Instructor profile

Sunny Taylor Berry

Songwriting / Ukulele / Guitar


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 by Counting Crows, Metals by Feist, It Doesn’t Have to Make Sense by Ingrid Michaelson, How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful by Florence + the Machine, Sparks by Imogen Heap

Do you play in a band or currently perform?

The Sunny Taylor Band



Sunny is a folk-rock artist from Fort Wayne, Indiana who has entertained audiences in the region for more than twenty years. As a performer, she has shared the stage with Pat Benetar, Edwin McCain, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Better Than Ezra, Jars of Clay, and the Legendary ukulele master, Jake Shimabukuro. Sunny has enjoyed teaching students of all ages since 2009. 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 the shelter for women and children in Fort Wayne. While writing, performing, and teaching music are a significant part of her life, Sunny finds the most joy in being a wife, and mother to three daughters who are also budding musicians!