Ages: kids, teens, adults, seniors
Levels: beginner, intermediate, advanced
My teaching approach:
Laid back approach, you will learn as much as you want to. I play a Martin acoustic and an Epiphone Electric. I have played for over 10 years, as well as taking classes in Music Theory, History, and Composition at the College of William and Mary.
My influences are:
Jerry Garcia, Trey Anastasio, Jimmy Page, Isaac Brock, SRV, Keith Richards,
My guitar lessons take place in:
The student's home
Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas:
Student's homes anywhere from Onancock to Cape Charles
Recording and Production, Song Writing, Scales and Exercises, Music Theory, Jamming Skills, Lead guitar, Rhythm guitar, Open tuning, Fingerstyle, Vocal Accompaniment, Improvisation
Your first guitar lesson with me might include the following:
Explain tuning, chord charts. I might ask them to play me whatever they had been working on previously, if this applies.
A guitar lesson with me might entail the following:
Begin with a handout explaining the theoretical basis for the day's lesson. Move on to practical explanation and application.
The qualities I look for in an ideal guitar student might include the following:
Patient and ready to learn.