I picked up a guitar when I was 13 and never put it down. Personally, I'm a Family man, Husband, and Father of 2 wonderful kids. I've played in solo and band settings all my life. I currently play for New Community Church and Upper Room Dallas. I love people and seeing them meet their personal goals.
Did I mention I work at Guitar Center Part time...
1. I've played for over 20 years
2. Teaching for 10 years ages 10 and up
3. I have transportation and "meetup" rooms if needed.
4. Just give me a ring (714) 916-3056
Love being around the music culture, passionate, and enjoy being able to meet new people along with helping them reach their goals.
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Learn their likes - genre of music, any songs in particular they want to learn. But 1st must learn the basics of finger positioning, memorization of notes on each string, and correct picking.
I had two guitar instructors, one who is well known in the blues and roots genre - Will Derryberry.
In addition, I've played in church bands in Northern California and Southern. I've also played in Blues bands and rock.
I typically charge a standard rate of $35 for 40 minutes; however, I'm flexible.
People at church started asking me to teach them, I first didn't charge but they gave me money out of charity. I then developed a beginner & intermediate level guitar program that has proven to work. Whether just starting out or you have some experience playing, I can provide growth.
Ages 10 and UP
Dedication to the craft is key, practicing when no one is looking or watching. It's like learning another language - at first can be challenging but in the end, beautiful.
What genre of music do you want to play? Do I want to learn acoustic or electric guitar? How many times a week/month should I have lessons? How often should I practice?