- Levels Taught:
- Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
As a Berklee College of Music alumnus, Sergei applies its curriculum, approaches, and techniques that proved their effectiveness regardless of an age and level of students. Also, Sergei has an extensive educational experience including teaching the Guitar Performance Techniques, and Style classes for British Irish Modern Music Institute in Berlin, Germany, and being enrolled in a post graduate certificate program in Learning and Teaching provided by University of Sussex, UK.
- Teaches students:
- Ages 5+ and special needs
- Teaching since:
Sergei is a Berklee alumnus, guitar player, improviser, composer, and educator. Awarded a Berklee Online Celebrity Scholarship in the name of Steve Vai, he now serves as a Berklee mentor. Sergei is a leader of the San Diego jazz quartet, Deuces Wild Jazz. He has more than 10 years of experience as a guitar tutor, and taught Guitar Performance Techniques at BIMM (British Irish Modern Music Institute) in Berlin, Germany. Known for his electrifying guitar sounds, charismatic live performances, and trademark fusion of musical influences, Sergei continues to explore electric guitar horizons while defying standardization.
Mentoring online Berklee undergraduate students, addressing their questions, helping to overcome various problems.
Taught undergraduate students the courses “Guitar Performance Techniques” and “Style”. Aided to refine the existing curriculum. Conducted assessments and tutorials. Implemented modern technologies in teaching. Executed and evaluated auditions. Reported student feedback and guidelines.Show More
Taught individual guitar lessons. Planned and executed upgrade of guitar class equipment.
Taught individual and group guitar and bass lessons. Held guitar clinics.
Administered and coordinated a music school including advertising, planning expenses and upgrading of class equipment.
I'm suprised how much my 13 year old daughter is learning after just a couple lessons, it is super fun to watch!
Stellar. Sergei knows his stuff, is good at figuring out quickly where you are and helping you see a path forward. Super patient and skilled at what he does. Recommended for jazz, blues, improv and the basics.
First lesson was wonderful. Great instruction and my daughter felt so confident after the very first lesson. She is excited to continue learning with Sergei!!
Very good instructor
Sergei is a fantastic guitar instructor. In just a few lessons I was learning theory and technique in a way that was very concise and easy to comprehend. He's also a very personable and great guy to be around.
Sergei is a great teacher! Because I was a beginner, he paid attention to a correct hands' position and fingerings in order to create a proper posture and he has a wonderful ability to develop my techniques. Also, he adjusted his schedule as much as he could, so I could take a lesson when I was available. In addition, he made a fun lesson every time because he is rich in humor. I had a lot of fun during the guitar lesson. He is the best guitar teacher for me!!Show More
Sergei is a passionate and enthusiastic guitar teacher!! I definitely want to take his lesson again and to see him performing with his band in the concert!!
Sergei is really dedicated and talented musician and tutor. He is very patient and friendly, encouraging to go further and learn more and more every day. We have so much fun every class. Sergei is also very understanding if you face a challenge while learning a new song. He will simplify it for you according to your level of your experience that you are able to play no matter what. Really great guitar tutor. Recommend to everybody!Show More