Russell has been teaching piano and guitar in the NW Houston area for 10 years. He is the Musical Director/ Worship Leader for his local church. His eclectic musical influences range from classical piano to all decades of rock music. Russell began his musical training at 6 years old taking piano lessons and singing in the church choir. At age of 14 he first picked up a guitar. Since then he has had the pleasure of playing with many different bands in famed venues throughout Houston and Austin TX including playing live on radio for Houston's local station KPFT. Russell has an Associates Degree in Music from Lonestar College and is continuing to pursue his Bachelor's Degree at Berklee College of Music Online. Russell's passion is music education, helping students begin their life own life long journey of passion for music.