Paul Terrien Guitar Lessons
With over thirty years of performing and teaching experience, I like to focus on training students to execute the basics consistently. With that in hand a player can customize their learning experience to fit their own desires.
I love sharing my love of music and the ability to make it with folks from all walks of life.
Able to read music
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Frequently asked questions
What is your typical process for working with a new student?
We assess the student's strengths and weeknesses and formulate a plan for success. Our goal is to have fun making music.
What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?
BFA-Music Classical Guitar Performance from UW-Milwaukee
Performance Certificate from Wisconsin Conservatory of Music
30 years experience teaching individual and ensemble music lessons.
35 years of gigging around the World 🌎
Do you have a standard pricing system for your lessons? If so, please share the details here.
$120/month for 1/2 lessons
$200/month for hour lessons
How did you get started teaching?
At first just showing friends what I learned at my lessons.
After graduating the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music, I was hired as a student teacher for the Rock department.
What types of students have you worked with?
ages from 4-94
all styles, all personalities. everyone is unique and has a story.
Describe a recent event you are fond of.
Recently, I was visiting my brother in California. We explored redwood forests, the Pacific coast, and the Angel Island State Park. We even got some guitar playing done. It was great!
What advice would you give a student looking to hire a teacher in your area of expertise?
Practice daily! Make your instrument part of who you are.
You get out of it what you put in to it.
Have a good time all the time!
What questions should students think through before talking to teachers about their needs?
Are you willing to practice daily for the next few years?
Did you do your homework or just goof around?
Are you willing to invest in yourself.
Do you want to join the worldwide music collective?