Private Lessons, Classes, Workshops, and Consulting.

Tabla Classes begin in September. CLICK HERE for more information and to register.

Tabla Classes begin in September. CLICK HERE for more information and to register.

Lessons in the Sonic Workshop now open for registration. CLICK HERE for more information and to register.

Lessons in the Sonic Workshop now open for registration. CLICK HERE for more information and to register.

John also offers specialized private lessons in:

Drum Set
Tabla
Hand Drums
Guitar
Home Recording
Composition
Engineering and Production

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About the teacher

John is a JX certified Michigan Music educator with a BFA in World Music Performance from California Institute of the Arts and a Masters in Music Education from the University of Michigan.  He is a member of NAfME, MSBOA, APME, and ISME.  John is a two time Grammy nominated music educator who has presented, performed and taught all over the United States. His educational philosophy is centered around student ownership.  His teaching style is based on guiding students through a process of music making that allows them to create, question, discover and develop their unique process of music making.  John's students have won both regional and national recognition for their composition of original music. 
  John has decades of experience with students ranging from infants to High School, to college music majors to retirees. He is available for group classes, team building, consulting, workshops and professional development.  Fill out the form below if you are interested in lessons or classes taught by John.