- Levels Taught:
- Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
I've been teaching for 7 years, but I've been playing for 30+ years.
I typically use Hal Leonard's books as part of my teaching program.
I have the necessary instruments appropriate for teaching both acoustic and electric guitar, as well as mandolin.
Most students see a full letter grade improvement within the first two months.
Performed full-time, professionally, as a musician for 12 years.
- Teaches students:
- Ages 5+
- Teaching since:
Hi, my name is Frederick and I can't wait to meet you!
I've been teaching for about 7 years, however, the passion for music and stringed instruments, has been with me for over 30 years. I play Guitar (Acoustic and Electric), Mandolin, Ukulele, Electric Bass and Harmonica (no strings, go figure),
My goal as a teacher is to help you achieve your goals as an artist and musician.
I've taken guitar, voice and harmonica lessons myself and have also attended workshops in professional song-writing. Three of my songs are placed in a major motion picture.
Patience and listening are among my strengths and I understand that students learn at a different paces.
Let's get together and play some music!
I earned my living as a full time musician for 12 years, playing in both dance bands and in concert situations. Entertaining and Stage-craft are vital elements that I'm able to impart to my students.
The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) is a membership association of more than 480,000 US composers, songwriters, lyricists and music publishers. The ASCAP is committed to nurturing music makers throughout their careers.
Fred is an excellent teacher. He took me from somebody with no knowledge of playing to being able to accompany myself on a few songs in a matter of weeks. It's been a great learning experience.
Fred is an excellent teacher. He's taken me from no knowledge of a guitar to playing the chords of songs that I perform in a matter of weeks. He brings the benefit of his experience of *live-performance* to his student.
Great teacher! Very knowledgeable, and can teach students of all levels. Would definately recommend.
Fred's years of professional experience as a musician, performer, song-writer, and music educator come through in his super easy-going, yet super technical teaching style. He can teach any genre and you'll build skills fast. Learn from the best!
Great knowledge of guitar, teaches a wide variety of techniques, works with what you would like to learn
I have been playing the guitar for over 10 years now. Fred was my first guitar teacher and he provided an incredible foundation for acoustic and electric guitar playing. I took lessons from Fred in the comfort of his home for almost 2 years. He not only taught me the mechanics and techniques of excellent guitar playing, but trained me in the areas of music theory, performance, and dynamics. Fred is a musician, not just a guitar player. Therefore; his teaching provides a vast understanding of the nomenclature and will prepare anyone for the journey in mastering the guitar. I highly recommend him, for the beginner to the expert level player.+ Read More