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Joel H.
Portland, Oregon
Study acoustic guitar with an alumnus of the Berklee College of Music.
From folk, Americana, rock, and anything else that has an acoustic guitar, you can learn it here. Techniques can include fingerpicking, strumming, soloing, jazz styles including solo jazz or classical arrangements. See you soon!
About Joel H.

I’m a guitarist and songwriter in several bands in the Portland area. I graduated from Berklee College of Music with a Bachelors in Songwriting. I have taught guitar, production, and songwriting in Portland and the Rogue Valley for many years. As my student, I will work with you to map out where you’d like to get to as a musician and exactly how to get there. Music is an incredibly satisfying form of self expression, and I can help you discover and express your musical “voice;” the thing that makes Jimmy Page or Angus Young or Bruce Springsteen sound distinctly like themselves. I tailor my teaching method to individual students based on their interests and goals, but some things I like to teach are: fundamentals of music theory, songwriting techniques, lead guitar/improvisation, sight reading, and practice techniques. I specialize in rock/alternative/metal guitar and songwriting, but I am trained in both classical and jazz theory as well. As a solo artist, I’ve released two EP’s, I’ve performed in many bands, and written and produced music for various clients. My current band, Sea Sleeper has played venues like the Star Theater and is set to release its first EP in the upcoming months. When I’m not playing music, I can be found surfing, reading, or watching the occasional B-horror movie.

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Teaches all skill levels

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Teaching since 2009


Bachelor's of Music in Songwriting

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Teaches ages 5+

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Speaks German, English

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Acoustic Guitar
Teaches 9 subjects. Different subject may have different prices.
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NE Multnomah St
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