Michael's students learn so much more than just how to play some songs on their instrument. He can provide real-world advice from 10+ years of touring and performing. Having worked as a sideman in over 50 bands, he can give real examples of the "dos and don'ts" of being a professional musician—but whether your goal is to have a career in music or just to enjoy playing music in your spare time, you'll have a ton of fun learning from Michael! He can show you a world of amazing sounds and musical expression that will absolutely blow your mind. A lot of people come to Michael to understand music theory, which is one of his unique strengths. He has an astonishing gift for teaching the more complicated aspects in a way that is so simple, so easy to understand, and directly applicable to the music you love playing. He also teaches students how to develop a musical ear so they can understand how songs are working as they hear them. Eventually they're able to learn songs instantly, on the spot, just by hearing them! Michael truly believes music is a powerful tool for expressing feelings and ideas. Every musician can change the world by sharing their unique self with others. He'll answer all your questions and show you the path to musical success, so all you have to do is put in some work each day and enjoy the results. Gain musical freedom, have more fun, and become your best musical self by taking lessons with Michael.