Michael has been teaching private bagpipe and guitar lessons for 20+ years and has also taught guitar at the University of Colorado at Denver School of Music for the past 12 years. Outside of teaching Michael performs at 275+ functions a year and runs his own recording studio where he composes and records music for film, video and commercials.Guitar LessonsAn upbeat and quick approach to learning the guitar. Lessons are custom tailored for each student and are designed to give students a working knowledge of the guitar, a fundamental understanding of guitar technique, and a well-rounded repertoire. Learn the fundamentals and techniques of the guitar through the songs you love. As a result you will not only obtain a great foundation to progress forward with but also a diverse repertoire of music everyone will love to hear you play. At the end of the day it is all about what you can play so you will begin playing your first song your first lesson.Bagpipe LessonsThis is a fun and easy approach to learning this incredibly powerful instrument. Beginning with easily recognizable tunes will make the learning process enjoyable and easily accessible. Advanced players will enhance their skills greatly in musicianship, ear training, technique, repertoire and pipe maintenance. Gain this knowledge in piping and you will be a force in this very ancient art form. Let's get you piping!