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Kent Shores - B.Mus - Jazz Studies (Guitar Performance) - University of North Texas

Guitar, Ukulele, Mandolin, Bass

Kent is a musician, educator, and current owner of Beaumont Community Music. 

Kent holds a degree in Jazz Studies from the University of North Texas and has performed across the globe with various bands. As an educator, Kent has over 10 years of experience teaching private lessons ranging from complete beginners to more advanced players. His teaching philosophy is all about bringing out the best in his students and fostering a love of music for the rest of their lives. He strives to make sure that music lessons are fun and enjoyable. His students have a safe space to challenge themselves, recognize their strengths, and grow in a positive environment. He finds great joy in sharing music with his students and celebrating their achievements.