Steven Grigsby

Steven G.

Berkeley Springs, WV
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Steven delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 12+ and special needs

Teaching since:

Steven has worked for 50 years as a professional musician, music director, music producer, audio engineer, accompanist, arranger, and project manager for independent artists, schools, and churches since 1971.

He studied Classical Guitar, Lute, and Electronic Music at Humboldt State University, College of the Redwoods, and The Evergreen State College, where he obtained his degree in Music in 1984.

He toured professionally from 1971-1982, opening for performers such as Mose Allison and Della Reese, and has performed and taught music his entire life.

His instruments include Classical, Acoustic and Jazz Guitar, Lute, Mandolin, Dobro, Bass, and Banjo. He has extensive experience with electronic music and audio production.

Steven founded and currently manages a nationwide group of 30,000+ audio professionals (Music & Audio Professionals on LinkedIn).

His credits include the album "The Forgetting", “Old California”, “Gaudete" for Saint James School, and "Saint James School at Princeton University".

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Guitar Instructor
Oct 2018 - Present
Black Cat Music

Music instructor at Black Cat Music in Berkeley Springs, WV. Also work with the Black Cat Music Cooperative for music outreach programs in the area public schools.


BA Music
Jun 1983 - Aug 1984
The Evergreen State College
Sep 1974 - Jun 1976
College of the Redwoods
Jun 1971 - Jun 1973
Humboldt State University


Fluent / Native Proficiency


Background Check Certified
Feb 2019
State of West Virginia

Certified to teach in public schools in Music and English.


American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers
Jan 2002

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.

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Original song and recording/arrangement by Steven Grigsby
An original arrangement by Steven Grigsby.
An original guitar instrumental by Steven Grigsby.
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Lani Apr 21, 2019
Acoustic Guitar · Online

Steven is a very knowledgeable teacher who makes learning fun. He is encouraging, patient, and thorough, making sure I understand and have mastered each new technique or concept. I would recommend him to anyone who wants to learn to play guitar in a self-paced, relaxing way, without ever feeling overwhelmed. He’s a fantastic musician!

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