Eddie Dye is 30-year guitar veteran with 20 years of teaching experience. A native of Colorado, Eddie moved to the Atlanta area in 2003 to study guitar at the Atlanta Institute of Music. Since his time at AIM, Eddie has focused his efforts to that of teaching while continuing to perform, write, and record his own music. In late 2006, Eddie joined the staff at Ponce De Leon Music and has since become the head of the Instruction Department. He takes a great deal of pride in his instruction techniques, working with beginning students as well as mentoring highly advanced students. Within his lessons, Eddie focuses on integral musical concepts including reading, writing, theory, improvisation, and more.
As a young musician, Eddie played and performed in multiple blues, rock, and metal bands in the Colorado area. It was there that he gained valuable experience in the music industry as a performer. Upon receiving his education at AIM, however, Eddie realized the joys of teaching as well as learning. He has since become well-versed in all musical styles, specializing in Flamenco and Jazz guitar techniques. Eddie is a co-founder of the original acoustic group, The Atlanta String Duo, that can be seen performing in the Atlanta and metro area. Outside of his teaching, Eddie is currently writing and recording a full length album of original Flamenco music.