Lucas Schneider
3020 Hickok Way • Riverside CA 92506 • (909)562-5540

To educate young musicians and to equip them with the skills necessary to achieve their musical goals.

Teaching Experience:

  • Teacher at Music & Arts Corona, CA; teach guitar, bass, drums, piano, trumpet, trombone, violin, cello, saxophone, flute, clarinet, ukulele, voice, and other instruments to students of all ages. Also lead student bands, preparing them for public performance, including performances at the Orange County Fair. 2011-present
  • Teacher at Music Town; Cypress, CA: taught wide variety of instruments (see above) to students of all ages. Lead student bands that perform regularly at the store and at larger functions and events. 2014-2017
  • Private Music Teacher; have taught guitar and other instruments privately since 2003.
  • Substitute Teacher at Arrowhead Christian Academy Redlands, CA; taught math, literature, and physical education grades 7-9. 2006
  • Eagle Scout/Assistant Scoutmaster BSA; extensive experience in leadership positions, supervising and educating Scouts ages 6-18 in areas such as first aid, communication, and wilderness survival. 2003-present

Performance Experience:

  • Guitarist for Pro-Fe-Cia: Have performed internationally, opening for bands such as Motorhead, Anthrax, Testament, Exodus, Suicidal Tendencies, Diamond Head, In Flames, Morbid Angel, Vital Remains, Dokken, Six Feet Under, Municipal Waste, Sodom, and countless others. Yearly performances at the Hell & Heaven festival. Featured in the 2013 Monsters of Mexican Metal festival. 2012-present
  • Guitarist for The Copycats: 50’s rock and roll cover band with experience playing concert bars and private events throughout Orange County. Large song catalog, occasional sight-reading and improvisation utilized for requests. 2013-present
  • Keyboardist for Fox & the Red Hares: Performances in and around the California Inland Empire. Responsibilities also include active role in songwriting, promotions, and booking. 2014-present
  • Guitarist for the Rockaways, Ramones tribute band. 2015-present


Berklee College of Music, Boston MA 2007-2010
BM Guitar Performance
BM Electronic Production & Design

  • Cumulative GPA : 3.495
  • Private studies with Jon Finn, Norm Zocher, Don Lappin, and Jim Kelly
  • Additional performance studies with Joe Stump, Julian Kasper, Scott Tarulli, Chris Buono, Shaun Michaud, and Mike Ihde
  • Senior recital featured pieces from artists as diverse as Joe Satriani, King Crimson, Megadeth, the Ramones, Dick Dale, and Francisco Tárrega

Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University, Bloomington IN 2003-2005

  • Private guitar studies with Andres Saborio
  • Private composition studies with Anthony Joseph Lanman and Rafael Hernandez
  • Curriculum focused on composition, classical guitar performance
  • Additional coursework covering rock and roll history, including classes that focused exclusively on Jimi Hendrix and Frank Zappa


  • Guitar Performance including instrument technique, theory, technical understanding (including repairs), fretboard mechanics
  • Digital Music Production on variety of DAW’s including ProTools, Logic, Digital Performer, Reason
  • Composition/Arranging in a variety of styles including rock, metal, pop, folk, funk, blues, and many classical styles
  • Comprehensive Knowledge of Music Theory in both modern and traditional idioms
  • Highly Organized

Personal references available upon request.