Top 10 Musicians Who Were Music Instructors / Teachers

This includes music Instructors, music teachers, coaches

The Top Ten

1 Joe Satriani Joe Satriani Joseph Satriani (born July 15, 1956) is an American instrumental rock guitarist and multi-instrumentalist. Early in his career, Satriani worked as a guitar instructor, with many of his former students achieving fame, such as Steve Vai, Larry LaLonde, Rick Hunolt, Kirk Hammett, Andy Timmons, Charlie more.

He was a guitar instructor. Some of his students:
Steve Vai - Solo, Whitesnake
Alex Skolnick - Testament
Kirk Hammett - Metallica
Larry LaLonde - Possessed, Primus
Phil Kettner - Lääz Rockit
Rick Hunolt - Exodus - Metal_Treasure

2 Steve Miller Steve Miller Steven Haworth Miller is an American guitarist, singer, and songwriter, known as leader of the Steve Miller Band.

He taught master classes at USC in music-related programs
(he is the leader of the Steve Miller Band.) - Metal_Treasure

3 Mike Mangini Mike Mangini Mike Mangini is an American drummer. Since 2010, he has been a member of progressive metal band Dream Theater, following the departure of founding drummer Mike Portnoy.

He was a full-time Assoc. Prof. at Berklee College of Music, Percussion Department, until 2010 when he joined Dream Theater. - Metal_Treasure

4 Floor Jansen Floor Jansen Floor Jansen is a Dutch singer-songwriter and vocal coach. She is currently vocalist of Nightwish and leader of Revamp.

She's a vocal coach - Metal_Treasure

5 Kenny Aronoff

John Mellencamp's drummer was an Associate Professor and taught percussion at Indiana University's School of Music for several years.
He quit the classroom because his success as a session drummer changed his priorities. - Metal_Treasure

6 Roberta Flack Roberta Flack

She was a high-school music teacher - Metal_Treasure

7 Randy Black Randy Black Randy Black is a Canadian-born metal drummer and recording artist best known for his stints as the drummer for Annihilator, Primal Fear, Duskmachine, and Bif Naked. He is an ambidextrous drummer.

He is a drum instructor and released instruction materials, such as DVDs - Metal_Treasure

8 Ralf Scheepers Ralf Scheepers Ralf Scheepers is the vocalist for German heavy metal band Primal Fear. He has a relatively high-pitched tenor-esque singing voice and sometimes uses a shriek reminiscent of Judas Priest's Rob Halford, although it is his baritone lows which give him a near four-octave range in the modal register.

He's a vocal coach - Metal_Treasure

9 Hannes Grossmann Hannes Grossmann Hannes Grossmann is a German drummer who plays for the US death metal band Hate Eternal, German progressive band Alkaloid, and for the U.S based prog metal outfit Blotted Science.

He is a drum instructor as you can guess (bands - Necrophagist, Obscura, Blotted Science) - Metal_Treasure

10 Apostolos Apollo Papathanasio Apostolos Apollo Papathanasio Apostolos 'Apollo' Papathanasio is a Swedish metal singer of Greek descent (Spiritual Beggars, ex-Firewind). He has also sang for Meduza, Evil Masquerade, Gardenian, and Richard Andersson's projects Majestic and Time Requiem.

He is a music teacher at a Swedish school - Metal_Treasure

The Contenders

11 Dianne van Giersbergen Dianne van Giersbergen Dianne van Giersbergen is a Dutch dramatic soprano singer, songwriter, and vocal coach who is well-known for being the frontwoman and founder of the progressive metal band Ex Libris and German symphonic metal band Xandria.
12 Tim Charles

He is a violin teacher at a private school (as of 2018 he still is) - Metal_Treasure

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