Michael playing guitar at The Sheldon Concert Hall
Guitar lessons are typically one-hour lessons once a week and are given in the convenience of your own home. Michael works out of a Mel Bay standardized method book that teaches the student how to read music.

In order to stimulate interest, Michael likes to work on songs that are of interest to the students.

Piano lessons are similarly offered and consist of one-hour sessions weekly.  For piano, Michael likes to work out of the Alfred's standardized method. 

Missed lessons are normally made up at the student's convenience.

Michael has extensive experience in musical instruction, having taught for over 20 years, both at the individual level as well as in schools.

Client testimonials speak to his professionalism and passion:

"I can recommend Michael for lessons, especially with beginners and young folks. He's awesome. My son and his friend took lessons with Michael. Even our dog loved to sit at his feet and enjoy the energy during lessons." -Mary B.  (Parent of student)

"Michael is a very talented musician and a great teacher! And he's fun and very patient with beginners." -Former student

"Michael is very talented. It is obvious his passion is music! Joy to the young ones as he shares his passion and knowledge."

Michael was named U City's  "Best Guitar Instructor" both in 2014 and 2019.