What do you love about music?
Music is a connector! It brings people together, whether they sing, play an instrument, write, or just enjoy listening.
Who is your favorite artist?
Dave Grohl of the Foo Fighters
What are your top 5 desert island albums?
August and Everything After – Counting Crows
Metals – Feist
It Doesn’t Have to Make Sense – Ingrid Michaelson
How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful – Florence + the Machine
Sparks – Imogen Heap
Do you play in a band or currently perform?
The Sunny Taylor Band
Sunny Taylor Berry is a folk-rock artist from Fort Wayne who has entertained audiences in the region for more than 20 years. As a performer, she has shared the stage with Pat Benatar, Edwin McCain, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Better Than Ezra, Jars of Clay, and the legendary ukulele master Jake Shimabukuro. She joined the Sweetwater Academy as a songwriting, guitar, and ukulele instructor in 2013. Sunny is passionate about studying psychology and currently volunteers as a guitar teacher and mentor at Fort Wayne’s Shelter for Women and Children. While writing, performing, and teaching music are significant parts of her life, Sunny finds the most joy in being a wife and a mother to three daughters who are also budding musicians! Since 2009, Sunny has enjoyed teaching students of all ages. Her love for music will shine through every lesson, no matter what area of music you want to learn.