John Gallagher – musician, singer

W: 304-422-5010; H: 304-295-3130; e-mail:


John, who has taught guitar and performed locally for many years, punctuates his repertoire of musical selections with explanations of different types of guitars and musical styles. Jazz, rock, rhythm and blues, popular songs,—he performs them all. John explains how to write a song, how sound is produced and much more. Study guide provided. Grades: K-6; 45 minutes: availability-mornings preferred. 8:30-11:00 am.; can arrange some afternoon presentations with ample notice. Requirements: small school P.A. system if possible, but can provide own when necessary. (2 units for “whole school” performances in gym/auditorium)


Music Standard: Performing: Perform on instruments, alone and with others, a varied repertoire of music. Creating: Compose and arrange music within specified guidelines.