Benjamin Ellis Guitar Lessons

Benjamin Ellis Guitar Lessons


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My teaching approach: I have a bachelors degree in guitar (classical) performance from SUNY Fredonia and a Masters in Classical Guitar Performance from Syracuse University. I have extensive experience with a verity of musical styles as well as performing. Touring with both classical ensembles and rock bands has given me valuable insights into both the act of performing as well as the business aspect of being a musician. My influences are: Julian Bream, Marcin Dylla, Th Beach Boys, Neil Young, RadioheadMy guitar lessons take place in: The student's homeGuitar lessons typically take place on these days and hours: Lesson schedules are flexibleGuitar Techniques: Lead guitarYour first guitar lesson with me might include the following: The fist lesson is a usually more of a planning session. The student and I discuss their interests and concerns. This will allow the lessons to be structured for the students needs.A guitar lesson with me might entail the following: The most important goals are those of the student. I hope to use each lesson as a stepping stone towards those goals. Each lesson will cover technical as well as conceptual aspects of guitar playing. Theory and history are important tools of the trade so they will be reinforced with every lesson.The qualities I look for in an ideal guitar student might include the following: The ideal student is someone a passion for music and is willing to put in the practice time to improve themselves.

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Downtown, NY 13201
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