Front Porch Pick'n LLC
Music Lessons & Recording
What happens on the porch
Located in the heart of DeRidder, Louisiana. We are here to help you become a well versed and talented musician! From singing in the shower, to singing on the Big Stage, we'll work to get you there!
Meet our Musical Team!
Hailing from Eastern Kentucky, Dylan is our advanced instructor for instrumentation and Head Sound Engineer. He specializes in Drums, Guitar, Piano, Bass Guitar, Ukulele, Music Theory, Production, DJing, and Sound Engineering. Dylan plays various instruments in multiple bands such as The Gyth Rigdon Band, The Neli Dixon Band, as well as the United States Army Band where he is a 9 year veteran. He also endorses TRX Cymbals, where he is in the Rising Star Artist program.
Neli Terry is a world renowned singer songwriter from Houston TX! She has spent many years perfecting her talents and skills and Studied at Berklee college of Music. She's performed with Dave Baker, Dylan Terry, Leland Grant, and Gyth Rigdon, just to name a few.
Here at the Front Porch she instructs Voice, piano, ukulele, songwriting, and theory and is very excited to share the musical world with you!
Elisabeth is a current Strings Education Major at McNeese State University. She has been playing piano, violin, and cello since childhood and in her college career began performing on viola, double bass, harp, and organ. Elisabeth's passion for music education is what makes her the wonderful educator she is today.
Brady Simon is a Senior Music Education major with concentration on trumpet at McNeese State University from Houma Louisiana, He is has been playing trumpet since childhood and has been able to learn and play the following instruments in college : trombonne, tuba, French horn, any variation of trumpets (Bb, C ,Eb, Picolo, cornet), clarniet, flute, and Piano. Brady is very passionate about music of any sorts and has a love of music and education.
Todd Ruiz is a former US Army Soldier and has been playing Guitar for over 17 years. Todd also studied at The Musicians Institute in Los Angeles, California, where musicians such as Paul Gilbert, Synyster Gates, and Steve Vai are Notable Alumni. Todd has played in multiple bands all across the state and is ready to start sharing his love for music with you!