Instructors

Matthew Okun

Matthew Okun

Instruments: Guitar, Bass, Drums Levels: Guitar – Beginner to advanced. Bass – Beginner to advanced. Drums – Beginner Matthew Okun is a creative, thoughtful, and adventurous guitarist, composer, and improviser. Matthew has played guitar and bass for over 14 years, has self-recorded and released numerous albums both by himself and with various ensembles, and has gone on several tours in …

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Poh Hock Kee

Poh Hock Kee

Instruments: Guitar, Keyboard Levels: 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. As a musician, Poh Hock started playing the organ at the age of 5, and developed an interest towards the guitar a few years later. Poh Hock attended Berklee College of Music in 2011 with …

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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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Jared Horgan

Jared Horgan

Jared Horgan Instruments: Guitar, Voice Levels: Beginner to advanced guitar. Beginner vocals. Jared Horgan is a guitar player and vocalist born in Boston and raised in Needham. He has been actively performing around Boston for the past four years. Having written, performed and released 2 albums as well as multiple singles, Jared enjoys the entire music industry.  His works can be heard …

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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 Born and raised in Boston, Massachusetts, Matt Zappa is an alum of Berklee College of Music. He is currently the drummer of the progressive metal band, “Protean Collective”, the pop/rock band, “Robot and the Wizard”, and the instrumental metal band, “The Mike Kerr Group”. In addition, he is a session musician, drum clinician and a radio …

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