Our Team

Michael Newell: Owner, Instructor, Sales, and Purchasing

Michael Newell Founded Newell’s Music in 1985 and has been providing quality service to Greenwood, and Upstate South Carolina ever since. Michael studied music at Berklee College of Music in Boston Mass, and has been teaching musicians from across the upstate for decades. Michael teaches as an adjunct guitar professor at Lander University and lessons […]

Charles McAbee: Instructor, Technician, and Salesman

Charles McAbee is a Guitar instructor with 14+ years of experience, as well as a salesman and technician at Newell’s Music. He studied jazz guitar in High School and was accepted to the Governors School of Arts and Humanities, before being accepted to Berklee School of Music in Boston. Charles decided to study at Piedmont […]

Andrew Sheek: Salesman, Social Media Team Member, and Photo Editor

Andrew is currently studying Music at Lander University and is an active musician in the community. He plays Guitar, Bass, Piano, Drums, and Sings. He has been playing guitar for over a decade and is very knowledgeable of the instruments and equipment we have in our store. Andrew is the lead guitarist for the South […]

Adam Alberson: Instructor, Salesman, Social Media Manager, and Event organizer

Adam is a graduate of Lander University with a degree in Music Education. He organizes events such as the Newell’s Ukulele Jam, and is the social media manager for our team. Adam is also an instructor at Newell’s for Guitar, Bass, Drums, and Ukulele. He is also in charge of the smaller equipment purchasing. Adam […]