The Musical Depot Team
Scott & Jodeen
Scott and Jodeen Gilreath started Musical Depot in 2005. We had a dream to find a way to bring more music to people and make playing instruments affordable to young and old. Jodeen's strengths are managing the store and the administrative side of the business. Scott's strengths lie in his product knowledge, repair and technical abilities. Scott also has been a musician for over 40 years.
Victoria has been working as a customer service representative and store manager since 2010 at Musical Depot. Victoria handles the administrative duties and scheduling for the School of Music. Her customer service is very friendly and helpful to our customers.
Matt joined the Musical Depot team in spring of 2023 as both instructor and sales associate. Matt has played guitar for 15 years and has experience with both bass and ukelele. He is personable and has extensive experience working with customers in a variety of settings. We are lucky to have him join the team and look forward to working with him for a long time to come.
Jeff joined our team in 2016 for PA Installation. He has over 15 years experience in pro audio and setting up sound systems. As a working musician, he is very familiar with how stages and other venues are setup and should sound. With his extensive knowledge and experience he is a perfect fit for the team.
Travis joined our team as a music specialist in 2017. Travis has been playing guitar for several years. He also plays banjo, bass, mandolin, and drums. With his great work ethic and customer service, he is a fantastic addition to the team. Travis is also an accomplished repair technician, and has a great drive for repairing and perfecting.
Jeff Springs teaches beginner to advanced guitar, bass, uke, beginner dobro, and intermediate to advanced banjo and mandolin. Jeff has been a member of our team at Musical Depot since 2009 offering guitar instruction in metal, rock, bluegrass and more. Jeff is an amazing musician and can be found all over Florence playing music. His vast knowledge, natural talent, and laid-back demeanor create a fantastic environment for students to learn and grow.
Savannah Gaymon has joined our team as a piano instructor in 2022. Savannah is a very accomplished pianist, she attended Winthrop University graduating with a piano performance degree. Savannah is an amazing addition to our team and has a real passion for music and helping others become musicians. Savannah ensures her students are able to learn at their own pace. She'll make sure you can read and perform comfortably no matter the piece.
Travis Pattillo has been employed as a beginner to intermediate guitar instructor and uke with Musical Depot since 2012, offering guitar instruction in shred, metal, rock, bluegrass, country, and more. Travis has been playing guitar for several years. He also plays banjo, bass, mandolin, and drums. Travis loves all genres of music and is very excited to help students with their interest in music.
Matt joined the Musical Depot team in spring of 2023 as both instructor and sales associate. Matt has played guitar for 15 years and has experience with both bass and ukelele. His goal is to make learning music fun and intuitive for all ages, and to ensure you meet your personal music goals! Matt is proficient in genres such as rock, reggae, funk, folk, and much more. We are lucky to have him join the team and look forward to seeing his students grow under his tutelage.
Michael Free has been employed as a piano teacher with Musical Depot since 2015. Michael has graduated with a degree in music industry at FMU. Michael has played piano, guitar, and bass for several years. Classical guitar and classical music is his biggest passion. He aslo has experience in other genres of music such as jazz, blues, rock, and pop.
Michael can be seen playing at graduations, with several local bands as well