Will Roffers - Owner, Drum Specialist
A drummer by heart Will started playing percussion in 6th grade and bought his first drum set from Lakeland Music and Supply, the very store that would become Northland Music Center. Though he was a 3 sport athlete through sophomore year in high school Will continued band all the way through. His senior year he was named percussion section leader and starting quarterback at Rhinelander High School. After high school he began giving lessons on drum set and helping out at Lakeland Music LLC whenever he could. Will opened Northland Music Center LLC with Don Peters February 1, 2010. Now as the sole owner, Will has been working on making NMC the go to music store in Northern Wisconsin.
Nicki Roffers - Certified Band Instrument Repair Technician
Nicki began piano lessons at a very young age, and joined band at JWMS in 6th grade. Nicki continued on in music lessons, eventually advancing to Drum Major in high school. Having been a part of the local musical community since childhood Nicki plans on using and expanding her knowledge of brass and woodwind instruments to help keep local musicians playing. Nicki has a broad range of musical knowledge already and can answer any questions you may have. Nicki had been training under former owner Don Peters in instrument repair and has now graduated the band instrument repair class at Southeast Technical College in Red Wing, MN. As a member of the National Association of Band Instrument Repair Technicians (NABIRT) she is happy to help with any repairs or questions.
Charlie Strong - Bass Specialist, Guitar Technician, Outside Sales
Charlie has been playing bass guitar for 18 years and teaches beginning to advanced bass guitar, as well as beginning guitar lessons. He is currently the outsides sales representative here at Northland Music Center. When he's not working at the store you can find him playing bass guitar for various bands around WI, such as: Whitehouse Players, Hip Pocket, Scott Kirby band, Brad Emanuel Trio, Dave Drivas and Friends, Paco Fralick, Kelly Jackson, Joe Bucher and many others.
David Walters - Guitar Technician, Sales
David received his first guitar from his parents for Christmas in 1999, countless hours of practice later, you can find him playing at several venues in the area as a solo act, or with his group The Old Pine Road Band. Also a adamant Ukulele player his musical taste spans a wide variety of genres and styles. In between playing and teaching David enjoys hiking and camping with his daughter Kaydence and spending time with friends and family.