Music Classes

Guitar Lessons

with Danny Riddick (Intermediate Level)

You are never too old to learn the ins and outs of playing guitar with long-time musician and guitar player, Danny Riddick. Learn the basics, guitar maintenance, and various music styles. Students must have their own tuneable guitar with a tuner. To schedule your classes, please call Danny at 803-243-8908.

Piano Lessions

with Cheryl Black or Jaston Hawes (ages 7 & up)

Cheryl Black has many years of teaching experience in Camden as a piano and public school music teacher. Jaston is a graduate of USC, a choral director, as well as a piano and voice teacher. All lessons are private and 30 minutes in length. Please call Cheryl at 803-432-0553; or Jaston at 864-357-0194 to schedule your lesson time.

Voice Lessons

with Jaston Hawes or Amanda Britt (ages 8 to adult)

Jaston Hawes graduated from the USC/Columbia earning a Performance Certificate in Voice as well as his B.A. in Music Education (K-12). He earned his Masters in Choral Conducting (under the direction of Dr. Larry Wyatt and Dr. Alicia Walker) and served as the assistant Director of the Dutch Fork Choral society). Jaston has acted as the music director for musicals at the FAC for the last two years and teaches General Music Education for Kershaw County Public Schools. To schedule your lessons with Jaston, call 864-357-0194.

Amanda Britt is a graduate of Winthrop University. She studied Opera, Musical Theatre and Classical Music. Amanda has been performing in shows at the FAC for two years and teaches several Musical Theatre classes for all ages. She has been the musical director for the FAC’s children’s shows for the last two years. Amanda is also available to teach music theory. To schedule your lesson with Amanda, call 803-243-0217.


with Kevin McKinney

Kevin is a composer and multi-instrumentalist. He offers lessons to all brass instrumentalists, including trumpet, trombone, baritone, and horn and is available for tutoring in all aspects of music theory, including the fundamentals of reading music and in AP music theory. To schedule your private lesson with Kevin, email him at or call 678-267-0108.