Matthew Montfort Guitar And Music Lessons

Matthew Montfort Guitar And Music Lessons

1 employee
46 years in business

About this pro

Guitarist Matthew Montfort is known as a world guitar innovator and an inspiring music instructor who helps students of all levels and ages learn whatever style they desire. He is on the 100 Greatest Acoustic Guitarists list at along with such luminaries as Michael Hedges, Leo Kottke, Chet Atkins, John Fahey, Adrian Legg, Merle Travis, John Renbourn, Tommy Emmanuel, Doc Watson, Pierre Bensusan, Toni Rice, Alex De Grassi, Stefan Grossman, Artie Traum, Joni Mitchell, and Peppino D'Agostino. He is the leader of the world music group Ancient Future, a skilled music producer, a composer, and the author of a rhythm training book used at many music schools including the Berklee College of Music. He performs on many instruments, including scalloped fretboard guitar, Glissentar 11 string fretless guitar, electric guitar, classical guitar, flamenco guitar, bass guitar, ukulele, sitar, charango, mandolin, and gamelan.

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San Rafael, CA 94901
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What is your typical process for working with a new student?

I interview the student to assess their musical goals and their current knowledge level, and then make a plan to get them where they want to go.

What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

I have forty years of teaching experience, and a B.A. and M.A. in music. I also have a long career fusing musical forms from around the world with my band Ancient Future, and have performed all over the USA and in many countries around the world.

Do you have a standard pricing system for your lessons? If so, please share the details here.

This information is available by request.

What types of students have you worked with?

All styles and levels.