Guitar, Ukulele, & Banjo Lessons
INTRO - Welcome to Rick's Guitar/Ukulele/Banjo Studio Webpage. Currently Rick teaches at the Mount Olivet School Of Music, at his home studio (off 40th and 3rd Ave S,) as well as online (Zoom). For more information about current availability, call the school at 612-767-2262, or Rick himself at 612-807-0377. Travel-to-you lessons are currently unavailable.
LESSONS - Lessons consist of learning riffs, parts, songs, and styles common to each instrument, as well as ear training, improv, and songwriting skills. Rick also transcribes songs students like but can't find via published sheet music or internet tabs (which can sometimes be limited in their accuracy.) All in all, Rick prefers to teach students what they want to learn, and if they're not quite sure what that is, he helps them figure that out using almost 2 decades of teaching materials and experience.
MAKE-UPS - For make-up lessons, Rick should be notified a day in advance by 9pm, though many day-of notifications are still rescheduled, depending on slot availability. No more than one absence a month please, but again I can be flexible.
Mount Olivet School of Music Important Dates
Week of November 21 - NO LESSONS
Week of November 28 - Lessons Resume
Week of December 12 - Last Week of Lessons
Week of January 9 - Spring Semester Begins
Tuesday, April 4th- Monday, April 10th – NO LESSONS
Week of May 15th – Last Week of Lessons
Week May 22nd – Make Up Lesson/Recital Week
Week of June 12th – Summer Lessons Begin