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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What are lesson prices?
Please check the rates/location/hours page.

Where are the lessons taught?
Please check the rates/location/hours page.

Can you come to the my location for lessons?
I can not. I only teach lessons from my studio.

What days/hours are lessons taught?
Please check the rates/location/hours page.

Do you teach on the weekends?
I do not. Please check the rates/location/hours page for more info.

What forms of payment do you accept?
I accept check or cash. Payment with a credit card can be arranged through PayPal or Google Checkout with an additional fee.

Do you teach group lessons?
Group lessons are available for people that take lessons as a group that they pre-arrange i.e. family, couple, friends, etc. The group AS A WHOLE is charged the same hourly rate that may be split among the group members as they see fit.

How long have you been teaching lessons?
I have been teaching lessons part time since 2001 and full time since 2004.

Is teaching singing and guitar your full time job?
Yes. Teaching has been my sole source of income since 2004.

How many students do you have?
I usually have about 35+ students on my schedule. Most students come once a week. Some students come once every other week. And occasionally students come less frequently.

Do you teach electric guitar?
I do. I advertise as teaching acoustic guitar, because it tends brings in a certain type of student. However, I teach electric guitar quite frequently to students.

Do you teach anything else?
I teach electric bass, piano, and recording/studio technology upon request. I also can teach various musical aspects on instruments that I do not play i.e. I have taught students aspects of the violin and ukulele.

What is your experience with music?
Please read the about the teacher page for more info.

Do you teach children?
Yes. I teach children starting at age 5-10, depending on their natural abilities. Scheduling a free intro lesson is the best way to determine if your child is well suited to lessons at his/her present age.

What do I do when my child is in his/her lesson?
It's up to you and your child; whatever feels best. Some parents sit in on their child's lesson. Some parents wait out in the living room. Some parents wait in their cars. And some parents run errands and come back and pick their child up at the end of their lesson.

Can I bring someone with me to my lesson?
Yes.

Can I purchase a gift certificate?
Yes. Please contact me for the details on how to purchase a gift certificate.