Michael Keplinger

Michael K.

San Antonio, TX
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Levels taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
As consistent performer with classical guitar and my band, I have learned many tips and tricks to help maximize your performance for the better!

About Michael K.

I obtained my Bachelors degree in Guitar Education from the University of Texas at Brownsville as well as my Masters in Guitar Performance from the University of Texas at San Antonio. I am a qualified teacher! My lessons are generally tailored to the individual's needs so that the student maintains peak interest and has fun learning!

As of now, I am an guitar adjunct at Our Lady Of The Lake University and teach group lessons for a homeschooled music program called HOME. Looking forward to meeting future students!

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Laryn
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My son has been taught by Michael year round for about 4 years now. When my son first came to Michael, he didn't know anything about the acoustic guitar. But now my son is a great guitar player. My son was able to learn his first song really fast and was so excited to play it for me. This is what is great about learning guitar with Michael. Its not just about chords and theory, he understands that kids want to play songs. My son has learned many songs from different genres. Under Michael's careful instruction and guidance my son has gained the confidence needed to teach himself new songs. Michael's way of teaching is fun and efficient. We are very pleased to have Michael as a teacher.

Posted Jan 22, 2021
Carla
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Michael Keplinger is a wonderful guitar teacher. My daughter has been taking lessons from him for 2.5 years, and her skill has grown by leaps and bounds. Mr. K, as he is known by his students, is patient and understanding, both with parents that forget things and with the students. He keeps his lessons interesting and focused, and based on the skill of the student. He works with them on a wide range of music and skills that help keep the students interested and growing as musicians. We have taken lessons with him both in person and online, and both have worked well. I highly recommend Michael Keplinger as a guitar teacher.

Posted Jan 14, 2021
Eric
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Michael is a knowledgeable and patient teacher who is capable of adjusting on the fly to the student and their ability to learn. During lessons he has been able to draw out what I have learned in the distant past and expand upon it in a way that has begun to build a good foundation for me to practice with. I highly recommend him as an instructor.

Posted May 31, 2018
Madi
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Michael has been my favorite teacher! He’s knowledgeable, patient, and really helpful. Really good at explaining new concepts to me. Fair pricing and totally worth it. I definitely recommend.

Posted Jan 22, 2018
Roland
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Good experience. Tailored the lesson to my experience and likes.

Posted Jun 23, 2017
Anthony
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My skill has increased profoundly with Michael Keplinger. 5/5 ! He has been able to pin point what I could improve on and has helped immensely.

Posted Jan 3, 2016
Isabel
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Michael is a very professional and talented musician who is sure to teach you to become a skillful guitarist wether it is your first time or an experienced player. My lessons have been a breeze and look forward to continue being Michaels student!

Posted Jan 3, 2016

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Experience

Guitar Professor
Jan 2020 - Present

Our Lady Of The Lake University

Guitar Instructor
Oct 2015 - Present

Anthem School of Music

Guitar Instructor
Aug 2012 - Jun 2014

The Spirit Of Music

Guitar Instructor
Jan 2011 - Dec 2011

UTB Music Academy

Education

Masters in Guitar Performance
Aug 2014 - Dec 2016

University of Texas San Antonio

Bachelors in Music Education
Aug 2007 - Dec 2013

University of Texas at Brownsville

Languages

English

Fluent / Native Proficiency

Certifications

Masters in Guitar Performance
Dec 2016

University of Texas at San Antonio

Music Education EC-12
Dec 2013

University of Texas Brownsville

Awards

Winner of the Austin Composition Competition
Apr 2019

Austin Classical Guitar

Finalist at the Mountain View International Solo Competition
Apr 2017

Mountain View Guitar Department

Semi Finalist at the Texas A&M Guitar Solo Competition
Oct 2013

A&M Guitar Department

1st Prize at the UTPA Guitar Solo Competition
Mar 2012

UTPA Guitar Department

Affiliations

Suzuki Association of the Americas, Inc.
Apr 2013
The Suzuki Association of the Americas, Inc. is the not-for-profit organization officially licensed to support, guide, and promote Suzuki education in North, Central, and South America. The SAA was founded in 1972 and currently has about 8,000 members.
Music Teachers National Association
Aug 2012
The MTNA was founded in 1876 with the goal of advancing the value of music study and music-making to society while supporting the careers and professionalism of teachers of music. With nearly 22,000 members in 50 states—and more than 500 local affiliates—the MTNA is the preeminent source for music teacher support, where members embody like-minded values and commitment to their students, colleagues and society as a whole, while reaping the rewards of collaboration, continuity and connection throughout the lifetime of their careers.

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