John Rice, a Charlottesville native, has been teaching at Stacy’s for the last 5 years. John is also the manager of our retail shop and and Stacy’s lesson program. John graduated from Hunter College in New York City where he studied music with a concentration on piano. While in New York he also worked as a music editor for HBO and studied piano performance at the University of Virginia. John uses current technology and old world music knowledge to make lessons fun for his students. Although piano is his main instrument, he also teachers guitar, and ukulele.