I work with each individual student to provide an education based around the individual. Everyone's goals are different, especially with music, and I focus on yours. A typical class would begin with some warmups and a review of previous material to ensure constant improvement, moving in to new ideas afterwards and making sure to jam and have some fun! No matter how much time there is in your life for music, it can be accommodated and your goals can be reached with a lesson structure tailored to your specific goals and dreams! First class is offered free as a 30 min assessment class to lay out your goals, after that either half hour or hour classes are available.
I am a professional guitarist and educator with a background in many different styles including rock, jazz, classical, folk, blues, country and many more types of music. I have a degree in music and RCM credentials, a passion for music and an equal passion for music education! My students have won competitions, passed auditions for prestigious schools, and gone on to have performance careers in music. I've worked with groups and individuals of all ages and skill levels, in many different formats including in person, online, in-home, and in post-secondary settings, and have performed with many Canadian and international artists and bands, as well as writing and performing my own music.
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I have a Bachelor's Degree in music from Humber College as well as RCM Guitar credentials. I have more than 10 years of private guitar instruction experience as well as ample performance experience in many different with acts such as the Art of Time Ensemble for their Frank Zappa tribute, musical theater productions of Dear Evan Hansen (Mirvish) and Little Shop of Horror (Stratford Theater Festival), Bollywood music superstars Karthik and Vijay Prakash, and comedy act Garrett Jamieson and Sprattacus for which I hold a 2019 Canadian Comedy Award for Best Variety Act. I also perform in many original projects including funk-jazz group Ten Meter Band, with pop singer Sam Louis, latin folk artist Arianna Rueda, and I am a member of legendary Canadian drummer Paul Delong's band One Word which performs classics from the jazz-fusion era of the 70s and onwards.
Perfect! Michael is an excellent guitar teacher to our 8 year old son, he is punctual, reliable and always gives us written feedback after every lesson. Noah really enjoys learning from Michael and looks forward to his lessons. We highly recommend him.
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