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Ben currently teaches at Music Lessons Express in Tallahassee, FL and serves as a Graduate Teaching Assistant at Florida State University.

Ben’s Teaching Qualifications

• Suzuki Certified in Guitar Books 1-4.                                                                • Doctor of Music Candidate at Florida State University. Completed coursework for minor concentration in Music Education.                              • 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 100 students of all levels and ages (4-88)                                  • Experienced at teaching both private and class guitar.                                  • Interned with Suzuki teacher Zoe Johnstone-Stewart in Baltimore, MD.

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

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