Ben Green

PERCUSSION, GUITAR

Ben Green is the owner and founder of Greensleeves Music L.L.C. Mr. Green is a public school teacher in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, teaching general music at the elementary level. He continues to teach private music lessons in students' homes as he has for many years. Though his instruments of greatest study are in the percussion family, Mr. Green also teaches guitar lessons. His style of teaching focuses on the students' interests, but a well rounded approach ensures that each student has all the basic skills and knowledge needed for success.

Ben studied at West Chester University, where he earned a Master of the Arts in Music Education degree, as well as a Bachelor of Science in Music Education. Both degrees were met with honors.  

Ben continues to perform locally as a percussionist as well. He plays drum set with the rock band Ka-Pow! and vibraphone with Good Vibes Inc. among other freelance work.

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Ian McLaughlin

drums, guitar, piano

Hailing from Long Island, NY, Ian is currently enrolled at West Chester University where he is receiving his master’s degree in instrumental conducting. Ian attended SUNY Fredonia for his undergraduate degree where he studied music education. Specializing in percussion since the age of 4, he has performed in top ensembles at both universities in addition to performing in symphonic orchestras and theater pits throughout New York. While he specializes in percussion, Ian also has a strong passion for guitar and piano and has studied them for several years. During his undergraduate years he also had the pleasure of learning how to play numerous other instruments. 

Ian’s greatest passion is finding what it is about music that drives students to learn. He understands that all students learn at their own pace and wishes to see each of his students achieve happiness in learning and playing music.