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Teaching Schedule

I teach at my home or yours on Monday through Thursday. I also teach at Strat Academy on Fridays and Saturdays.

Skype Lessons

If you don't live in Albuquerque, you can take lessons online. Contact me if you'd like to take lessons via Skype.

Earn a Free Lesson

Get the word out! If you refer another student to me, and that student signs up for a trial lesson, your next lesson is free.

Family Rates

Discounted rates are available if two or more family members are taking lessons.

Stage Fright 

Stage fright is something that all musicians have to deal with at some point. We all experience in different ways. Some may feel short of breath. Hands may shake. Others experience tunnel vision. Most students don't seem to believe me when I tell them that I get nervous. When the nerves hit, I experience a panicky feeling, and my hands shake, which doesn't help my guitar playing. While stage fright never completely goes away, there are ways to manage it. Here are some techniques that I have developed over…

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Switching Chords Quickly 

Most young guitar players find it easier to play melodies than chords. You just have to think about one note at a time when you're playing a melody, while with chords, you have to think about where you're going to place 2-4 fingers. Because chords are often more challenging, younger players sometimes gloss over them when they practice. This is a big mistake, because guitarists spend at least 90% of their time playing chords when they play with others. If you don't know your chords, it's going to be hard…

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