Instructor
Joined in
2018

Bob Mitchell

Instructor

Teaches Viola, Cello, Violin, Mandolin, Ukulele, Guitar

“String instruments today can be found in any genre of music; we are truly only limited by our imagination!”

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Teaches at:
Levels Taught

Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

Areas of Instruction

Viola, Cello, Violin, Mandolin, Ukulele, Guitar

Favorite Bands

The Punch Brothers, * Nickel Creek, Eric Johnson, Allan Holdsworth, David Garrett, David Grisman, Alex DePue, Mark O'Connor

Musical Interests

rap/jazz fusion, Classic Rock and Electric Blues, Classical, Bluegrass and new grass, Anything done well

Specialties / Genres Taught

Rock, Country, classical, Blues, Bluegrass, Worship leading

Teaching Experience

Been teaching most of my musical career but professionally the last 10 years

About Bob Mitchell

Info: Bob Mitchell: teaches guitar, violin, viola, cello, mandolin, and ukulele at the store on Mondays and Tuesdays.

Bio: He started on violin in elementary school, and played throughout high school, but in the early 70’s, put it down favoring electric guitar, with the likes of Zeppelin, Deep Purple, Hendrix and Cream grabbing his attention. Later on in the late 70’s, he picked up violin again, now electrified, having been inspired by Kansas and Electric Light Orchestra to do new things with the violin, playing in several original progressive bands. Bob teaches traditional classical violin, as well as ear playing, improvising, and soloing.

He has also served as a worship leader on and off over the past twenty years, at one of the larger churches in the area, as well as teaching children’s guitar and uke classes there. "Teaching others about worship, leading and playing on teams is something I really enjoy, especially watching kids develop into leaders."

Bob brings reading, theory, and improvising to his students, along with helping them find who they are as musicians.

He has recorded several demos and projects with his bands and others, as well as several church projects.

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