We will learn everything you need to know through playing the songs that YOU WANT to play!
Curious how we accomplish this? Call me at (586)-292-2810
Playing your favorite song is a feeling that's absolutely amazing. Connecting with others through music is the greatest joy in my life.
Able to read music
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Frequently asked questions
What is your typical process for working with a new student?
* Lets get you a guitar! I can help! I'm here for advice and reccomendations. I also get my students exclusive discounts at a local Guitar Center!
1) customized song list
2) basics of guitar
3)take-home notes and learning materials
5)learn new techniques and skills by playing YOUR favorite songs
6)learn how easy it can be to get creative with your guitar and even write your own music!
What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?
Experienced teacher. Giging musician. Experienced songwriter & Guitar technician
Do you have a standard pricing system for your lessons? If so, please share the details here.
My set rate is $60.00 per hour. Almost all lessons only require one hour. lessons are usually once per week. bi-weekly lessons can be scheduled as well. A travel fee may be added to the hourly rate based on travel time- and mileage if you're outside of my regular travel radius.
discount packages are available - 5 lesson 10 lesson and 20 lesson discounts.
How did you get started teaching?
Guitar - my greatest love and passion - was given to me by my father. I am honored to have the opportunity to teach you this amazing skill and above all- how absolutely amazing it feels to play and create music.
What types of students have you worked with?
Everyone from beginners to people looking to improve their technique or find soul in their solos!
Describe a recent event you are fond of.
Every time we reach another goal, or conquer a new riff- it's exhilarating. These moments happen often and it keeps the desire to keep playing so alive in my students!
recently: New student - Mom and Dad walked in on their son and I playing 'Last Kiss' covered by Pearl Jam. Dad said: "I was listening to that album on the way home from work today!"
Seeing your child conquer their dreams of playing favorite songs is an amazing feeling.
What advice would you give a student looking to hire a teacher in your area of expertise?
advice?... well.. If you are looking at my page now, the music is already inside you. I can help show you where it is and bring it to its fullest potential.
This is my personal promise to all of my students.
What questions should students think through before talking to teachers about their needs?
There is no such thing as a stupid question! Call me!- 586-292-2810. I may be in a lesson, so leave a voicemail!
Wondering what guitar to get?
My Go-to recommendations are:
Acoustic: Seagul S6 , Taylor GS Mini
Electric: Epiphone les paul Special II , Squire Telecaster
I'm happy to help you find a guitar that's right for you and your budget as I work with local music stores to get exclusive discounts for my students.