musical education at Christopher Newport University, where he studied classical guitar and performed with the CNU Guitar Orchestra.
David has played in numerous bands with genres varying from Blues, Classic Rock, Country, and most notably, the Hard Rock band, “Keel,” in Los Angeles, California. He also owned and operated “Badlands Recording Studio” commercial facility and currently produces and engineers at his home studio in Gloucester. “I taught my first guitar lesson when I was 16 years old and fell in love with the satisfaction of seeing someone play a song or piece of music that they never dreamed possible. I thoroughly enjoy guiding and accompanying my students on their musical journeys to achieve their goals. I have been so blessed and inspired by all of my students through the years, both youth and adults. To see that spark that ignites the passion of music within their hearts and minds is exhilarating.” In David’s free time he enjoys being outdoors, hiking, OBX beach, horses, and golden retrievers. “I look forward to joining the Centerstage Academy team and am excited to see my new students have fun and succeed!"