Chelsea Carnes | Gainesville LIVE!

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Catch Chelsea Carnes of Wax Wings and Mourning Glories!

She also offers private lessons for guitar, 5 string banjo, uke, penny whistle, mandolin, and beginning trumpet, and facilitates group rock band lessons and organize Gainesville Girls Rock Camp.

Carnes has been playing and writing music since she was a kid. She’s performed in folk-punk, Irish, riot grrl and old-time projects (and one alien-themed ska band.) She played banjo, guitar, trumpet, fiddle, mandolin, penny whistle, bodhran, saw, and sing in several groups around Gainesville including Mourning Glories, Wax Wings, Rob Coe & Co., Dirty Fist!, Hifi Envelope and Cicada Shell, among others. With these bands she’s  toured nationally and internationally since 2007 and recorded several studio albums. She’s taught music at Studio Percussion and The Gainesville Homeschool Resource Center, and created and co-directed Gainesville Girls Rock Camp. Chelsea enjoys teaching folk and acoustic music as well as rockin’ electric stuff. She like teaching adults as well as kids, my students have ranged in age from 5-65.

Chelsea Carnes love playing and teaching, and  believes that music lessons can be a great source of self-esteem and an empowering outlet for self-expression for all ages and genders.