I teach guitar lessons in Salem and Keizer at Uptown Music, in Corvallis at Jon Sharp Guitar, and in Stayton at Tuff Shark records. I also travel up to 30 minutes to a location of your choice for an additional $10 fee per lesson.
I write individual lesson plans and learning progressions for each of my students. I make sure my students learn all the skills needed to reach their personal goals
- Guitar strap or foot stool
- Method Book
- Music Stand
For guitar lessons in Salem and guitar lessons in Corvallis, I charge standard rates of $50 per hour and $25 per half hour. Guitar lessons in Stayton are $30 for a half hour lesson.
For a guitar lesson in your home or at a location of your choice in Salem, Monmouth, Keizer, Dallas, Independence, Sublimity, Aumsville, Corvallis, Philomath, McMinville, Lafayette, Amity, or nearby, I charge an additional travel fee of $10 per lesson
I'm currently a student of Dr. Cameron O'Connor, professor at Oregon State University. Previously I studied with Dr. Mark Stanek at Corban University and William Jenks, director of US Classic Guitar. Additionally, I've performed in masterclasses for Sharon Isbin (2016), Pablo Villegas (2017), Carlos Barbosa-Lima (2019), and Colin Davin (2021).
Professional performing experience includes performing weekly restaurant gigs at Chira's and Capitol City Grill from January 2019 through COVID closures in March 2020, participation in the 2nd and 3rd Editions of the Virtual Guitar Orchestra, solo recitals at local assisted living communities and ministries, ensemble performances with the Marylhurst Guitar Ensemble and the PSU Guitar Orchestra, and various competitions. Board member and regular performer at the Corvallis Guitar Society. Weddings and wineries in the Willamette Valley.