My teaching approach:I have been a full time guitar instructor for over 10 years. I teach beginning to advanced in all ages, and in many different musical styles. My philosophy on teaching guitar is to ensure that the student learns all the tools necessary to achieve their personal goals and most importantly to have fun doing it. My influences are:Randy Rhodes Jimmy Hendrix Eddie Van Halen Stevie ray VaughnMy guitar lessons take place in:The teacher's studioGuitar lessons typically take place on these days and hours:Monday through Sunday taking new students for the summer i do offer group lessonsGuitar Techniques:Lead guitar, Rhythm guitar, Open tuning, Fingerstyle, Performance, Improvisation, Jamming Skills, Reading Music, Music Theory, Song Writing, Recording and Production, Guidance In Equipment SelectionYour first guitar lesson with me might include the following:I find out the students playing ability. whether or not they have played a guitar or any other instrument. I go over notes, and send students with home work and disclose practice schedules .A guitar lesson with me might entail the following:I will teach beginner all the way to intermediate. I teach with hand outs and hands on. teach how to read notes and finger placement.The qualities I look for in an ideal guitar student might include the following:my ideal guitar student is a student that practices. Practice is the key ingredient for playing any instrument.