BeanShack School Of Music & Arts
Hello! My name is Jerry Lee, and I am a passionate music instructor with a focus on guitar. With over 25 years of experience in teaching and performing, I have developed a deep understanding of the instrument and a strong desire to share my knowledge with aspiring musicians.
As a guitar instructor, my teaching style is tailored to each student's individual needs and goals. Whether you are a beginner looking to learn the basics or an intermediate player seeking to refine your skills, I am here to guide you on your musical journey. I believe that learning an instrument should be a fun and enjoyable experience, and I strive to create a supportive and encouraging environment for all my students.
Here are some of the things you can learn from me as a guitar instructor:
1. Fundamentals: I will help you build a solid foundation by teaching you proper hand positioning, posture, and technique. Understanding the basics is crucial for progress and preventing bad habits.
2. Music Theory: I will demystify music theory and help you understand how it applies to the guitar. From scales and chords to key signatures and progressions, you will gain a deeper understanding of music and how to apply it to your playing.
3. Playing Techniques: Whether you want to master fingerpicking, strumming patterns, or advanced techniques like bending and sliding, I will guide you through various playing techniques to enhance your skills and versatility.
4. Song Repertoire: I will help you learn and play your favorite songs, from popular hits to classic tunes. By working on songs you love, you will stay motivated and inspired throughout your learning journey.
5. Improvisation and Soloing: If you aspire to become a lead guitarist, I will teach you the art of improvisation and soloing. We will explore scales, phrasing, and techniques to help you express yourself confidently on the guitar.
6. Performance Skills: Whether you dream of playing in a band or performing solo, I will provide guidance on stage presence, overcoming performance anxiety, and other essential skills to help you shine as a guitarist.
7. Music Appreciation: Beyond technical skills, I will introduce you to various genres, styles, and influential guitarists. By expanding your musical horizons, you will develop a deeper appreciation for music and find inspiration in unexpected places.
I am dedicated to helping you achieve your musical goals and fostering a lifelong love for playing the guitar whether you are a beginner or an experienced player looking to take your skills to the next level!