Herndon Area Guitar Teachers

Some private guitar teachers who teach in our area are listed below (in alphabetical order). These teachers currently work with Herndon Guitar students or have in the past.

 

The teachers expect for you to call and ask questions regarding the type of music they teach, the kinds of basic techniques they work on, and the length and cost of lessons. It is also common for the teacher or the student to ask for one lesson in order for each of them to “try each other out” and see if they, and you, work well together.

 

If you currently study with someone who is not on this list, please ask your teacher if they are interested in being added to our list and then pass along their contact information.

 

Please call Mr. Cunningham if you have any questions.

 

 

PRIVATE STUDIOS

 

Jeff Bragg
jb@igc.org

703-406-3323

Mr. Bragg has played guitar for 40 years and has been teaching successfully for 25 years, specializing in beginners and intermediate players. In addition to a career in guitar performance, Mr. Bragg has been a studio musician and has served as Director for the University of Virginia's Electronic Music Studio. He has recorded and produced 12 albums; his latest can be found on iTunes. A member of the American Composers Forum, Mr. Bragg is also endorsed by Blueridge Guitars, Eastman Mandolins, and Stetsbar Vibrato. Contact Mr. Jeff Bragg to schedule guitar lessons.

 

Kevin Butler

kevin.butler@2sunriserecording.com

703-473-1604

Kevin is a graduate of HHS and has taught in the Northern Virginia area for several years. He focuses on theory based instruction, sound fundamentals, improvisation, and rock and jazz applications.

 

Dr. Matthew Dunlap

dunlapmatthew@hotmail.com

850-339-4740

Stunning resume! Highlights include: Doctor of Music Arts in Guitar Performance, Florida State University; Master of Music Arts in Guitar Performance, Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University; Adjunct Professor of Music, Florida State University; Adjunct Professor of Music, Troy State University.

 

Al Robertson
www.herndonguitarlessons.com 
703-481-2215
Mr. Al teaches from his home studio in Herndon, Va. He studied guitar at VCU and has toured and performed regionally with such artists as Carter Beauford and as a solo artist. A versatile guitarist, Mr. Al is fluent in classical, rock, jazz, funk, and pop styles. He has composed music for the stage and film. Mr. Al currently devotes a great deal of time to guitar teaching. Visit his website for more information, to contact him, or to schedule lessons.

 

Gary Rodriguez

grodrig6@gmu.edu

571-765-0361

Gary is a sophomore Guitar Studies major at George Mason University, where he studies classical and jazz/flat picking styles. Gary is also a graduate of HHS and is anxious to build a studio of private students in our area.

 

John West

weian@msn.com

571-434-9275

 

 

MUSIC INSTRUCTION SCHOOLS

 

All Things Rock (Tysons Corner)

www.allthingsrockonline.com

703-288-0022

Mauricio Perdomo

Paul Pieper - Jazz

 

The Music School at Jammin' Java (Vienna)

http://themusicschoolonline.com

703-371-5618

Luke Brindley

 

Oakton Music & Arts

www.musicarts.com

703-281-0400  

Jody Chalk

John Sessums

Eric Ulreich

 

Sterling Music & Arts

www.musicarts.com

703-444-3700  

Patrick Fritz

Charlie Hoppe

Ron Mitchell