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Vernon Harkins


Vernon Harkins has been playing the piano for over 35 years.  He holds a Bachelors in Music Education from UNCG, with a concentration in piano.  He is a skilled teacher with over 15 years of teaching experience.  Vernon is a versatile musician who plays piano, guitar, percussion and sings. He has performed many styles including rock, classical, gospel, jazz, broadway and contemporary worship. Several highlights of his career include playing piano for Reuben Morgan from Hillsong Church in Australia and Music Director and pianist for Anthony Evans, who was on NBC’s hit show “The Voice.”  Vernon has a desire to impart his knowledge and passion for music to others. He believes it is important to play skillfully, with excellence, and to be a well rounded musician who can play in various styles and musical settings.