TERRE HAUTE Ind. (WTHI) - Music has always been an important part of Nate North's life.
"When I grew up, I had two grand pianos back to back in the living room of my house. Because my father was just an incredible piano player," Director of Terre Haute Music Lessons, Nate North explains.
It was this part of his life that led him to his job at Terre Haute's Guitar Center.
While an employee, he and a coworker noticed a disturbing trend.
"I had people coming up to me at Guitar Center, where lessons are not taught, coming in off the street asking where can I get music lessons? So I started picking up lessons from those people. And Danny had been doing that for quite some time himself. And you know I came up with this idea of, why not just start a music school” North said.
That idea quickly began to pick up speed as more and more students began to sign up.
However, their plan was to not only supply music instruction to the students of the Wabash Valley, but to also give music students a centralized location that was easy to find.
This is something North believes is hard to find in Terre Haute.
"People were having trouble finding the teachers. Teachers were having trouble finding the students. Nobody was in an optimal lesson environment," He explains.
Although they have not settled on a location just yet, the group is hopeful that the decision is right around the corner.
"We had an offer of a location, that is already a well known music location. There are going to be several decent options for us. We're going to get the space we need and it's not going to cost a lot” North said.
Giving the music students of the Wabash Valley another avenue to learn their craft.
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