"Max is a superb instructor! Each of his lessons are tailored to the individual students. Tablatures are prepared in advance. Strong emphasis is placed on playing technique. For my money, there is no better guitar teacher."
- Hal (Guitar student)
Lessons with Max- Learn to Play Guitar & Mandolin, Austin TX
Bluegrass, Americana, Classic Country
Learn to play lead, rhythm, jam, improvise
Beginner to advanced, ages 12 and up
Private in-studio lessons tailored to your level and goals
Learn by tab, standard notation, or by ear
We'll focus on tunes you want to play, and can incorporate reading music, ear training and theory
If you’re just starting, we’ll begin with
- Basic technique
- Playing chords
- Playing simple melodies
As you advance, you’ll be working on
- Good tone production
- Keeping solid time
- Advanced rhythm playing
- Developing fast, clean picking
- Slides, hammers, pull offs
- Learning your favorite licks
- Increasing repertoire
30 minutes: $30 (series of 5 for $120)
45 minutes: $40 (series of 5 for $160)
Lesson Location: Southwest Austin
"Great instructor. Very knowledgable."
- Keith (Mandolin student)
"Max is a great instructor and works really well with our 12 year old son.
He looks forward to guitar lessons every week."
- Marissa G (Mom of guitar student)
"Great instructor. Very knowledgable. My 13 yr old son had taken private lessons from other instructors but Max is the best!! We highly recommend him."
- Teresa W (Mom of guitar student)