Phone: (661) 972-9270
Lesson Rates: $100/month for lessons after 3PM; $80/month for lessons before 3PM
Levels Taught: Beginner/Intermediate
Ages Taught: All Ages
Teaching Schedule: Mondays
Styles: American Roots/Scottish
Violin/Fiddle Lessons: Early lessons emphasize a groundwork both in note reading and ear training. Tunes for beginning students will be chosen particularly for the concepts they contain, and may be from a variety of genres. Rhythm and chord structures of use to students wishing to play in jam sessions or bands will also be addressed.
Experience: 24 Years Playing, 15 Years Teaching
California State Old Time Fiddlers Association Competitions 1989-present (1998 Central Regional Champion), Fiddler in several roots/folk bands in Tehachapi, California from 2007-2009, Harp/Fiddle duo 2007-present
Played rhythm guitar and sang harmonies in a family quartet 1994-1999, Played Highland pipes with Tehachapi Mountain Pipes and Drums 2000-2009; currently playing with City of Sacramento Pipe Band.