INSTRUCTORS

AARON ABERCROMBIE


Aaron Abercrombie is a graduate of Lebanon Valley College with a Bachelor's degree in Music Recording Technology. His musicianship began at an early age as he placed nationally in songwriting, guitar, and drum set competitions before graduating high school. Since, he has performed at a variety of venues including the Chameleon Club (Lancaster, PA) and World Cafe Live (Wilmington, DE) as both an acoustic solo act and as the front man of November Lounge. His years of music theory training is reflected in his performances. Aaron specializes in connecting the gap between the physical and mental aspects of playing music. His students range from complete beginners to advanced shredders. He currently offers guitar and songwriting lessons on Mondays and Thursdays.






My name is Joe Fuscia. I was born and grew up in southern New Jersey, and recently moved out to Lancaster. I am a multi-instrumentalist who can comfortably teach Guitar, Bass, and Drums. I have about 15 years of playing experience. I have been playing in bands and recording music since I was 10 years old. In high school I was recruited into the marching band. Being in marching band exposed me to a lot of great teachers and mentors, and really helped me understand rhythmic accuracy and technique. I graduated high school in 2010 and immediately hit the road and started touring with various bands. In 2015 I ended up moving to Lancaster to be closer to the band I joined at the time. After 2 years of nonstop cross country touring that band broke up, but I stayed in Lancaster and worked on new projects. My current bands are No Such Noise (ska/punk), Sleepy Limbs (Indie Rock), and Alow (Alt Rock).





JAMES LIPKA


My personal mission statement is as follows, “I consider myself a musical mentor. The instruments are just the vehicle for them to love music and through that process, to love themselves.” I have 33+ years of combined experience. I have played in bands such as; Rombis, Sugarcoat and Jet City Vega. In this time, I have drawn large crowds consistently at The Village and Chameleon Club. My band, Sugarcoat was a multi-state touring band with 40+ gigs in our schedule consistently. I’ve had the pleasure to record a full length album with Obie O’Brien at Blackbird Studios (Bon Jovi, Danny Gatton etc.) As I’ve told parents of inquiring students my approach to teaching makes me unique.I tend to make an investment of myself into my students. I consider myself a musical mentor and not just a guitar/bass instructor.The instrument is just the vehicle for that. I have multiple students past and present using what they have learned, playing in bands.





TIM WHITE


Rich graduated with his bachelors degree in Music Performance in 2013 with a concentration in percussion performance and currently resides in Lancaster PA. He has a grown reputation as an outstanding educator in national competitive performing arts at the highest levels, instructing world class youth ensembles and individuals. His experience has resulted in his participation in several national tours spanning the past decade, working with students of all ages and levels of experience. Rich maintains a regular teaching schedule here at Tone Tailors and is a great addition to the team as he is a perfect fit for students just beginning or coming to advance their skills in drumset and percussion.





Rich Klimowicz


My personal mission statement is as follows, “I consider myself a musical mentor. The instruments are just the vehicle for them to love music and through that process, to love themselves.” I have 33+ years of combined experience. I have played in bands such as; Rombis, Sugarcoat and Jet City Vega. In this time, I have drawn large crowds consistently at The Village and Chameleon Club. My band, Sugarcoat was a multi-state touring band with 40+ gigs in our schedule consistently. I’ve had the pleasure to record a full length album with Obie O’Brien at Blackbird Studios (Bon Jovi, Danny Gatton etc.) As I’ve told parents of inquiring students my approach to teaching makes me unique.I tend to make an investment of myself into my students. I consider myself a musical mentor and not just a guitar/bass instructor.The instrument is just the vehicle for that. I have multiple students past and present using what they have learned, playing in bands.





JOE FUSCIA

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