Ben DeHan Music
Ben DeHan is a true guitarist, songwriter, and performer. Studying guitar since age 10 and writing songs since age 12. His passion for guitar has taken him to places many only dream of, including tours across the country, record deals, sharing the stage with top artists, and meeting adoring fans. With his band, American Diary, Ben has released three albums under Lumberjack/Mordam Music Group and Radtone, sold over 100,000 records, and toured with national acts such as Blink 182, Train, Angels and Airwaves, All Time Low, A Day to Remember and more. Additionally, his band earned a coveted spot on the Vans Warped Tour in 2007 and 2008.
As a songwriter, Ben has collaborated and recorded with Paul Leavitt (All Time Low, Circa Survive), Matt Squire (Ariana Grande, Panic at the Disco, Avril Lavigne), and Sam Pura (The Story So Far, State Champs, The Dangerous Summer). Ben enjoys helping students find their unique sound when it comes to playing guitar. In the past 10 years, Ben has worked with hundreds of students. Whether it’s simple riffs or music theory, Ben finds a way to make guitar fun and easy for all of his students!
Able to read music
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Frequently asked questions
What is your typical process for working with a new student?
I work with each student to help them achieve their individual goals in which ever way they seem to learn best! We can usually figure this out in the first lesson.
What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?
Do you have a standard pricing system for your lessons? If so, please share the details here.
$32.50 for half an hour - $60 for an hour
How did you get started teaching?
I started teaching 15 years ago as a way to make money in between tours and have been full time for the past decade.
What types of students have you worked with?
I've worked with students of all ages, levels of experience, musical taste, and goals. Let's chat!
What advice would you give a student looking to hire a teacher in your area of expertise?
Find someone you connect with and that makes it fun for you.
What questions should students think through before talking to teachers about their needs?
Why do you want to play and what (if anything specific) are you hoping to accomplish?