Andy Owings is pictured here in one of the private music instruction studios used at Andy Owings School of Music, located at Coastal Grand Mall.
Andy Owings School of Music
Music Class: Hari Wundarto takes a break between giving lessons and administration of the school, as well as managing instructors’ and students’ schedules.
Andy Owings has been a Myrtle Beach fixture since 1975. Their music school opened its doors in 2015.
Just Beat It: An electronic drum kit awaits would-be drummers at Andy Owings School of Music.
Sound Systems Inc. in Myrtle Beach sells guitars and other rock ‘n‘ roll instruments and equipment. They also offer a listing of area instructors free for the asking.
Founded in L.A. in 1959, The Guitar Center, now a national chain, has a store and music lessons program in North Myrtle Beach.
Rock ‘n’Roll Heaven:A feast for the eyes (and ears), Andy Owings Music Center at Coastal Grand Mall in Myrtle Beach has provided for area musicians from beginner to pro for 45 years.
Fun at Any Age: Guitar instructor Wayne Cockfield teaches 10-year-old Lyla Bridges beginner guitar.
Ready to Rock: At his home studio in Myrtle Beach, performer and instructor Chris Lanier teaches local radio personality Jerry “Kosmo” Sandwick the ins and outs of rocking out.
(Left to right) Ukuele, Djembe, Cajón, Recorder.
Contributing editor Paul Grimshaw is a guitarist/vocalist who has been performing professionally along the Grand Strand for 20 years. Paul (second from left) is pictured with the Paul Grimshaw Band bandmates (L to R) Tom Hanlon, Jeff Sanson, Don Colton and Marc Serio, performing at Brookgreen Gardens in Murrells Inlet.