Scott Faircloth—violin, viola, cello
Scott was born and raised in
Fayetteville, NC where he began
formal music study on the viola. He
is a senior Music Education major
under Dr. Eric Koontz. With over ten
years experience performing on
viola, he has also taught violin and
cello since 2014. His students have
ranged in ages from 6 to 60.
Scott has performed on violin and
viola with the Fayetteville Symphony
Orchestra and the Fayetteville
Magnolia String Quartet, as well as
weddings, churches, and on King
“I just really enjoy making music
accessible to everyone. Music is
about having fun as well as learning
Beth Jones—guitar, fiddle,mandolin, banjo
Beth has been playing and
teaching music in the High
Country for many years. She
has played with many of the
areas finest musicians—as
well as being a soloist— at
concerts, festivals, recording
projects, and local eating establishments.
Folk, country, bluegrass, and
old-timey music are her favorite
genres and she enjoys using
time-worn favorites to
teach her students.
Beth delights in teaching
adults and loves seeing them
become confident, wellrounded
Jon Cheney - guitar, piano, voice, mandolin, ukulele
Jon Cheney is a Fayetteville, NC native and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in theory and composition at Appalachian State University. After completing his undergraduate work at Campbell University, Jon taught private music lessons on a full time basis at the Cary School of Music and the Dunn School of Music from 2013 to 2018, offering instruction on the piano, guitar, voice, mandolin, bass guitar, drum kit, and ukulele to students of all ages.
In addition to his teaching activities, Jon has performed as vocalist/guitarist for East Coast Entertainment exclusive artist Bantum Rooster, an Asheboro-based dance band that specializes in beach music, Motown, and classic rock. Jon also serves as composer/arranger for the group. Jon has a passion for crafting lessons to the needs of the student and for helping people meet their musical goals in a way that is fun and enjoyable.
Dustin Hofsess – acoustic guitar, electric guitar, bass, ukulele. Read about Dustin on his website.