Now accepting new students. 

We offer lessons for acoustic guitar,electric guitar,banjo,mandolin,fiddle,bass,and ukulele. 

We teach all levels(beginning,intermediate and advanced)

 We teach all styles of music (rock, hard rock, heavy metal, jazz, blues, bluegrass, country, folk, classical, fingerstyle, gospel, contemporary Christian, praise and worship, etc..) 


Our rates are $100.00 per month for 1 half hour, private lesson per week. ($25.00 per lesson) Cash or check only.

Call 864-242-5428 for time slots available.

Susan Snyder


 Susan Snyder (Guitar and Ukulele)  Susan is a native of Greenville, SC and she is the owner of 5th String Music. She has been teaching guitar for 46 years. Susan performed as a solo act in the early 70's and has played with bands including Harvest and Stoney Creek. She is a founding member of The Fifth String Band. Susan teaches all styles and levels of guitar and ukulele.

Neal Vaughn(Guitar and bass)



Neal Vaughn (Guitar and Bass) -Neal has been teaching guitar in the Greenville area since 1985.

Neal teaches songs of all styles for guitar and bass as well as music theory, soloing, reading, composition, arranging, recording etc.

Neal teaches the following music styles:

Rock all styles
Progressive lead guitar - Steve Vai, Joe Satriani, Yngwie Malmsteen etc.
Blues - from Robert Johnson to Stevie Ray Vaughan
Classical - The great composers, Spanish composers, etc. Flamenco
Finger style - arrangements of songs for finger style etc.
Jazz - Joe Pass, Wes Montgomery, Big Band standards etc.
Jazz Fusion - Pat Metheny, Mike Stern, Larry Carlton, etc.

Charles wood(Banjo)


Charles Wood is an award-winning banjo player. He won the 1998 Merlefest Banjo Championship and the 1999 Walnut Valley National Banjo Championship. Charles specializes in "Scruggs Style" banjo. 

Bob Buckingham (Banjo Mandolin Fiddle)


  Over the past forty-five years Bob has played and taught Clawhammer banjo, fiddle, and mandolin. He has been playing music collectively for over 50 years.