Randall Scott Peterson - Guitar, Classical Guitar, Bass, Saxophone, Piano, Advanced Music Theory, Teaches kids on the Spectrum, Audio Engineering, and Repairs
Randall started his musical career at the young age of 12. Starting with Classical guitar performance at Georgia college and state university he quickly expanded his playing styles to all types of genres. In 2009 he finished his Bachelors in Music production and Engineering at Berklee College of Music. After completing his schooling he quickly moved to the music city, Nashville TN, where he produces, records, plays and teaches music everyday. Also since 2009 he has been volunteering his time at W.O. Smith Music school helping to teach underprivileged kids the art of music. Randall has been with Ovation since its inception here in Gallatin and continues to teach and record there. Many of his students have blossomed into professional players that have played Cruise ship gigs, National tours and have opened for artists like Little Big Town, Dolly Parton and 12 Foot Ninja
Stephen Lewis - Guitar, Bass
Stephen began his musical training at a young age and spent his focus in college on the theory, history and composition of music in its many styles. It was also during this time he started teaching students on his own with the knowledge he has accumulated over the years. After earning his Bachelors of Arts in music, he truly began his professional career: playing countless shows in various styles, Stephen started at Ovation Music and Studios since its opening in January of 2016.
Marc Maza - Drums
A seasoned musician, Marc started playing drums at the age of 10 and performed in various rock bands throughout his teenage years. Wanting to take his career further, he studied music at South Florida community colleges and Florida State University and got experience performing with various college big bands, symphonic bands and jazz combos. He returned to South Florida and performed with various muscicians playing jazz, blues, r&b, rock and country before getting hired by Carnival Cruise Lines in 1998. He performed at sea as a drummer and musical director for 18 years with various show bands and lounge bands playing everything from Las Vegas type shows to backing up rock, r&b and country artists. He now resides in Gallatin TN and started working at Ovation Music and Studios in January of 2016
LC Gibson - Voice, Piano, Violin, Viola, Cello, Fiddle, Ukulele, Early Childhood Music classes (ages 3-5), "Mommy and Me" Music classes (ages 1-4)
Greetings fellow music lovers! My name is Laura Christine Gibson. Everyone in Nashville calls me LC. I grew up in beautiful Kalamazoo, MI where I studied piano, violin, viola and voice. I went on to Hope College in Holland, MI where I studied classical viola, voice and piano and started playing violin in folk/rock/blues bands. I received a Bachelor’s degree in Kindergarten through 12th grade Music Education in 2004. In 2006, I created and taught a music curriculum at Family and Children Services. In 2009, I moved to Beaver Island in northern Lake Michigan where I continued to play classical viola, sing and fiddle. There, I created and ran the 21st Century Community Learning Center preschool-12th grade program at Beaver Island Community Schools. I also ran the strings program for the school and taught elementary general music. I came to Nashville in 2012 to learn the start a fine art business and take advantage of music performance opportunities with singer/songwriters. I recently was endorsed by L.R. Baggs and am having a blast networking in the awesome Nashville music scene. I started working at Ovation Music and Studios in January of 2016. Here, I enjoy teaching voice, piano, violin, viola and ukulele. Some other activities I enjoy are painting, reading, hiking, bicycling, kayaking and white water rafting.
Mick Chegwidden- Guitar, Bass, Mandolin, Banjo, Dulcimer
Angela Lindsay- Piano, Voice, and Songwriting