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I offer lessons in:

  • Classical Guitar
  • Flamenco Guitar
     
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    Jorge TorresOffering private lessons in
    Easton, Pennsylvania
    About MeContact Me
    Introduction
    I am a guitarist, originally from Los Angeles, now living in the Lehigh Valley. I studied guitar with Don Amori, Stuart Fox, and David Grimes. I have also played in master classes with Oscar Ghiglia, David Tanenbaum, Sharon Isbin, Manuel Barrueco, and David Leisner. I hold degrees in Music from California Institute of the Arts (Cal Arts) and Cornell University. I have been teaching guitar for over 30 years.

    My Teaching Background
    After graduating with a BFA in guitar performance from Cal Arts, I began my private teaching in Southern California in 1983. While in California I taught guitar at La Habra Music Center and Cerritos College. In 1988 I moved to Ithaca NY to pursue doctoral work in music at Cornell University. While at Cornell I taught private lessons to undergraduate and graduate students at Cornell, and I minted a private teaching studio in Ithaca of about 25 students. SInce leaving Ithaca I have taught guitar at Grinnell College, St. Lawrence University, and Lafayette College.

    My Teaching Philosophy
    I believe in offering the best possible instruction in my areas of specialization, and I am extremely effective at communicating and illustrating ideas and concepts on the guitar. Because everyone learns differently, I believe it is important to find out where a student is, where he or she would like to go, and teach them according to their own specific strengths. There is no one-size-fits-all when it comes to teaching guitar.

    I am a specialist in Classical, Flamenco, and Latin American guitar styles on the nylon string guitar. Unlike other guitar teachers, I do not profess to teach all styles, and while I love all forms of music, I do not teach folk, rock, or popular music styles. So, if you are looking for someone to help you learn and develop in classical, flamenco, or Latin American guitar styles, please contact me. I'd love to work with you.

    Rates And Availability
    I give lessons in my studio in Easton, PA. For availability and rates, please leave me a message.