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About Nick Roels

Nick Roels
Nick Roels
Music Teacher, Expert
Location: Frisco, TX
Speaks: English
Instructs: Bass Guitar, Drums, Guitar
Education: Gonzaga University, 2015-2017 University of North Texas, 2017-2020, Bachelor of Music, Jazz Studies (Drum Set)
Performance Experience: Roels' performing ensembles include: Washington All-State Symphony Orchestra, Washington Ambassadors of Music. At Gonzaga University: Jazz Ensemble, Wind Ensemble, Percussion Ensemble, and the Bulldog Band. At University of North Texas: the Two O’Clock Lab Band, Symphony Orchestra, and the Latin Jazz Lab Band. Currently, Roels performs weekly at a local church in Frisco. He performs and co-manages Motown cover band Memphis Soul and with his Indie Pop group, Dogs For Senate.
Teaching Experience: Nick Roels has been teaching private lessons for over 7 years. Roels has taught guitar, piano, drums, bass, and ukulele to all ages, from as young as 3 years old to as old as 70. At one point teaching over 40 students per week, Roels keeps technique, instrument fundamentals and fun at the forefront of every lesson. Roels believes that music lessons are not supposed to be stressful, and that music is meant to be enjoyed whether you are writing, performing, or listening.
Teaching Philosophy: Music lessons are never meant to be stressful. Music is supposed to be fun, and it is my goal in all of my lessons to make music interesting and fun to the student. With that, I do also believe that technique and having a strong knowledge of the basic fundamentals of your instrument are imperative to having the freedom to play what you want, and so technique and fundamentals are one of the most important parts of my lessons.

Get to know Nick Roels

Nick Roels is a professional musician and private lesson teacher with over 13 years of performing experience and 7 years of teaching experience. Growing up in the suburbs just outside of Seattle, Washington, Roels started learning guitar at the age of 4 and slowly would learn over 10 instruments over the next few years including piano, clarinet, trumpet, trombone, bass, and his personal favorite, drums. After many years in the Washington All-State bands and traveling throughout Europe with the Washington Ambassadors of Music, Roels chose to go to Gonzaga University for two years to pursue a degree in Music Composition, and then would  transfer in 2017 to the University of North Texas, where he would earn a degree in Jazz Studies in May of 2020. Since graduating, Roels has taught hundreds of students in the DFW Metroplex, and continues to stay busy by playing in the Motown cover band Memphis Soul, playing drums, keys, and bass for a local church, and managing his own Indie Pop project, Dogs For Senate.

Nick Roels teaches at:
3211 Preston Road Suite 14
Frisco, TX 75034
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