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Private Guitar Lessons with Shawn Persinger

As well as being an accomplished performer, composer, and writer, Shawn Persinger is also a popular guitar teacher. Shawn is currently accepting private students at his studio in New Haven, CT. Shawn also teaches lessons via Skype and Facetime. For information regarding rates and availability please e-mail Shawn at: PresterJohnMusic(at)gmail.com

Experience and Accolades

  • Reviewed and featured in Acoustic Guitar, Guitar World, Jazziz, and many other national and international magazines.
  • Faculty Member, Guitar Intensives and National Guitar Workshop.

Shawn teaches all styles and subjects, with an emphasis on creativity. 

  • All levels: Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced.
  • Methods and subjects are tailored to the individual student’s interest.
  • All styles: Rock to Classical – Folk to Funk – Country to Jazz Experimental to Pop – You name it!
  • Theory, Composition, Songwriting, Notation and/or Tablature.
  • Soloing, songs, scales, chords, modes, improvisation, etc.

In addition to private lessons, Shawn has also taught at:

  • Guitar Intensives, Bar Harbor, ME
    Classes: The Music of the Beatles, Contemporary Acoustic, Fingerstyle Guitar, Bluegrass Guitar, Guitar Theory, Electric Blues.
  • The National Guitar Workshop, New Milford, CT & Nashville, TN
    Classes: Contemporary Rock, Fingerstyle Guitar, Open Tunings, Beginner Blues.
  • The Center for Creative Youth, Middletown, CT
    Classes: Rock Ensemble, Music Theory, Recording.
  • The Sitar Center, Washington D.C.
    Classes: The Young Person’s Guide to Free Improvisation and Experimental Music.

For information regarding rates and availability please e-mail Shawn at: PresterJohnMusic(at)gmail.com

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