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Music Teacher, Master
Location: Marietta, GA
Speaks: English, Spanish
Instructs: Guitar, Ukulele
Education: Luis attended ARS Nova School of Music, studied jazz with Gonzalo Mico, Tony D'Leon, Roland Pena, and Sal Gentile; classical with Jose Salazar and Cesar Garcia. He was inspired by the groups of the 60's and 70's. His first instrument was the cuatro. He started learning music when he was 7 years old and began guitar when he was 12.
Performance Experience: Luis has performed with several groups, played latin jazz with NOva Sounds and Serenata Band, country rock with Highnoon, rock with Panama Jack and Profets of Love. Luis played with Beatles and Rolling Stones cover bands and duo with Mark Cook.
Teaching Experience: Luis has been teaching diverse genres of music, including rock, jazz, pop, funk, country, blues, latin, and classical for over eighteen years.
Teaching Philosophy: Luis's teaching philosophy is centered around focusing on different goals of each student. The reason for starting lessons is very different for each person, Luis makes sure to take that into account when he is preparing lessons. He also always makes sure to incorporate his students' taste into how he teaches them to ensure they are engaged throughout the learning process.
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With over 150 locations nationwide, Music & Arts is the nation’s leading provider of private music lessons, band and orchestra instrument sales, rentals and repairs. Our remarkable story of growth has everything to do with the countless unshakable relationships we’ve formed with students, parents, music educators and musicians of every stripe in the local communities we serve across the country. Since opening our first store back in 1952, we’ve been owned and operated by the same family, and there’s nothing we do as a company without our values in mind. For whatever you’re doing in music, we’re here to help. We hope you visit our Marietta location soon! Our friendly staff can’t wait to meet you.