Guitar, Mandolin, Music Performance, Music Theory, Songwriting, Accordion, Banjo
I am originally from Northeast Kansas, where I started playing guitar and studying music at the age of 9.
While studying guitar, I had several influential teachers, including internationally renowned finger-style guitarist, Andy McKee, and University of Montana Professor of Music and Classical Guitar, Dr. Luis Millan.
Later, in my teens, I also began playing the Banjo, Mandolin, accordion, and other various instruments.
While attending college at Washburn University in Topeka, KS, I began teaching private music lessons to students of all ages, and experience levels in Northeast Kansas. During this time, I also recorded and regularly performed with my bluegrass/country/cajun band.
I have experience playing and teaching numerous genres including rock, pop, country, blues, jazz, bluegrass, cajun/zydeco, reggae, classical, folk, etc.
I relocated to the Denver, CO area in the spring of 2011 after completion of my degree from Washburn University. I continue to teach...