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Professional teacher offers GUITAR lessons in all styles - including heavy metal, rock, acoustic and classical guitar.


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Play your favorite songs Perform lead and rhythm guitar Write your own songs and solos Read music and TAB Play all chords and scales


*Mention this ad for a FREE introductory lesson!! *KSL DISCOUNT!!* $27.00 per 45 minute lesson! CONTACT: Michael @ 435/513-9008 or email: lettersfromearth@gmail.comBio/Business information:


Michael has been teaching, recording and touring as a professional guitarist since 1989 when he was appointed head of the first guitar department at The Master's College in Los Angeles California. Shortly thereafter, he was asked to tour Great Britain as part of a Classical Guitar/music tour.


His education spans many prestigious Universities including North Texas State, Montana State and he was one of 10 selected from a nation-wide audition to study at the renowned University of Southern California (USC) School of Music - “the Julliard of the West Coast.” During his studies he became a scholarship student of world renowned Grammy nominated, Christopher Parkening (in addition to studying with the world's other top names in guitar – including, David Russell, The Los Angeles Guitar Quartet, David Tanenbaum, and many others.


Michael's dedication to guitar and teaching is not limited to Classical, he also specializes in Blues, Rock, Acoustic and Heavy Metal. Whether you want to play Bach or shred like Eddie Van Halen, Michael is the one of the most diverse and experienced players and teachers in Utah.

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Simply the best

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Our daughter has been taking guitar from Mike for four years. He is so patient with her and has a unique skill of connecting with a wide range of students. When attending recitals, we have seen students from about age 8 to age 58 and have noticed measurable improvement with each of them from one concert to the next. Each of them have their own style and the concerts are always a wide variety of music from classical to heavy metal. Our daughter has truly enjoyed her lessons with Mike and she is now a super busy teenager. I'm not sure if she would have stuck with it with another instructor. He has given her much more then guitar lessons. He has given her confidence in her abilities and we have watched her grow a great deal under his instruction. Highly recommended!


     

Great Guitar Teacher !!

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I want to say how much I enjoy Mike as my guitar Guru. I have been wanting to play the guitar for some time. I started out on my own I mean really how hard could it be? After my frustration hit and I wanted to use my guitar as fire wood I called Murphys Guitar in Bountiful to ask about lessons. I had never heard of Mike before and now after a year and 3 months I can honestly say WOW!!! I have never enjoyed learning so much. Right from the start Mike gave me the inspiration to really believe that I could sound like Keith Richards. Mike teaches in a way that is easy to understand and right from the start you can start playing. There are no campfire diddys and no boring lessons. Everything he teaches keeps building the skills to advance without you even knowing it.Mike really knows what he is doing and he absolutly enjoys what he is doing. He is a true Guitar and Music Master!!! Thank-you Jerry


     

Absolutely the Best!

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I spent several months trying out 3 different instructors last year, and was disappointed with each. I was beginning to think that I was just better off trying to find a way to learn on my own with my learn-guitar-at-home DVD set when I decided to try a session with Michael last February. From my first session, he had me playing a cool blue riff. No Jingle Bells or Yankee Doodle with him! He is focused on developing the highest level of skills in his students. Every technique and exercise is taught to be played to perfection. After seven months, I have learned and developed more than I would have imagined. I just wish I knew about this guy years ago.


     

Total Pro

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Mike is insanely skilled and completely devoted to his craft. Decades of pro gigs and serious study set him apart by a mile. The right choice for any musician who wants to go all the way.


     

THANK YOU!!!

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Moved to Salt Lake from Denver to study with Michael Bayless. His expertise has been invaluable. I am currently in the studio recording and would not be on this path without his direction.


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