I've performed some very tricky stuff on the guitar, from Eddie Van Halen to Jimmy Page to ZZ Top.
Learn from an Internationally recognized musician! In 2008 I set two GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS for continuous guitar playing. I've performed at nearly every important music venue in Pittsburgh, notably: Heinz Hall, Heinz Field, the (old) Syria Mosque, The Electric Banana, Nick's Fat City, Graffiti, the Decade, the Hard Rock CafÃ© (Pittsburgh) and Stage AE. Since starting classical piano at age 5, trumpet, french horn and bass have all been primary instruments for at least several years, but the guitar has remained since age 10. I have developed an extensive and well-rounded set of sensibilities from performing jazz, blues and rock bands, bell choirs, marching bands, orchestras and musicals. Along with decades of experience in music performance, education, composition and production, I
I play and teach Guitar (Electric/Acoustic), Bass (Electric/Upright), 5-String Banjo (Bluegrass and Old-timey), Violin/Fiddle, Mandolin, Dobro, Pedal Steel Guitar and Lap Steel Guitar, Ukulele, Piano and Piano Accordion. I have been teaching in the Pittsburgh area for over 20 years and owned my music studio/store for over 10 years. I have instructional book/cd(s) and instruments for purchase or rentals usually available on-site. I am experienced and friendly. Parking lot is free and off-street.
Hello, I'm Joey! Through the years, I've had the privilege of pursuing many of my passions. I've been where you are, I know how to get to the other side and more importantly, I know how to help others achieve their goals. Whether you want to learn another language (Spanish or Hebrew), a musical instrument (Guitar, Music Theory), know the Bible better or any of the fields I teach, I'm confident I can assist you. As a Dad, a Pastor and a life-long learner, I know how to relate to kids, I'm great with people and I know how to develop people's passion. Let's have fun together learning a new skill today!
Love to teach electric guitar to students of all ages. Turn it up and learn to rock.
STUDENTS OF ALL AGES!!! Do you want to have fun? Do you want to learn a new skill? Do you want to impress your family and friends? Do you want to ROCK? Let's do it! Get all the skills you need as a beginning guitarist with professional lessons with an experienced instructor. Me!
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