Derek Butler - Instructor and Owner

Derek Butler has over 35 years of teaching experience in all styles from beginner to advanced. He has taught in the Raleigh, NC area and owned and operated Tone Zone Music in Cary for 7 years.  His "create not replicate" philosophy gives his students the tools to move forward on their musical journey.  

Derek’s goal is not just to make his students guitar players but well-rounded musicians focusing on composition, improvisation and understanding music.  Please email and get started on your musical journey.