Michael is a performing musician and instructor in the Northern Virginia and DC area with more than 40 years of experience. In addition to earning a degree in business and psychology, Michael is also an accomplished solo guitarist. He has given award-winning performances at multiple venues across the United States throughout his career. Adept in teaching all styles and levels, beginner through advanced, Michael enjoys teaching jazz, country, bluegrass, rock, and gospel. His students enjoy his relaxed teaching style and bright, energized, and festive disposition. A long-time friend of and instructor with Drum & Strum, Michael’s unique personality and exceptional motivational skills make him extremely popular with all students regardless of their age or ability.