Instructors

Cassidy Donahue

Cassidy Donahue

Instruments:
Bass – beginner to intermediate,
Guitar – beginner
Keyboard – beginner to intermediate
Drums – beginner

Cassidy Donahue is a multi-instrumental musician from Nashua, NH. She graduated from Lesley University in 2019 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Expressive Arts Therapy – a field which uses the arts as a tool for healing in counseling/therapy.
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Nick Gallop

Nick Gallop

Instruments:
Guitar – Beginner to intermediate
Voice – Beginner

Nick is a guitarist specializing in rock & metal. He has been playing for 18 years, and has experience with voice (10 years) and bass guitar (5 years) as well.
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Poh Hock Kee

Poh Hock Kee

Instruments:
Guitar – Beginner to advanced
Keyboard – Beginner to intermediate

Poh Hock has been playing the guitar for 18 years and has more than 10 years of teaching experience. Poh Hock attended Berklee College of Music in 2011 with partial scholarship and graduated with a degree in Music Performance.
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Matthew Okun

Matthew Okun

Instruments:
Guitar – beginner to advanced
Bass – beginner to advanced
Drums – beginner
Songwriting – beginner to advanced

Matthew Okun is a creative, thoughtful, and adventurous guitarist, composer, songwriter and Read More...

Chris Nifong

Chris Nifong

Instruments:  Guitar, Bass, Drums, Keyboards, Ukulele Levels:  Guitar – all levels,  Bass – all levels,  Drums – beginner,  Keyboards – beginner, Ukulele – all levels Chris is a guitarist and music teacher from Boston, Massachusetts.  Chris also plays pedal steel guitar, drums, bass, ukulele and piano. Chris graduated from Berklee College of Music in 2019.  He loves to help young …

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Ben Harrington

Ben Harrington

Instruments:  Guitar, Bass, Keyboard, Ukulele, Drums/Hand Drums Levels: Guitar – Beginner to intermediate, Bass – Beginner to intermediate, Keyboard – Beginner to advancedUkulele – Beginner, Drums/ Hand Drums – Beginner to intermediate Ben Harrington has been playing music for 10 years. Ben started his musical journey playing drums and further studied piano and many other instruments. As a former Plugged …

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Bob Abruzese

Bob Abruzese

Instruments: Bass Levels: Beginner to advanced Upright and electric bassist Bob Abruzese is an alum of Berklee College of Music. He enjoys playing a variety of music styles, from heavy rock to jazz to R&B, and performs regularly with several bands throughout New England. He loves teaching, and helping students to find and develop their own style of playing.  Click …

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Francis Hickey

Francis Hickey

Instruments: Bass Levels: Beginner to advanced Bassist Francis Hickey has spent a majority of his career touring internationally with various artists across a multitude of genres.  A native of the Hartford, CT area, Francis was trained on the bass guitar and double bass by Grammy award winning Latin Jazz bassist Charles Flores.  In 2007, Francis attended the Berklee College of Music on partial scholarship and graduated in 2011 with …

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Daniele Odasso

Daniele Odasso

Instruments: Voice Levels: Beginner to Advanced Daniele Odasso is a singer-songwriter originally from Italy. He is currently active as a performer and voice instructor in New York and Boston.Upon graduating from Berklee College of Music, as a scholarship recipient with a Major in Performance, he recorded his first album “Prelude to your love”,including collaborations with faculty members Donna McElroy, Omar Thomas and …

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Zachary Baskin

Zachary Baskin

Instruments: Bass Levels: Beginner to advanced Zachary Baskin is a Boston based bass player born and raised in New York City. He has been actively performing around the New England and Tri State areas for the last 6 years in multiple bands across several genres of music. On top of his performance experience, Zachary has also been the promoter for numerous shows around …

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Jon Riemer

Jon Riemer

Instruments: Guitar, Bass, Drum Kit/Percussion, Great Highland (Scottish) Bagpipes Levels: Guitar (beginner to intermediate), Bass (all levels), Drum kit/Percussion (beginner to intermediate), Great Highland (Scottish) bagpipes (all levels) A multi-instrumentalist and songwriter with roots in the New Jersey/New York DIY music scenes, Jon joined Plugged In after moving to Massachusetts a year ago. He offers private instruction in guitar (beginner to …

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Matt Zappa

Matt Zappa

Instruments: Drums Levels: Beginner to advanced Matt Zappa, Berklee College of Music Alum, is an internationally-touring drummer of such bands as Protean Collective, Walter Sickert & the Army of Broken Toys, and Math The Band. Matt is also a recording session musician for pop, rock, and hip hop artists. His drumming has been featured in video game soundtracks. Over the years, his dedication to …

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