I have been teaching electric and acoustic guitar for over 35 years and can definitely help players of any style – beginner to advanced – achieve their musical goals. If you are wanting to play or improve your skills I don’t believe you will find a better teacher in the Midwest. Levels Taught: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced Along with being a songwriter, performer, and recording artist, I have extensive experience teaching rock and classical guitar. We can focus on technique, reading music in standard or tablature, music theory, improvisation, or simply learning your favorite songs. The bottom line is making sure you meet your objectives! I will do my very best to get you playing the songs you love in Pop, Rock, Folk or Jazz. I have spent my life studying the guitar. Whether you are wanting to play for personal enjoyment or want to become a Rock Star, the skills I have learned from some of the best guitarists in the world can definitely help you achieve your goals. I have attended masterclasses held by world famous classical guitarist Christopher Parkening and taken lessons from Norbert Kraft, John Sutherland, David Brandon, Philip Keiler and Michael Daher – former president of the Winnipeg Classical Guitar Society. Some of my favorite guitarists include Brian May, Jeff Beck, Eric Johnson, Alex Lifeson, Eddie Van Halen, Randy Bachman, John Williams and Julian Bream. For teachers looking to improve their skills I will be demonstrating the latest editions of my Guitar System method at the upcoming Illinois Music Education Conference in Peoria, Illinois – January 26-28, 2017.
Dana S. has over 46 years of music experience in the Bettendorf area.
Grade 12 Conservatory of Recording Arts and Science, Tempe, AZ
Classical Guitar Master Classes Music Theory Composition: Voice Leading and Counterpoint
35 years - Rock and solo Classical Guitar.
35 years private guitar lessons.
Lessons Locations: In StudioIn HomeVia Webcam
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