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About Edward Bender

Edward Bender
Edward Bender
Music Teacher, Expert
Location: Concord, NC
Speaks: English
Instructs: Drums
Education: Kindergarten through 12th grade North Carolina teaching license
Performance Experience: Edward has performed in multiple bands across the Charlotte area. Including but not limited to 23 / 4 , water from fire, and has opened up for many bands including the Gary Sinise Lt. Dan Band and has collaborated on a lot of projects with the Wounded Warrior Project. Edward has also played on Elevation Church's worship team for 7 years.
Teaching Experience: Edward has taught in Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools for 7 years Edward is currently teaching at Charlotte Lab School. Edward has taught private lessons for over 10 years.
Teaching Philosophy: Edward believes everybody can learn music just like everybody can learn how to write and how to do math. He believes it's a fundamental skill that we are all born with and with the proper training anyone can do it and do it well.

Get to know Edward Bender

Edward Bender was born and raised in Charlotte NC. He grew up loving music and started playing drums when he was 10. In high school, he decided to teach himself piano and guitar and started singing. Edward always wanted, “Every day to be a Music Day”.He graduated from University of North Carolina at Charlotte with a Batchelor of Music in Music Education, with a concentration in Percussion. He was an Elementary Music Teacher for Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools for 6 years. Edward has played with multiple music groups but his favorite music is contemporary worship and gospel. Edward teaches private piano, guitar and percussion when he is not playing. Edward lives in Charlotte with his beautiful wife Emily and two dogs Lincoln and Lacey. Outside of music Edward enjoys they gym, rollercoasters, sour-patch kids, and the puppy park.


“Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.”

Edward Bender teaches at:
8653 Concord Mills Blvd
Concord, NC 28027
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