Jeremy Yeatts

Richmond

Jeremy Yeatts has been a musician for over 18 years and a teacher for over 10 years. He is knowledgeable in music theory, ear training, sight reading, guitar technique, and improvisation with a focus on rock, heavy metal, and classical styles.

He Graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University cum laude with a B.A. in Classical Guitar Performance. While At VCU Jeremy was an original member of the Richmond guitar quartet, was a recipient of the Jesus Silva Scholarship, performed in masterclasses for Cory Blake, John Patykula and Andrew Winn, and was also a featured soloist in several of the VCU guitar ensemble concerts.

Outside of the classical world, Jeremy has performed in Jazz ensembles, original rock and heavy metal bands. He was also a member of the tribute band, Layne’s Chains, and the cover band Mikey Rukus. He has performed in many places ranging from small clubs to sports complexes for mixed martial arts events, and has even performed at The National.

His teaching style is flexible and adaptive. Finding a love for the instrument and a joy for playing music is the most important goal. Once you have that, everything else will follow.