Teaches Guitar, Bass Guitar, Ukulele, Mandolin
Areas of Instruction
Guitar, Bass Guitar, Ukulele, Mandolin
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
About James B.
Jim Barr has taught in the Milwaukee area for 20+ years. He studied at the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music and participated in the MATC Guitar Music program under Jack Grassel. He has studied rock, blues, American finger style, classical, and jazz with numerous other area guitarists and educators. Jim teaches students to recognize the fundamentals of guitar music theory and their respective application to the fingerboard, as well as the elements that differentiate musical styles. He is also knowledgeable in theory, harmony, analysis, transcription, ear training, and sightreading methodology. jim was voted "Best Music Teacher" by the Shepherd Express and has edited, arranged, and transcribed music for the world's largest educational music publisher, Hal Leonard Corp., which is located right here in Milwaukee. He welcomes enthusiastic students of all ages and abilities.