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Brian Dennis

Brian teaches Mondays - Thursdays & Saturdays.

Instrumentalist: 41 yrs
Instructor: 19 yrs
At CMI: 19 yrs

Education

  • Honors Diploma, Musician’s Institute, Los Angeles, CA, 1987

  • BA, Radio, Television, Motion Picture UNC-Chapel Hill, 1990

Studies

  • Jeff Campbell, Chapel Hill

  • Scott Sawyer, Chapel Hill

Notable Performances

  • Gavin DeGraw (Grammy-nominated artist), accompanist

  • Little Big Town (Grammy-nominated artist), accompanist

  • Multiple world tours, including appearances on Late Night w/David Letterman and The Tonight Show w/Jay Leno


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Eric Haugen

Eric teaches Sundays – Wednesdays.

Instrumentalist: 26 yrs
Instructor: 16 yrs
At CMI: 16 yrs
Website: www.erichaugenguitar.com

Education

  • BA, Music Performance, Berklee Collège of Music, Boston, MA, 2002

Studies

  • Howard Morgen, Boston, MA

  • Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal, Boston, MA

  • Lauren Pasarelli, Boston, MA

Notable Performances


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Ian Leinbaugh

Ian teaches Mondays - Thursdays.

Instrumentalist: 18 yrs
Instructor: 12 yrs
At CMI: 4 yrs
Website: www.ianhfl.com

Education

  • BA, Music, BA, Anthropology, UNC-Chapel Hill 2009

Studies

  • Billy Stewart, Chapel Hill, NC

  • Stephen Anderson, Chapel Hill, NC

Notable Performances