Private Lessons: Schedule updated July, 2018
30 minutes per lesson, schedules & fees vary per instructor.
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Contact us for complimentary consulation. 262-367-5952
Royal Conservatory of Music (RCM) Affiliate Instructors
*Instructors who are registered with the RCM to teach the Music Development Program, our degree granting curriculum.
Dr. Maxim Anisimov - Guitar and Violin
Maxim holds a Doctor of Music degree in Guitar Performance from Northwestern University, as well as a Bachelor of Arts degree in violin performance from Carroll University.
Studio days & available lesson times: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday - Accepting new students
Rate: $28 (Guitar) per 1/2 hr
*Ira DeBoer - Acoustic, Ukelele, Electric, Bass, and Classical Guitar
Carnegie Hall/RCM Founding Instructor Ira holds a Master’s degree in Guitar Performance from UW-Madison and teaches with a graded (method) approach in his private studio.
Studio Days & Available Lesson Times: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - Accepting new students afternoons, evenings
Rate $120 per month
*Dr. Lawrence McDonald - Acoustic and Classical Guitar, Theory/Composition, Bass Guitar RCM, FED, REC
Carnegie Hall/RCM Founding Instructor Larry holds a B.A. Classical Guitar, Master’s in Composition and a Doctorate in Composition/Music Theory from UW-Madison and works on physiology of the hands and cutting edge learning strategies. Larry is also co-founder of the Waukesha County Conservatory of Music.
Studio Days & Available Lesson Times: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday - Contact directly for Free Consultation
LMcDonald1@wi.rr.com 262-719-7696 www.larrymcdonaldguitar.com
Rate: $35 per 1/2 hr
Guitar/Banjo/Mandolin/Uke Faculty - Click on Name for more information
Mare Edstrom - Piano, Vocal, Guitar
Mare holds an undergraduate degree in Music from UW-Whitewater and prefers an integrated approach to theory, using the piano as the basis for mastering the language of music on the whole.
See schedule under Piano Instructors ...here.
Kenn Fox - Guitar, Songwriting, Performance, Studio Production
Kenn teaches a variety of Guitar styles including Rock, Pop, Jazz, Blues, Country, Celtic, Slide, and Fingerstyle.
Kenn also works with students interested in contemporary Vocal styles, Songwriting and Arranging,Theory, and the art of Performance.
Studio days & available lesson times: Tuesday, Thursday - Accepting new students
Rate $30 1/2 hr
John Liljenfeldt - Beginning Guitar, Electric/Acoustic, Beginning Bass
In addition to his teaching skills, John is an expert guitar repair technician. He is well-versed in acoustic and electric guitar styles while focusing on graded (method) approach to teaching.
Studio days & available lesson times: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday Thursday Friday - Accepting new students: mornings, afternoons, eves
John McCarty - Guitar, Bass Guitar, Uke, Mandolin, Banjo, Piano
John teaches all styles of guitar including: classical, jazz, rock, pop, country, and others. Students can request to learn any song and John will provide all the written materials at a level suitable to each student. John also teaches ukulele, bass guitar, songwriting, banjo, mandolin, accordion, harmonica, music composition and computer-based recording.
Studio Days/Lesson Openings: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday - Accepting new students: mornings, afternoons
Rate: $30 per 1/2 hr
Pete McManaman - Guitar, Bass, Theory and Keyboards
An award-winning Guitarist and member of the “official” Milwaukee Bucks band Streetlife, Pete teaches all styles as well as Bass and Music Theory and is also a Hofner Guitar clinician.
Studio Days/Lesson Openings: Monday, Tuesday - Accepting new students afternoons, evenings
Rate: $30 per 1/2 hr
Jon Peik - 5 string Banjo, Mandolin Open Jam 1st Monday of the Month
Jon teaches 5-string banjo, specializing in the 3-finger Scruggs-style featured in traditional Bluegrass and focuses on technique building, ear training, applied theory and the use of these skills in ensemble playing.
Studio Days/Lesson Openings: Monday ( am early afternoon )- accepting new students
Rate: $27 per 1/2 hr
Todd Richards - String Bass, Guitar, Bass -
Studio Days:/Open Lesson times: Wednesday - accepting new students
Rate: $25 per 1/2 hr