Teachers

The following members teach classical guitar in our area.

Aaron Powell
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Aaron’s expertise is in teaching classical guitar, at the college or university level.  Individual and Group lessons to students at all levels, regardless of experience ages 7 and up.  Styles taught include: classical, acoustic, electric, praise and worship, blues, country, metal to name a few…

Web page: http://www.powellguitar.com/
Email: powellguitar@gmail.com
Phone:  515-729-4900

Steven Kennedy
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Steven teaches at Simpson College and at Central College.  Steven is available to give guitar lessons in the Des Moines  metro area, as well as to perform for events throughout Iowa.
Web page: www.stevenkennedyguitar.com
Email: skennedyguitar@gmail.com

Thomas Finn

Thomas Finn

 

Thomas Finn is a guitarist of all sorts, but his focus is the classical guitar.  He has studied guitar since his childhood, but began studying more seriously at the  ‘Ye Olde Guitar Shoppe’ with Jazz guitarist Willie Shay and classical guitarists Paul Wilson and Daniel Mastrofski.   At Simpson College, he studied classical guitar with Aaron Powell.

Thomas now works at Grand Music Studio in West Des Moines, IA.  Thomas performs for weddings and other events.

As an instructor, Thomas’ goal is to help his students of all ages have fun with music and develop the skills and technique needed to make guitar a life-long joy and endeavor.

Contact info.
http://grandmusicstudio.com/Instructors-of-GMS.php
E-mail:  tfinn@grandmusicstudio.com or tmlmfinn@hotmail.com
Phone: 515-339-4561

Michael Curry
Michael CurryMichael teaches at Ye Olde Guitar Shop in Urbandale.

Web pages: http://www.yeoldeguitar.com/michaelcurry.html, http://www.reverbnation.com/michaeljcurry
Email: michaelcurryguitar@gmail.com
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James Tener
tenerJames is a Senior Lecturer at Iowa State University and teaches classical guitar in Ames.
Web page: http://www.music.iastate.edu/faculty/tener.php
Email: jtener@iastate.edu