Music Teacher, Master
Joined in
2020
Current Band(s)/Gig(s)

Weddings, Birthdays, Cocktails, Socials, Church Services, Funerals

Favorite Instruments

Tenor Saxophone

Levels Taught

Beginner, Intermediate

Musical Interests

EVERYTHING JAZZ AND GOSPEL

Curtis

Music Teacher, Master

"Practice Makes Perfect."

About Me

Hello, My name is Curtis Bates. I am a naive of Columbia, South Carolina where I attended Richland One School District and graduated from Eau Claire High School. I also graduated from Claflin University in Orangeburg, SC receiving his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Music Education, a Master’s in Divergent Learning from Columbia College, Columbia, SC, and most recently a Master’s in Educational Leadership from the Citadel in Charleston, South Carolina. I have performed all over the state of South Carolina and received several awards. Some of Curtis’s greatest accomplishments are:

  • Special Guest Soloist for the 47th Annual Legislative Conference Gospel Extravaganza in Washington, DC
  • Awarded the Midlands Coalition of Churches Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Music Award (January 2015)
  • Performed the National Anthem at the University of South Carolina’s Women’s Basketball Game
  • Performed across the South including Greenville, Charleston, Augusta (GA), Charlotte (NC), Myrtle Beach, and Rock Hill.

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