Archives for mentors

ROOTS is excited to introduce the new leader of our dance program For as long as Saskia Harmon can remember, dance has been at the center of her life. Now we’re thrilled to announce that she’s the new dance program director at ROOTS Academy. Born and raised in DeLand, Florida (about 40 minutes outside of… Read More »

ROOTS is excited to introduce our newest voice and piano mentor, Emmoe Doniz. Emmoe Doniz (voice • piano) finally comes home to Nashville to join the ROOTS team as its newest mentor. Emmoe began singing at age 13, leading worship at 16, and after joining the band D. Clea, discovered a passion for teaching music.… Read More »

ROOTS is excited to introduce our newest drum mentor, Dennis Palmer. Dennis Palmer (drums) has been drumming for 25 years and has played professionally for a number of groups including: Sweetwater Rose, Susan Benjey, Harlow and the Wager, Soular 7, The Solomon’s Porch Band, Rachel Harlow, Megan Santi, Lauren Maze and Tom & Co. He… Read More »

We asked the mentors and staff at ROOTS about what they’re grateful for…. we thought you might enjoy the responses as well. What are you celebrating? Leave a comment below! What are you most grateful for? “I’m grateful for family. This year has been one of loss, challenge, and growth for us. The trials can… Read More »

ROOTS welcomes its newest guitar and bass mentor, Dave Mohr. Dave Mohr (guitar • bass) is a recording artist and guitarist with the group The Era, with his wife Nicole and her sister. Previously he played for Remedy Drive, which was nominated for “Best Rock Song of the Year.” These days he’s focusing on teaching… Read More »

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