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Jason L.
North Ridgeville, Ohio
Instructor with 20 years of teaching experience. Theory, improvise. Rock, Country, Blues, Classical
Through private instruction I seek to find the best ways of communicating with my students. My approach is based in the belief that each student has his/her own unique preferred communication style. Getting to really know our students, learning what their goals are, understanding their preferred communication style, and understanding how they best understand concepts. All of these things I work to try know because I feel it helps me be more successful as a teacher
About Jason L.

I grew up in Berea, Ohio and have been playing the guitar since age 14. I have a degree with a major in music from Cleveland State. I have been teaching the guitar on and off for 20 years. At CSU I got the opportunity to study with Cleveland jazz guitarist Bob Fraser. I also took classes in music education and pedagogy. I also have had the opportunity to participate in the Tri-C Jazz Ensemble, the CSU guitar ensemble, and the Cleveland Classical Guitar Orchestra. In 2013 I joined a classic rock cover band called Juice. Juice has played many gigs in the Cleveland area both public and private for the last 8 years. I currently live in Elyria with my wife Jennifer. I really love getting to know my students and trying to help them achieve their goals. To me it's very satisfying when I can see the student is really getting something from the lessons. This can be a young child just learning the fundamentals of music. It can be a person in high school who wants to learn that super cool guitar solo he/she hears on the radio. It can be someone who just wants to sit around and strum chords on their acoustic guitar. Maybe the student is a singer who wants to accompany themselves. For me, it's about talking to the student, finding out their goals, and then (with a targeted approach) giving them the building blocks to be able to achieve those goals.

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Teaches all skill levels

Teaching since

Teaching since 1999

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Teaches ages 7+

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