Services and Policies

So, you are expressing interest in learning the language of music?  How exciting!  I will offer my education and professional experience to make the lessons fun, gratifying, and adaptive to the student’s learning style.

Instrument Lessons Offered

  • Guitar – Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bass (electric & upright) – Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Piano – Beginner, Intermediate
  • Banjo – Beginner, Intermediate
  • Drums – Beginner, Intermediate

Locations Offered

(pricing will vary depending upon location)

Subjects & Topics Covered

  • Music theory
  • Technique
  • Ear training
  • Improvisation
  • Communication
  • Sight reading
  • Composing/arranging
Styles & Genres Offered
  • Rock / Metal
  • Jazz / Blues
  • Funk
  • Classical
  • Bluegrass / Folk
  • Hip-hop / R&B
  • Electronic
  • Indie

There are a number of requests that I have so that lessons may run smoothly for all parties:

Tuition & Payment
  • $40 – 1 Hour Lesson
  • $30 – 1/2 Hour Lesson
  • $100 for 4 half hour lessons paid in advanced ($25 each)
  • $140 for 4 one hour lessons paid in advanced ($35 each)

Payments can be made in person via cash, check, or credit card.  Payment may also be submitted online through Paypal using the following links:

1 Hour Lesson: $40.00
1/2 Hour Lesson: $30.00
1 Hour Lesson per week (4 week prepay): $35.00 each
1/2 Hour Lesson per week (4 week prepay): $25.00 each

Cancellation and Make-Up Policy

  • Please choose your weekly time slot wisely. I will do my best to accommodate for a missed a lesson, but cannot guarantee a make-up lesson.
  • Due to illness of student or family emergency, when notified in advance (at least 5 hours before the lesson), the lesson can be rescheduled with no extra cost.
  • Give adequate notice if you go on vacation or will not be available for a lesson. (contact me by email, text or phone)
  • If I miss or cancel a lesson for professional reasons and a make-up cannot be scheduled, I will refund that lesson.

Lesson Materials

  • I will provide you with some recommended references as well as some materials that may need to be purchased.
  • The purchase of these items is the responsibility of the student or family.


Students may be dismissed from lessons for any of the following:

  • Excessive absences
  • Destruction or theft of teacher’s property
  • Rude, disrespectful, or uncooperative attitude towards the teacher
  • Habitual late payments

Your cooperation of these policies is appreciated.

Feel free to contact me with any questions.