Richard Wiegand

Richard W.

Seymour, CT
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Richard delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 5+ and special needs

Teaching since:
2005

I'm lead and rhythm guitarist, composer and songwriter with over 10 songs on Spotify and have several thousand views of my music videos. I graduated from Amherst College with an A+ in Music composition. I have a solid background in classical, jazz and pop/rock guitar. My students range in ability from beginner to professional. My versatility, experience and formal training helps me to make the learning experience easy, stress free and fun.

I teach my clients in my creative and comfortable home teaching studio in Seymour, CT and also at student's homes.

In terms of collaborations, I've worked with singers, guitarists/bassists, pianists and other songwriters/producers/composers in a variety of musical styles. I was the lead guitarist for a musical production of Gospel in New York earlier in my career.

Some of the musical styles I regularly teach: Classical, Jazz standards, Pop Songs, Rock, Country, Ballads, Traditional and Contemporary.

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Education

International Relations
Sep 1987 - May 1989
Fletcher School, Tufts University
Political Science
Sep 1983 - May 1987
Amherst College

Languages

Spanish
Limited Proficiency

Photos & Videos

How to Strum and Pick a Guitar - Which Guitar Pick Should I Use?
Learn how to play guitar with Rich Wiegand!

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Tips and Exercises for Learning Fingerpicking and Fingerstyle Guitar
In my home recording studio, playing an Eastman archtop jazz guitar.

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Photo by Richard W.

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Playing a Martin D-18 during my earlier days in high school.

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