Robert Gallagher Guitar Lessons

Robert Gallagher Guitar Lessons


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Whether you want to give your child a solid foundation in music or you are a professional musician looking to enhance your own knowledge and skills, Robert Gallagher is the right instructor for you.

From the time he started formal lessons at the age of eight, Robert Gallagher has been influenced by and is skilled in many musical styles. These styles include: classical, jazz, rock, pop, finger-style, blues and metal. His passion for guitar playing continued through high school, studying at Fava Music Studio. He began teaching during his college years while studying both classical and jazz guitar and in 1988 he received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Michigan State University.

Throughout his career, Robert has studied with the legendary Carol Kaye and Wolf Marshall, as well as: Jerry Klickstein, Paul Vondiziano, Paul Abler, Fabio Zanon and Lee Dyament of Wayne State University.

Currently, Robert teaches private lessons out of his studio in Huntington Woods, Michigan. He is also part-time faculty at Schoolcraft College in Livonia, Michigan. As a repeat winner of Detroit's A-List and WDIV's Vote 4 the Best contest and with over 30 years of teaching experience, he reaches out, helps and inspires many.

When it comes to learning how to play the guitar and understanding music theory, Robert provides an excellent education. In addition to guitar lessons, he also teaches: electric bass, mandolin, ukulele and banjo. Many of his students have moved on to become professional musicians and instructors themselves. Robert is passionate about music and values the success of others. His expertise as a guitarist and songwriter make him a very sought after instructor and musician.

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What is your typical process for working with a new student?

Lessons are desingend around the student's goals on the instrument. Each musical styles requres a different approach.

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

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What types of students have you worked with?

I have worked with children as young as 4 and as old as 80. I teach beginers as well as professional guitarists.

What advice would you give a student looking to hire a teacher in your area of expertise?

Ask your teacher about teaching method and thier training and experience.

What questions should students think through before talking to teachers about their needs?

What style of music do I wish to play? What are my general guitar goals?

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