Peter Bishop is an artist with industry experience spanning more than 30 years in record production, touring, songwriting, music, film, video, graphic and motion animation, artist representation, live production, and event production. Peter has been mentoring artists for 12 years. Artists he has mentored have gone on to be award winning songwriters, independent filmmakers and touring musicians. Peter has played on, written on or produced well over 500 albums. In 1995 he won independent songwriter of the year. Peter has built and owned three commercial recording studios.
Eric is a musician, songwriter, composer as well as a music business entrepreneur. Eric started his journey by forming a band back in 1996 and since then he has released 6 albums, toured nationally and internationally, and co-founded Go-DIY in an effort to help the independent musician.
Ryan is an accomplished songwriter, producer and music entrepreneur. As lead songwriter for the group Trenchtown. Ryan has written and recorded over 100 songs some of which have been placed with national ad agencies as well as a few tracks placed with 2K sports MLB2K11 video game. Ryan is also a CPA and handles all accounts for Go-DIY, as well as lead creative director and occasional in house composer.
Ben has been art teacher at Hudson schools in Michigan for over a decade. A teacher and prolific artist Ben has worked as a freelancer designer with multiple organizations. Ben has also worked as an adjunct professor of design at Jackson College.
Rich has been a working musician and businessman for more than three decades. A studio owner and working live sound engineer Rich brings real world experience to our mentoring programs.
Marcos is a drummer and live sound engineer with more than 25 years of industry experience. Marcos has toured professionally with such bands as the Katina’s and Third Day and has worked at some of the largest churches in our country. Marcos has deep knowledge of all aspects of live event sound including pre and postproduction.
Jake Rye is an award winning producer and mixer and former member of 2 time Grammy nominated band Sanctus Real. Jake currently works from his studio Social Recording Company based in Adrian MI.
Gary received his initial education as a physical therapist in the mid-1970s. He immediately pursued additional training as an athletic trainer, personal trainer, and as a strength and conditioning coach. Realizing the common thread of creating transformational environments to enhance the lives of others being the science of movement, he developed the discipline of Applied Functional Science®. With his ongoing passion and mission of learning and sharing more, and with the goal of educating, empowering, and encouraging others through an appreciation of the wonderfully and fearfully made human body, Dr. Gray established the Gray Institute. Gary is a pillar of business and ethics in our community.
Logan Witte is a Producer, Engineer, Multi-Instrumentalist, and Singer-Songwriter, living and working out of Adrian, MI. Trained under Pete Bishop and further at Blackbird Studio, in Nashville Tennessee, before spending 5 years as the drummer in midwest touring pop band, 10 Talents, Logan now spends his time writing, recording, and producing music for various different artists and projects. Working with full bands, or playing every instrument as a one-man-band for solo artists, Logan has the ability to do practically anything he puts his mind to.
Jason is a multi-instrumentalist, producer, audio engineer, cinematographer, and owner of New Sound Studio.
Jason has logged thousands of hours recording and mixing in the studio, but also enjoys running live sound, leading worship, and performing on stage/touring.
Johnny is a guitarist, bassist, vocalist, and producer living and working out of Adrian, MI. Currently, Johnny tours with the band 10 Talents while working on the side project True North. He also teaches lessons in guitar, piano, bass, voice, DAW operation, and songwriting.
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