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Ben currently teaches at Music Lessons Express in Tallahassee, FL where he is the Program Manager for the Guitar Department.

Ben’s Teaching Qualifications

• Suzuki Certified in Guitar Books 1-4.

• Doctor of Music degree from Florida State University. Completed coursework for minor concentration in Music Education.   

• Served as Graduate Teaching Assistant at Florida State University.           

• Graduated from the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University as a Bachelor of Music in Guitar Performance and from Florida State University with a Masters of Music in Guitar Performance.     

• Taught over 200 students of all levels and ages (3-88).

• Students selected for All-State and All-National Ensembles.                        

• 10 years of experience teaching both private and class guitar.   

Benefits of Studying Guitar with Ben

• Develop the ability to read music as well as play by ear.                               

• Enjoy learning guitar at your own pace.                                                           

• Express your musicality from the first lesson.                                                 

• Benefit from both individual and group lessons.                                             

• Acquire good work and study habits.                                                               

• Learn relaxation techniques that can be used in all areas of life.

• Gain confidence in yourself and your playing.                                               

• Improve patience, perseverance, and problem-solving skills.

• Join a supportive community of parents and students.

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