MEET OUR PIANO TEACHERS

We are a team of dedicated musicians and educators, ready to do what ever it takes grow your skills.

Wade McNutt

Founder/Teacher

Wade is a born musician, teacher and entrepreneur. As an instructor in commercial music at South Plains College for eight years he had the joy of preparing students to head to Nashville and other music cities to pursue their musical careers. Before instructing at the college, Wade took part in the Austin music scene growing his own PianoChops while traveling as a professional musician. For the past 14 years he has aided worship at Church and continues to give Glory to God with his musical talent. He has released many volumes of piano albums and is blessed to earn a living through his passion. Piano Chops is a living dream of his and he hopes you will enjoy it as much as he does.

Cary Banks

Teacher

Cary is a professional musician, songwriter and music educator. As a member of the Maines Brothers Band, he was inducted into the West Texas Walk of Fame in Lubbock Texas, and recorded albums with Mercury Records and Texas Soul Records. As a songwriter he’s had songs recorded by The Maines Brothers Band, Jerry Jordan, Cheyenne Ward, Jeremy Crady, Floyd Brown and many others. Cary’s song “Lay It Down” won first place in a National Song Contest in Los Angeles, California. He’s also received a Silver Telly Award as a featured artist and co-host of the Public Broadcasting series “Storytellers & Music Makers.”