ACE DRUMS - Southwest Florida’s #1 Drum Shopyour neighborhood music store
Lessons and Instructionclick any photo for a larger version
We also stock full lines of drum sets, single drums and accessories.
We have some of the most experienced and successful teachers in Florida. Here are a few of our teaching staff credentials:
Ken Giunta (Drums and Percussion):Over 20 years as a drum teacher for all styles and abilitiesContinuing his 30+ years of public performanceExpert at both musical and technical aspects of drummingBecky Liprie, NCTM (Piano):Becky Liprie graduated Summa Cum Laude from McNeese State University in Lake Charles, Louisiana, with a degree in Piano Pedagogy. Becky relocated to Florida where she continued to study organ and attended University of South Florida to earn her teacher certification in Music K-12. She taught in Florida public and private schools and owned and operated Liprie Music Conservatory in Pensacola and Music Bug Studio in Louisiana. In the early 2000’s Becky returned to Louisiana to teach piano and elementary music in her hometown. In 2011, she was awarded Welsh Elementary Teacher of the Year, Jefferson Davis Parish Elementary Teacher of the Year, Region 5 Teacher of the Year, and was a Louisiana State Finalist for Louisiana Elementary Teacher of the Year as a music educator. She was also active in the Community Theater group, A Block Off Broadway, serving as Director of Music for their annual Sounds of Christmas Program. Becky has also served as a church adult and children’s choir director and pianist/organist.When an opportunity arose to return to South Florida in 2012, she and her husband excitedly packed her pianos and moved to Port Charlotte. Becky isa Nationally Certified Teacher of Piano and earned her National Permanent Professional Piano Teaching Certificate in 2003. In 2016, Becky was a GoldenHalo K-2 Teacher Finalist for the Christian Chamber of Southwest Florida, Inc. She is currently a member of Music Teachers National Association, Peace River Music Teachers Association, Southwest Florida Music Teachers Association, and Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society.
Bob Nicoloff (Guitar, Bass, Violin, Band Instruments):Over 30 Years ExperienceMusic Major at Ohio State UniversityAll styles, all abilities
2541 Tamiami TrailPort Charlotte Florida 33952(941) 979-5457(Near corner of SouthboundRoute 41 and Midway Blvd.)
Alan Duenas (Drums and Percussion):Former touring pro with 30+ years of public performance.Studied at the Hartford Conservatory for music and dance. Expert at both musical and technical aspects of drumming