Music Teacher, Master
Joined in
2020
Areas of Instruction

Guitar

Education

B.A.in Music Education

Levels Taught

Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

David McCombs

Music Teacher, Master

About Me

I have n B.A. in Music Education with guitar as my Major instrument. I began playing professionally (jazz, Brazilian, pop and classical) and teaching when I was 15 years old. I have performed solo as well as instrumental duets, guitar and vocal duets, and quartets through full 20 piece jazz bands. I have been playing guitar for 50 years and have over 30 years of teaching experience. I teach all types of guitar; Acoustic and Electric steel string, Classical (nylon string) guitar, Music Theory, and guitar arranging. With a focus on proper technique and facility, the "how" part of learning to play; learning correct fret hand position, fret finger placement and proper use of the pick or finger position for finger style playing. My experience has shown me it is easier to play correctly from the start than it is to established bad habits; but they can be corrected with exercises geared to particular problems. The "what" to play depends upon your intrests once the basics have been mastered. I prefer to teach from the standpoint of reading musical notes to enable you to converse with other musicians knowledgeably and understand the theory of music and chords. I also incorporate the guitar TAB method so that you know how to read it and use it to aid in your musical education Everone learns in different ways and we will approach the way that best works in your particular couse of study and make sure to have fun doing it. 

My students range from 5 to 75 currently and abilities are from beninner to advanced. My lessons are once per week for 30 minutes at a regular agreed-upon meeting time,

I cannot wait to help you with your musical journey!

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Westerville Music & Arts 614-891-9008 Westerville OH