November 3, 2013

Ukulele Lessons

Ukulele lessons in the Finger Lakes with Michael George. Michael has been performing and studying music since he was eight years old. As a youth he started with voice and trumpet playing in various bands and choirs during his school years. In his early twenties he picked up the acoustic guitar and began to write songs and build chord progressions. In college he studied music composition with a focus in jazz.

For the past fifteen years Michael has performed and taught music to all ages, backgrounds, and skill levels how to play ukulele. From traditional styles to modern techniques Michael will teach you what you’re most interested in using songs you request to learn. His patient, creative teaching style makes learning to play the ukulele fun and exciting.

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Locations

Area Records Geneva, NYArea Records
74 Seneca Street, Geneva, NY 14456
Lessons for guitar, mandolin, ukulele or other fretted instruments. Combine voice lessons and ear training with your instrument studies. Michael’s proven techniques and patient enthusiasm makes music easy to understand. Music theory lessons will teach you how to improvise, write songs, or build chord progressions. For more information call Michael George at 585-237-8442.

K Robin GuitarsK-Robin Guitars
847 S. Goodman Street, Rochester, NY 14620
Lessons for guitar, mandolin, ukulele or other fretted instruments. Combine voice lessons and ear training with your instrument studies. Michael’s proven techniques and patient enthusiasm makes music easy to understand. Music theory lessons will teach you how to improvise, write songs, or build chord progressions. For more information call Michael George at 585-237-8442.

rochesterIn Your Home
Monroe, Wayne, Ontario County
If geography permits Michael will deliver private music lessons to your home, office, or other location. This option is for people living in the greater Geneva, NY region. For more information call Michael George at 585-237-8442.

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Michael offers a variety of music lessons online. Learn to sing, play guitar, ukulele, and other instruments. Understand chords progressions, learn to write songs, plus many other music techniques and methods. For more information call Michael George at 585-237-8442.

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Michael has taught a variety of group music classes, clinics and workshops. He has taught group guitar classes for after school and summer youth programs. His clinics on intermediate and advanced ukulele techniques are ever popular. He can develop a program that suits the age, skill, and interest of the group. For more information call Michael George at 585-237-8442.

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Gift Certificates
Now you can order music lesson gift certificates online anytime. For more information visit the website or call Michael George at 585-237-8442.
Buy any amount the value will be applied towards private lessons for the lucky recipient.

Michael George Gonzalez
About
Michael is a seasoned musician that has performed [and studied] music since age eight. Through his school years [grades 4-12] he studied trumpet and voice playing or singing in concert band, jazz band, marching band, concert choir, vocal jazz ensemble, and more. In high school Michael was selected for all-state and all-county band and choir. He earned top scores at New York State Music Association (NYSMA) solo competitions. [Read full bio]

In college Michael focused on music composition. He studied music theory and composition with Dr. Carol ‘Kia’ Sams and Roupen Shakarian at North Seattle Community College. At NSCC he was mentored in Jazz performance by legendary trumpeter and leader Fred Radke. On campus Michael led the studio jazz combo and played trumpet in the jazz big band. He served as music director and sound designer for Stage One Theater production of ‘Holy Ghosts’ by Romulus Linney. While enrolled he was awarded the Bill Muncie Music Scholarship three times. Under Emmy award winning composer Hummie Mann, he studied film composition at the PNW Film Score Institute.

Michael believes “a musician’s education never stops”. Since college he has continued to study privately with seasoned masters like guitarist Milo Petersen and legendary bassist, composer, and arranger Chuck Israels (Bill Evans Trio) [Read more about Michael’s experience].

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