Learn To Play, Not Practice.
Sound Space is a private music lesson studio located in Atlanta's West Midtown neighborhood at The Goat Farm Arts Center. Our instructors are here to help you find your voice on your instrument. We hire active musicians with extensive playing experience to help you achieve your musical goals. We take a practical, fun first approach to get you playing as quickly as possible. After all, having fun is what is all about!
We offer music lessons on a weekly basis with monthly payments. Once we find a convenient day and time for your lessons we hold that spot for you every week. That day and time is yours until you decide to change it. There are no commitment contracts, sign up or cancelation fees. Lessons are $30/each booked in 30 minute blocks or $110 monthly.
In order to give you the best possible experience, all private lessons are available by appointment only.
Guitar Lessons are available Monday - Thursday from 2:00 - 9:00pm
Piano Lessons are available Tuesday - Thursday 1:00 - 9:00pm & Friday 1:00 - 6:30pm
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Guitar Instructor - Nick Pantano
Nick is the creator of Sound Space and in house luthier. Nick started playing guitar at 12 years old and has over 20 years of experience on his instrument. Through six years of private lessons he studied with both Dr. Mathew Dunlap and Dr. Johnathan Dotson, two of the best classical guitar players alive today.
He started playing in bands at 14 years old with his original punk rock band, Tenth Try. Tenth Try went on to open for national touring headliners such as H20, Big Wig and Avoid One Thing.
Nick attended The Atlanta Institute of Music and graduated at the top of his class. He has been teaching music lessons since 2008 in both private and group formats and has an extensive background of playing experience. Most recently he was a member of the local progressive rock band, Sorry No Ferrari. Nick is available for private and group lessons for guitar, bass, ukulele, composition, music theory and basic recording technique.
Piano Instructor - Owen Talley
Owen has been teaching piano since 2002. He teaches students of all ages and skill levels and has experience preparing students for college auditions and statewide competitions. He started studying piano at the age of seven, studied organ from age 10 and spent a few years singing in his church choir as a youth.
Owen acquired his Bachelor of Music in piano from Georgia State University in 2003, where he won the John Schneider Prize for an Outstanding Undergraduate in the School of Music, and also attended the Aspen Festival as a student in 2001. He also holds a Masters of Music in piano from the University of Georgia where he was a concerto competition winner. Since taking on the piano Owen has studied with David Watkins, Cary Lewis and Evgeny Rivkin, with additional coaching from Gabriel Chodos and Rebecca Penneys.
Determined to broaden his perspective and skill set as a teacher, he took Suzuki teacher training in 2006. Younger students have the option of receiving instruction in the Suzuki method.
In addition to teaching, Owen is an active musician performing locally in the Atlanta area and regionally all over the southeast.
Bass & Guitar Instructor - Gage Gilmore
Gage Gilmore is a multi-instrumentalist who has been at the heart of the Atlanta music scene since 2009. Starting on drums and bass at age 14, Gage has 10+ years of professional performing and teaching experience. After graduating the bass program at Atlanta Institute of Music in 2009, Gage taught private lessons at Braswell music in Suwannee, GA. Shortly after, he left teaching to pursue performing full time, playing throughout the southeast, east coast and Europe. Some of his notable touring and performance credits include Soft Powers, the Backpockets, DeadCat, Faun and a Pan Flute, the Difference Machine and 10th Letter ensemble.
Currently, Gage composes and records original music under the moniker Cosmic Trigger and continues to perform on guitar, bass and keyboards with local groups. Gage is available for private and group lessons in bass, guitar and music theory.