Frankie Price

Frankie P.

Salem, MA

About Frankie P.

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Frankie teaches: Ages 5 and up
Teaching since: July 1997
Last sign in: Today


Being a Berklee College of Music Graduate with a Masters in Music
Education from Boston University, I have been playing for almost 30
years and teaching private lessons for 15+, I am a Professional
Instructor that has the ability and resources to teach several styles
ranging from Rock to Classical to Jazz to Country to Metal. In other
words, anything you want to learn I can teach you or your child using the songs and exercises necessary to help you become a real musician.

*** Lesson Details ***
The lessons are tailored to you and your wants as a musician. Whether
you have an electric, acoustic, or classical guitar, along with various method books, I have the music,
print outs, and instructional material to make sure you progress as you

The lessons will help you learn to play guitar through chord diagrams,
theory, charts, examples, and exercises, as well as anything you hear on
the radio.

*** Studio Equipment ***
I have a lot of guitars, amps, pedals, woodwind instruments, keyboards, and recording equipment. Instruments everywhere!

*** Travel Equipment ***
The students should have their own instrument and method book. Other that that, I provide all other handouts and supplemental material and handouts.

*** Specialties ***
I work the most in rock, bluegrass, country, contemporary, and jazz styles.

Photos and Videos

A Youtube video to help you work through your patterns for memorizing the major and minor scales.


Director of Curriculum and Program Development / Lead Instructor

Apr 2008 - Present
Private School of Music

• Director and Music Instructor for Private and Group Lessons, Harmony, Theory, and Performance Ensembles.
• Teach guitar, bass, clarinet, saxophone, and piano lessons to students of all ages and backgrounds.
• Responsible for group and individual woodwind lessons focusing on overall technique and musicality, including facility, breath, phrasing, dynamics, and articulation.
• Proficiency on recorder, flute, clarinet, soprano, alto, and tenor saxophone, piano, and guitar.
• Teaching of rote songs to establish early tonality and rhythm.
• Instill various rhythmic concepts, including fast, slow, and steady beats enhanced through specific instruments.
• Test each student’s ability to listen and play instruments with other students, a metronome, and to pre-recorded music.
• Impart specialized knowledge of theoretical music learning and instrumental performances through a variety of exercises, activities, and structured practice.

Program Coordinator / Consultant

Jan 2016 - May 2016
St. Paul’s Foundation Ryan’s Guitars Project

• Develop and author the curriculum used in the Ryan’s Guitars Program.
• Identify, interview, and hire qualified instructors.
• Provide oversight and instruction to the program’s instructors.
• Offer guidance, criticism, and the analysis of student progress and participation in the Project.

Freelance Mix Engineer / Production Assistant

Sep 2006 - Apr 2007
Hendrickson Audio / Avatar Studios

• Assisted Mix Engineer to the only Engineer-in-Residence at Avatar Studios.
• Worked with such artists as Roberta Flack, Tal Wilkinson, and Dream Theater.
• Recalled all mix information including the Pro Tools HD setup with a Yamaha DM2000 Console including microphone choice, microphone placement, outboard gear, and patchbay information.
• Maintained the media inventory, equipment, and outboard gear.


Doctorate of Musical Arts

Sep 2013 - Present
Boston University

Master of Music

Sep 2009 - May 2011
Boston University

Bachelor of Music

Sep 2003 - May 2006
Berklee College of Music

Languages Spoken


Fluent / Native Proficiency


Blackboard Teaching Certification

Jun 2012
Mountain State University


Gear Endorsement from Black Market Custom (Guitar Division)

Jul 2011
Black Market Custom Music Equipment

Winner of Dunlop's Band of the Week Contest

Jan 2007
Dunlop Guitar Company

Pedal Endorsement

Jan 2007
MXR Pedals

String and Swag Endorsement

Jan 2007
Dunlop Guitar Company

Don Puluse Award for Outstanding Musicianship

May 2006
Berklee College of Music

Berklee Achievement Scholarship

Sep 2005
Berklee College of Music
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3 Reviews on Frankie P.

Matthew Dec 29, 2016
Banjo · In studio
Verified Student
Great, knowledgeable teacher. Highly recommend.
Skye B. Apr 30, 2016
Clarinet · In home
Verified Student
He quickly assess my dayghter's level and began immediately teaching her new notes and how to read music.
Henry M. May 14, 2015
Banjo · In home
Verified Student
Great instructor. Explains things clearly. A pleasure taking the lessons each week.
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