Scott has taught private music lessons since 2001. He emphasizes a balance between technical skill and intuitive expression. Scott’s lessons include practical tools and ideas drawn from his broad background in performing, composing, arranging, recording, and jamming.

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Beginning students find Scott to be a gentle, friendly teacher who makes the learning process as stress-free as possible. Scott’s lessons can help you:

  • learn to play from sheet music
  • improve your tone and expression
  • play with physical and mental efficiency
  • prepare for performances
  • prepare for jam sessions, including finding tools for improvising

Scott offers lessons in:

  • Flatpicking guitar – all styles, all levels, especially bluegrass, contra, Celtic, and folk styles.
  • Old-time fiddle, fiddle for beginners
  • Ukulele, banjo, mandolin, other traditional acoustic instruments

Click here for examples of my right-hand exercises for flatpick guitar.

Contact me at scott@feelthewag.com to ask about lessons.